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Clitheroe 0, Bamber Bridge 3

Bamber Bridge moved to fourth in the NPL First Division North table after a resounding away win over Clitheroe.
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Neil Crowe

Heart to heart led to Crowe’s Brig return

A frank discussion with the club’s hierarchy paved the way for Neil Crowe’s return to Bamber Bridge.

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Neil Crowe

Crowe refreshed and up for new role at Brig

Neil Crowe admitted he needed a break, but says he is now relishing his Brig new role as director of football at Bamber Bridge.

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Adam Dodd is back in the Brig squad

Brig boss Renno urges men to be more clinical

Boss Neil Reynolds has urged his Bamber Bridge team to be more clinical in front of goal –when it matters the most.

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Neil Crowe

Crowe rejoins Brig as director of football

Former manager Neil Crowe is back at Bamber Bridge.

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Neil Reynolds

Boss Reynolds excited by the potential of Brig

Bamber Bridge’s excellent start to the new NPL First Division North season is making other clubs sit up and take notice.

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Craig Carney was on target for Lancaster City (photo: Tony North)

Non-league round-up

There was frustration for Bamber Bridge on Saturday when their NPL First Division North fixture at Colne was postponed.

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Oscar ONeil in action for Preston's youth team against Stoke last season in the FA Youth Cup

O’Neil capture is a major coup for Brig

Neil Reynolds believes the capture of young Preston midfielder Oscar O’Neil will provide his Bamber Bridge team with an extra dimension.

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Oscar O'Neil

Young PNE midfielder joins Bamber Bridge on loan

Preston North End have allowed young midfielder Oscar O'Neil out on loan to Bamber Bridge.

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Brad Carsley struck a hat-trick for Bamber Bridge in their thumping win over Kendal Town. Photo: Ruth Hornby

Bamber Bridge 4, Kendal Town 0

Bamber Bridge bounced back from the disappointment of last Saturday's FA Cup defeat at Ashton Athletic with a superb 4 -0 victory against Kendal Town at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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Brad Carsley is unable to apply the finishing touch against Ashton Athletic on Saturday

Brig face anxious wait on midfielder’s fitness

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds may be forced to delve into the loan market after Jamie Milligan broke down in training last week.

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Brad Carsley was on target for Brig

Athletic knock Brig out of FA Cup

Bamber Bridge suffered a shock 2-1 away defeat to North West Counties outfit Ashton Athletic in the FA Cup.

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Brad Carsley in action against Brighouse Town Picture credit RUTH HORNBY

THE BIG INTERVIEW

Maybe Brad Carsley will one day become the subject of a famous footballing conundrum; which player got knocked out in the opening round of the FA Cup but then went on to play in the next round during the same season?

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Neil Reynolds (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Brig have nothing to fear declares Reynolds

Bamber Bridge can take a huge amount of positives despite a bank holiday weekend which saw them collect just a single point from two games.

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Dan Mooney

Reynolds hails Mooney’s Wales call-up

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is predicting a very bright future for Fleetwood youngster Dan Mooney (pictured).

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

Bank holiday non-league round-up

The search for a Chorley win in the National League North goes on, with the sequence since the opening day victory at Kidderminster now stretching to six games following a 0-0 draw at Bradford Park Avenue on bank holiday Monday.

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Potts takes Brig's penalty

Milligan pops up with winner after Brad blow

Super-sub Jamie Milligan ensured Bamber Bridge progressed into the first qualifying round of the FA Cup with a last minute winner against Brighouse Town.

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Bamber Bridge star Brad Carsley in action for former club Longridge

No lasting damage as Bamber Bridge star Brad is discharged from hospital

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds says everyone at the club is delighted that striker Brad Carsley is okay after his horrific injury in their 3-2 FA Cup win over Brighouse Town.

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Bamber Bridge hero Jamie Milligan (photo: Paul Vause)

Non-league round-up

Brig reached the FA Cup’s first qualifying round after two-goal sub Jamie Milligan’s last-gasp winner gave them a 3-2 preliminary-round victory over Brighouse Town.

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Brig players celebrate a goal in their win at Radcliffe Borough last weekend (Photo: Ruth Hornby)

Reynolds is up for Brig cup run

It might be a term used on loop by non-league managers across the country this FA Cup weekend but for Neil Reynolds and his high-flying Bamber Bridge side, the magic of the FA Cup is well and truly alive.

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