Report: Cleethorpes Town 3-2 Colls

The Collieries were in unchartered territory have reached the 5th round (last 16) of the Buildbase FA Vase. After seeing off Northern League big guns Shildon in the previous round, the Colls faced their fourth consecutive tough road trip, this time Lincolnshire the destination with Cleethorpes Town the hosts. At this stage in the competition […]

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Report: Congleton 0-4 Colls

Colls made the trip to Cheshire to take on the Bears of Congleton and following a thoroughly professional display returned home with another three points in the locker to keep the pressure on the league leaders, Bootle. Looking resplendent again in their change colours of green, Michael Clegg’s boys started on the front front and […]

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Report: Colls 3-1 West

The rather generic phrase ‘every game’s a cup final’ has been tossed around the Kensite Stadium quite a bit of late. Understandably so, as 2017 football rolls into Atherton every point matters, including the three picked up against an improved and in-form West Didsbury and Chorlton side on Saturday. West came into their encounter with […]

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Preview: Colls v West

This Saturday the Collieries return to Hallmark Security League action, in form West Didsbury and Chorlton making the journey to the Kensite. In their previous outing, West welcomed a revived New Mills side to Brookburn Road. After some late drama, the Chorlton based side ran out 4-3 winners, Saul Henderson, Nic Evangelinos (X2) and Ben […]

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Transfer: Colls sign Henoc Mukendi

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce the signing of former Liverpool youth player Henoc Mukendi. The attacking midfielder, who is an Atherton lad, is looking forward to representing his hometown club after a tough couple of years in the game. Mukendi joined Liverpool’s youth teams in 2007 and made his debut for the Under 18’s […]

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Report: Colls 1-4 Shildon

The Fourth Round Proper was uncharted territory for the Collieries. The sublime 3-0 win away at Penrith in the previous round gifted the Colls another away trip at a Northern League outfit, this time Shildon the destination. Atherton were under no illusions, this would be a tough game. The County Durham side were the bookies […]

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LET’S TURN SHILDON GREEN

On the back of the historic FA Vase win at Penrith, Atherton Collieries are launching another themed day out for the next round on Saturday 7th January. The 4th round draw, which saw Colls go into the hat for the first time in the clubs history, has presented a very tough away trip to one […]

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Report: Padiham 1-3 Colls

Padiham’s encounter with Atherton Collieries was always going to be a close and exciting affair. Going into the game both sides boasted fine runs of form, and manager Michael Clegg knew his lads would have had to be on top form to get anything out of the 90 minutes. The game plan set out by […]

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