5 THINGS | About The Cross-Border Derby

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Tue 06 Mar 2018

As we get closer to the one and only cross-border derby in British football - we thought we'd bring you five things you might not know about the big game. 

The sides (Chester City and Chester FC included) have met 155 times so far. On Sunday the two clubs will lock horns again at the Racecourse. 

BT Sport are showing the game live but Wrexham are expected to have a large attendance for the game. 

5 Things About The Cross-Border Derby

  1. Sunday will mark the 10th meeting between the reformed Chester FC and Wrexham AFC. Wrexham edge the goal difference 9-8. 
  2. Wrexham's head to head record against the old Chester City is W66 D31 L49
  3. Wrexham's head to head record against the reformed Chester FC is W3 D3 L3
  4. Wrexham's biggest win over Chester was on 25th April 1953; the game ended with Wrexham 7-0 winners at the Racecourse Ground with a crowd of 11,082 watching on.
  5. The biggest crowd to ever watch a cross-border derby was at the Racecourse on boxing day 1936. 29,261 packed in to the oldest international football stadium in the world for that game. 

This game is ALL TICKET - you need a ticket to enter the stadium. 

You can buy online 24/7 or at the ticket office. Don't leave it too late - all of the best seats are selling quickly!

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