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Storks slip down to seventh in the table

Padiham dropped down to seventh place in the Premier Division of the Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League after a disappointing goal-less draw at bottom club Cammell Laird on Saturday.

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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

Wilkes criticises ‘spineless’ Storks after heavy defeat

Steve Wilkes was frustrated with his players as they ‘threw the towel in’ against league leaders Bootle, losing 6-1 after taking an early lead.

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New Storks signing Jake Townsend

Storks suffer heaviest defeat of season at leaders

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Lizzy Hamer was on the scoresheet for Burnley FC Ladies in their 1-1 draw against Birkenhead

Lady Clarets fail to climb in to top three with stalemate

The Lady Clarets’ push for a top three finish in the North West Women’s Regional League Premier Division was dealt a blow when they failed to make their dominance count against basement side Birkenhead.

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North West Counties football action from Padiham (pale blue) v 1974 Northwich.
Padiham Manager Steve Wilkes takes issue with a comment from the crowd after his side go 4 down within half an hour.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
2-4-2016

Padiham boss Wilkes building something big

Steve Wilkes is looking to build a squad capable of competing for the title next term and the Arbories boss has challenged his players to use that as motivation.

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James Dean went close for Padiham in their defeat to AFC Liverpool

Padiham lose ground on the league leaders

The Storks’ charge for promotion in the Hallmark Security Premier Division took a hefty knock as they were beaten at the Marine Travel Arena by a solitary goal.

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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

No home comforts for Storks in near future

Padiham boss Steve Wilkes knows that his players will have to roll their sleeves up and battle if they’re to get any reward from the club’s extended stay in Merseyside.

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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

Storks boss Wilkes happy to be back in the dug out

Padiham boss Steve Wilkes will be back in the dug out this weekend for his side’s trip to 1874 Northwich having served a three-match ban.

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Bamber Bridge FC v Clitheroe FC.  James Walker for Clitheroe.

Arbories clash is a ‘must win’ for Storks

Steve Wilkes has described Padiham’s clash against title-chasing Runcorn Town as a ‘must win’ game.

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Stalwart Martin reaches unique milestone with Storks

Stalwart Martin reaches unique milestone with Storks

Padiham boss Steve Wilkes believes that defender Martin Parkes’s latest milestone is a measure of the club captain’s character.

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Barnoldswick Town FC manager Stewart Airdrie is pictured with Anne Wolfenden of Cloud 1990. (S)

Airdrie steps down at Town as Criag takes up the reins

Barnoldswick Town have announced Danny Craig as the new man at the helm at the Silentnight Stadium after Stewart Airdrie stepped down from his position.

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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 captain Martin Parkes mis-cues a shot.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
23-2-2016

Pickup snatches dramatic late winner for the Storks

Kieron Pickup netted a dramatic late winner as Padiham got the New Year off to a perfect start with a 3-2 win over Irlam.

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North West Counties football action from Padiham (pale blue) v 1974 Northwich.
Padiham Manager Steve Wilkes takes issue with a comment from the crowd after his side go 4 down within half an hour.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
2-4-2016

Wilkes backs Storks to take flight again

Steve Wilkes is backing the Storks to embark on another unbeaten stretch that will heighten the pressure on the title contenders in the Hallmark Security Premier Division.

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Goalscorer Marc Young in action against Congleton Town

Storks squad as good as title-winners – boss

Padiham boss Steve Wilkes believes his current side is “as good, if not better” than the one that lifted the North West Counties Premier Division title in 2013.

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Garry Hunter, pictured in action for Lancaster City, netted Padihams equalising goal

Storks come from behind to continue charge up table

For those that didn't fancy the stress of some last minute Christmas shopping on Saturday, the Arbories Memorial Sports Ground provided the perfect alternative.
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Goalscorer James Dean

Padiham hit four to maintain impressive run of form

Padiham’s impressive run of results in the Hallmark Security North West counties Football League Premier Division continued with a home win over a youthful Maine Road side at the Arbories Memorial Sports Ground on Saturday.

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Storks are the silent assassins says Wilkes

Steve Wilkes has inferred that the Storks are the ‘silent assassins’ of the North West Counties Premier Division.

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Five-star Storks stretch unbeaten run to nine games

Five-star Storks stretch unbeaten run to nine games

Padiham have now taken 25 points from their last nine games in the Hallmark Security North West Counties Football League Premier Division after beating Winsford United 5-2.

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Evie Priestley, Sophie Valentine and Hannah Wood

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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