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Lady Clarets miss chance to close the gap

Despite taking the lead twice against newly promoted MSB Woolton, the Clarets slipped to their first defeat of the season in the league following a long trip down the M62.

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Padiham FC V Ashton Athletic FC at The Arbories, Padiham.
Padiham FC (Blue) V Ashton Athletic (Yellow).
Padiham's Manager Steve Wilkes.
22nd August 2015

Boss Wilkes enthused by Padiham’s impressive form

Steve Wilkes believes that he’s got one of the best squads in the North West Counties Premier Division on paper.

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Kieron Pickup went close for Padiham

Storks knocked out of FA Vase in front of big crowd

Padiham’s run of eight unbeaten games in all competitions came to an end on Saturday along with the Storks’ hopes of making further progress in the BuildBase FA Vase, when they were knocked out by fellow Hallmark Security North West Counties League side Bootle at the Arbories, in front of their biggest home gate of the season of 290.

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John Beckwith has a shot saved against Cammell Laird			Picture: Peter Naylor

Hollindrake strikes to fire Town through in cup

Barnoldswick Town enjoyed a late winner against Cammell Laird on Saturday in the Macrpn Challenge Cup, but suffered a West Riding County Cup exit at Harrogate Town on Tuesday night.

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Kieron Pickup scores for Padiham against Winsford United										Pictures: Rob Moss

Storks climb to seventh after late show at home

Padiham were involved in another high scoring Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League Premier Division fixture at the Arbories Memorial Sports Ground on Saturday, but had to come from behind to win 4-2 against Winsford United.

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Brothers Matthew and James Whitworth

Plenty of sibling rivalry!

There is plenty of sibling rivalry between two Blessed Trinity students.

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Aaron Taylor scored Padihams second goal at Guisborough

Storks ease through into next round of the FA Vase

Padiham advanced to the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase with three second half goals at Northern League Guisborough Town on Saturday.

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The Rock Rovers squad from 1979

End of an era as Rock Rovers are forced to call it a day

In 1974, employees of a local building firm came up with the idea of forming a football club to compete in the local Nelson and Colne Amateur Football League.

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James Dean on the run for Padiham												Pictures: Rob Moss

Storks bring Linnets’ run to an end with Dean goal

Padiham ended Runcorn Linnets’ 12-match unbeaten league run in front of the Storks’ biggest crowd of the season at the Arbories Memorial Sports Ground on Saturday, conjuring up a hard fought 1-0 victory.

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Alex Murphy shows off the matchball after his hat-trick against Barnton on Saturday				Picture: @Padiham_FC

Murphy at the treble as Storks run riot at Barnton

Padiham went on a goal rampage on Saturday, smashing six past Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League Premier Division newcomers Barnton, making it a memorable first-ever visit to the Hinchliffe Holmes Stadium for the the Storks, moving them up to 12th in the league table.

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Padiham Football Club

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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