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City of Liverpool have picked up the first trophy of the new season, defeating Atherton Collieries on penalties in the Reusch Champions Cup at the Kensite Stadium. An entertaining match saw the destiny of the trophy decided on penalties at the end of an eventful final 20 minutes. In a terrific curtain raiser to the […]Continue reading
Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce that former Bolton Wanderers development players Jordan Grant and Matt Marsh have agreed to sign for the club following a successful pre-season. Grant and Marsh, who both attended Bedford High School before earning scholarships at The Macron, fit directly into the ethos that Michael Clegg has aimed to abide […]Continue reading
Bolton Wanderers Ladies play their first game at the Kensite Stadium this afternoon in a pre-season friendly against Sheffield F.C., the oldest football club in the world. As has been well documented, the Wanderers will be playing their home games at the Kensite this season, strengthening the partnership between the two clubs.Continue reading
The Collieries welcome City of Liverpool to the Kensite Stadium on Saturday, as both Lancashire and Merseyside come head-to-head in attempt to claim the first trophy of the season. A recently revitalised concept, the Reusch Champions Cup sees the Champions of the Premier Division pit themselves against the Champions of the NWCFL Trophy in a […]Continue reading
The secret is out! Atherton Collieries’ away kit for the coming season, as chosen by the supporters in a recent poll, has been revealed. In a fantastic video concocted by Goalkeeping Coach Rob Sadler and former winger Lewis Coleman, Groundsman Kevin Blake sports Atherton’s all-new blue and white away strip. The video is available to watch […]Continue reading
Colls travelled the mile or so to New Sirs, home of Daisy Hill, for their fifth pre-season workout and a blistering seven star second half display saw them victorious. Michael Clegg’s boys dictated play in the first half but seemed to have left their shooting boots at home. Chances were frequent if not clear cut. […]Continue reading
By far one of the biggest tests of this pre-season campaign came on Saturday as Paul Carden’s Warrington Town were welcomed to the Kensite. A quite typical, non-descript game of football unfolded between the two sides, the visitors eventually running out 2-1 winners in what was a good test for Clegg’s men. Straight from the […]Continue reading
For the third consecutive season, the Collieries welcomed neighbours Bolton Wanderers to the Kensite stadium for what is their showpiece pre-season friendly. Favoured by both sets of supporters and committee members, this game celebrates the Boltonian football scene with Non-League coming up against Football League, and the people of both Atherton and Bolton alike come […]Continue reading