Youth Team

Meet the Youth Squad!

Ben Gale- Goalkeeper

Under-17 Goalkeeper joined the Blues after leaving Wrexham AFC in March 2017. From Hawarden, Ben is in his first season with the Blues.

Ryan Garner- Goalkeeper

Under 17 Goalkeeper Ryan is from Bolton and has joined the club after leaving Bolton Wanderers earlier this year.

Matthew Thomson- Defender

Matthew is in his third season with the Blues having after joining the club as an Under 16 from Tranmere Rovers. From the Wirral, Matthew was a member of the squad that reached the Third Round Proper of the FA Youth Cup.

Alex Downes- Defender

Alex joined the Blues in April 2016 after leaving Wrexham AFC. From Rhyl, Alex made his first team debut in the Cheshire Senior Cup in January 2017 against Hyde United.

Ryan Dobson- Defender

Central defender Ryan has been with the Blues since the age of 14. He has progressed through the club’s age groups and made a number of appearances for the Under 18s last term.

George Macready- Defender

Under 17 George is in his second season with the club after impressing for Chester Schools FA at Under 15s. Local lad George impressed for the Chester FC Colts last season as an Under 16.

Dion Jones- Defender

Dion is an Under 17 in his first season at the club. From Llanfairfechnan, Dion is a full-back who impressed on trial towards the end of last season.

Ethan Harrison- Defender

Liverpool based defender Ethan is an Under 17 who has joined the club from Wigan Athletic. Comfortable at either central defence or full-back, Ethan made a handful of appearances for Chester FC Colts last season

Harry Molyneux- Defender

Under 17s left back Harry has joined the Blues having left Tranmere Rovers earlier this year. Comfortable with both feet, Harry impressed during a trial period to earn a scholarship at the club.

Joe Edwards- Midfielder

Joe has been with the club since thirteen and made his first appearance in the Youth Team as an Under 16. Joe made his first team debut against Hyde United in January 2017 and has been capped by Wales Schoolboys

Danny Hardman- Midfielder

Danny is in his second season with the club after joining The Blues having previously played for West Kirby Wasps. Used as a wide midfielder or a full-back, Danny made a number of appearances for the Under 18s last season

Rhain Hellawell- Midfielder

Rhain joined The Blues in January 2017 from Stockport Town having made a number of first team appearances in the North West Counties League. From Manchester, Rhain is incredibly versatile and was a regular for the Under 18s last season.

Sion Jones- Midfielder

Under-17 Sion joined the Blues at the end of last season after leaving Wrexham AFC. A pacy winger from Ruthin who is comfortable on both sides of the field.

Zak Butterworth- Midfielder

Under 17 Zak was with Wigan Athletic until the end of last season and impressed during a trial period at the club. From Wilmslow, Zak can play on either side or at right back.

Kai Wallis- Midfielder

Kai is a tough tackling midfielder who has joined the club from Rhyl during the summer. Kai impressed during the Moneygram Cup of Nations.

Angus Crayston- Midfielder

From Tarporley, central midfielder Angus made a number of appearances for the Youth side in the FA Youth Cup last season.

James Cottrell- Midfielder

Under 17 James was the youngest player in the Under 18s last season, particularly catching the eye against Fleetwood Town in the FA Youth Cup

Stuart Crilly- Midfielder

Under-17 Stuart is a central midfielder from Liverpool who has joined the Blues from Oldham Athletic. Comfortable with both feet with a terrific range of passing.

Nick Lynch- Midfielder

Nick is another who has come through the Academy ranks here at Chester. Nick captained the Chester FC Colts last season and will be looking to make an impression at Youth team level.

Cain Noble- Midfielder

Under 17 Cain joined the club in the summer from Tranmere Rovers and made a handful of appearances for the Under 18s last term. From the Lache, Cain is comfortable anywhere in midfield.

Brandon Dickinson- Forward

Brandon joined the Blues at age 14 and has impressed in front of goal throughout the age groups. From Christleton, he was the Colts leading scorer last season.

Iwan Murray- Forward

From Denbigh, Iwan joined the Blues over the summer from Denbigh Town having previously been with Rhyl FC both at academy and first team level. A clever forward who can play in wide positions with a keen eye for goal.

Lloyd Marsh-Hughes- Forward

Lloyd joined the Blues during the summer from Llandudno Junction FC having been the league’s leading scorer. Under 17 Lloyd is a powerful front man with a real eye for goal.

Leighton Kendrick- Forward

Leighton is in his second season with the Blues having joined the club from Cefn Druids. A striker with a keen eye for goal for the Colts last season.