Report: Silsden 0-3 Atherton Collieries

The weekend before Christmas is notorious for low crowds due to the rush to get shopping done… and the cold weather of course. The latter wasn’t an issue as the country basked in what is being tipped to be one of the warmest December’s on record. Away from the shops 142 spectators watched a comprehensive […]

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Report: Colls 2-4 Padiham

Having remained unbeaten on a remarkable run of sixteen games since mid-September, Michael Clegg’s Colls side fell to defeat in the quarter finals of the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy as league rivals Padiham ran out Alder House victors for the second time this season. In a competition that has been played since 1885, Colls came […]

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Report: 1874 Northwich 1-3 Colls

Saturday saw just seven games survivie in the whole of the NWCFL with this rather wet winter ruining this period of the Football season. One of those games to survive was that of 1874 Northwich v Atherton Collieries, with strong winds enabling the pitch at the Barnton Stadium to be bone dry come 15:00. With […]

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A Tribute to Terry Halliwell

The membership of Atherton Collieries Football Club were saddened this week by the news that ex Colls player Terry Halliwell had died. Born in Car Bank Street in Atherton, Terry attended St Philips Juniors and then Hesketh Fletcher. In those days television was miles away, so kids had to make their own fun. Football and […]

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Application to Evo-Stik Divisions

Atherton Collieries are pleased to announce that they have notified the FA we would want promotion into the Evo-Stik League should we finish in a promotion spot at the end of this season. This is a major step for the club following promotion from the NWCFL First Division last season. We are under no illusions that […]

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Colls Aim To Keep Winning Run Going

Despite having their last two games postponed due to the weather, Atherton Collieries manager Michael Clegg is looking for his side to keep their momentum and the good run of form going during December. Colls’ 3-0 win over Chadderton in the FA Vase last Monday was their fifteenth game unbeaten, and their seventh straight win, and […]

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