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Buoyed by the clinical second half display at Premier Division title favourites Runcorn Linnets Michael Clegg’s boys visited Nelson for the latest installment of Friday night football. Gareth Peet missed out due to injury on the aforementioned game and James Kirby forced his his way into the starting line up following his hat trick heroics. […]Continue reading
Tonight we make the journey to Nelson for the first edition of Friday Night Football this season for the Collieries. Nelson have made a very good start to the season, finding themselves in second place after winning six, drawing two and losing three of their 11 games so far this season. Most recently, Nelson picked […]Continue reading
The Collieries made the journey to Runcorn Linnets on Saturday in yet another NWCFL Premier Division game. Monday night saw the Colls make real progress on a performance front; only denied three points due to a last minute Barnoldswick penalty. With this in mind, Clegg opted for the same squad for this game against a […]Continue reading
Tomorrow the Collieries make the journey to Runcorn Linnets in a NWCFL Premier Division game. Linnets have had a good start to the season having picked up six win out of seven league games, losing to Ashton Athletic in the second game of the season. Most recently they picked up three points against Winsford United […]Continue reading
Early league leaders Barnoldswick Town were the visitors to downtown ‘Bent on Monday evening. They had won five consecutive matches before losing 1-0 at Nelson on Friday night. For Collieries it was very much a case of going back to basics following Saturday’s disappointing defeat to Bootle. Part of going back to basics saw Gareth […]Continue reading
It was back to league action on Saturday after four games in both the FA Cup and FA Vase respectively. Bootle the side welcomed to Alder House. Despite the season only being two months old Saturday’s game was the second meeting between both Atherton Collieries and Bootle this season. Of course, the first came in […]Continue reading
After what manager Michael Clegg described as “the worst game of football he had ever been involved in” on Saturday, Colls and Ashton Athletic went head-to-head again. The replay came just two days after the initial contest and was welcomed by a large crowd, two exploding floodlights and some questionable pitch markings. Josh Messer was […]Continue reading
As one road to Wembley ended on Bank Holiday Monday against Brighouse, another one began yesterday with a trip to neighbours Ashton Athletic for the First Qualifying Round of the FA Vase. A dilapidated Crazy Gang made the journey to Brocstedes Park with a number of fans away watching England play San Marino, despite this […]Continue reading