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Agony to ecstasy for Brig ace Chris

Bamber Bridge play-off final hero Chris Marlow revealed that past agonies made Saturday’s promotion success taste even sweeter.

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Bamber Bridge skipper matt Lawlor lifts the play-off trophy. Photo: Ruth Hornby

Brig boys looking to challenge in Premier

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds reckons his players have the ability to flourish in the NPL Premier Division next season.

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Sir Alex Ferguson has had emergency surgery, Man Utd said (Picture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire)

Ex-Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson has emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage

Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery today for a brain haemorrhage, his former club Manchester United have announced.

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Bamber Bridge manager Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge win promotion to NPL Premier Division

Bamber Bridge 1, Prescot Cables 0

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Michael Potts in action for Bamber Bridge (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Big Interview: Brig midfielder Michael Potts

Craig Salmon talks to Bamber Bridge midfielder Michael Potts ahead of Saturday’s play-off final against Prescot Cables at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium

Should Michael Potts lead Bamber Bridge to promotion glory on Saturday afternoon, there are likely to be a few messages of congratulations pinging to his phone after the final whistle has been blown.

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Brig's on-loan Adam Roscoe could be fit for the final

Third time lucky for Bamber Bridge in play-off final?

Neil Reynolds felt his Bamber Bridge team had to go up a level in order to book their place in the NPL First Division North play-off final.

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Brig boss Neil Reynolds

Reynolds’ bid to put Bamber Bridge FC back on the map

However Bamber Bridge’s season ends boss Neil Reynolds says the world is their oyster, with a bright future ahead.

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Macauley Wilson misses out through suspension on Tuesday night (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Bamber Bridge plan play-off revenge for Tadcaster’s celebrations

When Tadcaster Albion beat Bamber Bridge and celebrated ‘like they had won the World Cup’ they sowed a seed for revenge according to Brig boss Neil Reynolds.

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Brig boss Neil Reynolds

Non-league round-up

A last-gasp equaliser by Lewis Nightingale ensured Bamber Bridge finished the regular NPL First Division North season on the right note against visitors Atherton Collieries in a 1-1 draw.

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Brig boss Neil Reynolds was thrilled with his team's win at Skelmersdale United in midweek

Three home wins will hand Bamber Bridge promotion

The equation is simple for Bamber Bridge – three more home wins and promotion to the NPL Premier Division will be assured.

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Neil Reynolds

Brig boss sets sights on home advantage

The promotion of the top three in the NPL First Division North should help Bamber Bridge’s own quest to join them in the Premier Division next season.

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Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge hammered by Ossett Albion: non-league round-up

Bamber Bridge endured a day to forget when they were well beaten 4-0 at Ossett Albion.

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WATCH: Hundreds of Wolves fans take over Chorley ahead of potential Championship-winning match

Up to 200 "boisterous" Wolverhampton Wanderers supporters enjoyed what could be a pre-title party this afternoon in Chorley.
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Brig skipper Matt Lawlor

Brig boss urges his men to keep the faith

Neil Reynolds insists morale is not low among the Bamber Bridge squad despite suffering their third defeat in five games on Tuesday night.

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Matt Lawlor in action against Colne'Photo: Ruth Hornby

Bamber Bridge face battle for home advantage in play-offs

Bamber Bridge face a likely play-off dress rehearsal this evening when they travel to Volair Park to take on Prescot Cables.

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Brig's Jamie Milligan

Non-league round-up

Jamie Milligan’s penalty kick in the dying minutes saw Bamber Bridge get out of jail and earn an NPL First Division North point in a 1-1 draw at Colne.

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Alistair Waddecar (photo: Ruth Hornby)

Brig looking to cement place in the play-offs

Neil Reynolds hailed his Bamber Bridge team’s strength of character after ending a two-match losing run on Tuesday night.

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Danny Forbes has an attempt on goal against Kendal

Play with a smile, says Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Reynolds has urged his men to play with a smile on their face when they host derby rivals Clitheroe this evening.

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Brad Carsley

Kendal Town 3 Bamber Bridge 2

Bamber Bridge’s recent poor run of results continued on Saturday afternoon as they were beaten 3-2 at Kendal Town team.

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