Deva Stadium- Chester FC Ground Guide

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How Easy Was The Ground to Get To (from the station, by car, etc)
Drove there, the ground is in the middle of nowhere way out of the city.

If Applicable, How is Parking Near The Ground?
There is a car park next to the ground, but takes forever to get out after.

Based on Where You Were Sat, How Was the View?
Fairly modern ground, so the views are good all around really.

How Were The Stewards on The Day?
Never noticed

If You Ate at The Ground, How Would You Rate the Food?
Never ate

How Was The Atmosphere At The Ground, From Both Sets of Supporters? Does the Stadium Hold the Noise?
Alright from the home terrace. That was probably the only area that could be bothered though.

How Are the Pubs and Local Attractions in The Local Area?
Next to a retail park, and other than that, very little!

Overall Score Out of 10?
Poor. Boring as hell, middle of nowhere.
6/10
 

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How Easy Was The Ground to Get To (from the station, by car, etc)
Drove there and it was a nightmare to find!

If Applicable, How is Parking Near The Ground?
We parked in a little pay and display car park in the middle of Chester but there was parking closer to the ground.

Based on Where You Were Sat, How Was the View?
Really good views and felt like we were in the thick of the action.

How Were The Stewards on The Day?
Had a laugh with a few of them. They didn't like our Harry the Haddocks but let them in on the condition we didn't hit anyone with them.

If You Ate at The Ground, How Would You Rate the Food?
Wasn't fantastic but wasn't awful either. Had a burger and a coke.

How Was The Atmosphere At The Ground, From Both Sets of Supporters? Does the Stadium Hold the Noise?
Couldn't really hear the home fans above the noise from our end but the atmosphere was good!

How Are the Pubs and Local Attractions in The Local Area?
Didn't find much to do at all in close proximity to the ground.

Overall Score Out of 10?
7/10 - One of my first away games and loved the place.
 

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I've been past the Deva on a coach on the way to North Wales. It just looks like it's in the middle of nowhere, the ultimate nightmare new-build ground experience.
 

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In terms of location, there's worse than our place, but it is bad.

Unless you went down Bumpers Lane and back up Sovereign Way for some reason I'm not sure how you went past it!
 

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Functional is the nicest thing you can say about it.
The must have had a budget of about £78 when constructing it.
Cheap and bland.
And it's in Wales.
How the older Seals fans must wish they were still at Sealand Rd.
In short the Deva is shit.
 

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Functional is the nicest thing you can say about it.
The must have had a budget of about £78 when constructing it.
Cheap and bland.
And it's in Wales.
How the older Seals fans must wish they were still at Sealand Rd.
In short the Deva is shit.
The builders Morrison Shand really did spend as little as they possibly could and with Police restrictions the capacity is reduced to no more than 3,500, which was the crowd for our recent game with Tranmere. This game regularly had 5-figure crowds when it was held at Sealand Road in 60s and 70s.
 

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The builders Morrison Shand really did spend as little as they possibly could and with Police restrictions the capacity is reduced to no more than 3,500, which was the crowd for our recent game with Tranmere. This game regularly had 5-figure crowds when it was held at Sealand Road in 60s and 70s.
Maybe in the 60's but I'd be very surprised if you got 10K through your gaff in the 70's.
 

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In terms of location, there's worse than our place, but it is bad.

Unless you went down Bumpers Lane and back up Sovereign Way for some reason I'm not sure how you went past it!
It ain
Functional is the nicest thing you can say about it.
The must have had a budget of about £78 when constructing it.
Cheap and bland.
And it's in Wales.
How the older Seals fans must wish they were still at Sealand Rd.
In short the Deva is shit.[/QUOTE]
It ain't that good,
 

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