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End of the road for iconic football pub?

The lingering death throes of the Sumners pub in Preston were being played out this weekend as bulldozers moved in to clear the grounds and car park ready for redevelopment.

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Josh Hine celebrates after scoring his hat-trick for Chorley. Chorley 6 Tamworth 0 - Conference North - Saturday, March 28, 2015

Chorley boss Vermiglio: We want Hine back but it is complex

Chorley boss Jamie Vermiglio says Josh Hine’s return to Victory Park is not a done deal just yet despite both parties being eager for a reunion.

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Fulwood and Broughton's Matthew Hurst in bowling action against Fleetwood

Chorley end long wait for silverware

Chorley Cricket Club’s first team ended an 18-year trophy drought by winning the T20 Trophy on Sunday.

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Holly Bradshaw

World Cup gold for Holly Bradshaw

Holly Bradshaw won gold in the pole vault to give Britain its first victory at the inaugural Athletics World Cup at the London Stadium on Saturday night.

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Jamie Vermiglio

Vermiglio pleased with new start and ready to meet fans

Victory Park might not be ready to host a football game just yet but Chorley FC are inviting supporters to their home ground to meet new manager Jamie Vermiglio on Thursday night.

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Chorleys Oliver Smith, 16, is a world karate champion in his age group.

International glory for karate kid Oliver as he is crowned one of the world's best young martial artists

A Chorley schoolboy has been crowned as one of the best young martial artists in the world.
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WORLD CUP LIVE: England take on Croatia in semi-final

England face their biggest game in almost two decades tonight - and we'll have all the action right here.
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Cyclists will no longer go down the route marked in red (Image: Ironman UK).

Ironman UK race cut short by 17 miles due to ongoing fire at Winter Hill

The annual Bolton Ironman race has been shortened by 17 miles due to the ongoing fire at Winter Hill.
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Jack Johnson and Josh Charnley look forward to the Wigan Bike Ride, where a participant raising money for Joining Jack will be able to win this watch

Rugby league star Josh Charnley is joining Jack for his charity bike ride

A brave schoolboy will take part in a charity bike ride this month – with help from a famous friend.

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Leyland Golf Club juniors

Junior section is thriving at Leyland Golf Club

Leyland Golf Club are hopeful of unearthing the next Tiger Woods or Rory McIlroy as their junior section continues to thrive.

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Ethan Fitzgerald

Opportunity knocks for Chorley Panthers star Ethan

Ethan Fitzgerald, the current Chorley Panthers Under 14s’ player of the year, has been offered two-year scholarships with both Widnes Vikings and Wigan Warriors.

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Chorley cricket duo Louis Johnson, 13, finished 104 not out while Alfie Dobson, 12, scored 89

Chorley cricket club young guns Johnson and Dobson are ones to watch

Chorley Cricket Club have unearthed two more junior stars after emerging duo Louis Johnson and Alfie Dobson proved they are ones to watch.

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Jamie Vermiglio

New Chorley boss Vermiglio wants to kick on in final third

Jamie Vermiglio says there is no bigger start than York City as the new Chorley boss builds up to his first season in charge of the Magpies.

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Cricketers playing in the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield have been afforded the opportunity to watch England's World Cup game against Sweden tomorrow

Northern League and Palace Shield’s different plans for England’s World Cup quarter-final

Northern League cricket fixtures will go ahead as normal tomorrow – despite the fact that they will clash with the England football team’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden.

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Jack Catterall during a public workout in Belfast ahead of his win over Tyrone McKenna. Picture: Arthur Allison

Jack Catterall warns rivals he will only get better as he eyes world honours

Jack Catterall has warned his super-lightweight rivals that he’s only going to get better as he closes in on a world title shot.

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England celebrate their win over Colombia

999 services warn fans to take it easy

Emergency services are urging England fans to enjoy Saturday’s quarter-final with Sweden “responsibly” and not go World Cup crazy.

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Chorley manager Jamie Vermiglio

Chorley fork out undisclosed fee to clinch Newby from AFC Telford

Chorley fans might be seeing double next season after the Magpies forked out an undisclosed sum to secure the signature of Alex Newby's twin Elliot.
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Andy Teague. Photo credit: Josh Vosper

Skipper Teague hails new Chorley boss Vermiglio’s winning mentality

Chorley skipper Andy Teague says continuity is key as he praised the appointment of ‘winner’ Jamie Vermiglio as manager.

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Skipper Andy Teague in action against FC United of Manchester last term, a side Chorley will now face on Boxing Day and New Year's Day in 2018/19

Chorley's National League North fixture list revealed

Chorley will start the new 2018/19 National League North season with a home clash against York City.
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Carl Worswick with Colombian and Newcastle Utd legend Faustino Asprilla

FROM COPPULL TO COLOMBIA: Chorley journalist Carl Worswick gives his two cents on England's World Cup chances

He’s the man with his eyes on the ball of Colombian football.

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