Destination: AFC Darwen

The Collieries are back in North West Counties League action tomorrow night as they make the journey to AFC Darwen. Attention was turned to Wednesday’s fixture against Darwen following the postponement of Monday night’s game away at Daisy Hill; this encounter can certainly be labelled as a ‘big one’. The Collieries face Darwen as they find […]

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Tonight’s match has been postponed

Due to today’s wet weather our match away at Daisy Hill was been postponed for the second time. At the moment it is unclear as to when this match will be rearranged for. Details will be published on our social media platforms and website when known. Our next match is scheduled for Wednesday night at […]

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Fixtures: Latest changes

The latest batch of fixture changes have been agreed. Notable changes see the Irlam match move forward to Monday 13th April and the home match against Holker Old Boys has been scheduled for Wednesday 8th April. The definitive list is as follows: Monday 30th March – 19:45 – Daisy Hill (Away) Wednesday 1st April – 19:45 […]

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Report: Colls 4-0 Litherland

Too often in modern day football, matches are postponed if there is the slightest puddle on the pitch. It would have been easier to call this match off at the crack of dawn but the ever reliant Jasper – ably assisted by Cleggy, Warren, Bod and Andy Norris – ensured this match got the go-ahead […]

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Report: Colls 6-0 Blackrod Town

After a ‘will they’ ‘won’t they’ period the black n white stripes finally stepped out in the 2014/15 Bolton Hospital Cup. Reformed Lancashire Amateur Leaguer’s Blackrod Town made their first visit to Alder House. A healthy crowd was in attendance. The game started with Colls in control of the game but Town were working well […]

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Tonight’s match has been postponed

“It is with regret that we have to report the death of Holker Old Boys’ secretary and League Management Committee member John Adams. John passed away in the early hours of Monday morning. League Chairman, Dave Tomlinson said: “Everyone associated with The League is devastated to learn of John’s passing. He was a great servant […]

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Report: Runcorn Town 0-1 Colls

It wasn’t spectacular and it wasn’t pretty, but Atherton Collieries have once again got the job done – claiming another higher-level scalp in the process. The difference was one individual bit of quality from the ever-lively Ben Hardcastle, just minutes into the second half, as Colls finally broke down the resilient Runcorn defence for the […]

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Destination: Runcorn

Tomorrow afternoon we travel to the Pavilions in Runcorn for a Men United Cup semi-final. The Collieries haven’t reached this stage of the competition for 13 years and will be hoping to overcome Runcorn Town who ply their trade in the Premier Division. Last time we met: Saturday 5th July 2014 – Pre season friendly […]

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