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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.

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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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Matt Lawlor had to go in goal for Brig

Farsley Celtic 5, Bamber Bridge 3

Battling 10-man Bamber Bridge were unable to topple NPL First Division North leaders Farsley Celtic as they went down to a 5-2 defeat at Throstle Nest.

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Kitt Gregory is back in the Brig squad

Brig gearing up for big promotion push

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds believes a ‘mini-pre-season’ could be the catalyst behind a late dash for the NPL First Division North play-offs.

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Bamber Bridge's Stu Vasey. Pic credit Paul Vause

Renno hoping for Brig finish in final 10 games

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is relishing a double header against league leaders Farsley Celtic as he refuses to give up on a late dash for the play-offs.

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Matt Lawlor got the opening goal for Brig

Non-league round-up

A crushing performance from Bamber Bridge secured an emphatic 4-0 victory over sixth-placed Ossett Town in the NPL First Division North, writes HARRY LYONS.

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Chris Marlow

Brig can have major say on destiny of title

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is hoping he can do derby rivals Lancaster City a favour in the final few months of the NPL First Division North season.

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Matt Jansen

‘Bring it on!’ roars Matt as Magpies stay on track

Chorley boss Matt Jansen roared ‘bring it on!’ as he prepares his promotion-chasing Magpies for 10 cup finals.

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Chris Marlow

Boss Reynolds hands over responsibility to players

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds has warned his players not to expect a reminder from him of their responsibilities to the club.

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Former skipper Matty Kay has been back training with Bamber Bridge in recent weeks

Boss Reynolds has big plans for Brig

Neil Reynolds is not afraid to aim high – and he certainly wants nothing but the best for Bamber Bridge.

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Adam Dodd

Renno urges men to put marker down for future

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds admits he has one eye on next season despite his men still having plenty to play for over the coming months.

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Jordan Connerton acored from the spot (photo: Tony North)

Non-league round-up

Table-topping Lancaster City produced one of their best performances of the season to see off NPL First Division North promotion rivals Ossett Town 3-1 on their own patch.

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Preston-born Simon Wiles played for Barrow at Wembley in 2010

Big interview part two: Simon Wiles

For somebody whose football career was ravaged by numerous knee injuries, it is more than a little ironic that Simon Wiles’ potential was initially spotted during his first game back from a spell on the sidelines after a knee complaint.

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Ian Billington (left) and Graham Smith outside Sunderland's Stadium of Light - No 7 on their list of 92 grounds

Charity goal for fans’ pilgrimage

Football fans Ian Billington and Graham Smith have set themselves an ambitious goal of visiting all 92 league grounds in just 92 hours.

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Neil Reynolds (photo: Stefan Willoughby)

Renno out to knock old club off their perch

Neil Reynolds admitted it will be a special moment when his Bamber Bridge team take on his former club Clitheroe 
tomorrow.

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Ryding just misses out on another top 10 spot

Bretherton skier Dave Ryding finished 11th in the slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships.

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Simon Wiles

Renno back for Brig’s away trip to Colne

Simon Wiles was disappointed not to end his short managerial stint at Bamber Bridge with victory over Ramsbottom on Saturday.

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Bamber Bridge midfielder Jamie Milligan missed a penalty

Bamber Bridge 0, Ramsbottom United 1

Bamber Bridge were left frustrated after squandering several chances in a 1-0 home defeat to Ramsbottom United on Saturday.

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Simon Wiles in action for Bamber Bridge

Assistant Wiles ready for managerial debut

Simon Wiles is half expecting to hear his mobile phone buzz during Bamber Bridge’s League Cup encounter tonight.

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