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LOOK: All the goals from Mansfield Town’s defeat at Accrington Stanley

A late goal by former Stag Billy Kee sent Mansfield Town to their first defeat of the season on Saturday.

Marcus Carver scored at Harrogate

Magpies boss says players must take their time

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has called for more composure in the final third ahead of the National League North trip to Boston.

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Chorley FC's Commercial Manager Josh Vosper

COMMERCIAL CORNER: Exciting times ahead at Victory Park

Three games down already and time really does fly when you’re having fun.

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Terry Gornell goes for goal. Photo credit: Josh Vosper

Chorley boss Jansen: Defence is key but we’re forward thinking

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says just a sprinkle of attacking excitement is needed to build on his side’s defensive strength.

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Scott Leather celebrates after equalising  (Photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies are forced to settle for a point

Manager Matt Jansen was left feeling frustrated after seeing his Chorley side deliver a below-par performance in their National League North 1-1 draw with Curzon Ashton at Victory Park.

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Matt Jansen

Magpies look to bounce back against Ashton

Chorley will aim to get back on the winning trail this weekend when they welcome Curzon Ashton to Victory Park.

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Dale Whitham went close to scoring for Chorley against Salford

Chorley 0, Salford 1

Magpies frustrated by City smash and grab

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Terry Gornall in action against Kidderminster

Own goal gives Matt an opening day win

Chorley launched their new National League North season with an encouraging 1-0 victory over Kidderminster at Aggborough.

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Adam Roscoe

Magpies can mix it with the best – Matt

Magpies boss Matt Jansen is convinced he has a squad capable of troubling the very best teams in the National League North.


Neymar who? Sir Stanley Matthews' first contract where he was paid £5 per week to be auctioned

Stanley Matthews’ first ever professional football contract which states he will earn £5 per week is to be auctioned off.

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

Chorley hit-back over Wigan ‘thrashing’

Chorley Football Club have hit back after a 14-0 youth team friendly defeat to Wigan Athletic at Victory Park was wrongly labelled as a first team fixture.

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Courtney Meppen-Walter

Courtney class saves Magpies

An under-strength Chorley completed their pre-season programme with a 1-1 draw against higher-tier Wrexham.

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Macauley Wilson

Brig assistant is tipping Wilson for bright future

Assistant boss Simon Wiles believes Bamber Bridge new boy Macauley Wilson can use the club as a springboard back into full-time football.

Goalkeeper Imogen Maguire with coach Emma Thompson (left)

Keeper Imogen’s Red Devils dream comes true

A Lancashire schoolgirl has described signing for Manchester United as “a dream come true”.

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Magpies boss targets another push for promotion in National League North

Boss Matt Jansen believes the Magpies are in a stronger position than last year, but he is keen to keep progressing the club.

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Paul Robinson has retired from professional football

Clarets keeper Paul Robinson retires from professional football

Goalkeeper Paul Robinson has confirmed he is to retire, following an 18-month stint at Burnley.
Terry Gornell (left) in action earlier in pre-season

Gornell is two-goal hero in derby battle

Bamber Bridge 0 Chorley 4

The Magpies came out on top in their derby friendly against neighbours Brig at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

Terry Gornell in action for Chorley against Bolton Wanderers. Photo credit: Josh Vosper

Chorley striker Gornell hoping to learn from boss Jansen

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has just signed a new long-term deal and one person who is looking forward to working with the ex-Blackburn Rovers striker is new Magpies hit-man Terry Gornell.

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Michael Jennings with British welterweight belt back in 2005.

New football focus at Jennings’ gym

The reputation of the Jennings gym in Coppull is growing all the time – not just in the boxing world, but the word is spreading in football as well.

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Chorley assitant boss Jamie Vermiglio

Jamie: Good start is key to our chances this term

Chorley assistant boss Jamie Vermiglio says a good start is key to Chorley’s chances of battling it out at the top of the National League North once again this term.

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