CHORLEY'S struggles in front of goal continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw at Bradford Park Avenue in the National League North on Monday.

The Magpies have now failed to score for three straight games and the stalemate was a second in three days following a goalless draw with Brackley Town on Saturday.

Indeed Matt Jansen's side have managed just three goals in seven games so far this season and are without a win since their opening day success at Kidderminster Harriers.

In the Evo-Stik League North Ramsbottom United continued their fine start to the season with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Radcliffe Borough.

Mark Fell's men are still unbeaten and goals from Luke Thompson, Sam Heathcote and substitute Ben Richardson saw them home.

Colne picked up their first win of the season with a thumping 4-0 win over Goole.

Danny Wilkins hit a brace while Alex Curran and Michael Fish were also on target for the Reds.

Clitheroe picked up a 1-1 draw at Kendal Town thanks to Kurt Willoughby's equaliser.

In the Hallmark Security League First Division the bragging rights went to Bacup as they maintained their unbeaten start with a 1-0 win at neighbours Nelson.

Wayne Morrison's second half goal was the difference between the sides.

Tonight AFC Darwen travel to Padiham and Barnoldswick Town visit Squires Gate in the Premier Division.