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PNE youngster Earl joins Lancaster City on loan

Preston North End prospect Josh Earl has joined Lancaster City on loan until the end of the season.

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Matt Jansen

Magpies aiming to maintain play-off cushion

Chorley head to Harrogate Town this weekend aiming to keep intact their four-point cushion in the National League North play-offs.

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Kitt Gregory is back in the Brig squad

Brig gearing up for big promotion push

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds believes a ‘mini-pre-season’ could be the catalyst behind a late dash for the NPL First Division North play-offs.

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Phil Brown. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City boss strapping in for rollercoaster ride

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is strapping in for a rollercoaster ride in the Evo-Stik First Division North title race.

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Andy Teague got the winner

Skipper Teague delivers Magpies’ killer blow

Matt Jansen’s Magpies continue to fly high after completing a trio of 2-1 home wins with this victory over an AFC Telford side battling against relegation.

Chorley FC
Matt Lawlor got the opening goal for Brig

Non-league round-up

A crushing performance from Bamber Bridge secured an emphatic 4-0 victory over sixth-placed Ossett Town in the NPL First Division North, writes HARRY LYONS.

Bamber Bridge FC
Chris Marlow

Brig can have major say on destiny of title

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is hoping he can do derby rivals Lancaster City a favour in the final few months of the NPL First Division North season.

Bamber Bridge FC
Chorley boss Matt Jansen

We’ll respond after cup shock – Jansen

Boss Matt Jansen believes the Magpies’ shock cup defeat to Ashton Athletic on Wednesday night will act as a kick up the backside for the rest of the season.

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Ricky Mercer has been struggling with illness. Picture: Paul Vause

Lancaster City: No panic as Farsley close in

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown insists there’s no panic after his side’s lead at the top was cut from nine points to three.

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Matt Jansen

‘Bring it on!’ roars Matt as Magpies stay on track

Chorley boss Matt Jansen roared ‘bring it on!’ as he prepares his promotion-chasing Magpies for 10 cup finals.

Chorley FC
Chris Marlow

Boss Reynolds hands over responsibility to players

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds has warned his players not to expect a reminder from him of their responsibilities to the club.

Bamber Bridge FC
Matt Jansen

Stockport County 0, Chorley 0

Another solid defensive display earned Chorley a valuable point against play-off-chasing rivals Stockport at Edgeley Park.

Chorley FC
Andy Teague

Magpies still have leaders Fylde in their sights

Chorley have not given up hope of lifting the National League North title, so says skipper Andrew Teague.

Chorley FC
Former skipper Matty Kay has been back training with Bamber Bridge in recent weeks

Boss Reynolds has big plans for Brig

Neil Reynolds is not afraid to aim high – and he certainly wants nothing but the best for Bamber Bridge.

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Tom Kilifin celebrates opening the scoring for Lancaster City at Ossett Town on Saturday. Picture: Mark Gledhill

Final countdown begins in Lancaster City’s title bid

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown insists his side are confident but not complacent as their bid to win the Evo-Stik First Division North title enters the final 10 games.

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Adam Dodd

Renno urges men to put marker down for future

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds admits he has one eye on next season despite his men still having plenty to play for over the coming months.

Bamber Bridge FC
Jordan Connerton acored from the spot (photo: Tony North)

Non-league round-up

Table-topping Lancaster City produced one of their best performances of the season to see off NPL First Division North promotion rivals Ossett Town 3-1 on their own patch.

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Paul Jarvis (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies grab dramatic late victory

Promotion-chasing Chorley left it late to strengthen their play-offs prospects in the National League North with a thrilling 2-1 victory deep into added time over relegation-threatened Alfreton.

Chorley FC
Preston-born Simon Wiles played for Barrow at Wembley in 2010

Big interview part two: Simon Wiles

For somebody whose football career was ravaged by numerous knee injuries, it is more than a little ironic that Simon Wiles’ potential was initially spotted during his first game back from a spell on the sidelines after a knee complaint.

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Phil Brown (Picture: Tony North)

City made of right stuff for title race

Boss Phil Brown is confident his Lancaster City side have got what it takes to win the title as they relish being top of the table.

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