James Dean dismissal cost us against Halifax, says Chorley boss Garry Flitcroft

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

CHORLEY boss Garry Flitcroft said striker James Dean had let the side down if he had deliberately elbowed Halifax’s Simon Ainge in the Magpies FA Cup defeat to the Shaymen.

Laura Massaro: Money in sport must be equal

Lancashire Telegraph: BEATEN: Laura Massaro

3:40pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHORLEY’s Laura Massaro believes squash is heading in the right direction in awarding equal prize money to men and women.

Clitheroe world champion Samantha Murray ready to kick on after 2012

Lancashire Telegraph: BIG ASK Samantha Murray aims to play like a concert pianist

3:32pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

EAST Lancashire’s latest world champion, Samantha Murray, is targeting the 2016 Rio Olympics after making the most of her month off following success in Warsaw.

Chorley miss out on Bradford City clash after Halifax Town defeat

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:07am Wednesday 29th October 2014

CHORLEY missed out on the chance to face Bradford City in the FA Cup first round after Halifax Town old boy James Dean was sent off in a 5-0 defeat in their fourth qualifying round replay at The Shay last night.

Laura Massaro shortlisted for prestigious Sportswoman of the Year award

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:59am Tuesday 28th October 2014

LAURA Massaro has been shortlisted for a prestigious Sportswoman of the Year award after a 2014 to remember.

Bradford City the prize in Chorley FA Cup replay

Lancashire Telegraph:

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHORLEY have the incentive of a glamour tie at home to 2013 League Cup finalists Bradford City if they can reach the first round of the FA Cup tonight.

Chorley in FA Cup draw after Halifax stalemate

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:57am Monday 27th October 2014

Garry Flitcroft’s cup-battlers go into the hat for this evening’s televised FA Cup first round draw but have it all still to do in the replay of this fourth qualifying round tie at The Shay tomorrow after two uncompromising sides finished locked in goalless stalemate.

McKenna blazes a trail in Burnley ‘Fire’ 10k

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:12am Thursday 16th October 2014

JONNY McKenna was too hot to handle as he sped to glory in the Burnley Fire Station 10k.

Chorley boxer to fight for European title crown

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:50pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

CHORLEY light welterweight Jack Catterall, above, will fight for the European title in only his 10th professional bout when he takes on former Olympian Tom Stalker on October 25.

Bet Victor Racing Column - September 29

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:58am Monday 29th September 2014

MONDAY'S racing comes from Bath, Hamilton and Newton Abbot with excellent summer jumping at the latter and Court Minstrel (4.00) the biggest start on the card, making his debut over fences in the two miles’ novices chase.

Former Rossendale pro Bob Torrance's message will lift European Ryder Cup team

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:19am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A QUOTE from former Rossendale professional Bob Torrance will be used to inspire Europe’s golfers during the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

East Lancs cycling duo set for tilt at nationals

Lancashire Telegraph: Proud Steven Burke with his gold medal

11:21am Wednesday 24th September 2014

OLYMPIC gold medalist Steven Burke gets his bid for a national title under way tomorrow in Manchester.

East Lancashire's Bradley Wiggins eyes World Time Trial Championship gold

Lancashire Telegraph: Bradley Wiggins

11:22am Wednesday 24th September 2014

BRADLEY Wiggins bids for World Time Trial Championship gold in Spain this afternoon believing he has the form to defeat favourite Tony Martin.

Blackburn Judoka aiming for gold at Rio Olympics

Lancashire Telegraph:

1:45pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

ANDY Burns was a late starter to judo but he has more than made up for lost time.

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:45am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Tap Your Toes is a good bet to break his duck as he makes the journey north for the Racing UK Anywhere Available Now Maiden Stakes at Redcar.

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Lancashire Telegraph:

7:43am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Tap Your Toes is a good bet to break his duck as he makes the journey north for the Racing UK Anywhere Available Now Maiden Stakes at Redcar.

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Lancashire Telegraph:

7:47am Monday 8th September 2014

Danny Tudhope and David O’Meara were the big winners on Saturday as G-Force won the Haydock Sprint Cup at connections to land both jockey and trainer their first success at Group One level. George Baker had earlier led Roger Charlton’s Captain Cat to G3 success in the Superior Mile and he can continue his excellent run of form aboard Ed Dunlop’s Fieldsman (3.00) at Brighton.

Deadline Day: Transfer Rumour Mill

Lancashire Telegraph: The transfer rumour mill

7:37am Monday 1st September 2014

West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Irvine says he will be making no further signings before tonight’s transfer deadline, after 11 summer arrivals at the Hawthorns Arsenal could be closing in on the signature of Torino's Alessio Cerci after the 27-year-old forward was left out of the Italian side's squad to face Inter Milan yesterday.

The Bet Victor Racing Column

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7:35am Monday 1st September 2014

David Barron’s Pearl Secret bounced back to form landing the Beverley Bullet at the East Yorkshire track; cut to 12/1 (from 16s) to finally fulfil the hype that has surrounding the colt for oh so long now and land the G1 Sprint Cup at Haydock.

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:33am Monday 1st September 2014

Ajig can put Leicester punters in a commanding position by winning the opening race of the day.

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Lancashire Telegraph:

7:14am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The second of two excellent days racing at Epsom and Godolphin’s Here Now (2.50) fancied to appreciate the step up in trip to land the maiden over a mile.

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:11am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Snap Shots has been mixing it in some good company and is a worthy top weight in the 21 Engineer Regiment Sapper Conditions Stakes at Ripon.

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Lancashire Telegraph:

7:24am Monday 25th August 2014

Bank Holiday Monday brings us seven meetings from the UK, as well as a further card from Downpatrick, with the best card of the day at Epsom and Ryan Moore fancied to land the spoils in the feature Condition Stakes over ten furlongs on Godolphin’s Haafaguinea (3.45).

