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MATCH PREVIEW | Development Squad hungry for first away fixture

After a postponement due to a waterlogged pitch at Ashton Town last Thursday, manager David Chadwick is keen to return to action as soon as possible. ‘The season started back in August and so far we have played an average of one game per month. It’s very frustrating,’ he said.

The young Magpies have won each of their games so far; all of them at the Chorley Group Victory Park Stadium.  However their other three scheduled fixtures – away games at Witton Albion and Ashton Town (twice) have all been postponed.  This sees the Development Squad with a number of fixtures to make up.

With the Development Squad not playing, Lancaster City recorded a 0-5 victory away at AFC Fylde & Ashton Athletic beat RIASA West 6-2 on home turf.  This saw the Magpies slipping from top of the table to third place.

The lads are due to play again this Thursday, 19th October and sees us travel to Ashton Athletic where the senior squad won their FA Cup third qualifying game 0-1 live on the BBC.  Athletic sit one place in the league above Chorley thanks to their win last week with a one point advantage over the Magpies although we have played one game less so far this season.

For travel to Brocstedes Park, the postcode for your SatNav is WN4 0NR.


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