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Joint boss Smith apologises for Storks’ dip in form

Joint Padiham boss Liam Smith was forced to apologise for his side’s form following the 2-1 defeat against Winsford United at the weekend.

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Onwards and upwards for Amber

Onwards and upwards for Amber

Amber Day has already overcome a lot of adversity in her burgeoning football career.

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Marcus selected for English Universities

Marcus selected for English Universities

Burnley-born goalkeeper Marcus Burgess is determined to put himself in the shop window after being selected for the English Universities squad for a second time.

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Bluefin Sports Insurance Amateur Cup Semi-Finals

Belvedere prevail in shootout to reach cup final

Burnley Belvedere were the eventual winners of a tense penalty shoot out at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium to reach the final of the Bluefin Insurance Amateur Cup.

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Bamber Bridge FC (white) v Morecambe FC (red). Daniel Agyai thwarted by keeper Marcus Burgess. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday July 12, 2016.

Storks keeper keeps his options open

Burnley-born goalkeeper Marcus Burgess is keeping his options open with regards to where his future in football lies.

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Dominic Craig pulls a goal back late on for Padiham. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard

Craig’s screamer secures point against league leaders

Padiham put a spanner in the works in Runcorn Linnets’ push for promotion as Dominic Craig’s late wonder strike ensured honours were even at the Ruby Civil Arena.

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New Padiham signing Hart vows to get his head down and achieve something special

New Padiham signing Hart vows to get his head down and achieve something special

New recruit Jay Hart is ready to put a stop to his nomadic career, settle down at the Ruby Civil Arena and achieve something special with Padiham.

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Storks doing their bit during the break

Storks doing their bit during the break

Joint Storks boss Liam Smith says that his squad have been doing the best they can to combat the enforced winter break.

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Charlie Russell

Storks take seconds to seal points

It was a case of ‘blink and you’d miss it’ when Padiham took three points away from their Hallmark Security Premier Division fixture against Charnock Richard.

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Joint Storks manager Liam Smith

Storks boss expecting a tough test

Liam Smith knows first hand just how tough a test his Padiham side will face when Charnock Richard visit the Ruby Civil Arena on Saturday.

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Joint Storks manager Liam Smith

Padiham boss Smith supports shake-up across the pyramid

An extra competitive element throughout the non-league pyramid is just what the doctor ordered according to joint Padiham boss Liam Smith.

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Danny Boyle scored a consolation for the visitors. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard

Padiham lose out against high-flying Widnes

It was an afternoon to forget for joint Padiham boss Liam Smith against Widnes at the Select Security Stadium.

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New signing Ollie Wood had a successful spell with Colne

Smith: Padiham squad strong enough to bring success

Manager Liam Smith believes that he’s built a squad strong enough to get the Storks out of the Hallmark Security Premier Division next season.

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Storks striker Danny Boyle scored twice. Photo: Kelvin Stuttard

Padiham win six-goal thriller

Joint Storks manager Liam Smith showed that he is a man of his word after promising goals and entertainment in Padiham’s game against Squires Gate at the Ruby Civil Arena.

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Liam Smith and Dixon Lambert

Preparation is the key to success for Storks boss Smith

“Before anything else, preparation is key” was a phrase coined by Alexander Graham Bell, but it’s a mantra adopted by joint Padiham Football Club boss Liam Smith.

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Smith delighted by the response of his squad to recent changes at the club

Smith delighted by the response of his squad to recent changes at the club

Padiham boss Liam Smith claims that recent changes at the club have been met with a positive response from his players.

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The Ruby Civil Arena

Freeland uses his head in big Padiham win

Adam Freeland scored a hat-trick of headers as Padiham sprung the surprise of the weekend in the Hallmark Security League by beating promotion-chasing Runcorn Town 4-0.

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Bamber Bridge FC (white) v Morecambe FC (red). Daniel Agyai thwarted by keeper Marcus Burgess. Picture by Paul Heyes, Tuesday July 12, 2016.

Winds of change sweeping through Ruby Civil Arena

The winds of change are blowing through the Ruby Civil Arena after joint boss Liam Smith conceded that Padiham’s recent performances hadn’t been up to scratch.

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Clitheroe's Ross Dent  challenges for the ball while Jacob Gregory and Charlie Russell watch on

Five star Clitheroe make it nine wins in 10 outings

Simon Haworth isn’t short of superlatives when it comes to describing the excellence of his players in recent weeks.

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The frozen Arbories pitch

Padiham are beaten by the weather yet again!

Padiham’s Hallmark Security North West Counties Premier Division home game with second place Runcorn Linnets at the Riby Civil Arena at the Arbories on Saturday was postponed due to a frozen pitch.
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