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Trophy display will give Brig confidence boost

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds gave his players a big pat on the back despite their exit from the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy.

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Match action from Bamber Bridge's game against Chorley

Photo: Ruth Hornby

Bamber Bridge 1, Chorley 2

A last gasp Nick Haughton strike crushed Bamber Bridge hearts and booked Chorley’s place in the semi-final of the Lancashire FA Trophy.

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Regan Linney (top) scored in the previous round for Bamber Bridge at Atherton Colleries

Brig ready for Magpies Trophy test

Bamber Bridge and Chorley renew old rivalries tonight when they meet in the LFA Challenge Trophy at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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Brig eager to vent their frustrations on Glossop

Neil Reynolds admits his Bamber Bridge team will be champing at the bit tomorrow when they travel to Glossop North End.

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Alistair Waddecar tries to unlock the Ramsbottom defence
Photo: Ruth Hornby

Reynolds: Brig were not at the races

Neil Reynolds admitted his Bamber Bridge team were not at the races on Saturday as they suffered their first home defeat of the season.
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Alistair Waddecar was on target for Brig

Brig’s late show is not enough

Bamber Bridge 2 Ramsbottom 3

Neil Reynolds’ side fell to their first home defeat of the season at the hands of visitors Ramsbottom United, writes GEORGE HODGSON.

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Macauley Wilson is set for a start in the centre of defence

Brig must stay one step ahead of pack

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has declared this weekend’s home fixture against derby rivals Ramsbottom United as a must-win game for his side.

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Action from Colne v Chorley (photo: Andy Pritchard)

Reynolds thrilled by Magpies draw

Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds could not hide his delight after his team were paired with derby rivals Chorley in the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy.

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Chorley boss Matt Jansen

Jansen will lift the spirits of his men

Chorley boss Matt Jansen admits he will have to earn his corn tomorrow as he looks to raise his team’s spirits in time for the visit of Nuneaton Town to Victory Park.

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Neil Reynolds

Renno hoping Trafford text does not prove costly

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds is hoping he has not jinxed his side this weekend when they travel to Trafford.

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Regan Linney

Brig boss is looking for Linney evolution

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds believes there is still tons of development left in forward Regan Linney.

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Brig boss Neil Reynolds

Atherton Collieries 1, Bamber Bridge 4

Bamber Bridge moved through to the third round of the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy thanks to a comprehensive victory away at Atherton Collieries.

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Brad Carsley scored twice for Bamber Bridge (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Non-league round-up

Two Brad Carsley goals set Brig on their way to a 3-1 home victory over Tadcaster Albion in the NPL First Division North.

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Brig boss Neil Reynolds

Reynolds aiming for Brig to stay at the summit

Neil Reynolds is proud to see Bamber Bridge leading the NPL First Division North as he prepares for a tough run of games in November.

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Alistair Waddecar notched for Brig

Warrington Town 2, Bamber Bridge 1

Bamber Bridge’s involvement in this season's FA Trophy ended in Cheshire on Saturday afternoon with a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Warrington Town.
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Phil Doughty is a doubt for Bamber Bridge on Saturday

Brig’s Trophy hopes going down to Wire

Bamber Bridge will meet familiar foes tomorrow when they travel to Warrington Town in the FA Trophy.

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Matt Lawlor

Brig blow as skipper undergoes operation

Bamber Bridge have been dealt a huge blow with the news that captain Matt Lawlor faces a long spell on the sidelines.

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Brad Carsley went close for Brig (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Brig’s run comes to a halt

Ossett Town 1 Bamber Bridge 0

Bamber Bridge’s long NPL First Division North unbeaten run came to an end at the hands of Ossett Town after defeat at Infield.

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Alistair Waddecar in action

Waddecar: Brig boss is still one of the lads

Bamber Bridge ace Alistair Waddecar reckons boss Neil Reynolds has not changed one bit since taking over the reins at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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Adam Dodd puts Brig two goals up.                      PHOTO: Ruth Hornby

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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