Tuesday July 30th, 7.45pm
THE Magpies pre-season home fixtures ended with a narrow defeat as a youthful Blackburn Rovers side netted two late goals.
Chorley took the lead in the 23rd minute when Hugo Fernandez turned the goal into his own net following good work from Darren Stephenson on the left.
However late strikes from Patrick Antelmi on 86 minutes then Fernandez making amends for his earlier OK in the final minute gave Rovers the victory.
Chorley: Sam Ashton, Kieran Walmsley, Adam Mather, Andy Teague, Keil O’Brien, Dale Whitham, Carlos Roca, Tom Baker, Darren Stephenson, Josh Hine, Jake Cottrell
Subs: Paul O’Neil, Paul Jarvis, Tom Ince, Mark Ross plus trialists.
Goals: HUGO FERNANDEZ (23 OG), Patrick Antelmi (86), Hugo Fernandez (89)