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Tamworth 3, Chorley 4

An epic victory on an afternoon of high drama edged Chorley closer to securing a place in the National League North play-offs.

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Matt Jansen

Chorley looking to bounce back against Tamworth

Two contentious penalties saw Chorley suffer defeat at the hands of Leamington last night in the National League North.

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Marcus Carver celebrates after scoring the second for Chorley against Blyth Spartans (photos: Josh Vosper)

Exclusive Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

What an incredible few weeks it has been at the club.

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Goalscorer Alex Newby

Magpies are timing their play-off bid just right

Chorley 2 Blyth Spartans 0

Chorley disposed of play-off chasing rivals Blyth with ease to claim sixth place in the National League North table, leaving Spartans’ own hopes hanging by a thread.

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Jake Cottrell, right, challenges for the ball during Chorley's win over AFC Telford United (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies ready for play-off six-pointer

A crucial play-off encounter awaits Chorley tomorrow when they welcome Blyth Spartans to Victory Park.

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Adam Blakeman makes a challenge through all the mud at Telford  (photo: Josh Vosper)

Exclusive Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

It’s been a really refreshing few games over the past week or so, with us showing glimpses of the attacking flair and talent we have at Chorley Football Club.

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

AFC Telford United 1, Chorley 2

Chorley overcame a Telford side fighting for their National League North lives to register a valuable win and keep their own hopes of reaching the promotion play-offs very much alive.

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Chorley skipper Andy Teague

Jansen’s hoping for Bucks Fizz against Telford

Chorley will be looking to build on their solid results over Easter when they make the trip to AFC Telford United tomorrow.

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Action from Saturday's 1-1 draw at York as Jason Walker is brought down (photo: Josh Vosper)

Exclusive Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

It’s been a hectic but rewarding Easter weekend for all of us at Chorley Football Club, with three matches in the space of six days.

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Alex Newby was on target (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies are forced to settle for another draw

York City 1 Chorley 1

A stunning strike by Alex Newby set Chorley on their way to a well-earned point against high-riding York who had to wait until the final quarter of the match to salvage a draw.

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Dale Whitham is suspended for the game against Spennymoor

Lancashire Trophy progress can boost Chorley’s play-off bid

Matt Jansen believes Chorley’s progression to the final of the LFA Challenge Trophy will act as a boost to their play-off ambitions.

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Matt Jansen

MATCH REPORT: Chorley 1 Lancaster 0

It was far from a blockbuster but Chorley are now one game away from lifting their 18th LFA Challenge Trophy after beating Lancaster 1-0 writes Rosie Swarbrick.

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Chorley's Marcus Carver in action against Boston

Jansen: Carver can fire us to play-offs

Chorley boss Matt Jansen hailed forward Marcus Carver as the Magpies head into a crunch Easter schedule.

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Current Lancaster City player Paul Jarvis struck the winning penalty for Chorley when the two sides met in the final of the LFA Challenge Trophy in 2016

Dolly Blues eye-up place in final by beating Chorley

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is quietly confident his team can spring a surprise on Wednesday evening.
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Dale Whitham wins the ball in the middle of the park for the Magpies against Boston (photo: Josh Vosper)

Exclusive Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

It’s been a week of contrasting fortunes at the Chorley Group Victory Park Stadium, after we finally returned to competitive action following our long break.

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Dale Whitham (far right) is sent off

Chorley 0, Boston United 1

Manager Matt Jansen identified a ‘slow start’ as the principal cause of Chorley’s third home defeat of the season  - all of them incidentally by the same scoreline.
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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

Jansen hoping to springboard into play-offs

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has urged his men to use Tuesday night’s win over Spennymoor as the springboard for a push for the play-offs.

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Victory Park will host Spennymoor on Tuesday night

Exclusive Matt Jansen non-league column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

Three weeks have passed since our last match now, but hopefully – weather permitting – on Tuesday night we will finally be taking to the field again.

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Alistair Waddecar found the net for Brig (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Non-league round-up

Bamber Bridge suffered their first NPL First Division North defeat since November as Hyde United ran out 2-1 winners at Ewen Fields.

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

Chorley boss Jansen – We have to keep our focus

Chorley face another week with their feet up, but boss Matt Jansen says that his men need to be ready for a hectic two months.

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