In terms of sports Chester has a mixed history as the nation’s most famous sport namely football did not fare well in the region. The Chester City Football Club which was founded back in the 1930s used to play its football in the Deva Stadium. The stadium opened in 1992 and has a capacity of well over six thousand. In the year 2009 Chester were relegated and found themselves bankrupt at the same time. Some of the famous players in the area includes Liverpool legend Ian Rush and also Lee Dixon and Stan Pearson. The club is next destined to play in the North Division league.
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Rugby is also a key sport in the area and the Chester Rugby Club plays its main games in the English National League. It is a successful club who has won the 2007 and 2008 Cup. They also have a good hockey club and it noticeably also boasts one of the biggest handball teams in the whole U.K. Golf is also popular but the courses remain for private use.