Report: Whitley Bay 2-1 Colls

The Colls ‘Jolly Boys’ annual pre-season trip out took them to the North East this year to face four time FA Vase winners Whitley Bay. It was a warm summer’s day at Hillheads Park and both sides were geared up for Colls concluding pre-season fixture. Colls started poorly and just two minutes into the game […]

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Report: Colls 2-1 Rhyl

Atherton Collieries beat Welsh Premier side Rhyl 3-2 at home on Tuesday night, with goals from Jack Kenny, Ben Hardcastle and Jake Patton. After two pleasing performances against higher league opposition in Droylsden and Curzon Ashton, Rhyl were the next challenge that awaited Michael Clegg’s side. This turned out to be an equally impressive display […]

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Report: Colls 2-1 Curzon Ashton

Atherton Collieries put in an impressive performance to beat Evo-Stik Premier side Curzon Ashton at Alder House on Saturday. Atherton’s young side took time to settle into this fixture, but grew in confidence as the afternoon progressed. Curzon had a strong side out in the first half; opting to field a handful of fringe players […]

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Report: Colls 0-1 Droylsden

A strong Droylsden side arrived at Alder House on Tuesday night and they took the spoils through a thunderous strike from Matty Burke. Football returned to Alder House for the first time since April and the pitch was in fine condition thanks to the efforts of Jasper and Badger. The two were rewarded for their […]

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Report: Colls 6-2 Farnworth Town

Atherton Collieries won again on Tuesday night as they beat Farnworth Town 6-2 at Bee Fold Lane. After Saturday’s run out against Runcorn Town, the next opposition came in the form of Lancashire Amateur Division 2 side Farnworth Town. This was a last minute switch after the fixture away to AFC Monton was cancelled due […]

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Report: Runcorn Town 0-1 Colls

Atherton Collieries opened their pre-season schedule with an unannounced friendly against Runcorn Town at Orford Jubilee Park in Warrington. The hosts, who finished 5th in the Premier Division last season would prove to be tough opponents but a mixture of hard work and organisation saw Colls win. Collieries took 18 players to the match and […]

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