FA Charter Standard

Atherton Collieries have today received confirmation from the Lancashire FA that they are now an FA Charter Standard club. This award is the culmination of a lot of hard work by all at the club who have been striving to be awarded such status for a number of seasons. Speaking about the awarding, Joseph Gibbons, […]

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Sportsman Dinner 2017

Atherton Collieries annual sportsman’s dinner will take place on Friday 7th July at Tyldesley Rugby Club. The guest speaker this year will be Hull City legend Dean Windass. He will be joined by impersonator and comedian Mike Maguire. This follows on from the success of last year when a packed out venue enjoyed a three […]

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Report: Colls 5-0 Congleton Town

Games against Congleton Town have never been easy. The last time the Bears made the journey north to the Kensite they went away disappointed following a last minute James Kirby winner for the Collieries. The aftermath of Storm Doris had wiped out practically every Hallmark Security League fixture in the area, not this one though! […]

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Preview: Colls v Congleton Town

*PITCH INSPECTION PLANNED FOR 9AM* Tomorrow, the Collieries welcome Congleton Town to the Kensite Stadium for what is sure to be another exciting Premier Division encounter. Congleton, a traditionally tough outfit to play against, currently lie in 15th position having won ten of the 31 games in which they’ve played this season. The last time […]

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Club Structure

In a recent committee meeting it was agreed that the club would be restructured slightly. Various roles that already exist at the club have been organised into different sub-committees. The idea behind this is to bring more organisation to various parts of the club while also allowing fans the opportunity to join the club and […]

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Transfer: Johnny Gorman Arrives

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce the signing of former Northern Ireland international Johnny Gorman.  The 23 year old winger arrives on a dual registration deal from National League North side Curzon Ashton until the end of the season. Speaking about the latest signing, manager Michael Clegg said, ‘Obviously I would like to thank John […]

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Statement: Bolton Hospital Cup

In response to various comments made on social media, Atherton Collieries can confirm that they have not been invited to participate in the 2017 Bolton Hospital Cup.  As a club, we are bitterly disappointed by the decision that the committee of the competition have made. We have won the competition on four occasions; 1974, 1987, […]

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Report: Colls 1-0 1874 Northwich

The second and third placed clubs in the Hallmark Security Premier Division faced off at the Kensite Stadium and in a very close affair it was the Collieries who prevailed through a solitary Ben Hardcastle first half strike. The opening twenty minutes was cagey with the sides showing each other an enormous amount of respect […]

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Preview: Colls v 1874 Northwich

On Saturday we welcome third placed 1874 Northwich to The Keniste Stadium for what is yet another important match at the top of the table. Colls are yet to taste victory in this fixture, with 1874 winning on both of their previous visits. Despite this, Colls were victorious in the FA Vase fixture earlier in […]

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