CHORLEY FC are no strangers to good tackles but they are even moredelighted with the news of a local fishing shop helping them out.

Millington’s Fishing Tackle are the latest business to sign up for The Hottest Ticket in Town - a brand new commercial initiative from Chorley FC.

The company based on Steeley Lane now has the opportunity to win some money-can’t -buy prizes.

These include the possibility of being the lead sponsor of the club’s development or under 18 team.

Or how about lacing up your boots for a cameo role in one of the Magpies pre-season friendlies?

There are also a number of hospitality prizes including a table of four in the 1883 Lounge at every league game next season which is worth in excess of £2,500.

Millington’s Fishing Tackle owner, Matthew Shaw said: “Over the years it’s been great to support the club; helping in various ways.

“I’ve managed the business for the last 20 years and am a keen angler myself with over 30 years’ experience. Our shop is bursting at the seams with quality tackle at competitive prices from major manufacturers.”

He added: “It’s been great to get involved in many training sessions recently, on and off the bank, visiting local schools and clubs, demonstrating the finer points of angling to all.

“We also stock an extensive range of trophies for all sports.

“We aim to supply businesses and individuals with a professional service and our expert staff always ensure our clients are fully satisfied. Our service intends to be quick and efficient every time.”

Commercial Manager at Chorley FC, Josh Vosper said: “I’d like to thank Matt for his continued support.

“He’s always helped our cause, not to mention providing quality trophies and medals every season.

“I’d urge any fan, if they are in the local area to call in for a chat and browse around the shop.

“Matt will agree they look small from the outside, but you will be amazed how much stock they keep.

“We are going from strength to strength and it’s great to see the local business community support our cause.

“That’s so important moving forward as we develop relationships.

“I’m excited to speak to more individuals over the coming weeks and spreading the word about Chorley Football Club.”

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