News: U18’s crowned as champions

Atherton Collieries may have enjoyed lots of success in local competitions last season but it was not only their first team who were celebrating. The Under-18s side may have been together for years after spells at Moss Bank Juniors, CMB and Eagley but in their last season together as a team they won the North […]

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News: Attempted break-in

FURIOUS officials at an amateur football club have hit out after burglars attempted to smash and even burn their way into the clubhouse. Offenders tried to lift shutters, broke windows and resorted to attempting to set fire to the front door of Atherton Collieries AFC’s Alder Street ground late last Sunday or in the early […]

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News: League Constitution

In advance of the League AGM on Saturday 13th June, clubs have been advised of the League Constitution for season 2015/16. The Constitution is subject to final confirmation from the FA. Padiham rejoin the League, having been relegated from the Evo-Stik League Division One North, Stockport Town join as a new club, and three clubs will […]

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News: Pre-Season Fixtures

ATHERTON COLLIERIES PRE SEASON FIXTURES: Saturday 4th July 2015 – Atherton Collieries v Bolton Wanderers XI (15:00) Tuesday 14th July 2015 – Atherton Collieries v Salford City (19:30) Saturday 18th July 2015 – Daisy Hill v Atherton Collieries (15:00) Tuesday 21st July 2015 – Atherton Collieries v Stockport County (19:30) Saturday 25th July 2015 – […]

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News: Contracts

Preparations for the 2015/2016 campaign are well under way and the club have moved swiftly to tie numerous first team members down to a contract. First team manager Michael Clegg has put pen to paper alongside squad members Mark Battersby, Danny Taberner, Jake Kenny, Ben Hardcastle, Kristian Holt and Josh Messer. Speaking on behalf of […]

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Report – Colls 7-2 Turton

The 60th and final game in what has been a very long but enjoyable 2014/15 season – the Hospital Cup Final at the Macron Stadium against Turton. An important game as the Collieries looked to add to the First Division Title acquired some 9 games ago. Colls had yet another good crowd behind them on […]

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Next Up: Turton (Hospital Cup Final)

Tomorrow sees the last game of the season for the Collieries as they make the journey to the Macron Stadium to face Turton in the final of the Bolton Hospital Cup, the 85th final to be precise. It will be the third and final cup final for the Colls this season as they look to […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 Glossop North End

The second of three cup finals came around last Thursday night to add to what has been another great achievement for Atherton Collieries Football Club. Big names had been beaten to pave the way to the final with some great games witnessed by Collieries fans young and old. The Road to the Tameside Stadium started […]

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