10 Years Ago Today

Ten years ago today – Wednesday 29th of November 2006.  Think! Does anybody know the relevance of the date? Thought not.  Well I will tell you. Wednesday 29 November 2006 was the date of a NWCFL Division 1 game in Bury, with FC United of Manchester as our hosts.  A decade ago Division 1 was […]

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Colls Charity Christmas Single

Atherton Collieries will be raising money for charity this Christmas through the release of a very special video. In charge of the project were first team members Rob Sadler and Lewis Coleman who, it is fair to say, have a talent for creating videos that make the Colls players and fans alike break into laughter.  […]

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Report: Nelson 3 Colls 0

Yves Zama was the Nelson hero as Atherton Collieries’ defence of the Macron Cup ended at the third round stage with a resounding defeat at Victoria Park. Micheal Clegg’s side famously won the then-Men United Cup last season with a dazzling 5-1 thumping of league champions Colne at Fleetwood Town’s Highbury Stadium, but the dream […]

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Preview: Nelson v Colls

This evening the Collieries continue their defence of the Macron Cup. The Colls make the short journey toNelson to take on a struggling Blues side. Currently lying in 21st place, it has been a poor season for Nelson, having won only two of the 19 they have played. However, in their most recent game the Blues […]

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Postponed: Colls v Bootle

Due to the bad weather in the area over the last couple of days, today’s match at home to Bootle has been postponed. The photo below shows the pitch yesterday afternoon. Despite a relatively dry night and the pitch having been verti-drained this week, the pitch is saturated and unplayable. The match will be rescheduled […]

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Postponed: Colls v Ashton Athletic

Unfortunately, due to floodlight problems Monday night’s league match at home to Ashton Athletic has been postponed. We anticipate that these issues will move the kick off time for Saturday’s match at home to Bootle. Please keep checking on Twitter and Facebook for further updates. We apologise for any inconvenience these problems have caused. 

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Report: Abbey Hey 1-2 Colls

If Tuesday’s game at Squires Gate was the first cold fixture of the winter the Friday evening match up with Abbey Hey was the first game of the campaign played in wet conditions. The rain was incessant but it did not deter the ever increasing Colls faithful who made up a generous part of the […]

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