New Signing: Ryan Salmon

Despite putting three goals past division rivals Skelmersdale United in Tuesday night’s Integro League Cup win, Atherton Collieries have added to their goalscoring options with the capture of experienced front man Ryan Salmon. Salmon, who began his career at Blackpool and has been a regular at Evo-Stik League level for a number of years having […]

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Report: Skelmersdale United 0-3 Colls

A short Tuesday night  trip to West Lancashire saw Atherton Collieries make their bow in the Integro Cup, the league cup competition for the entire Evo-Stik League, and Micheal Clegg’s side secured an impressive three goal victory against their divisional rivals. Attacking the clubhouse end of the ground, Colls started brightly with Gareth Peet and Ben […]

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Report: Clitheroe 1-0 Colls

Colls visited Shawbridge home of Clitheroe FC for the first time since the 2003/04 campaign and as so often in the past it was a ‘Boulevard Of Broken Dreams’. This time a 93rd minute goal by home no 9 Kurt Willoughby broke the hearts of the boys in black n white stripes and their 100 […]

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Report: Stocksbridge Park Steels 1-4 Colls

It was an historic first ever game for the Collieries in The Buildbase FA Trophy and the Sheffield suburb of Stocksbridge played host to this auspicious occasion. Stocksbridge Park Steels ply their trade in the Evostik Division 1 South and have been scoring goals at will of late in their march to third place on […]

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Report: Hyde United 4-0 Colls

Former Conference National side Hyde United underlined their promotion credentials with an outstanding display of football that Colls simply had no answer to as they fell to a resounding defeat at Ewen Fields. Colls played out a 1-1 draw with former North West Counties League rivals Glossop North End at the Kensite Stadium on Saturday […]

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Report: Colls 1-1 Glossop North End

Colls welcomed old friends Glossop North End to the Kensite Stadium for an Evostik Division 1 North fixture in what was a unique occasion. It was the first Atherton Colls game ever played on Alder Street without the imposing Formby Hall watching over proceedings. A sad loss for the town! It was a first game […]

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