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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.


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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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Chris Hodgen

All’s well that ends well for Chorley race ace

Chorley racing driver Chris Hodgen backed up his double win on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit last month with a second place and a race win at Oulton Park.

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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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Mark Woodhead  scored  25 for Morecambe (Photo: Tony North)

Weekend cricket round-up

The battle of the top two in the Northern League went the way of leaders Netherfield against Chorley.

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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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Have a Go at.... cue sports

Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, include snooker, pool or billiards.
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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Holly Bradshaw reacts after failing to clear the bar

Holly heartbroken to miss out on a medal

Holly Bradshaw was left to reflect on what might have been after missing her medal chance at the World Championships in London.

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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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Holly Bradshaw

Bradshaw safely in to final at the worlds

Just two places stood between Holly Bradshaw and a podium spot at last summer’s Olympic Games, but there’s no denying her intent to make amends on home soil this weekend.

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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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Graeme Ballard in action in the 100m T36 at the London Stadium at the weekend

Ballard open to medal tilt in Tokyo

Chorley sprint star Graeme Ballard has refused to rule out the possibility of competing in his fifth Paralympic Games.

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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.

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