Date: 21st November 2008 at 8:17pm
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In preparation for Saturday’s visit of Aldershot Town, Vital Chester City looks back at a classic encounter between our two sides. Today, we head back to October 1968 and a Sealand Road visit for Aldershot Town.

Many Chester fans would not have been surprised to see Aldershot end City`s unbeaten home record, as they had become a bogey team at Chester in earlier years.

For twenty minutes Chester City played as if they expected to be defeated, and when a lapse by Ray Jones allowed Walton in, Carling had to save the day.

The game could only improve here on in.

Dearden tantilised Renwick down the right and on one occasion the resultant cross led to Talbot opening the scoring.

Minutes after the interval, the ball rebounded off the referee and into the path of Howarth, who capitalised on his unbelievable luck.

This only spurred City on.

Billy Dearden was pushed in the area, but the referee waved aside frantic appeals for a penalty, but after 53 minutes Les Jones crossed from the right, and Gary Talbot flicked on for Mickey Metcalf to score.

2-1 to City and the Seals now began to find the gaps in the visitors defence. The killer goal came when Carling`s long clearance skidded off the head of Giles, and Talbot coolly chipped it over the outcoming Godfrey.