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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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The cricket season has got underway this month

Chris Maguire’s view on the local cricket scene

The omens weren’t good ahead of the new cricket season. My batting performances were so bad in the pre-season nets that one of the new players asked if I was a bowler!

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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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British IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua is set to take on heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko this Saturday at Wembley stadium.

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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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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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Laura Massaro in action against Raneem El Welily (photo: PSA)

Massaro exits after bright start in quarter-finals in Egypt

Chorley’s world No.2 Laura Massaro is out of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship.

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Broken hip sees cyclist crash out

Broken hip sees cyclist crash out

Last year’s winner of the Chorley Grand Prix is injured, rendering him unable to race this Saturday.

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Laura Massaro (right) against Joelle King (photo: PSA)

Massaro’s through to quarters in Egypt

Chorley’s 2013 world squash champion Laura Massaro moved through to the quarter-finals of the Orascom Development PSA Women’s World Championship after the world No.2 overcame Joelle King in a four-game encounter in El Gouna, 
Egypt.

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Have a go at... kickboxing

A sport based on kicking and punching, historically developed from Karate, Muay Thai, Kun Khmer, and Boxing. It is a combination of boxing, martial arts and aerobics.

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Jack Catterall (right) against Martin Gethin

Jack’s night to remember

Chorley’s Jack Catterall felt ‘back to his best’ after emphatically retaining his World Boxing Organization (WBO) Inter-Continental Super-Lightweight title against Martin Gethin.

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Jansen sees it as point gained in play-off race

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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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Grand National 2017: Another winner for racehorse owner Trevor Hemmings?

The Randox Health Grand National takes place on Saturday April 8.

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