James Dean (Deano)

All of us at Chorley FC Supporters Trust are shocked and saddened by the news about former Chorley FC striker, James Dean. ‘Deano’, as he was universally known by fans and colleagues alike, played for several clubs during his career, including Stalybridge Celtic, FC Halifax Town and AFC Fylde, from whom the Magpies signed him…
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May 10, 2021 0

Minutes of April meeting

Apologies were received from Neil Walmsley, once again defeated by the time difference. Pledges ACTION: Mark Rees to chase anyone who hasn’t yet paid £406 paid£98 owed We still have £1000 in pledges raised last season Income for March Last Man Standing 20.00Pledges 128.00Donations 19.40Walk 20.00Gift aid 182.05Easy Fundraising 44.22 Total £413.67 Expenses Last Man…
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May 4, 2021 0

Minutes of March 2021 meeting

Apologies Keith McIntoshNeil Walmsley Finances £1000 is owed to club for pledges. We need to identify a suitable ground improvement project to fund.Pete Thompson (Chair and CFC Director) suggested the installation of seats into the main stand? Improved access to the club shop?Carole Turner: Prefer the ramp, this was generally agreed Should we transfer some…
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April 5, 2021 0

£290 donation to Inspire Chorley Youth Zone’s Food for Families

Chorley FC Supporters Trust has a long history of supporting local food banks. In normal times, we usually organise a food collection at least once per season. We’ve generally done this with Living Waters. One year we chose Chorley Help The Homeless, another Chorley food bank operator, as our good cause and supported them with…
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February 14, 2021 0

£350 each raised for Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Sporting Memories

This week we transferred £350 to Rosemere Cancer Foundation and Chorley FC Community Foundation, raised by our sponsored activity challenge in January. The donation to Rosemere was made in memory of Chorley FC supporter Lionel Barker. Rosemere support cancer treatment in Lancashire and South Cumbria. Sporting Memories organise weekly sessions, including one held at Chorley…
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February 14, 2021 0

Minutes of February 2021 meeting

The meeting was held over Zoom at 8pm on Wednesday 3 February. 15 members were present when the meeting began Apologies were received from Neil Walmsley, who sent the following: One comment – a former work colleague that has no connection to Chorley has asked me ‘how does he get involved with CFC’ having seen/heard…
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February 8, 2021 0

Minutes of January 2021 meeting

The meeting was held on Wednesday January 6 at 8pm over Zoom.|Apologies were received from Neil Hailwood Finance report Income Membership 50.00Online raffles 91.00Pledges 69.00Donations 19.40Gift aid 9.25 Total 238.65 Expenses Raffle prize 15.50Rackspace 9.56Paypal / Local Giving fees 16.29 Total 41.35 Bank balance Working account 1329.02Fans Ownership Fund 2252.71Unbanked cash 25.00 Total 3606.73 Membership…
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February 1, 2021 0

FA Cup Virtual Fan Wall

Whilst the gates of Victory Park remain closed to fans we are calling all Magpies to join our virtual fan wall live on Zoom. Simply click the link below from 11:30am to be involved Join our Fan Wall

January 6, 2021 0

Further thoughts on the Wrexham FC takeover

This article first appeared in the Boxing Day programme. It’s worth returning to the Wrexham FC takeover once more to consider some of the reasons why Hollywood stars Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney find it such an attractive prospect. We’re going to look beyond the historical, romantic reasons which have been trotted out and examine…
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January 5, 2021 0

January Round the Grounds challenge – the route in detail

The distances to each ground in miles, starting from Victory Park, are as follows. The halfway point is almost exactly at Boston United’s stadium Fylde 18.7Bradford PA 72.4Farsley 79.5Guiseley 85.7Darlington 141.4Spennymoor 157.5Gateshead 177.8Blyth 193.2York 287.9Alfreton 357.9Boston 423.4Kettering 479.9Brackley 516.1Leamington 541.2Gloucester 593.7Hereford 623.5Kidderminster 659.4Telford 688.2Chester 734.3Curzon Ashton 780.8Southport 824.9Chorley 844.4 FInd out more about the challenge,…
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January 2, 2021 0