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It was tenth time lucky for Colls in the FA Trophy draw this lunchtime as, after nine consecutive away draws in FA competitions, the black and whites were finally handed a home tie with Marine set to visit the Kensite Stadium in the Buildbase FA Trophy Second Round Qualifying. The tie will take place on […]Continue reading
FA Trophy glory was once again on the cards for Atherton Collieries as they travelled to divisional rivals Kendal Town and they returned with a Second Round Qualifying spot and more prize money to add to that earned in the previous round away to Stocksbridge Park Steels in what was another afternoon where goal-happy Colls […]Continue reading
An air of tension circled around the Kensite before kick-off on Saturday, indeed three points absolutely vital for both the Collieries and their visitors, bottom of the table Goole AFC, as both sides looked to address their questionable league form. The conditions were absolutely torrid in downtown Atherton, Storm Brian having an effect on how […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading
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 […]Continue reading