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Prescot Cables 1, Bamber Bridge 4

Bamber Bridge progressed to the second round of the NPL First Division Cup with a comfortable 4-1 victory at Prescot Cables on Monday evening at Volair Park.
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Brad Carsley is an injury doubt for the trip to Prescot

Brig are targeting another glorious cup run

Bamber Bridge begin the defence of their League Cup title this evening when they travel to Merseyside to take on Prescot Cables.

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Alistair Waddecar was on target for Brig      Photo: Ruth Hornby

Bamber Bridge 2, Mossley 2

League leaders Bamber Bridge were made to settle for a point against Mossley, after two second-half goals earned a draw for the visitors.

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Chris Marlow (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Renno urges Brig men to enjoy top spot

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has urged his players to enjoy the moment after they soared to the top of the table on Tuesday night.

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April photo: The Sir Tom Finney Splash statue

Making a Splash as a calendar boy

If there is such a thing as a football statue expert, Kevin Beresford’s your man.

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Dan Mooney on the attack for Bamber Bridge against Colne

PHOTO: Ruth Hornby

Colne 0, Bamber Bridge 3

Bamber Bridge have moved to the top of the NPL First Division North after an excellent 3-0 victory over Lancashire rivals Colne at Holt House.
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Sir Bobby Charlton, one of football's great champions

Few have left a greater mark on football than mesmerising midfielder and all-round gentleman Sir Bobby Charlton, who turned 80 this week.
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Brad Carsley in action for Brig against Brighouse Town

Bamber Bridge 4, Brighouse Town 2

Brighouse Town will surely be glad to see the back of the Sir Tom Finney Stadium for this season, having visited three times since August, losing all three and conceding 10 goals.

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Alistair Waddecar hit the winner for Brig in a dramatic 3-2 victory over Brighouse Town last month

Reynolds eyes full house of Brig wins

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds might get himself wired up to a heart monitor in the dug-out at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium tomorrow.

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Goalscorer for Brig Phil Doughty

Bamber Bridge 1, Prescot Cables 0

Phil Doughty’s first-half strike was enough for Bamber Bridge to claim a 1-0 victory over Prescot Cables and their sixth successive win in all competitions.

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Brig's staff and players salute the fans

Renno: Get your football fix with us this weekend

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has urged local soccer fans to get their football fix at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium this weekend.

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Neil Reynolds

Non-league round-up

In the NPL First Division North, Bamber Bridge made it seven games without defeat – six of them in the league – with a 1-0 win at Ramsbottom United.

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Brad Carsley should be back this weekend

Reynolds wants even more from free-scoring Brig

Neil Reynolds wants to end an exciting week on a high note when Bamber Bridge face Ramsbottom tomorrow.

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Neil Reynolds

Brig’s comeback victory is ‘Renno of the Rovers’ stuff

Bamber Bridge’s miraculous stoppage time victory on Saturday ranks as one of the best moments in Neil Reynolds’ long football career.

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Alistair Waddecar got the dramatic stoppage-time winner

Non-league round-up: Brig win in ‘Renno time’

Bamber Brigde repeated the 3-2 come-from-behind victory against Brighouse that they recorded in an FA Cup preliminary-round tie last month.

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Matt Mahoney is back for Bamber Bridge after suspension

Reynolds prepares for battles of the Brigs

Neil Reynolds admits he had a little wry smile to himself as the final whistle sounded on Saturday at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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Neil Reynolds

Clitheroe 0, Bamber Bridge 3

Bamber Bridge moved to fourth in the NPL First Division North table after a resounding away win over Clitheroe.
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A piper leads Jim Bryson's funeral cortege into Fulwood Barracks

Final whistle for ‘colossus’ of refereeing

Referees from Premier League to parks football turned out in black to say their farewells as Jim Bryson took the final whistle.

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Neil Crowe

Heart to heart led to Crowe’s Brig return

A frank discussion with the club’s hierarchy paved the way for Neil Crowe’s return to Bamber Bridge.

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Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
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