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#Magpiereview Issue 11 Bradford Park Avenue

Posted by @Chorley_Mon on December 23, 2015 at 6:15 AM

Since the last time I sat down to write my latest musings Chorley have gone out of the FA Cup. You may recall I was really hoping to forge some new memories in my limited bank of FA Cup memories but alas it was not meant to be. Over the years the Chorley faithful have become used to exiting the oldest and most famous cup competition in the world prematurely with nothing more than a whimper. Being in the second tier of non league football we should probably now consider ourselves a “gian...

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#Magpie Review Issue 5 Stockport County

Posted by @Chorley_Mon on October 6, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Adventures following Chorley have been lacking in the last couple of weeks owing to holiday. Having said that the only away day I missed was Stalybridge, which is a great shame given it offered one of the more memorable away days last season when Chorley were scheduled to play there on 28th December. The game was called off before lunch as the pitch was frozen and it was deemed unlikely to thaw out in time for the 3pm kick off. If you’ve read enough of my ramblings you will know by now...

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#Magpie Review Issue 4 Alfreton Town

Posted by @Chorley_Mon on October 6, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Managing one’s attendance at football matches is a skill one acquires with experience. Once it became clear that Wigan RL would be playing at Warrington the night before the game at Kidderminster against Worcester City I knew the early start demanded by my intrepid travelling comrades aboard the Sunshine Bus would not be achievable. And so it proved, as the Sunshine Gang departed I Chorley, I was still in bed with that unique bitter sweet feeling that comes when reflecting on a memorabl...

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