Boreham Wood will be looking for back-to-back National League victories for the first time this season when they host a Chester side who have tasted victory on the road once since August on Saturday.

The Blues, currently 15th, last claimed victory away from home at Southport last month.

Prior to that 2-1 victory, Steve Burr’s men had not picked up a point on their travels since a 2-1 win at Macclesfield Town at the end of August.

It has been almost continual progress for the phoenix side since they were founded in 2010 following the winding up of the original Chester City after 125 years of history.

Former Kidderminster Harriers, Stalybridge Celtic and Nuneaton Borough boss Burr has been in charge since January 2014 and is now in his second full season at the Deva Stadium.

Burr succeeded Neil Young after he took the club from the Northern Premier League Division One North to the then Conference Premier with three successive promotions.

Starting life ahead of the 2010/11 season, it was initially recommended the new club would compete in the North West Counties Football League Premier Division. That verdict was appealed successfully and Chester started at Step Four: the Northern Premier League Division One North.

A single goal’s difference on the final day saw Chester take their place in the Northern Premier League Premier Division where they made far lighter work of promotion, finishing with 100 points.

A third successive promotion followed in 2013 as they won the Conference North setting records for the most wins (34), fewest defeats (3), most points (107) and most goals (103).

Subsequent finishes of 21st and 12th at the top table of non-league football are indicative of a club which has only really known continual progress since it was formed five years ago.

Burr was quick to bolster his squad in the summer whilst seeing a number of first team regulars – namely Kieran Charnock, Matty Brown, Gareth Roberts, Sean McConville and Kingsley James – leave for pastures new.

Midfielder Tom Shaw arrived from relegated Alfreton Town whilst striker Ross Hannah made the switch from Play-Off Final runners-up Grimsby Town.

Full-back Johnny Hunt joined from League Two Cambridge United whilst Ian Sharps left League Two champions Burton Albion to join the club.

Former Rotherham United full-back Dale Tonge also joined from Torquay United along with Gulls winger Jordan Chappell.

Inconsistency has plagued Chester’s campaign to date, though, with back-to-back wins recorded just twice.

Victories against Macclesfield Town, Eastleigh and Wrexham suggest there is enough to provide a threat, though. But with a tendency to win or lose only, the Blues find themselves nine points above the relegation zone with 19 games played.