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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

Gloucester City 2 Chorley 2

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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Preston and Chorley hospitals arent making the grade

REACTION: Preston and Chorley hospitals aren’t making the grade

New CQC reports show that out of five key areas, only ‘caring’ scored a rating of ‘good’.

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Matt Jansen with Magpies skipper Andy Teague

Magpies unconcerned by Darlo ground issue

Chorley boss Matt Jansen is not paying too much attention to the off-the-field events surrounding National League North rivals Darlington 1883.

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The FA Cup semi-finals are fast approaching, featuring Premier League heavyweights Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and Arsenal.

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Andy Teague

It’s back-to-back Easter weekend wins for Matt

Chorley recorded their first away win in the National League North since January 7 to boost their play-off prospects thanks to a priceless goal from Andy Teague.

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Andy Teague scored the Magpies' winner at Stalybridge Celtic

Easter Monday non-league round-up

Chorley recorded their first away win in the National League North since January 7 to boost their play-off prospects thanks to a priceless goal from skipper Andy Teague.

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Kieran Miller

‘Inspirational’ football coach dies aged 28

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of a courageous young football coach.

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Dale Whitham (left) celebrates after scoring against Nuneaton Town (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies could gain from block on Darlo

Chorley’s play-off hopes have been handed a boost by reason of Darlington being barred from competing in the end-of-season knockout.

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Matt Jansen

Jansen sees it as point gained in play-off race

Nuneaton Town 1 Chorley 1

Chorley were well worth their point but it was not enough to retain fifth place in the red-hot race for a play-offs place in the National League North.

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Jason Walker scores the first goal for Chorley against Gainsborough (photo: Josh Vosper)

Jansen wants Magpies to finish season in style

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says the Magpies’ destiny is in their own hands as they bid to finish the season with a flourish and secure a play-off spot.

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Paul Jarvis in action for Chorley against Gainsborough Trinity. Photo credit: Josh Vosper

Chorley boss Jansen: Our destiny is in our own hands

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says the Magpies destiny is in their own hands as they bid to finish the season with a flourish and secure a play-off spot.

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Jason Walker scored a hat-trick fro Chorley

Chorley 4 Gainsborough Trinity 0

A game of massive importance to both teams was comprehensively won by the play-off chasing Chorley as they put Gainsborough to the sword.

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Skipper Andy Teague (photo: Josh Vosper)

Savour chase for play-off place says Magpies skipper

Chorley captain Andrew Teague has urged his team-mates to relish the opportunity of securing a play-off spot in the National League North.

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Chorley Ladies celebrate a goal

Chorley Ladies in come-from-behind victory

Chorley Ladies FC picked up a well-deserved three points in a 2-1 win at home to Hull City

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Assistant manager Jamie Vermiglio

Magpies choose worst possible moment to slip up

Chorley 0 Curzon Ashton 3

Chaotic first-half defending condemned Chorley to defeat against a lively mid-table Curzon and also cost the Magpies their place among the play-offs contenders which they had held since early September.

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Chorley's Jack Sampson celebrates scoring. Photo credit Josh Vosper

Chorley boss Jansen wants his men to enjoy the final run-in

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants his Magpies to enjoy the final run-in and insists the pressure is all on their promotion rivals as the finish line nears.

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Shirley Fishman is pictured in the pink suit

Home-Start Chorley and South Ribble life president Shirley Fishman ‘will be sadly missed’

Staff and Trustees of Home-Start Central Lancashire were very sad to hear that their life president Shirley Fishman had died aged 92.

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Marcus Carver went close for Chorley

Harrogate Town 2, Chorley 1

Chorley slipped to an ill-timed defeat on Harrogate’s 3G playing surface as their bid to record a first away win since early January came unstuck.

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