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Reynolds thrilled by Magpies draw

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds could not hide his delight after his team were paired with derby rivals Chorley in the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy.

Scarlett Smith beats the goalkeeper Chisnall to the ball

Foxes are up next in FA Cup for Chorley Ladies

Chorley Ladies will face Leicester City second round of the SSE Women’s FA Cup after their 4-0 win at Norton Ladies.

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Chorley 2, Nuneaton 2

A pulsating second half kept a crowd of 1,306 enthralled as Chorley fought back magnificently after going two goals behind to a lively and enterprising Nuneaton side.

Andrew Teague (left) congratulates goalscorer Marcus Carver

Cup agony can spur Magpies on in league says Teague

Chorley captain Andrew Teague has urged his team-mates to use their FA Cup heartbreak has motivation for another strong promotion push.

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Chorley players despondent at the final whistle

Jansen gutted after FA Cup exit

Chorley manager Matt Jansen admitted his players were left shattered after they suffered last-gasp FA Cup heartbreak last night at Victory Park.

Marcus Carver scores for Chorley

Chorley 1, Fleetwood 2

Chorley suffered FA Cup heartache after 10-man Fleetwood Town snatched victory in stoppage time to send them spinning out of the competition.

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Chorley 'keeper Phil Priestley punches the ball clear

All change for Fleetwood chairman Pilley since Victory Park visit of 2006

It was at Victory Park in April 2006 that Fleetwood picked up a 1-1 draw on their way to clinching automatic promotion from the Northern Premier League first division.

Andy Pilley

Pilley: Chorley can follow Fleetwood’s example

Fleetwood chairman Andy Pilley sees no reason why tonight’s FA Cup hosts Chorley cannot follow in his club’s footsteps to the Football League.

Magpies boss Matt Jansen

Magpies get set for night in cup spotlight

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says tonight’s FA Cup clash against Fleetwood Town at Victory Park is a bigger game for the club than the play-off final at Halifax.

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Jansen with Chorley skipper Andrew Teague

Pressure on Cod Army says Magpies boss

Chorley boss Matt Jansen says his National League North side have nothing to lose against Fleetwood Town in Monday’s FA Cup first-round tie as he urged his players to enjoy their moment in the spotlight.

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Chorley skipper Andy Teague in action (photo: Josh Vosper)

Magpies skipper up against familiar face

Chorley captain Andrew Teague admitted there will be a knowing grin and a nod of acknowledgement when he lines up in the tunnel at Victory Park on Monday night.

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Jubilant Chorley players after they beat Wolves at Burnden Park in 1986

Wright dreaming of another glory night

Chairman Ken Wright is hoping Chorley can write another glorious chapter in their history on Monday night.

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Oliver Byrne. Photo credit: Cardiff City.

Chorley secure Championship keeper for Fleetwood FA Cup clash

Chorley have snapped up a Championship keeper for their huge FA Cup clash with Fleetwood.

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Emily Yeoman on the ball

It’s same again for victorious Chorley Ladies

After a win at Barnsley in the League Plate last week, Chorley Ladies claimed a 5-1 success on Sunday in the FA Women’s Premier League against the same opponents.

Matty Urwin. Photo: Josh Vosper

Cup ‘keeper will not be Premier League veteran

Matt Jansen is close to clinching a replacement for ineligible goalkeeper Matty Urwin but dismissed rumours that Shay Given could make a comeback for Chorley’s FA Cup clash with Fleetwood on Monday.

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FA Cup fever has hit as Chorleys beloved Magpies prepare to play in the knockout competition for the first time in 27 years.

Magpie fans are buzzing as FA Cup fever spreads in countdown to game

FA Cup fever has hit as Chorley’s beloved Magpies prepare to play in the knockout competition for the first time in 27 years.
Marcus Carver hit the crossbar

Spennymoor Town 1, Chorley 0

Chorley tasted defeat for only the second time in 14 games when a solitary goal just after the hour proved enough to decide a match which could have gone either way.

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Nick Haughton is mobbed by his Chorley team mates after scoring for the Magpies

Jansen: Haughton’s magic is fuelled by Chorley team

He cannot stop hogging the headlines, and Matt Jansen says it is the tireless work of all of his team that is aiding Nick Haughton.

Chorley players celebrate Nick Haughton's winner

Magpies battle past FC United

Chorley 1 FC United 0

In a gruelling contest, Chorley overcame not only FC United but also horrendous weather conditions to hand manager Matt Jansen a 40th birthday present of three very valuable National League North points.

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Chorley skipper Andrew Teague

‘Tin-man’ Teague has his focus on Magpies’ league form

Andrew Teague will attempt to get his body in some semblance of order just in time to take his place in the Chorley team this weekend.

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