Date: 27th March 2006 at 5:50pm
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City remain rooted to the bottom of the football league after losing 2-1 against their nearest rivals, Wrexham, leaving City fans the wander when or if Chester will ever win a borderland battle against the Red Dragons.

After completing his loan switch from Exeter on Thursday, Edwards was given the task of giving City some much needed firepower up front alongside Michael Branch whilst Ryan Lowe was surprisingly dropped to the bench.

To say Wrexham dominated the first half is an understatement as City were second to every ball.

On eleven minutes the early pressure from the home side came good as Danny Williams headed home from a corner, despite the best efforts of Paul Harrison.

Three minutes later a drubbing looked to be on the cards when Danny Williams went down in the area under Stewart Drummond’s tackle, referee Leake pointed straight to the spot. Paul Harrison pulled off a wonderful save from Matt Crowell’s spot kick though to keep City in the game.

With ten minutes of the half remaining City were caught on the counter by Wrexham and after some woeful attempts at clearances Mark Jones chipped Harrison from distance to make it 2-0.

After the break City came out a different team, Mark Wright’s half-time talk clearly having it’s effect with his side now wanting to battle.

Branch saw his header from a Ben Davies cross just fly over whilst Drummond saw a clever flick-on agonisingly evade a host of City players in the six yard box.

Edwards began to settle into his role up front and proved a threat in the air, winning the vast majority of long balls.

The introduction of Lowe from the bench gave City a much needed boost as his direct running caused the home side problems. Lowe was in fact unlucky to not get on the scoresheet twice, forcing saves from Michael Ingham on both occasions.

As the clock hit 89 minutes City were given a lifeline with Edwards scoring a wonder goal against his former club, gliding past two defenders before firing past Ingham with a tidy finish.

Deep into injury time City were given a golden chance to grab a point when the ball fell invitingly for the once again solid Paul Ellender. The loan defender delayed over his shot though and his effort was blocked.

Wrexham: Ingham, Pejic, Danny Williams, Lawrence, Bennett, Crowell, Ferguson, Mark Jones, Holt, Derbyshire, Sam Williams.
Subs Not Used: Michael Jones, Walters, Spender, Done, Mike Williams.

Booked: Crowell, Ferguson.

Goals: Danny Williams 11, Mark Jones 36.

Chester: Harrison, Albrighton, Artell, Ellender, McNiven, Drummond, Davies, El Kholti (Rutherford 75), Regan (Lowe 62), Branch, Edwards.
Subs Not Used: MacKenzie, Hessey, Tait.