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Russell Saunders announces his decision to leave on Twitter

Goalkeeper Russell Saunders has announced that he is to leave the club and hang up his gloves.

The announcement, made on his Twitter social network account ‏@r_saunders1 read: “I've decided to leave @chorley_fc and for now hang up the gloves. Thanks to all the chorley fans and players for last 12 months”.

Experienced Rovers edge out Magpies

CHORLEY completed their home pre-season programme with a narrow defeat against a very strong Blackburn Rovers side at Victory Park.

Chris Denham opened the scoring and Jamie Vermiglio netted the last with David Goodwillie, Morten Gamst Pederson and David Dunne all putting their names on the scoresheet in-between in a livley encounter.

Read the match report here

Supporters team ready for new season

AFC Chorley, the official supporter’s team of Chorley FC, kick-off their first full season in the IFA Football League with an away trip to Marine on the August 27th.

Following this they travel to Preston North End on September 1st in a North West group stage league game.

They then have a run of four consecutive home game:

  • Arsenal Manchester September 8th
  • Burnley September 15th
  • Manchester City September 22nd
  • Chester September 29th

All home games are played in Astley Park with kick-off at 11:00am.

If you can spare a couple of hours to support your fellow supporters then please get down to Astley Park and cheer on the lads.

Visit the Internet Football Association website for updates on fixtures and results of AFC Chorley and their competitors.

Rovers first teamers set to play tomorrow

Blackburn Rovers has confirmed that several recognised first team players will be taking part in tomorrow night’s friendly at Victory Park.

The names of the actual players hasn’t been disclosed as yet, but there could be as many as eight Premier League regulars in the line-up.

If names are confirmed in plenty of time before kick-off, details will be posted on this site, so please keep checking.

Admissions tomorrow evening is £9 adults, £5 concessions, kick-off is 7.30pm.

New kit now available online

CHORLEY FC’s brand new replica kits are now available to buy online, visit the club shop for full details.

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