Transfer: Chris Lynch joins Colls

Atherton Collieries have today signed former Salford City captain Chris Lynch. The experienced defender arrives from Altrincham. Lynch signed for Salford during the summer of 2014 having previously been club captain at neighbours Ashton United. He had started his career with Wigan Athletic before moving into non-League football with Altrincham and Hyde United, followed by […]

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Report: Trafford 1-1 Colls

As still the only side yet to concede a goal in the Evo-Stik First Division North, Clegg’s Atherton Collieries travelled to new neighbours Trafford on bank-holiday Monday both confident and determined to ensure this statistic stayed intact. However, injuries to key players such as Jake Kenny and Ben Hardcastle meant the Collieries made the journey […]

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Transfer: George West rejoins from Stockport County

Striker George West has today joined the club for a second spell on a dual registration deal from Stockport County. At the tail end of last season he made nine appearances for Colls, scoring a vital goal in a close 2-1 home victory over Winsford United, ultimately helping to see us over the line and […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Ossett Albion

Atherton Collieries recorded their first home win in the Evo-Stik League in a feisty encounter against Ossett Albion. It was the first ever meeting between the two sides and it looked like it would be one that would live long in the memory after a goal and two straight red cards in the opening quarter of […]

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News: Colls away to Cleethorpes in FA Cup draw

Atherton Collieries will travel to old foes Cleethorpes Town in the First Qualifying Round of the FA Cup. The two sides went head-to-head in an enthralling encounter last season the last 16 of The FA Vase. Michael Clegg’s side will be more than ready to revenge what was a heartbreaking defeat. Ties will be played […]

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