A Supporters Trust you
can be proud of

Caring for Chorley fc and the local community

Our Aims

The Magpies Trust is a registered community benefit society. We exist to support Chorley FC and the wider Chorley community.
1. Being the democratic and representative voice of the supporters of Chorley Football Club
2. Bring together the supporter community and influence the running of Chorley Football Club
3. Promoting responsible and constructive community engagement and encouraging the club to do the same
4. Operating democratically, fairly, sustainably, transparently and with financial responsibility
5. Being a positive, inclusive and representative organisation, open to all supporters
6. To encourage and support the efforts and endeavors of the board of directors of Chorley Football Club

Meet the trust board

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Alison Butcher
, Secretary
Football has always been part of Alison's DNA. Her Uncle played for Blackburn Rovers as she was growing up and she has had an affinity for Chorley for many years. She trained as an accountant and legal secretary and is advocate for the disabled community. She now helps the trust in her role as trust secretary, contributing in a wide variety of ways.
John-Paul Lynch
, Treasurer
John-Paul has lived, attended school and worked in accountancy in the Chorley Borough for his entire life. JP has been a Chorley fan since 1997 and has followed them ever since. In recent JP has become more involved with the running of the club by selling half time draw tickets, helping out at quiz nights and doing sponsored walks. He have been treasurer of the Supporters Trust since 2012.
Peter Thompson
, Supporter Director
Born in Chorley, and a lifelong supporter of Chorley FC, Peter is an writer and editor. He is the author of the ‘Going Up! Going Up! Chorley FC’ book, commemorating the club’s promotion from the National League North in 2019. He has been on the board since 2019 and has held the role of Supporter Director at Chorley FC since 2020. Peter currently works for an educational consultancy.
Julian Vass
, Chair
Julian was born in Chorley and has been a regular visitor to Victory Park since around 2002/03. Throughout his years connected with the club he has held various voluntary roles ranging from assisting with the club shop in my early teens to most recently being the match day stadium announcer until December 2019. Julian currently works as an Network Manager.
Jonathan Slater
, Supporter Director
A local entrepreneur who moved to Chorley in 2018. Jonathan soon fell in love with the character of Victory Park and wanted use his business acumen to further the progress of the Chorley FC Supporters Trust

Membership Costs

Become a trust member from just £10 a season or chose to become a Super Fan for £5 per month.

Your vote matters. Become a member today
Every Magpies Trust member get a share in the club alongside a number of other benefits.