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Chorley

(chôr`lē), town (1991 pop. 33,465) and district, Lancashire, NW England. Chorley's manufactures include cotton items and cotton mill machinery, rayon goods, rubber products, and shoes.
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Chorley

a town in NW England, in S Lancashire: cotton textiles. Pop.: 33 424 (2001)
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Chorley's pressure eventually paid off as they made the breakthrough on 66 minutes.
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The Boro deserved their interval lead but the second half was a different story as Chorley relentlessly piled on the pressure and visiting keeper Jordan Smith was forced into a number of saves as his defence struggled to keep the Lancastrians at bay.
In a low key first half, the visitors looked solid at the back in the face of Chorley's territorial dominance, yet Bay had the best chances to score.
"The whole thing was like being trapped in a nightmare," he told the Chorley Guardian.
A number of forged tickets are rumoured to be in circulation, and Chorley urged all supporters to turn up early as "stringent examination of tickets" will be carried out.
The "Chorley Pals", local soldiers killed in the Great War, were finally honoured with a memorial because he helped a campaign raise pounds 100,000.
Chris Amadi pulled one back for Chorley but this was always going to be Bay's day.
Chorley threw everything at the Dynamo defence in the last 20 minutes, in an attempt to retrieve the game, but found the Shepshed defence resolute
Chorley led through Neil Smith's goal before striker Quilt departed but Richie Field's header and Damien Whitcombe's twice-taken penalty put Willenhall ahead.
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