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Gr-eight day for Town boss Ashcroft

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft was a happy man after watching his side extend their lead at the top of the West Lancashire League Premier Division table.

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Leon McLoughlin came off the bench for Longridge Town and created four goals

Match report: Longridge Town 8 Coppull United 2

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Lee Ashcroft hopes his players will be back in action on Saturday

Longridge Topwn boss hopes to have weathered the conditions

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft admits he is in danger of repeating himself as his players focus on the West Lancashire League Premier Division title race.

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Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft saw his side beaten by Garstang last weekend

Longridge Town boss: Title is ‘up for grabs now’

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft was philosophical after watching his side’s lead at the top of the West Lancashire League Premier Division cut to two points.

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Garstang claimed three points against Longridge Town on Saturday

Match report: Garstang FC 2 Longridge Town 1

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Jake Unsworth scored four goals

Unsworth’s awesome foursome gives Chipping victory

Chipping FC reached the final four of this season’s Guild Hall Cup thanks to a 4-3, extra-time victory against Bolton United.

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Longridge Town and Garstang meet on Saturday

Praise of table-topping Longridge Town

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft had nothing but praise for his players following last Saturday’s victory at Slyne with Hest.

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Joe Melling impressed for Longridge Town on Saturday

Match report: Slyne with Hest 0 Longridge Town 3

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Brad Carsleys goal gave Longridge Town a 1-0 win  when they met Saturdays opponents, Slyne with Hest, in August

Longridge Town boss hopes to wake up from fixture nightmare

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft wants an end to their ‘nightmare’ run of postponed games.

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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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Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft reiterates victory in every game will give them the league title

Ashcroft: Town have to win every game

Longridge Town welcome Vickerstown to the Mike Riding Ground on Saturday, knowing the West Lancashire League Premier Division title race is well and truly alive.

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Brad Carsley returned to the starting XI as Longridge Town drew at Fulwood Amateurs on Saturday

Match report: Fulwood Amateurs 1 Longridge Town 1

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Preston North End manager Simon Grayson with author Michael Barratt

Book launch charity boost

A Preston author has helped raise £1,400 for the Heartbeat charity through the sales of his new book

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Longridge Towns Kieran Walmsley collected plaudits for his display in the centre of defence against Fulwood Amateurs

Success is a team game for Town boss

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft believes last Saturday’s win over Fulwood Amateurs proved the need for a strong squad.

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Brad Carsley came off the bench to score twice for Longridge Town

Match report: Longridge Town 2 Fulwood Amateurs 0

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Town boss Lee Ashcroft saw his players have another free Saturday last weekend

Ashcroft calls for Town to focus on themselves

‘One game at a time’ is the message from Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft to his players as they gear up for the end-of-season run-in in the West Lancashire League.

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Longridge Town Juniors have benefited from a new sponsorship deal with Grandma Singletons

Longridge Town juniors put their shirt on new kit deal

The future is looking bright at Longridge Town Juniors Football Club after announcing a new sponsorship deal.

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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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Troy Carsley is suspended for Longridge Town on Saturday

Town boss avoids selection headache

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft admitted there were positives and negatives behind the club’s Saturday postponement.

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Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft had plenty to shout about against Thornton Cleveleys

Longridge Town boss thrilled with his six-hitters

Longridge Town manager Lee Ashcroft was pleased at how his under-strength side posted an emphatic victory in their first game of the year.

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