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Chester 0-1 Stevenage

Michael Bostwick
Bostwick's winner was his second league goal of the season

Stevenage climbed up to second in the Blue Square Premier with a deserved victory over bottom club Chester.

Midfielder Michael Bostwick struck the only goal of the game after just seven minutes, superbly volleying home Mitchell Cole's left-wing cross.

Charlie Griffin could have made it two just before the break only for his header to hit the post.

At the other end Nick Chadwick had a header easily saved by Chris Day but Chester struggled to create chances.


Chester: Danby, Rule, Lynch, Kelly, Ryan, Wilkinson (Owen 70), Kay (Meynell 79), Roberts, Ashton, Blundell (Ellams 63), Chadwick.
Subs: Murphy, Lea.

Stevenage: Day, Henry, Roberts, Ashton (Albrighton 21), Laird, Odhiambo, Bostwick, Byrom, Bearsdsley, Cole (Boylan 75), Griffin (Drury 67).
Subs: Bayes, Odubade.

Scorer: Bostwick (7)

Referee: Tony Harrington (Cleveland)

Attendance: 1,089.



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