Words: Alex Birch; Picture: Stefan Willoughby
The time has finally arrived. National League football returns to Chorley for the first time since 1990..
Who: Bromley Football Club. Managed by Neil Smith (5th season) and skippered by Jack Holland (8th season), the Ravens are coming off an 11th placed finish in the National League, with the 2019/20 season being the
south London Kent side’s fifth consecutive at non-league’s top table.
What: Vanarama National League (Fixture #1)
Where: Victory Park (PR7 3DU)
When: Saturday, August 3 @ 3pm
Admission: Online & pay-on-the-gate – £15 adults, £12 over-60s/NHS/first responders/armed services, £7 18-21s, £5 12-17s & £1 accompanied under-12s.
Programme: Magpie Review returns for the new season priced £2.50.
Food & drink: As the fixture is non-segregated, everyone can enjoy a pre and post-match drink in the social club. The Pica Pica Shack’s menu this week includes Jerk Chicken hoagies (£3), Pork & Black Pudding pies (£1.60) & Carrot & Coriander soup (£1.50).
TV Highlights: Catch up with all the action from the National League; Saturday evening on BT Sport 1 (7:30pm)
Radio commentary: Live & online; available on BBC Radio Lancashire via BBC Football (2:55pm)
Anything else: Once Saturday is finished we move quickly onto Tuesday night’s trip to AFC Fylde. Tickets are available online for Tuesday’s visit to Mill Farm (via the Coasters’ website) priced £18/£14 adults & £10/£5 under-16s. We advise supporters to buy in advance to avoid queues in the lead up to kick-off. Our hosts operate a ticket-only entry policy.
Enjoy the game everyone. Come on you MAGPIES!!!