Renno back for Brig’s away trip to Colne

Simon Wiles was disappointed not to end his short managerial stint at Bamber Bridge with victory over Ramsbottom on Saturday.

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Dale Whitham with manager Dale Whitham

Magpies star Whitham hailed after joining the 300 club

Chorley’s Dale Whitham has just played his 300th game for the Magpies and boss Matt Jansen hopes there are many more appearances in the famous black and white strip to come.

Jordan Connerton. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 2-0 Scarborough Athletic

A first-half brace from Jordan Connerton against play-off chasing Scarborough maintained the Dolly Blues’ nine-point lead atop the Evo-Stik Division One North.


Chorley 2, Kidderminster 1

A display full of character brought Chorley a much-needed victory over promotion rivals Kidderminster on a tense afternoon at Victory Park.

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Bamber Bridge midfielder Jamie Milligan missed a penalty

Bamber Bridge 0, Ramsbottom United 1

Bamber Bridge were left frustrated after squandering several chances in a 1-0 home defeat to Ramsbottom United on Saturday.

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Ryan Winder (Picture: Tony North)

City boss not setting any title targets

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown says he does not have a final points total in mind as his side look to win the NPL First Division North title.

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Matt Jansen

Magpies can upset high-flying Kiddy – Jansen

Second plays fourth in the National League North tomorrow as Chorley look to snap a three-match winless run when they host Kidderminster Harriers at Victory Park.

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Simon Wills battles for the ball against Mossley.  Picture: Mike Smith

Boss hails Wills as Lancaster City’s unsung hero

Unsung hero Simon Wills is a key cog in the Lancaster City wheel according to boss Phil Brown.

Matt Jansen  with assistant Jamie Vermiglio

Magpiesset for Boston away-day test

Chorley boss Matt Jansen praised his side for their mental strength.

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Simon Wiles in action for Bamber Bridge

Assistant Wiles ready for managerial debut

Simon Wiles is half expecting to hear his mobile phone buzz during Bamber Bridge’s League Cup encounter tonight.

Robbie McDaid celebrates his goal (photo: Josh Vosper)

McDaid provides spark for Magpies’ comeback

Chorley staged their own version of the great escape at FC United in an amazing comeback after trailing 3-0 at half-time, to earn a draw.

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Michael Potts netted for Brig

Non-league round-up

Bamber Bridge suffered a setback to their fading play-off hopes after leading at Tadcaster Albion in the NPL First Division North, before going down to a 2-1 defeat.

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Neil Reynolds celebrates the win over Glossop (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Boss hopes to win Brig in Las Vegas

“Viva Bamber Bridge” will hopefully be the cry from manager Neil Reynolds next week as his team go gunning for success in both league and cup.

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Lancaster City boss Phil Brown. Picture: Tony North

Boss knows Lancaster City are in pole position to win title

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown admits all his pre-season targets have gone out of the window with his side cementing their place at the top of the table.

Alistair Waddecar

Bamber Bridge 2, Kendal Town 1

Bamber Bridge’s impressive recent form continued on Tuesday evening with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Kendal Town at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

New Southport boss Andy Preece

Preece named as Southport boss

Southport have appointed former Blackpool and Bury striker Andy Preece as their new manager.

Jordan Connerton. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 3-1 Radcliffe Borough

A Jordan Connerton hat-trick helped Lancaster City move seven points clear at the top of the table as they saw off Radcliffe Borough at Giant Axe.

Match action from Brig v Glossop Photo: Ruth Hornby

Brig starting to build up a head of steam

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds believes his team have issued a real statement of intent after recording a fine win over Glossop North End.

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Stu Vasey

Bamber Bridge 2, Glossop North End 0

Bamber Bridge’s renaissance continued on Saturday as they collected their third successive win.

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