Report: Atherton Collieries 3-0 Chadderton

Atherton Collieries are in the Third Round of the FA Vase for only the second time in their history, after a 3-0 win over Chadderton at a rain drenched Alder House. A goal in each half from Jordan Cover, and one from Mark Battersby, earned Colls a deserved win although the margin of victory was […]

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Lancashire Trophy Draw – Quarter Final

The draw for the Quarter Finals of the Lancashire Challenge Trophy took place this evening and is as follows: Colne OR Holker Old Boys v Bamber Bridge Lancaster City v Ashton Athletic Atherton Collieries v Padiham Chorley v Clitheroe OR Bacup Borough Atherton Collieries have been drawn at home to fellow NWCFL Premier Division side […]

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FA Vase Draw – Third Round Proper

The draw was made at Wembley on Monday morning. Third Round Proper draw Saturday 12 December 2015 Winners to receive £1,300 There were eight games postponed at the weekend, which means the draw had a number of ‘either-ors’ in the 32 fixtures drawn for the next phase.   All ties are due to be played […]

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Report: Atherton Collieries 7-2 Silsden

After a hat trick of postponements in games against Colne, AFC Blackpool, and AFC Darwen respectively, the NWCFL Premier Division was becoming a distant memory. Luckily, our home game against Silsden transferred the Colls back into welcomed league action with the fixtures beginning to pile up already! Weather? Wet and windy, hardly the best conditions […]

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Chadderton game OFF

Tonight’s game against Chadderton in the FA Vase has been POSTPONED.  The new date for the Vase game is Monday 23rd November, with an 8PM kick off. If it can’t be played then we will try again on Wednesday 25th November, again with an 8PM kick off. If the game results in a draw next week […]

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Report: Atherton Collieries 2-0 Newcastle Benfield

The FA Vase is a cup competition cherished by every Step Five and Step Six club that enters it. It is a chance for so many clubs to dream the undreamable and reach Wembley Stadium. After seeing off Ashton Athletic at the second time of asking in the last round, the Collieries faced Northern League […]

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FA Vase Draw – Second Round Proper

THE draw for the Second Round of the FA Vase was made this lunchtime at Wembley Stadium. The 64 Second Round ties will take place on Saturday November 21, with winning clubs receiving £1,000 from The FA’s prize fund. The FA Vase Second Round in full: 1 Runcorn Town v Garforth Town 2 North Shields v […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Litherland REMYCA

Friday night football returned to Alder House as Colls entertained NWCFL Division 1 side Litherland Remyca in the league flagship cup competition the MEN United Cup. Michael Clegg’s lads had reached the final last season before losing to the all conquering Glossop North End in a controversial game played in front of over 1000 spectators. Although […]

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