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Magpies boss eyeing six wins from seven as they head to Ashton in FA Cup

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants to end a splendid September on a high and secure passage to the next round of the FA Cup.

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Marcus Carver after scoring the second (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies almost let it slip but Carver delivers

Chorley 3 AFC Telford Utd 2

High drama at Victory Park kept a crowd of 1,125 on tenterhooks in a second half accurately described by Chorley boss Matt Jansen as ‘frenetic’.

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A piper leads Jim Bryson's funeral cortege into Fulwood Barracks

Final whistle for ‘colossus’ of refereeing

Referees from Premier League to parks football turned out in black to say their farewells as Jim Bryson took the final whistle.

Players celebrate after Josh Wilson doubles the lead. Photo credit Josh Vosper

Chorley boss Jansen – we have to be at our best to progress in the FA Cup

Chorley boss Matt Jansen knows his side will have to be at their best if they are to continue their FA Cup adventure.

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Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
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Crowe refreshed and up for new role at Brig

Neil Crowe admitted he needed a break, but says he is now relishing his Brig new role as director of football at Bamber Bridge.

Jason Walker was on target against Stalybridge

Stalybridge Celtic 1, Chorley 3

Magpies progress safely through in FA Cup

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Stephen Jordan was sent off on Tuesday night

Matt confident of FA Cup progress

Chorley boss Matt Jansen believes his men will bounce back quickly this weekend when they target a place in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.

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Jason Walker finds the back of the net for the Magpies (photo: Josh Vosper)

High praise for supporters of Chorley Football Club

A football supporter has written an open letter to Chorley fans saying they are ‘a credit to their club’.
Players celebrate with goal scorer Jason Walker after taking the lead against North Ferriby

Boss Jansen aiming for a well overdue FA Cup run

Chorley’s wait for a sprinkling of the magic of the cup is well overdue – 27 years to be exact.

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Jason Walker finds the back of the net for the Magpies (photo: Josh Vosper)

Comfortable victory on the road for Magpies

Chorley made it three wins from three and four clean-sheets out of five as they eased to a routine 2-0 win at bottom-of-the-table North Ferriby in the National League North.

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Gail Newsham (right) and Alison Hitchen pick up the award in London

Ladies get FA approval at last

Almost a century after they were banned by the FA, the footballers from Dick, Kerr Ladies have won them over at long last.

Nick Haughton (photo: Josh Vosper)

Haughton deal just in the Nick of time for Magpies

Chorley skipper Andrew Teague believes the signing of Nick Haughton could prove to be the masterstroke of the season.

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John Motson calling time on 50-year BBC career at the end of this season

Long-serving football commentator John Motson will end his 50-year association with the BBC when he leaves the broadcaster at the end of the season.
Nick Haughton

Chorley 4, Darlington 1

A scintillating display of attacking football brought Chorley a  convincing victory over Darlington at Victory Park to the delight of their fans in a crowd of 1,011.
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Josh Vosper

COMMERCIAL CORNER: What a weekend at Chorley

What a weekend! I’m sure you’ll agree if you were there, the lads delivered on Saturday against York City - dominating from start to finish.

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Scarlett Smith holding the ball up in attack for Chorley ladies

Chorley knocked out of League Cup

Chorley were knocked out of the League Cup after a 5-1 defeat at home to Leicester City, who play in the league above.

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Carl Grimshaw in action for Charnock

Charnock bounce back but need ruthless edge

Charnock Richard bounced back from a disappointing defeat at City of Liverpool in midweek to return to winning ways with a 3-1 victory at Hanley Town.

Nick Haughton makes his debut for the Magpies. Photo credit: Josh Vosper

Magpies could swoop for young league stars

The transfer window might have slammed shut in the Football League last week, but Chorley boss Matt Jansen says the Magpies’ shopping might not yet be done.

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Scarlett Smith holds the ball up against Leicester City Women

Cup KO for Chorley Ladies as Foxes go on spree

Chorley Ladies were knocked out of the League Cup, beaten 5-1 at home by Leicester City, who play in the league above.

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