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Chorley boss Matt Jansen: Jason Walker exit was my hardest call

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says letting Jason Walker go was one of the hardest decisions of his managerial career but one that will hopefully boost his quest for a new striker.

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Adam Roscoe's spectacular overhead kick against Boston

Magpies stalwart Adam Roscoe is sad to be leaving

Magpies stalwart Adam Roscoe’s desire to carry on playing was the defining factor behind his departure from Chorley.

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Chorley skipper Andy Teague makes an important challenge at Harrogate. Photo: Josh Vosper

Chorley skipper Teague so proud of battling Magpies

Chorley suffered play-off heartbreak again but skipper Andy Teague says their controversial 2-1 defeat at Harrogate will spur them on next term.

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Josh O'Keefe photographed in action by Josh Vosper in the game against FC United

Chorley boss Jansen frustrated after controversial 2-1 National League North play-off semi-final defeat at Harrogate

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says passage to the final of the National League North play-offs was cruelly taken out of their hands by some controversial refereeing decisions at Harrogate Town.
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MATCH REPORT: Harrogate 2 Chorley 1

Ten-man Chorley tasted play-off heartbreak once again as a last gasp Dominic Knowles crushed their dreams of promotion to the National League.
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Sir Alex Ferguson has had emergency surgery, Man Utd said (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

Ex-Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain haemorrhage, his former club Manchester United have announced.

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Quickfire fixtures a positive says Chorley boss Jansen

Chorley have already faced 50 games this season and now they face another quick turnaround with a trip to Harrogate on Sunday in their National League North play-off semi-final.

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Captain urges Chorley to keep their focus ahead of play-off semi-final

Chorley were on cloud nine after winning at Stockport County in their National League North play-off eliminator on Wednesday but skipper Andy Teague is warning the job is far from over.

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MATCH REPORT: Stockport 0 Chorley 1

Jason Walker rolled back the years with a spot of vintage poaching to ignite Chorley's promotion dreams as his goal slayed Stockport County in the first round of the play-offs
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Magpies' Josh Wilson

Josh Wilson never doubted Chorley would make the play-offs

Josh Wilson says he had no doubt Chorley would make it to the play-offs as the Magpies prepare to face Stockport at Victory Park tonight.

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Chorley duo Andy Teague and Adam Roscoe lift the LFA Challenge Trophy

Chorley boss Jansen: Skipper Andy Teague leads by example

Chorley have proved the doubters wrong by reaching the National League North play-offs.

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Scorer Jason Walker

Lacklustre Magpies respond to an ear-bashing

Chorley 1 Alfreton Town 0

Manager Matt Jansen admitted to giving his battle-weary players a half-time roasting to fire them to a fourth consecutive victory and confirm a sixth-place National League North finish.

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Dale Whitham was a scorer at Brackley in midweek

Chorley’s party time before the serious stuff begins

Chorley can relax and enjoy their final game of the normal league season this weekend when they welcome Alfreton Town to Victory Park.

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Chorley's Dale Whitham (far right) scored the winner as they secured a spot in the play-offs

Chorley clinch National League North play-off spot

Chorley will be competing in the National League North play-offs once again after Matt Jansen's side cemented their place in the top seven with a 2-1 comeback victory at Brackley.
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Chorley duo Andy Teague and Adam Roscoe lift the LFA Challenge Trophy

Jansen wants Magpies to settle it at Brackley

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants to get their play-off place confirmed this evening but accepts it will not be an easy task given Brackley’s strong home record.

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Chorley were 3-2 winners over Clitheroe in the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy final at the Macron Stadium on Monday night

Chorley boss Jansen not basking in cup glory as play-off push hots up

They might have won their 18th LFA Challenge Trophy final but Chorley boss Matt Jansen will not be basking in the glory.

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Chorley lift Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy after thrilling victory over Clitheroe

National League North Chorley started a season-defining week with silverware as they claimed the Lancashire Challenge Trophy for a record 18th time.

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Marcus Carver scored the winner for Chorley

Tamworth 3, Chorley 4

An epic victory on an afternoon of high drama edged Chorley closer to securing a place in the National League North play-offs.

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WATCH: Hundreds of Wolves fans take over Chorley ahead of potential Championship-winning match

Up to 200 "boisterous" Wolverhampton Wanderers supporters enjoyed what could be a pre-title party this afternoon in Chorley.
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