Transfer: Chris Pauley leaves Colls

Atherton Collieries can confirm that Chris Pauley has left the club. The defender arrived at Alder House at the end of last season, joining from Chadderton. He had long been a target of Colls, having put in great displays against us over a number of years.  Chris spent the summer with the club training and […]

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Transfer: Kris Holt leaves Colls

Atherton Collieries can confirm the departure of Kristian Holt. The midfielder was one of Michael Clegg’s first signings when he took over the managerial position in the summer of 2014. He made his competitive debut for Colls in the 5-0 victory at St Helens in the FA Cup in August 2014, going on to make […]

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Presentation: Mark Battersby

Prior to Monday’s match against AFC Liverpool, striker Mark Battersby was presented with an award by club president Dave Norris. By scoring against AFC Darwen on Wednesday night, Battersby racked up his 100th goal for the club in 96 appearances.  He was rightfully given a round of applause by all in attendance when presented with […]

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Report: Barnton 2-5 Colls

Buoyed by Wednesday’s 5-1 win away at AFC Darwen, the Collieries went in to yet another away game in high spirits – this time NWCFL Premier Division new comers Barnton the opposition. In theory, both games are quite similar to each other: both sides are going through a period of transition and they meet with […]

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Report: AFC Darwen 1-5 Colls

HIGH FIVE FOR COLLS IN DARWEN ROMP AFC Darwen 1 Atherton Collieries 5 With the Hallmark Security League Premier Division season interrupted even at this early stage by FA Cup commitments, it has been something of a disjointed start to the campaign for Michael Clegg’s black and whites, but they maintained their unbeaten league record […]

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News: Junior Colls is Launched

The club can announce the launch of an exciting brand new membership scheme for all fans under the age of 16. Junior Colls is the name given to the scheme which will allow all registered junior supporters free admission to every home match for the 2016/17 season.  It has been noticed over the past six […]

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