Report: Atherton Collieries 3-1 Cammell Laird 1907

Following last week’s last minute 2-1 win away at Congleton Town, the Collieries were buoyed going into Saturday’s game against Cammell Laird 1907. The Alder House surface had been drummed throughout the week by drop after drop of rain and hail – taking this into account then the pitch didn’t look all that bad. Sure, […]

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Report: Congleton Town 1-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries and Congleton Town met for the first time since August 2012, when the black and white stripes of Atherton came out on top against their higher ranked opposition. A Paul Prescott penalty and a late wonder strike from Phil Williams saw the minnows progress into the next round. This was despite a bizarre […]

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Report: Newton Aycliffe 1-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries’ much postponed FA Vase tie finally went ahead at the sixth time of asking – but a goal eight minutes into the second half ended their hopes of progress in the competition. In a game switched to the artificial surface at New Ferens Park in Durham to beat the inclement weather in the […]

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GAME ON: Newton Aycliffe

Tonight’s FA Vase match will go ahead as planned. This if the fifth attempt at playing our Third Round tie at Newton Aycliffe. With a saturated pitch and more wet weather expected today the decision has been made to move this match to the former home of Durham City FC. This offers an artificial surface meaning […]

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Report: Colls 1-0 Ashton Athletic

A New Year – A change in the weather possibly?  Not a chance!  The rain was putting in another top performance.  I arrived at the ground around 10am and the paddock was wet not unexpectedly given the previous days battering but the pitch was standing up to it , therefore I tweeted that it was […]

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Update

Despite only playing three games throughout December, off the field it has been a very busy month for the Collieries. Games against Newton Aycliffe (X3) in the FA Vase, Bacup Borough in the MEN United Cup and Abbey Hey in the league all succumbed to the poor weather conditions witnessed over the Christmas Period. The […]

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