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Premier League champions Chelsea take on Arsenal this Saturday in the FA Cup final, with the Gunners left with something to prove after missing out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years.

Jockey Sam Twiston-Davies (left), Owner Trevor Hemmings and trainer by Paul Nicholls celebrate after Vincente won The Coral Scottish Grand National Handicap Steeple Chase during Coral Scottish Grand National Day at Ayr Racecourse.

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Preston North End owner Trevor Hemmings has added £125m to his vast wealth in the past year, according to the latest Sunday Times Rich List published today.

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Bamber Bridge celebrate winning the League Cup

Let this success be the first of many – Renno

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds is determined to make sure that his team’s NPL League Cup success is not just a flash in the pan.

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Brig scorer Regan Linney

Non-league round-up

Regan Linney, Matt Lawlor and Stuart Vasey goals gave Bamber Bridge a 3-1 home win over Ossett Albion in the NPL First Division North.

Bamber Bridge celebrate their 2-1 final victory

Brig storm to Cup triumph

Boss Neil Reynolds hailed his Bamber Bridge team as heroes after they gloriously claimed the NPL League Cup.

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is hoping to be celebrating this evening

Renno wants history against Gingerbread men

Bamber Bridge’s huge NPL League Cup final clash with Grantham Town this evening will be like David versus  Goliath.

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The FA Cup semi-finals are fast approaching, featuring Premier League heavyweights Chelsea, Tottenham, Manchester City and Arsenal.

Neil Reynolds

Underdogs Brig looking to upset odds in cup final

Bamber Bridge will be out to upset the odds once more when they take on Grantham Town in the final of the League Cup.

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Kieran Miller

‘Inspirational’ football coach dies aged 28

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of a courageous young football coach.

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Happy tractor memories for Brig manager Neil

Bamber Bridge’s clash with Scarborough Athletic tomorrow will conjure up some cracking memories from the opening day of the season.

Brig boss Neil Reynolds

Non-league round-up

Bamber Bridge were beaten across the Pennines when goals either side of half-time condemned them to a 2-0 defeat at Brighouse in the NPL First Division North.

Regan Linney

Heroic Brig secure place in cup final

Bamber Bridge are just one win away from getting their hands on the League Cup after a thrilling semi-final victory over Buxton.

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Bamber Bridge acknowledge the fans at the end of the 1-1 draw with Glossop on Saturday

Brig stars face a date with destiny

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has urged his team to seize the moment this evening  when they face Buxton in the semi-finals of the League Cup.

Ally Waddecar in action against Glossop

Brig gearing up for big week in season

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is set to ring the changes for this evening’s NPL First Division North fixture against Colne.

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Ally Waddecar

Glossop North End 1, Bamber Bridge 1

Bamber Bridge came from behind to earn a point at play-off chasing Glossop in the NPL First Division North.

Adam  Dodd is hoping to recover from a bout of illness to figure against Glossop (photo: Stefan Willoughby)

Fixture pile-up is a concern for Renno

Neil Reynolds has questioned the NPL First Division North fixture scheduling after Bamber Bridge were handed the daunting prospect of four games in a week.

Regan Linney is highly doubtful for tonight's cup clash

Renno’s Brig eye place in semi-finals of League Cup

Boss is confident of last-eight success over higher-league Ashton United

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Goalscorer Chris Marlow

Brig settle matters early on at home

Bamber Bridge 2 Farsley Celtic 0

Two first-half goals were enough to earn Brig victory over Farsley Celtic at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium in the NPL First Division North.

Matt Lawlor had to go in goal last weekend

Brig boss eyes up Celtic revenge mission

Neil Reynolds is hoping a week of intense work on the training ground this week will rectify mistakes made on the pitch last Saturday.

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