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Town take the title initiative

Longridge Town can take one step nearer to the West Lancashire League Premier Division title with victory on Saturday.

Kieran Miller

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Lee Ashcroft saw his Longridge Town side work hard for three points

Match report: Turton 0 Longridge Town 1

West Lancashire League

Longridge Town boss Lee Ashcroft takes his side to Turton this evening

Town boss hopes to avoid falling foul of fixtures

Lee Ashcroft takes his Longridge Town side into tonight’s game against Turton admitting he has mixed feelings about their schedule until the end of the season.

Chipping goalscorer Jake Hollis

Match report: Chipping FC 2 Farington Villa 0

Mid-Lancashire League

Chippings Under-18s bowed out of the Syndicate Trophy at the semi-final stage

Chipping’s youngsters bow out with heads held high

Chipping FC’s Under-18s’ Syndicate Trophy run came to an end at the weekend with a 3-1, semi-final defeat after extra-time against Southport on Sunday.


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Lee Ashcroft saw his players rack up the goals last weekend

Match report: Tempest United 1 Longridge Town 7

West Lancashire League

Chipping manager James Holt saw his side reach the last four of the Syndicate Trophy

Chipping striker goes fourth to book semi-final spot

Chipping’s Under-18s continued their unbeaten run with a spectacular cup victory over Haslingden St Mary’s to reach the Syndicate Trophy semi-final.

Brad Carsley scored four goals for Longridge Town on Saturday

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.

Pictured (l-r): Longridge Golf Club captain Bill Conn, lady captain Julie Shorrock and club president Roger Cain

Longridge captains swing into the new season

On a day of brilliant sunshine, Longridge Golf Club club captain, Bill Conn, and lady captain, Julie Shorrock, drove into office last Saturday to launch the 2017 season.

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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

West Lancashire League

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.

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.

Garstang claimed three points against Longridge Town on Saturday

Match report: Garstang FC 2 Longridge Town 1

West Lancashire League

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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World’s top darts stars coming to Preston venue

Some of the world’s best professional darts players are arrowing in to Preston for an exciting night of sporting entertainment at the Guild Hall later this year.

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.

Joe Melling impressed for Longridge Town on Saturday

Match report: Slyne with Hest 0 Longridge Town 3

West Lancashire League

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