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Magpies go down before FA Cup tester

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:52pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

High-flying Chorley suffered a setback as in-form Solihull made it five wins from six in Conference North, leaving Magpies’ manager Garry Flitcroft counting the cost of ‘individual errors’.

Magpies facing Halifax FA Cup test

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:53am Tuesday 14th October 2014

CHORLEY will have to beat Conference Premier side Halifax Town if they are to reach the main draw of the FA Cup for the first time in 24 years.

Chorley boss Flitcroft fuming at spot kick injustice

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHORLEY boss Garry Flitcroft has hit out at referee Peter Gibbons after his decision to award Hyde a late spot kick at Ewen Fields cost the Magpies two points.

Magpies facing derby trip in FA Cup

Lancashire Telegraph:

9:42am Tuesday 30th September 2014

CHORLEY face a derby trip to Bamber Bridge in the third qualifying round of the FA Cup as they bid for a place in the first round proper for the first time in 24 years.

James Dean stars as Magpies down Hednesford

Lancashire Telegraph: NOT CLOSE ENOUGH: James Dean went close

4:56pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The Magpies took on Hednesford Town still without captain Andy Teague, Jake Cottrell and the suspended Kyle Jacobs and Harry Winter.

Tributes paid to ex-Chorley club skipper

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to an ex-Chorley FC captain who lost his battle with lung cancer.

Magpies defeated by Worcester City

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley are on the road tomorrow

4:05pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A lacklustre first half performance cost Chorley their place at the top of the Vanarama Conference North.

North Ferriby victory puts Magpies in pole position

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:28pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CHORLEY hit the top of the Vanarama Conference North last night with a hard-fought 1-0 win over North Ferriby at Victory Park.

Easy three-sy in Lambs rout

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

5:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

CHORLEY will not collect three points more easily this season.

Flitcroft hails his Magpies after Brackley win

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:38pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

GARRY Flitcroft hailed his side’s ‘outstanding’ battling performance after Chorley pulled off a stirring victory despite playing for more than half the match with ten men.

Clitheroe ready to start a cup run

12:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

CLITHEROE commence their FA Cup campaign tomorrow when they host Seaham Red Star in the preliminary round.

Clitheroe make their point

Lancashire Telegraph: Simon Garner's Clitheroe enjoyed a big win

7:55am Monday 25th August 2014

Clitheroe 2 Brighouse Town 2

Dean double secured points

Lancashire Telegraph: Young Player of the Year: Phil Dean

7:52am Monday 25th August 2014

Rushall Olympic 2 Ramsbottom United 4

Magpies flying high after win

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

7:50am Monday 25th August 2014

Chorley 2 Staylbridge Celitc 0

It's Sinclair v Flitcroft for Chorley clash

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:04pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

CHORLEY visit Colwyn Bay tonight in Conference North action with a Blackburn Rovers v Burnley edge to the fixture.

Chorley all set for opener

11:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

GARRY Flitcroft insists a mix of team spirit and support from the stands will ensure Chorley will be a force in their debut campaign in the Vanarama Conference North.

Magpies bid to add to trophy collection

Lancashire Telegraph:

6:40pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE new football season begins on Saturday as Chorley FC look to start their campaign with the same energy and enthusiasm that saw them lift the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League trophy in April.

New look and league for Chorley FC

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:50pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Chorley Football Club have revealed the new kits for the 2014/15 season in the Conference North.

Former Blackburn Rovers ace Flitcroft aiming high with Chorley

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Genesis side were on target twice against Clitheroe.

3:10pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

GARRY Flitcroft retains ambitions to move into full-time management.

Ramsbottom United to kick off season with King’s Lynn Town clash

Lancashire Telegraph: OPENER Ramsbottom United’s Lee Gaskell scored the first goal against Mossley

1:41pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PROMOTED Ramsbottom United will kick off life in the Evo-Stik League Premier Division at their Harry Williams Riverside Stadium home.

Promoted Magpies choose purple strip

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:33pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Newly-promoted Chorley will be donning a purple kit in the 2014/15 Conference North season.

Chorley to start Conference North campaign against Lowestoft

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Genesis side were on target twice against Clitheroe.

3:09pm Friday 4th July 2014

CHORLEY will open their Conference North campaign at home to Suffolk side Lowestoft Town on August 9.

Home is where the heart stays for Magpie Mariner

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

For Paul Mariner, the last 43 years have been quite a journey. It all started in non-league at Chorley, and he has never forgotten it.

Darwen face a long trek in Challenge Cup

Lancashire Telegraph: Meehan takes over

7:49am Monday 16th June 2014

Kenny Langford’s AFC Darwen will travel to Holker Old Boys in the opening round of the North West Challenge Cup.

New kit unveiled at last for Magpies

Lancashire Telegraph: New kit unveiled at last for Magpies

4:19pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

After keeping supporters in suspense for weeks, Chorley FC have revealed their brand new kit for the 2014/15 Conference North campaign.

World Cup memories: Mariner's agony with Keegan in 1982

Lancashire Telegraph: Paul Mariner at former club Chorley

2:50pm Friday 6th June 2014

AS Kevin Keegan knelt disconsolately on the turf at the Bernabeu, Paul Mariner reached down and tried to boost his team-mate’s spirits.

Mariner so proud of his Chorley roots

Lancashire Telegraph: Paul Mariner at former club Chorley

1:31pm Friday 6th June 2014

FOR Paul Mariner, the last 43 years have been quite a journey. It all started in non-league at Chorley, and he has never forgotten it.

