Lancaster City 1-2 Barrow

In their latest pre-season test Lancaster City put in a competitive performance in a close affair with Barrow at Giant Axe.

Macauley Wilson

Brig assistant is tipping Wilson for bright future

Assistant boss Simon Wiles believes Bamber Bridge new boy Macauley Wilson can use the club as a springboard back into full-time football.

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Phil Brown looks on as Patrick Brough and Andy Haworth battle for the ball on Saturday.

Lancaster City boss pleased with pre-season progress

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is delighted with his side’s progress in the early part of pre-season.

Macauley Wilson signs a contract with Bamber Bridge flanked by club secretary George Helliwell and Frank Doyle

Renno throws down the gauntlet to his Brig men

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has challenged his players to prove they are worthy of a squad place for the new season.

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Terry Gornell (left) in action earlier in pre-season

Gornell is two-goal hero in derby battle

Bamber Bridge 0 Chorley 4

The Magpies came out on top in their derby friendly against neighbours Brig at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley and his Lancaster City counterpart Phil Brown.

Morecambe and Lancaster City ready for return of friendly

Morecambe and Lancaster City hope their first meeting in eight years will be the start of a lasting relationship between the two clubs.

Bamber Bridge's Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

Bamber Bridge’s First Division North fixtures revealed

Bamber Bridge will kick off the new NPL First Division North season at Radcliffe Borough on Saturday, August 12.

Lancaster City celebrate their title triumph. Picture: Steve Dyson

Lancaster City’s 2017-2018 Premier Division fixtures revealed

First Division North champions Lancaster City will kick off the new season at Buxton.

Stuart Vasey

Brig expecting bumper crowd for visit of PNE

New Preston North End manager Alex Neil might struggle to find a seat to watch his new team in action at Bamber Bridge tonight.

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Preston North End's Greg Cunningham

New boss Neil ready to run the rule over the Lilywhites

Preston will get their first chance to impress new boss Alex Neil in tonight’s friendly at Bamber Bridge.

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Lancaster City boss Phil Brown. Picture: Tony North

City head into the unknown next term

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown concedes there will be an element of the unknown when his team take their place in the NPL Premier Division.

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Brig boss Neil Reynolds, left, with his assistant Simon Wiles

Extra promotion spot is big boost for Brig

Boss Neil Reynolds believes his Bamber Bridge team have a ‘real chance’ of winning promotion next year.

Chorley assistant manager Jamie Vermiglio

Magpies are aiming to add experience

Chorley are giving trials to a number of players with Football League experience as they bid to add quality to the squad that just fell at the final promotion hurdle last season.

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Billy Akrigg has joined the majority of Lancaster Citys title-winning side in signing up for next season.

Akrigg insists Lancaster City will make their mark in Premier Division

Billy Akrigg insists Lancaster City won’t just make up the numbers in the Evo-Stik Premier Division.

Alistair Waddecar has signed for a further two years at Bamber Bridge

Talismanic wideman Ally signs new deal with Brig

Securing Alistair Waddecar on a new two-year contract at Bamber Bridge has been hailed by boss Neil Reynolds.

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George Bowyer

Bowyer replacement will come from within – Brig boss

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has no plans to delve into the transfer market for a new right-back to replace the outgoing George Bowyer.

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Charlie Bailey. Picture: Matt Rushton

Lancaster City squad all but set in stone

It may only be the start of June but Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is content that his squad is just about done for the new season.

Josh Wilson in action for AFC Fylde.

Chorley make Wilson their first summer signing

Chorley have made their first summer signing.

Chorley's away shirt

Magpies kicking off with visit from Wanderers

Chorley’s pre-season programme will kick off against Bolton Wanderers.

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Charlie Bailey, right, in action for Kendal Town against Lancaster City. Picture: Richard Edmondson

Charlie Bailey joins brother Sam at Lancaster City

Former Morecambe youngster Charlie Bailey has become Lancaster City’s sixth summer signing.

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