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Plans taking shape for pre-season as manager Jansen looks to strengthen

he dust has only just settled on an epic National League North season but Chorley are already looking ahead.

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Ken Wright (above) has become the new owner of Chorley FC alongside fellow Board member and club secretary Graham Watkinson

Big interview: Chorley FC chief Ken Wright

Ken Wright has a little chuckle to himself when he sums up the job of being Chorley chairman.

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Ken Wright

New era dawns for ambitious Magpies

Chorley chairman Ken Wright is hoping his and fellow board member Graham Watkinson’s acquisition of the club will herald an exciting new era at Victory Park.

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Ken Wright

Chorley FC announce new owners

Chairman Ken Wright and fellow board member Graham Watkinson are the new owners of Chorley Football Club.

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen salutes the fans after the play-off final defeat at Halifax (PHOTO CREDIT JOSH VOSPER)

Jansen vows ‘We’ll be back with a vengeance next year’

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says his men will lick their wounds after their heartbreaking extra-time play-off final defeat at FC Halifax and come back fighting once again next term.

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Adam Blakeman celebrates his equaliser. PHOTO CREDIT: JOSH VOSPER

PLAY-OFF FINAL: Halifax 2 Chorley 1 (AET

The call from the club before the game was to evacuate Chorley and there certainly would not have been many locals pounding the streets of Market Walk at 3pm on Saturday as nearly 2,000 fans watched the Magpies agonisingly fall at the final hurdle as they lost to FC Halifax in extra time.

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Adam Roscoe celebrates scoring the winning goal against Kidderminster in the play-off semi-final

THE BIG INTERVIEW

Craig Salmon talks to Chorley play-off semi-final hero Adam Roscoe , who wiill be hoping to help the Magpies win promotion today against FC Halifax Town

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Stephen Jordan faces a late check ahead of the game at The Shay

Jack’s back to give the Magpies big lift

Chorley have an attacking boost ahead of tomorrow’s crunch play-off final clash at FC Halifax Town as they bid to end a 27-year absence from the National League.

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Adam Roscoe celebrates scoring the winning goal

Matt’s rally cry ahead of promotion decider

Chorley are on the brink of history and boss Matt Jansen has called on the fans to evacuate the town and cheer his team to glory.

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Adam Roscoe

Roscoe is Magpies’ play-off hero again

Chorley pulled off the most dramatic of victories to reach the National North play-off final with a goal out of the blue in the second minute of added time from the man for the big occasion – substitute Adam Roscoe.

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Stephen Jordan will be back to boost Chorley

Magpies not out of play-off semi-final

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has urged his players to keep on believing despite facing an uphill battle to reach the National League North play-off final.

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Chorley's Stephen Jordan is unlikely to be fit for this evenings play-off semi-final first leg against Kidderminster Harriers  at Victory Park

Jansen’s underdogs can upset the odds

Matt Jansen has urged his Chorley team to play without fear this evening when they welcome Kidderminster Harriers to Victory Park (kick-off 7-45pm).

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Matt Jansen celebrates claiming a play-off place with son Freddie

Magpies made to sweat before claiming precious play-off slot

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says securing a place in the National League North play-offs is on par with the feeling of scoring in a cup final.

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Dale Whitham in action against FC Halifax Town on Saturday (Photo: Josh Vosper)

Defeat cannot take gloss off it for Matt

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says securing a place in the National League North play-offs is on par with the feeling of scoring in a cup final.

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Matt Jansen

Chorley secure a play-off spot despite 2-0 final-day defeat to Halifax

The season might have ended with a final-day defeat to Halifax but the Magpies were still celebrating at the final whistle as Stockport’s slip-up allowed them to keep hold of a play-off spot.

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Jason Walker (left) scored in the 2-2 draw away to Gloucester last weekend

Magpies’ chase will go down to the wire

Chorley’s quest to secure a play-off spot has been given a timely boost.

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Jack Sampson was shown a straight red on Saturday

Jansen wants 12th man to help his men push on

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has called on the fans to help the Magpies swoop into that final play-off spot this Saturday.

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Jason Walker netted the equaliser

Magpies force a point but still have work to do

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Ten-man Chorley twice came from behind to claim a well-deserved point – but it was not enough to guarantee a place in the National League North play-offs.

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