PNE striker Connor Simpson joins Lancaster City on loan

Preston North End striker Connor Simpson has joined Lancaster City on loan.

Preston North End
Striker Danny Rowe

Coasters’ striker has 30-goal mark in his sights

AFC Fylde boss Dave Challinor has backed Danny Rowe to hit the 30-goal mark this term but warned goals do not always equal success.

AFC Fylde
Dolly Blues boss Phil Brown (photo: Tony North)

Lancaster look for change of fortune

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown was left cursing his luck after an unusual set of circumstances contributed towards his team’s downfall on Tuesday night.

Lancaster City
Danny Forbes is an injury doubt for this weekend (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Crucial clashes will define Brig’s season

The next four days are likely to decide Bamber Bridge’s fate this season as they ready themselves for two huge games.

Bamber Bridge FC
The spirit we showed in September and October set up the FA Cup first-round clash with Fleetwood Town

Exclusive Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

In my time in football, I don’t think I can recall ever seeing so many matches postponed and rearranged because of poor weather, despite everyone’s best efforts to get the games on.

Chorley FC
Matt Lawlor (photo Josh Vosper)

Boro clash is make or break for Bamber Bridge

Bamber Bridge captain Matt Lawlor has warned his team-mates that losing this weekend is not really an option – if they want to secure automatic promotion this season.

Bamber Bridge FC
Hannu Tam (photo: Tony North)

Dollies boss has selection headache

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown has told striker Hannu Tam not to worry after the youngster missed the crucial penalty on Tuesday night.

Lancaster City
Chorley skipper Andrew Teague

Teague sets sights on play-off charge

Captain Andrew Teague has branded Chorley’s form since Christmas as ‘not good enough’.

Chorley FC
Dave (left) and Michael Jennings run Jennings' Gym in Coppull where we've been training

Matt Jansen’s non-league column

Chorley boss writes exclusively for the Lancashire Post

It’s been a difficult couple of weeks for most football sides up and down the country.

Chorley FC
Phil Brown

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown ready to ring the changes

Lancaster City manager Phil Brown admits he is a little flummoxed by his team’s inconsistency at the moment.

Lancaster City
Adam Roscoe nets for Bamber Bridge against Scarborough but the goal is disallowed

Bamber Bridge fixture pile-up is a worry for boss Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge are bracing themselves for a fixture pile-up as they look to maintain their bid for glory on two fronts this season.

Bamber Bridge FC
Josh Wilson in action against Nuneaton (photo: Josh Vosper)

Chorley boss Matt Jansen salutes impact of versatile Josh Wilson

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has praised the versatility of 11-goal striker Josh Wilson.

Chorley FC
Victory Park during a previous cold snap in 2013

Magpies’ match off after cold snap

Chorley’s home National League North clash against Stockport on Saturday has fallen victim to the weather.

Chorley FC
The snowy scene at LFA HQ in Leyland on Tuesday.

Lancaster City and Chorley’s Lancashire Trophy semi-final postponed

Lancaster City and Chorley’s Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy semi-final has fallen foul of the wintery weather.

Josh Wilson celebrates after scoring at Nuneaton (photo: Josh Vosper)

Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss talks non-league football

I said a few weeks back I felt we could go between now and the end of the season unbeaten, and we’re going about that in the right manner at the moment.

Chorley FC
Phil Brown (photo: Tony North)

Lancaster City boss confident side have turned a corner

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is confident his team have turned a corner after they returned to winning ways this week.

Lancaster City
Chorley's Jake Cottrell should be fit to face Nuneaton after illness (photo: Josh Vosper)

Matt throws down gauntlet to his men

Matt Jansen has challenged his Chorley players to go the rest of the season in the National League North unbeaten.

Chorley FC
Matt Mahoney is a fitness doubt for Brig

Boro test is start of monumental month for Brig

Bamber Bridge’s automatic promotion hopes are still very much in their own hands, despite the club slipping further off the pace this week.

Bamber Bridge FC
Josh Wilson celebrates after scoring the winner on Saturday (photo: Josh Vosper)

Matt Jansen column

Chorley boss writes for the Lancashire Post

The law of averages says if you keep playing well and dominating your opponents, you’ll ultimately win more games than you don’t.

Chorley FC
Regan Linney

Non-league round-up

Two goals in the last 15 minutes earned Brig a 3-3 National League North draw at Brighouse Town.

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