Pre-Season: Bolton Wanderers Game Confirmed

Atherton Collieries will once again take on a Bolton Wanderers XI this pre-season. This match will take place on Wednesday 19th July.  The previous two matches against Bolton Wanderers have seen over 1,500 fans pack out The Kensite Stadium. Both occasions have resulted in a draw. Ticket details will be announced in the coming weeks.

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Game Switched: Lancaster City

Atherton Collieries pre-season friendly against Lancaster City has been switched and will now take place at The Giant Axe, Lancaster. This match will take place on Tuesday 1st August at 19:45.   Photograph by Onion Bag

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News: Retained List

Atherton Collieries are pleased to announce that the squad who helped them win the NWCFL Premier Division will be sticking together ahead of the 2017/2018 campaign.  Retained: Vincent Bailey Mark Battersby Nathan Battersby James Brooks Bradley Cooke (Captain) Jordan Cover Jamie Forbes Matthew Grimshaw Ben Hardcastle Jake Kenny Daniel Lafferty Darrhyl Mason Joshua Messer Henoc […]

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News: Jolly Boys Outing

The club are today able to confirm details of the much anticipated Annual Jolly Boys Outing. On Saturday 15th July we will face Welsh side Conwy Borough at their Y Morfa ground; kick off will be at 14:00.  In previous years we have travelled to Holyhead Hotspur, Sunderland RCA, Llay Welfare, Glantraeth and of course who […]

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News: Pre-Season Schedule

Atherton Collieries are now close to finalising their pre-season schedule. The previously announced Stockport County friendly has unfortunately had to be cancelled due to a clash in fixtures. The pre-season campaign will begin on Saturday 8th July when we make the journey to West Didsbury & Chorlton. The following weekend, on Saturday 15th July, Colls […]

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News: 2017/2018 Away Kit Vote

Atherton Collieries are pleased to launch their first ever kit vote for the upcoming 2017/2018 campaign in the Evo-Stik Division 1 North. The club have agreed that with so many supporters now purchasing Collieries merchandise through our supplier ProEquipSport it is only fair that they are allowed to decide which shirt will form the new […]

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News: Special Guests at Leigh Centurions

On Saturday, members of the club were invited as special guests to Leigh Centurions v Wakefield Trinity to parade the NWCFL Premier Division trophy. Leigh Centurions chairman Derek Beaumont invited Colls down to the match, stating in a pre-match interview that he was “proud to celebrate sporting success in the local community.” The Centurions presented […]

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News: Charter Standard Presentation

On Saturday, Atherton Collieries were awarded their FA Charter Standard award. The club has worked hard to meet the standards set by The FA and this work was recognised by the Lancashire FA who made the presentation during the half-time break at the Runcorn Town game. Alan Greenhalgh, a committee member from Skelmersdale United and […]

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Spotify: Colls Playlist

Atherton Collieries have now placed all of this past season’s walk out song selections on a Spotify playlist. The songs that have been picked by fans in previous seasons will be added in the coming days.  A new initiative for next season will see fans given the opportunity to create a collaborative playlist for matches. […]

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