Report: Ashton Town 2-9 Colls

It was the club’s Sportsman Dinner the night before and getting a phone call at midday to sort the kit out was not really what the doctor ordered but was the incentive I needed to drag myself out of my cot. Our hosts Ashton Town had spent the summer trying to woo Blackburn Rovers fans […]

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News: Groundhop Weekend

After a fair bit of planning over the last six months, we are delighted to confirm the dates and clubs to be visited by the 2017 Groundhop. In association with the UK leader in this field – GroundhopUK, are delighted to announce the host clubs for the first Groundhop of its kind in our League which will be […]

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Report: Carlisle City 1-5 Colls

The annual Colls’ Jolly Boy outing is a well-documented occasion. It’s a time for the team to bond, the fans to let themselves go (as it hadn’t happened for at least a week) and for the club to come together. This year, Carlisle City would be hosts – following in the footsteps of Eccleshall, Glantraeth […]

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Report: Colls 1-2 Vics

Atherton Collieries continued their pre-season campaign when they welcomed Evo-Stik Division One South side Northwich Victoria to the Kensite Stadium. The match was a statisticians nightmare as rolling substitutions were in place and all players were giving a good run out against strong opposition. With a bright orange football, that wouldn’t have looked out of […]

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FA Cup Draw

The early round draws in the Emirates FA Cup, FA Trophy, FA Vase and FA Youth Cup have been made, with the clubs entered and round exemptions also confirmed. There are 736 clubs entering this season’s FA Cup and it all kicks off on Saturday 6 August with 184 extra preliminary round ties taking place […]

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Report: Colls 3-3 Bolton Wanderers

A bumper crowd attended the Kensite Stadium for the season’s pipe-opener for both sides. New Wanderers gaffer Phil Parkinson was present at the game along with a sprinkling of the first team set up but it was a youthful Superwhites outfit on show. Colls started with ten of last season’s squad and looked resplendent in […]

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