Five players have lost their appeals against sanctions imposed by the FA for betting on matches.
The FA has banned and fined four footballers for between five months and a year for betting on a match.
The FA has charged five players with breaching betting rules ahead of Accrington's match against Bury last season.
Chester have snapped up midfielders Jay Harris and David Mannix on two-year deals.
Accrington manager John Coleman has launched a major clear-out by releasing 11 first-team players.
Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman has secured the services of David Mannix and Aswad Thomas.