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Rob’s photographs from Monday night’s draw at home to Nelson can be found by clicking here.
It was the night of the club’s inaugural ‘Pay What You Want’ fixture which was arranged in the aftermath of the original February Friday evening match up which was abandoned at half time because of torrential rain. Micheal Clegg tinkered with his starting line up again but this was a necessity being the fifth game […]Continue reading
TEN MAN COLLS FIGHT BACK FOR A DESMOND Atherton Collieries 2 AFC Blackpool 2 By Matt Lawton Mark Ayres scored a last minute penalty to grab an unlikely point at Alder House for ten man Colls against an AFC Blackpool side who thought they’d done enough to secure a vital three points in their battle […]Continue reading
As Linnets dropped points at Nelson last Tuesday night, Thursday evening’s Colne v Colls encounter became all the more important – Colne win and they take a giant step forward in their bid to be crowned NWCFL Premier Division champions, Colls win and the two horse race is invaded by a third as the Colls […]Continue reading
A succulent second half display put Runcorn Town to the sword on a cool Monday night at The Pavilions. As in the recent cup game between the sides Colls started slowly ceding possession but fortunately Adam Reid between the sticks wasn’t unduly troubled. In fact Brad Cooke had the best early chance when he found […]Continue reading
Atherton Collieries and West Didsbury & Chorlton, two teams that are similar and that have same ambition: to progress both on and off the field, in whatever way they can. Of course, West Didsbury are a club we know relatively well, based in leafy suburban Manchester and despite two away victories earlier in the season […]Continue reading
On Saturday, Atherton Collieries travel down to Cheshire to take on Alsager Town in the league. It promises to be an entertaining encounter with the home side keen to get all three points as they look to ease concerns of possible relegation. Meanwhile, Colls will be looking to build upon Monday’s victory over Winsford to remain […]Continue reading
It was a return to Bolton Hospital Cup action for Michael Clegg’s boys after a eight month hiatus. The opening rounds had been played before the start of the league campaign and victories over Tempest United and Atherton LR set up a semi final clash against go ahead West Lancashire League outfit Ladybridge. The game […]Continue reading
On Thursday evening we face Ladybridge in the Bolton Hospital Cup. As this is a semi-final tie it will take place at the neutral venue of Atherton Laburnum Rovers. Ladybridge are enjoying a good campaign and currently sit in third place in Division 1 of the West Lancashire League, behind league leaders Turton and Burscough […]Continue reading