Thomas Monk Joins Coaching Staff

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce that Thomas Monk has joined the coaching staff for this weekend’s historic match against Bolton Wanderers. Monk, 17, will join first team coaches Michael Clegg, Warren Jones and Andy Heald on the touchline for Collieries on Saturday. Thomas started watching Colls two years ago with his Dad, Ian. They have […]

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Stadium Deal Announced

Atherton Collieries can announce that Alder House will be known as The Kensite Stadium for the duration of the 2016/2017 season.  The deal with Kensite Services, who have their head offices in the town, is the first of it’s kind for the football club.  Chairman Paul Gregory said, “We are delighted to sign this deal […]

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AFC Monton Fixture Confirmed

Atherton Collieries will travel to Manchester League side AFC Monton on Tuesday 2nd August. This will be the final pre-season friendly before the FA Cup action that kicks off four days later. Our trip to Colne for the NWCFL Champions Trophy has been moved forward to Friday 29th July, 19:45. Daisy Hill away will now […]

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Jonathan Hurst Leaves

Atherton Collieries can announce that Jonathan Hurst has left the club. The young striker joined Colls at the beginning of last season from Stockport County following the pre-season friendly between the two sides. In total Hurst made seven competitive appearances, scoring one goal in the process. He was also part of the side that reached the […]

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Tickets available from Bolton Central

Supporters can now purchase tickets directly from Bolton Wanderers for our upcoming friendly. Atherton Collieries have provided Bolton with an initial allocation and these can be purchased from Bolton Central at The Macron Stadium.   http://www.bwfc.co.uk/news/article/atherton-collieries-ticket-information-3147876.aspx  

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Danny Lafferty Joins from Radcliffe

Atherton Collieries can announce that centre half Danny Lafferty has joined the club from Evo-Stik Division One North side Radcliffe Borough. Lafferty had been captain at Radcliffe Borough either side of a brief spell at Trafford at the beginning of last season.  The centre half will become Michael Clegg’s first signing of the summer but the […]

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Fixtures Update

The League Management Committee can give the following update with regard to fixtures for season 2016-17. No fixtures will be available for release until week commencing Monday 11th July at the earliest. The reason for this is that the draw for the opening rounds of the FA Cup and FA Vase will not be released […]

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News from the League AGM

Below are the main points from the Hallmark Security League’s Annual General Meeting in Blackpool. The constitution as known as present is as as follows: Colne have resigned from the league after winning promotion to the Northern Premier League during the 2015/16 season. New Mills are welcomed back into the league from the Northern Premier League. They will […]

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Sulay Moves On

The club can announce that midfielder Ahmed Sulay has left the club ahead of the upcoming season. Sulay was brought into the first team last summer having made the step up from the U18 side that won the league in the 2014/15 campaign. In total he made 13 first team appearances. As a club we would […]

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James Kirby Departs

The club can announce that striker James Kirby has left the club ahead of the upcoming season. James spent a season at Alder House making 40 appearances scoring 14 goals in the process. As a club we would like to thank James for his efforts and wish him and his family all the very best […]

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