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 

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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.

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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Michael Potts netted for Brig

Non-league round-up

Bamber Bridge suffered a setback to their fading play-off hopes after leading at Tadcaster Albion in the NPL First Division North, before going down to a 2-1 defeat.

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Neil Reynolds celebrates the win over Glossop (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Boss hopes to win Brig in Las Vegas

“Viva Bamber Bridge” will hopefully be the cry from manager Neil Reynolds next week as his team go gunning for success in both league and cup.

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Alistair Waddecar

Bamber Bridge 2, Kendal Town 1

Bamber Bridge’s impressive recent form continued on Tuesday evening with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Kendal Town at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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Stu Vasey

Bamber Bridge 2, Glossop North End 0

Bamber Bridge’s renaissance continued on Saturday as they collected their third successive win.

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Quiz: which of these players have scored 100 or more Premier League goals?

Peter Crouch became the 25th Premier League centurion on Wednesday with a tap in versus Everton.

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Neil Reynolds (photo: Stefan Willoughby)

Renno challenges his men to a play-off push

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds believes his men are building a platform for a belated play-off push.

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Alistair Waddecar came on as second half substitute against Burscough on Saturday.  PHOTO: Ruth Hornby

Brig boss warns fans not to expect too much too soon from returning Waddecar

Bamber Bridge talisman Alistair Waddecar made a sensational return to first-team action on Saturday.

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Matt Lawlor (photo: Paul Vause)

Brig come from behind to claim three points

An impressive second half display in tricky conditions ensured Bamber Bridge took all three points against the league’s bottom side Burscough, in a convincing 3-1 away win.

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Matt Lawlor

Brig boss Renno has a selection dilemma

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has a selection headache this weekend when his team travel to face Burscough at Victoria Park.

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Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge 2, Radcliffe Borough 0

It was a day to remember for debutants at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium on Saturday, as an impressive team display sealed a creditable 2-0 victory for Bamber Bridge over Radclifffe Borough.

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Neil Reynolds

Brig must find the winning mind-set

Boss Neil Reynolds believes a change of mentality is needed if Bamber Bridge are to pull themselves out of their 
current malaise.

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Ben Wharton has departed Bamber Bridge

Brig boss wields the axe as striker Ben departs

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds has begun to wield the axe at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium as he looks to put his own stamp on the club.

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Neil Reynolds (photo: Stefan Willoghby)

Brig pay the penalty at Rammy

Neil Reynolds’ Bamber Bridge side went down to the only goal of the game in their NPL First Division North clash at Ramsbottom United.

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