Latest NewsUnder-18s star in JPL opening round

14th September 2020

Words: Alex Birch; Pictures; Chorley FC

A first half hat-trick from Jay Bramwell put Alex Smart’s under-18s on the way to a comprehensive 7-2 victory over Bolton County on the Junior Premier League’s opening weekend.

Man-of-the-match Bramwell completed a four-goal haul in the second half, with further goals coming via skipper Harry Scarborough (2) and Daniel Lilley.

Ben Foster’s under-16s secured a 2-2 draw at Oldham Athletic Development Centre through goals from Harry Finnerty and Hayden Turner.

The under-15s were also in action against Oldham Athletic, at the Youth Setup’s 2020/21 home ground – Fulwood Academy in Preston. Thomas Cardwell was the man on target for Lorenzo Perretti’s side.

  • *Lorenzo and his coaching team would still like to add a couple of central defenders to their squad – any parents of interested players should contact for more details, and watch this space for a special trial date coming up later this month.

The under-14s weren’t so fortunate in their match against Oldham Athletic, as they went down 8-0.

Next week’s update should include news from all six of our youth sides as the BTEC Education Programme season gets underway on Wednesday, ahead of the under-21s opening match in the North West Under-21 Development League on Sunday.

For more information on the Chorley FC Youth Setup and newly implemented Player Pathway click here. If you’d like to sponsor one of our young sides for the 2020/21 season contact or 01257 230007.


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We are a non-league football club based in Lancashire, currently playing in the sixth tier of the English football pyramid.

Founded in 1875 as a rugby club before converting to football in 1883, the Magpies have called Victory Park home since 1920, reached the FA Cup Second Round twice and won a record 18 Lancashire FA Challenge Trophies.



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