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:20am Monday 25th August 2014

Explosive Lady can star on Bank Holiday Monday with victory in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Ripon Champion Two Yrs Old Trophy, 2014 at Ripon.

Ex-Claret Coleman has no regrets as he settles in at Colne

Lancashire Telegraph:

4:59pm Friday 5th September 2014

BURNLEY returned to the Premier League with all the pomp and ceremony you might expect for a side whose first game after promotion was at home to Chelsea: the title favourites.

Blackburn's Alison Leonard out of European Champions after collision

Lancashire Telegraph:

5:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

BLACKBURN Harrier Alison Leonard has bowed out of the European Athletics Championships after a coming together in her semi-final forced her out.

Burnley hammer thrower Sophie Hitchon out of European Athletics Championships

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Hitchon

2:57pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SOPHIE Hitchon has crashed out of the European Athletics Championships in Switzerland.

Blackburn's Alison Leonard through to 800m semi-finals at European Championships

Lancashire Telegraph:

11:42am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Blackburn’s Alison Leonard raised hopes of a European Championship medal in Switzerland as she progressed to Thursday’s women’s 800m semi-finals with the quickest qualifying time.

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Lancashire Telegraph:

6:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

ASCOT once again plays host to The Shergar Cup but the best racing comes at Haydock Park and there is a cracking opening nursery, which can go to the Richard Hannon trained Fuwairt (1.50) in receipt of 10lbs from the filly Patience Alexander who finished third in the Group 3 Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot last time.

Delighted Massaro’s second silver pride

Lancashire Telegraph:

10:58am Monday 4th August 2014

LAURA Massaro insists she will have no complaints about Glasgow 2014 despite failing at the second time of asking to secure Commonwealth Games squash gold.

Laura Massaro: Prince Harry chat topped off Commonwealth success

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:20pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WELL my aim was to come up here and win a medal in the singles and I have done it.

Commonwealth Games: Hitchon claims bronze in Glasgow

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:30am Tuesday 29th July 2014

BURNLEY’S hammer throwing star Sophie Hitchon celebrated the finest result of his career last night as she claimed a bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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7:47am Tuesday 29th July 2014

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7:42am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The feature of the first day of Glorious Goodwood is the Group 2 Lennox Stakes a race that has been won five times by the classic generation in the last seven years.

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:38am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Sea Shanty can get Glorious Goodwood off to a fantastic start for trainer Richard Hannon and jockey Richard Hughes by winning the bet365.com Stakes.

Commonwealth Games: Laura sees a silver lining in defeat

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:36am Tuesday 29th July 2014

LAURA Massaro boasts a enviable record against Nicol David - the dominant squash player of her generation - but once again the Malaysian had her measure at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: Colne’s Oldham hoping to be king of the mountain

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:33am Tuesday 29th July 2014

PAUL Oldham has left it late to make his Commonwealth Games debut but is ready to make the most of his chance in Glasgow.

Commonwealth Games: Niamh nails it

Lancashire Telegraph: Niamh Robinson

7:59am Monday 28th July 2014

NIAMH Robinson produced the goods once more with another PB in the pool.

Commonwealth Games: Massaro set for the squash final

Lancashire Telegraph: Laura Massaro who has been crowned world champion

7:57am Monday 28th July 2014

LAURA Massaro will play Nicol David in the women’s squash final tonight after beating England team-mate Alison Waters 11-5, 12-14, 11-3, 11-8.

Commonwealth Games: Hitchon going for gold

Lancashire Telegraph: Sophie Hitchon says she's learned from the European Championships.

7:54am Monday 28th July 2014

SOPHIE Hitchon goes for gold in tonight’s hammer final after qualifying with her first throw.

Commonwealth Games: Pitman and Burns fight back for bronze

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:53am Monday 28th July 2014

TWO judo players who left East Lancashire in pursuit of glory enjoyed medal-winning success at the weekend.

Commonwealth Games: It’s Hamer time as Tom clinches silver

Lancashire Telegraph:

7:51am Monday 28th July 2014

TOM Hamer was quick to dedicate his performance to his parents after he broke the British record on the way to claiming silver in the men’s para-sport 200m freestyle at Glasgow 2014.

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7:30am Monday 28th July 2014

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7:27am Monday 28th July 2014

John Gosden’s star filly Taghrooda maintained her unbeaten record in electric fashion, winning the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot and BetVictor make her the 4/1 favourite for the Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe at Longchamp.

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:26am Monday 28th July 2014

Trainer Mark Johnston can enjoy a welcome boost on the eve of Glorious Goodwood with Polarisation set to make it third time lucky in the Play BetVictor Casino On Your Mobile Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Ayr.

Laura Massaro: I am settling in nicely to new surroundings

Lancashire Telegraph:

3:05pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WELL, I’m here now and suddenly it has all got real. We flew up from Manchester on Monday and it was a very exciting but tiring day.

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8:14am Monday 21st July 2014

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7:35am Monday 21st July 2014

Monday means evening racing at Windsor and Mythical Madness (6.55) is taken to go one better than when runner up at Redcar on his racecourse debut when finishing with a rare flourish.

Lancashire Telegraph Racing Column

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7:32am Monday 21st July 2014

Colourful has so far found maiden company beyond her but the Love Travel, Love Trailfinders Fillies' Handicap at Windsor provides an excellent chance to get a first win on the board.

Pitman: I wanted to be a gymnast but I was so bad I turned to judo!

Lancashire Telegraph:

8:10pm Saturday 19th July 2014

SHE may now call Essex home but Todmorden remains very much in Commonwealth Games gold-medal hopeful Faith Pitman’s heart.


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