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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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Dominic Craig netted within a minute of his return for Padiham

Storks soar to victory over struggling Cammell Laird

Padiham made sure there was no upset in Saturdays Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League Premier Division fixture against bottom club Cammell Laird 1907, scoring twice in the opening seven minutes at the Arbories before going on to win the game 4-0.

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Storks pay penalty as late fightback falls short

Storks pay penalty as late fightback falls short

Padihams hopes of Lancashire FA Trophy success this season ended on Wednesday night, when their much delayed second round tie at West Didsbury & Chorlton saw the Storks go down 5-3.

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Storks aren’t too far away says boss Wilkes

Storks aren’t too far away says boss Wilkes

The Storks aren’t a million miles away from where they need to be according to manager Steve Wilkes’s barometer.

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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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Free-scoring strikers get glowing review from boss

Free-scoring strikers get glowing review from boss

Steve Wilkes has paid homage to his free-scoring Storks’ strike-force as the Arbories quartet continue to aid the club’s climb up the North West Counties Premier Division table.

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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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The Arbories

Padiham FC players and staff involved in car crash

Three Padiham FC officials and one player were taken to hospital after being involved in a crash on the way to a game last 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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Storks win battle of form sides in nine-goal thriller

Storks win battle of form sides in nine-goal thriller

The two in-form teams in the Hallmark Security NWCFL Premier Division met at the Arbories Memorial Sports Ground on Wednesday night, as Padiham and Abbey Hey produced a nine goal thriller which the Storks won 6-3 to close the gap on the league’s leading teams.

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Wilkes isn’t giving up on title just yet

Wilkes isn’t giving up on title just yet

Padiham boss Steve Wilkes isn’t giving up hope of getting in the mix for the North West Counties Premier Division title.

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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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Dean snatches late winner for Storks

Dean snatches late winner for Storks

Padiham completed their first Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League double of the season on Wednesday night with a 1-0 home win over Fylde Coast side Squires Gate, but it needed a late goal from James Dean to secure the points.

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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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Storks have to settle for a point in derby

Storks have to settle for a point in derby

Both sides had chances to win Wednesday night’s high tempo Hallmark Security NWCFL Premier Division fixture between Padiham and AFC Darwen at the Arbories, but the derby fixture ended 1-1.

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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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Garry Hunters spectacular strike in the last minute helped Padiham return to winning ways in the league

Hunter preys on Town and fires winning shot in derby

Storks midfielder Garry Hunter scored a special last minute winner to decide the derby against Barnoldswick Town in the Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League on Tuesday night.

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