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Ex-Dolly Blues keeper Hale not joining Brig

Bamber Bridge will not be signing Lancaster City’s title-winning goalkeeper Mike Hale.

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AFC Fylde, Chorley and Lancaster were amongst the success stories this season.

A season to remember for Lancashire’s non-league clubs

Adam Lord, Craig Salmon, Steve Simpson and Rosie Swarbrick report on the title wins, trophy triumphs and near misses that made up an eventful season for Lancashire’s non-league clubs.

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Ken Wright (above) has become the new owner of Chorley FC alongside fellow Board member and club secretary Graham Watkinson

Big interview: Chorley FC chief Ken Wright

Ken Wright has a little chuckle to himself when he sums up the job of being Chorley chairman.

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Ken Wright

New era dawns for ambitious Magpies

Chorley chairman Ken Wright is hoping his and fellow board member Graham Watkinson’s acquisition of the club will herald an exciting new era at Victory Park.

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Ken Wright

Chorley FC announce new owners

Chairman Ken Wright and fellow board member Graham Watkinson are the new owners of Chorley Football Club.

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Adam Roscoe celebrates scoring the winning goal against Kidderminster in the play-off semi-final

THE BIG INTERVIEW

Craig Salmon talks to Chorley play-off semi-final hero Adam Roscoe , who wiill be hoping to help the Magpies win promotion today against FC Halifax Town

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Neil Reynolds (left) with Regan Linney

Reynolds backs young striker for big future

Bamber Bridge young star Regan Linney has got a very bright future ahead of him – that’s the view of his manager Neil Reynolds.

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Adam Roscoe celebrates scoring the winning goal

Matt’s rally cry ahead of promotion decider

Chorley are on the brink of history and boss Matt Jansen has called on the fans to evacuate the town and cheer his team to glory.

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Adam Roscoe

Roscoe is Magpies’ play-off hero again

Chorley pulled off the most dramatic of victories to reach the National North play-off final with a goal out of the blue in the second minute of added time from the man for the big occasion – substitute Adam Roscoe.

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Lancaster City celebrate their title win at their end of season presentation on Saturday night.

Lancaster City boss confident he can replace Connerton

Phil Brown believes Lancaster City can flourish in the Evo-Stik Premier Division without star striker Jordan Connerton.

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Stephen Jordan will be back to boost Chorley

Magpies not out of play-off semi-final

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has urged his players to keep on believing despite facing an uphill battle to reach the National League North play-off final.

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Matt Jansen

Chorley 0, Kidderminster 1

Chorley have it all to do if they are to reach the Vanarama National League North Play-Off final for the second time in three years.

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Sin bins look set to be implemented in football at non-league level

'Sin bin' trial for football next season

Players of Bamber Bridge could find themselves sent to the sidelines temporarily by referees next season.

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Chorley's Stephen Jordan is unlikely to be fit for this evenings play-off semi-final first leg against Kidderminster Harriers  at Victory Park

Jansen’s underdogs can upset the odds

Matt Jansen has urged his Chorley team to play without fear this evening when they welcome Kidderminster Harriers to Victory Park (kick-off 7-45pm).

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Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds lifts the League Cup alongside his assistant Simon Wiles at the club's end of season presentation evening

Boss Reynolds sets sights on winning the league championship

The sight of Lancaster City being crowned champions has made Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds even more determined to succeed.

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Matt Jansen celebrates claiming a play-off place with son Freddie

Magpies made to sweat before claiming precious play-off slot

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says securing a place in the National League North play-offs is on par with the feeling of scoring in a cup final.

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50-goal striker Danny Rowe celebrates

Coasters round off campaign in style

Danny Rowe’s 50th goal of the season ensured champions AFC Fylde signed off in style with a 4-2 home win against Worcester City.

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Dale Whitham in action against FC Halifax Town on Saturday (Photo: Josh Vosper)

Defeat cannot take gloss off it for Matt

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says securing a place in the National League North play-offs is on par with the feeling of scoring in a cup final.

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Neil Reynolds (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Boss Renno honoured by new Brig contract

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds admitted it was ‘a honour’ to commit his long-term future to the club.

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Craig Carney celebrates scoring Lancaster City's fourth goal against Glossop.

Lancaster City boss hails resolve as his side come out on top in title race

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown praised his side’s will to win as they got over the line in the Evo-Stik First Division North title race.

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