Clitheroe duo set for Finland cricket tour

Lancashire Telegraph: Josh Marquet

11:21am Friday 6th June 2014

TWO cricketers from Clitheroe have been selected by the MCC for a prestigious tour to Finland.

Chorley announce season ticket prices

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

12:18pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

CHORLEY have announced season ticket prices following promotion to the Skrill North.

Ramsbottom secure thrilling promotion

Lancashire Telegraph: Ramsbottom United celebrate

11:33am Monday 5th May 2014

RAMSBOTTOM United clinched a place in the Evo-Stik Premier Division after a thrilling extra time play-off win over Bamber Bridge.

Rams ready for final says boss

Lancashire Telegraph: Anthony Johnson's Ramsbottom claimed a late win

8:54am Friday 2nd May 2014

RAMSBOTTOM United will go into tomorrow’s Evo-Stik League First Division North play-off final against Bamber Bridge (3pm) on the back of their best performance of the season.

Spectator Nash favourite for player gong

Lancashire Telegraph: HANDS ON APPROACH: Carlo Nash punches clear of Saints striker Kenwyne Jones. Daily Echo pictures by: Paul Collins.

7:34am Thursday 1st May 2014

FORMER Rossendale United and Clitheroe goalkeeper Carlo Nash is the number one favourite to be named Norwich City’s player of the season – despite never playing for the club.

Brilliant Magpies soar to the league title

Lancashire Telegraph: Chorley get their hands on the main prize

8:09am Monday 28th April 2014

Buxton 0 Chorley 2

Evo-Stik League round-up

Lancashire Telegraph: Steve Wilkes' Padiham were beaten

8:14am Monday 28th April 2014

RAMSBOTTOM United secured a place in the end of season play-offs in Evo-Stik First Division North after a goalless draw with Bamber Bridge who also secured a top five spot.

Flitcroft focused on sealing promotion as Chorley head to Buxton

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft

8:05am Friday 25th April 2014

CHORLEY boss Garry Flitcroft says he will not need to motivate his players for their promotion decider at Buxton tomorrow.

Non-league: Ramsbottom making plans for play-offs

Lancashire Telegraph: Anthony Johnson's Ramsbottom claimed a late win

8:08am Friday 25th April 2014

RAMSBOTTOM United have put plans in place to start selling play-off semi final tickets on Sunday if they seal their place in the Evo-Stik First Division North’s top five tomorrow.

Judgement day beckons for Magpies

Lancashire Telegraph: Magpie Army: Hundreds of fans are expected to travel to Buxton on Saturday

11:56am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

A black and white army will descend on Buxton on Saturday for Chorley FC’s day of destiny.

AFC Darwen 2 Oldham Boro 3

4:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

AFC Darwen turned in one of their poorest performances of the season as they went down to lowly Oldham Boro.

Derby pain for Clitheroe

3:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

BAMBER Bridge took a big step in their push for securing a play-off place following a 2-0 victory over Clitheroe at Irongate.

Farsley FC 3 Ramsbottom United 2

2:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

A VITAL promotion battle appeared to be going the way of the Rams until disaster struck in the last five minutes.

Darlington 3 Padiham 0

12:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

GUTSY Padiham slipped to defeat to Evo-Stik League First Division North play-off chasers Darlington – but boss Steve Wilkes was still proud of his depleted troops.

Chorley 3 Stocksbridge Park Steels 1

12:06pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO quickfire goals of stunning execution set up another vital victory for league leaders Chorley against already-relegated Stocksbridge Park Steels.

Saturday non-league preview: Chorley aiming to stay ahead of the pack

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft

9:00am Friday 11th April 2014

CHORLEY continue to tick off the games in a closely fought Evo-Stik League Premier Division title race when they host Stocksbridge Park Steels at Victory Park tomorrow.

Canada job for Heap

11:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

POPULAR striker and coach Sam Heap has packed his bags and crossed the Atlantic after landing his dream football job.

Chorley hit by late double

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

8:56am Wednesday 9th April 2014

THE 10 men of Chorley were hit with two late goals as Evo-Stik League Premier Division title rivals FC United clawed them back in a thrilling clash.

Flitcroft: Crunch clash won’t decide title

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft's Chorley stunned Forest Green

1:10pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

CHORLEY boss Garry Flitcroft insists tonight’s huge trip to Evo-Stik League Premier Division title rivals FC United will not decide the destination of the championship – but admits the winners will take a big advantage into the last few games of the season.

13-1...Rampant Chorley serve up a treat

Lancashire Telegraph: Garry Flitcroft

8:58am Monday 7th April 2014

Chorley 13 Droylsden 1

Dean double sees off Kendal

Lancashire Telegraph: Phil Dean puts the Rams ahead Picture: COLIN HORNE

8:57am Monday 7th April 2014

Ramsbottom Utd 3 Kendal Town 0

Blues lose their War

8:42am Monday 7th April 2014

Warrington Town 3 Clitheroe 0

Ticket offer for Ramsbottom kids

4:20pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

RAMSBOTTOM United’s home game against Kendal Town on Saturday is an ideal opportunity for the youngsters in the town to take a look at the Rams and their chase for a play-off spot.

Evo-Stik League official website news

Banner tribute to centurion striker (link) 8:45am Fri 24 Oct 14

Ramsbottom United

Interim duo throw their hats into ring (link) 10:45pm Thu 23 Oct 14

Matlock Town

Free admission to mark new memorial (link) 9:00pm Thu 23 Oct 14


Rivals thanked for helping stricken star (link) 8:45am Thu 23 Oct 14


Knapper replaces one half of dugout duo (link) 7:45pm Wed 22 Oct 14

Rainworth Miners Welfare

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