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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.

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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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Ian Billington (left) and Graham Smith outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light - No 7 on their list of 92 grounds

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

Football fans Ian Billington and Graham Smith have set themselves an ambitious goal of visiting all 92 league grounds in just 92 hours.

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Chorley celebrate  Jack Sampsons goal against Kidderminster on Saturday at Victory Park (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies gearing up for promotion run-in

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants his men to finish the season with a flourish as the race for promotion hots up.

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Chorley boss Jansen 100 per cent committed to Magpies after Blackburn hot-seat speculation

Chorley manager Matt Jansen was ‘flattered’ by speculation linking him to the Blackburn Rovers job but stressed he is 100 per cent committed to the Magpies.

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Ryding just misses out on another top 10 spot

Bretherton skier Dave Ryding finished 11th in the slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships.

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Dale Whitham with manager Dale Whitham

Magpies star Whitham hailed after joining the 300 club

Chorley’s Dale Whitham has just played his 300th game for the Magpies and boss Matt Jansen hopes there are many more appearances in the famous black and white strip to come.

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Chorley 2, Kidderminster 1

A display full of character brought Chorley a much-needed victory over promotion rivals Kidderminster on a tense afternoon at Victory Park.

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Magpies can upset high-flying Kiddy – Jansen

Second plays fourth in the National League North tomorrow as Chorley look to snap a three-match winless run when they host Kidderminster Harriers at Victory Park.

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Matt Jansen  with assistant Jamie Vermiglio

Magpiesset for Boston away-day test

Chorley boss Matt Jansen praised his side for their mental strength.

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Robbie McDaid celebrates his goal (photo: Josh Vosper)

McDaid provides spark for Magpies’ comeback

Chorley staged their own version of the great escape at FC United in an amazing comeback after trailing 3-0 at half-time, to earn a draw.

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Dale Whitham came off in the Magpies' 1-1 draw with Darlington

Magpies boss is eager to finish the job off

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants his promotion-chasing men to build on the first two thirds of the season by finishing the job as the business end of the campaign nears.

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Vince Slater, Lynne Whittaker, Paramedic Pup, Sue Hodgson, Steve Fisher

Leyland golfers help charity fly high

A North West charity is flying high thanks to the combined driving forces of two local golfers.

Jack Sampson and Dale Whitham celebrate with goal scorer Marcus Carver

Chorley 1, Darlington 1

Promotion chasers Chorley and Darlington shared the spoils in a high-tempo contest which was a tremendous advertisement for non-league football.

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Eccleston Primary School  Photo credit: Ed Sykes

Eccleston’s Wembley dream has ended

Wembley bid ends at Ewood for Eccleston

Marcus Carver was Chorley's goalscorer against Darlington 1883

Jansen is aiming for back-to-back victories as promotion race rolls on

Chorley boss Matt Jansen is targeting six points from the next two games as the National League North promotion battle rumbles on.

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Quiz: which of these players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

Peter Crouch became the 25th Premier League centurion on Wednesday with a tap in versus Everton.

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Eccleston Primary School with Blackburn players Wes Brown and Connor Mahoney

Eccleston’s bid for glory at Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers’ Ewood Park will play host to the Kinder +Sport Kids Cup Final during the half-time interval of the Championship side’s home clash with Leeds tonight.

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Chorley ticket prices among the lowest in National League North

Chorley Football Club can boast some of the cheapest ticket prices in the National league North.

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