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stephen vaughan - owner aChester City have today been granted permission by the Football Association to at last get their 2009-10 season underway, albeit a week late.

“First and foremost it is weight off our shoulders,” explained Chester City owner Stephen Vaughan following the FA’s decision today. “We have had a lot of stress levels over the last couple of weeks and our preparations leading up to the new season have been taken away from us.”

Speaking to BBC Radio Merseyside, Vaughan continued: “We thought we had our affiliation sorted out up until quarter to three friday gone and we were expecting to travel to Grays Athletic. Then we got the bombshell that there was a breach on Conference rules and then the FA summoned the Conference into today’s meeting and thankfully everybody has seen common sense and come we came out with the right conclusion.”

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