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Bamber Bridge director of football Neil Crowe believes Brig boys should aim high next season

Any mention of the word ‘consolidation’ has been banned around the Sir Tom Finney Stadium ahead of the start of the new league season.

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Neil Reynolds Photo: Ruth Hornby

Brig boss Reynolds finds reasons for optimism

Bamber Bridge go to Squires Gate on Saturday with manager Neil Reynolds taking the positives from their opening pre-season friendlies.

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Neil Reynolds

REVEALED: Bamber Bridge's NPL Premier Division fixture list

Bamber Bridge start life in their new league with an away clash at Grantham Town after their NPL Premier Division fixtures were revealed.

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WORLD CUP LIVE: England take on Croatia in semi-final

England face their biggest game in almost two decades tonight - and we'll have all the action right here.
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Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge boss buoyed by PNE clash attendance

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds has said a big ‘thank-you’ to the 1,739 crowd who turned up for the annual pre-season friendly against Preston North End.

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As it happened: Bamber Bridge 0-7 Preston North End - Pre-season friendly action from the Sir Tom Finney Stadium

A 20-minute hat-trick from Sean Maguire helped Preston to a comfortable win at Bamber Bridge as both sides opened their pre-season campaigns.
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Neil Reynolds (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds ready for PNE and England

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds is hoping Preston North End’s visit to the Sir Tom Finney Stadium forms part of a feast of football.

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England celebrate their win over Colombia

999 services warn fans to take it easy

Emergency services are urging England fans to enjoy Saturday’s quarter-final with Sweden “responsibly” and not go World Cup crazy.

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Carl Worswick with Colombian and Newcastle Utd legend Faustino Asprilla

FROM COPPULL TO COLOMBIA: Chorley journalist Carl Worswick gives his two cents on England's World Cup chances

He’s the man with his eyes on the ball of Colombian football.

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Preston forward Callum Robinson in action during last year's friendly at Bamber Bridge

Kick-off for Preston's friendly at Bamber Bridge will move if England reach World Cup quarter-finals

Kick-off for Preston North End’s friendly against Bamber Bridge will move if England reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup.
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Residents of Atkinson Close fly the flag for England

Flying the flag for England

Are you flying the flag for England in the World Cup?

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Harry Kane won it for England with an injury-time header

WATCH: Best celebrations of England's World Cup win

England left it late last night to claim a dramatic 2-1 win against Tunisia in their opening World Cup group game.

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Bamber Bridge skipper Matt Lawlor lifts the NPL First Division North play-off final trophy

Bamber Bridge have big plans for future prosperity

Plans are in place to take Bamber Bridge into the higher echelons of the non-league pyramid.

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Staff at Preston’s Sylhet Bangla are backing England’s World Cup squad with free food and beer

Staff at a curry restaurant are spicing up the World Cup . . . and flying the flag for England.

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Leyland's Liv Cooke's freestyle skills usher in World Cup

As preparations for the World Cup enter the final phase, football fans are being treated to the silky skills of  Leyland’s Liv Cooke.
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Bradley's Bar, Wesham

Lancashire recommends...The best sports bars in Lancashire

Lancashire's pubs will be full with lively fans watching the World Cup over the next few weeks.

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Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge won’t bet the ranch in quest for success

Neil Reynolds will not be held to ransom as he seeks to boost his squad for the challenge of the NPL Premier Division football next season.

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Paul with his two sons Max, seven, and Toby, 10 months.

County footballer Paul Jarvis 'overwhelmed' with messages of support in his fight against cancer

A former Chorley FC and AFC Fylde footballer has thanked Lancashire’s football fans following his recent diagnosis with cancer.
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Alistair Waddecar will play as a striker next season (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Bamber Bridge boss delighted as Alistair Waddecar signs up again

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds is delighted that his ‘talisman’ Alistair Waddecar has extended his stay at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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