Report: Eccleshall 1-3 Atherton Collieries

A packed 70 seated coach made the journey down to Staffordshire on Saturday as both the ‘Crazy Gang’ and ‘Barmy Army’ watched a challenging 3-1 win for the Collieries. Eccleshall and Atherton Collieries last came up against each other last season on the 23rd September 2013. A much warmer affair that day saw the Colls […]

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Destination: Eccleshall

Tomorrow we travel to Staffordshire to take on Eccleshall. It will be all systems go from Alder House as a 70 strong fun bus heads down the M6 to Pershall Park. Collieries sit top of the table heading into this weekend’s fixtures, with their hosts in 16th place. Eccleshall won their last league match 2-1 […]

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News: Colls Raise Money For Local Youngster

Atherton Collieries committee member Bryan Connett has raised over £1000 to help a local youngster with a serious medical condition. Charlie is a 5 year old boy who has a condition called West Syndrome which is a severe form of epilepsy. He suffers infantile spasms and myoclonic jerks on a daily basis, and was diagnosed with […]

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Report: Colls 5-0 Hanley Town

Match report by Zach Pierce Hanley Town made the journey up to Atherton this Saturday, the Colls looked to build on their past two 5-0 wins away at both Oldham Boro and Widnes. The last time the two clubs met came earlier in the season when the Collieries travelled down to Hanley in September. On […]

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Tribute: Alan Farnworth

It was an extremely sad day last Monday when news came that ex Atherton Collieries secretary and North West Counties Football League official Alan Farnworth had passed away. Having said that it was no real surprise to his friends as severe health problems over a number of years had gradually reduced his quality of life. […]

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News: Gareth Peet Returns to Alder House

Gareth Peet has completed a move from Premier Division side Nelson to rejoin Atherton Collieries. Peet – who left the club over the summer – has today rejoined Collieries bolstering attacking options. The versatile left footer made 32 appearances in his final spell at Alder House scoring 19 goals in the process. This form rightly […]

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Report: Widnes 0-5 Colls

The Collieries came up against mid-table Widnes on Saturday as they made the journey to their Select Security Stadium. Collieries last came up against Widnes in August when a sun soaked crowd of 82 turned out to watch a 3-0 win for the Collieries. Thanks to the 3G pitch the Select Security Stadium hosts the […]

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News: Widnes Match Moves Forward an Hour

Important information ahead of this weekend’s fixture at the Select Security Stadium in Widnes. Our match at Widnes on Saturday has been moved forward an hour and will take place at 14:00. This is to make the most of natural daylight meaning the floodlights won’t have to be used at great expense. We hope to […]

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