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Storks suffer another setback at home to Bootle

Padiham’s season is in danger of being over before it really starts following another defeat on Saturday, this time going down 3-0 at home to Bootle.

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Lady Clarets open the season with three wins

Lady Clarets open the season with three wins

Three local derbies in a week saw Burnley FC Ladies get their season off to a winning start.

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Paul Fildes and Marc Young jump for the ball.

Miserable run continues at home to Hanley

Padiham’s run of poor results continued on Saturday, when they lost for a sixth game in a row, this time in a 5-1 reversal against newly-promoted Hanley Town at the Arbories in the Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League Premier Division.

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RING A RING OF ROSES ! Gate�"s scorer of second goal, ALEX MURPHY is surounded by the Silsden players, from Yorkshire, as he sets up an attack.

Storks beaten again

Padiham suffered a fifth-succesive defeat at the weekend, losing 4-2 against Runcorn Linnets at the Millbank Linnets Stadium.

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Action from the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy semi-final between Lancaster City (blue and white) v Padiham, at the County Ground in Leyland.
Padiham keeper Mike Donlon turns a shot away.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
23-2-2016

Storks beaten by late goal at West Didsbury

A third defeat in a row for Padiham on Saturday has certainly slowed down the impetus of the Storks’ bright start to the season.

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Goal-den landmark match for Soccer Burnley

Goal-den landmark match for Soccer Burnley

Soccer Burnley, the all-weather football centre based at the Crow Wood Leisure complex has just celebrated its 600th kids’ football party.

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Jesse McClure to make his soccer debut in Burnley

Jesse McClure to make his soccer debut in Burnley

Jesse McClure, the star of US hit TV show Storage Hunters – and semi-pro ice hockey player – is to make his soccer debut in the Celebrity Football Hero tournament in Burnley.

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Players and coaches take a break during the Fair Play footy tournament organised by Rosegrove Soccer Tots (s)

Sporting glory for footy aces

Budding Beckhams and Rooneys pitched in to a soccer tournament which saw 100 youngsters battle it out on the pitch.

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RING A RING OF ROSES ! Gate�"s scorer of second goal, ALEX MURPHY is surounded by the Silsden players, from Yorkshire, as he sets up an attack.

Murphy is the match-winner for Storks

Padiham eased their way into the next round of the Emirates FA Cup competition with a 1-0 home win over Northern League opponents Team Northumbria at the Arbories Memorial Sports Ground on Saturday.

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Players line up in front of the stand renamed in Nigel's memory

Football stand named in honour of Colne FC ‘legend’

The Nigel Coates Stand was officially opened at Colne FC to honour the man affectionally known as “Legend”.

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Phil Eastwood

Former Claret Phil helps save life of OAP

Former Claret Phil Eastwood helped save the life of a pensioner who was watching a training session.

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Action from the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy semi-final between Lancaster City (blue and white) v Padiham, at the County Ground in Leyland.
Padiham's Kieron Pickup on the ball.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
23-2-2016

Storks win again

Padiham won their latest pre-season warm-up match against the West Lancashire League champions Blackpool Wren Rovers on Tuesday night.

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Shaun Astin

Astin appointed chairman at the Arbories

At Padiham Football Club’s Annual General Meeting last week former player, team manager and coach Shaun Astin was appointed club chairman to work alongside club secretary Alan Smith in trying to guide the Storks out of the North West Counties Football League and back to the Evo-Stik League.

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Jamie Vardy celebrates his equaliser against Wales

Third of workers believe they’re the office equivalent of Jamie Vardy

The England Euro squad could learn a thing or two from Britain’s office workers, it seems.

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Diego Maradona scoring the 'Hand of God' goal -  Photo By Rex Features

On this day ... Maradona’s ‘Hand of God’ goal ...

Thirty years ago, on June 22, 1986, Diego Maradona scored what would go down as the ‘Hand of God’ goal against England.

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Oliver Norwood, right, challenges international colleague Stuart Dallas at Elland Road in April

Norwood happy to have underdog tag

Burnley-born Northern Ireland midfielder Oliver Norwood is quite happy for the most in-form team in the tournament to be viewed as an underdog in France.

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Phil Eastwood pictured in action for Bamber Bridge against AFC Fylde

Former Claret Eastwood takes the reins at Little Wembley

Nelson have moved to replace Paul Fildes by appointing former Clarets striker Phil Eastwood as their new first team manager.

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Rachel Brown-Finnis

Legend Rachel receives Hall of Fame honour

Rachel Brown-Finnis has become the first Burnley-born player to be inducted into the National Football Museum’s Hall of Fame.

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Shuttleworth College student Brandon Lonsdale

Burnley teen Brandon tipped to go far with Accy Stanley

Shuttleworth College student Brandon Lonsdale is hoping to continue his strong progress in football after receiving praise from the Academy coaches at Accrington Stanley.

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Northern Ireland's Paddy McNair, Gareth McAuley, Jonny Evans and Oliver Norwood

Burnley boy Norwood looking to create history at the Euros

Burnley-born midfielder Oliver Norwood revealed that Northern Ireland are looking to create even more history when they compete at Euro 2016 in France.

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