Visitors drew first Blood to sink Brig

Bamber Bridge 0 Droylsden 1

Brig suffered their seventh loss in eight games, as a fortunate Droylsden came away from the Sir Tom Finney Stadium with all three points in the NPL First Division North.

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Goalscorer Craig Carney on the ball against Hyde United (photo: Tony North)

Carney keeps Dolly Blues in touch

Lancaster City 1 Hyde United 0

Lancaster City kept pace at the top of the NPL First Division North table as they got past Hyde United in a scrappy game.

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Ken Wright

Magpies on Wright track

Chairman Ken Wright believes Chorley can continue to punch above their weight this season in the National League North.

Phil Brown (photo: Tony North)

Brown not focused on table

Being top of the table right now is not the be-all and end-all for Lancaster City, according to boss Phil Brown.

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Bamber Bridge skipper Matt Lawlor (photo: Paul Vause)

Futures are on the line warns Brig boss

Bamber Bridge players could be playing for their futures at the club when they face Droylsden at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium tomorrow.

Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge 0, Trafford 4

Trafford dominated Bamber Bridge to record a thumping 4-0 victory at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium in the NPL First Division North.

Brig boss Neil Crowe

Brig are ready for Trafford trilogy

BAMBER Bridge will come up against familiar foes this weekend when they welcome Trafford to the Sir Tom Finney Stadium in a rearranged league fixture.

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Lancaster's Adam Sumner looks for an opening against Mossley (photo: Tony North)

Boss wants a season to honour Marshy’s memory

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown vowed his side would try and do club legend Neil Marshall proud between now and the end of the season.

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Alex Samizadeh has scored twice for Chorley since arriving on loan from Bolton (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies boss not thinking too far into future

Chorley boss Matt Jansen is keeping his feet firmly on the ground despite his team’s continued fine start to the season.

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New Fylde striker set for Trophy debut

New Fylde striker set for Trophy debut

Dave Challinor could be forgiven for basking in the glory of his side’s stunning victory over Boston United last weekend.

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The Lancaster City players gather before kick-off on an emotional night at Giant Axe. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City pay perfect tribute to Neil Marshall with win over Mossley

Lancaster City paid the perfect tribute to club legend Neil Marshall as they saw off Mossley in a seven-goal thriller at Giant Axe, winning 4-3.
Neil Marshall in action for Lancaster City. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City hope for packed house to honour Neil Marshall

Lancaster City are hoping for a packed house when they honour Neil Marshall on Tuesday night.

Danny Rowe has now scored 28 goals this season

Non-league round-up

AFC Fylde were on cloud nine after a resounding 9-2 victory over Boston United at Mill Farm.

Marcus Carver was on target (photo: Jossh Vosper)

Magpies on the up

Chorley 4 Gloucester City 1

Matt Jansen’s Magpies climbed into second place in the National League North after finally taming the Tigers.

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Les Taylor  at Garstang FC


Craig Salmon talks to football scout and former Garstang FC commercial manager Les Taylor

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Brig boss Neil Crowe

Brig are ready for table-toppers test

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Crowe believes his men will be full of confidence for the visit of leaders Glossop North End to the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

Jamie Vermiglio (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies No.2 keeping an eye on table

Assistant boss Jamie Vermiglio admits the National League North table makes for good reading at the moment for Chorley.

Andrew Teague, front row centre left, played alongside Neil Marshall, front row centre right, in the Dolly Blues' captain's testimonial match against a Liverpool XI

Liverpool legend and former team-mate pays tribute to Marshall

Former Liverpool great Jamie Carragher has paid tribute to Neil Marshall after he lost his battle with cancer.

Neil Marshall

Lancaster City’s manager and chairman hail “inspirational” Neil Marshall

Manager Phil Brown has paid tribute to “inspirational” Lancaster City legend Neil Marshall after the Giant Axe great’s death aged just 31.

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Neil Marshall.

Lancaster City football great Neil Marshall passes away

Lancaster City Football Club great Neil Marshall has passed away aged just 31.

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