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David’s photographs from Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at South Shields can be seen by clicking here.
Please note that the Integro League Cup fixture against Bamber Bridge scheduled for this evening (Monday 27th November) has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at the Kensite Stadium. A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course. Colls’ next fixture is now this Saturday (2nd December) when they travel to […]Continue reading
Please note that the Evo-Stik League Division One North fixture between Atherton Collieries and Radcliffe Borough due to take place today (Saturday 25th November) has been postponed following a pitch inspection this morning at the Kensite Stadium. A new date for the fixture will be publicised when available. Colls’ next fixture comes this Monday (27th […]Continue reading
A second half performance full of grit and determination saw Atherton Collieries claim their fourth point in three days, even managing to overcome Jamie Forbes’ sending off to score a late Ben Hardcastle equaliser to earn a share of the spoils on a rainy evening at the Kensite Stadium. The visitors had gone in front […]Continue reading
Chants of ‘We’re all going to Brighouse’ still ring around the ears of many a Colls fan to this day. A coach load of Athertonians descended on the small Yorkshire town and certainly pushed the Evo-Stik side to their limits in an FA Cup spectacular, ultimately undone in a bank holiday replay. Fast forward two […]Continue reading
The Colls are delighted to announce that our Centenary Season Review book is now in stock. Priced at £10 per copy, the book contains details of every match of our historic 2016-2017 centenary season, from our preseason fixtures against Bolton Wanderers and Curzon Ashton, to our historic wins over Shildon and Abbey Hey, documented with match […]Continue reading
Atherton Collieries’ interest in the FA Trophy was ended at the 2nd Qualifying Round stage as they were given a harsh footballing lesson by Evo-Stik League Premier Division visitors Marine, illustrating the stark difference of just the single division between the two sides. Marine went in front early on but the sides had been level […]Continue reading
Atherton Collieries returned to Lancashire Cup action after taking the decision not to enter the competition last campaign in an attempt to concentrate fully on the league and FA Vase. It was a decision that paid dividends for Michael Clegg’s side but the management team were happy to be back in the mix this time […]Continue reading
A crowd of almost 1,800 saw Atherton Collieries fall to a 3-1 defeat to high-flying South Shields with a scoreline that was somewhat harsh on the hardworking visitors. A Glenn Matthews goal briefly put the Colls level, but a double from Robert Briggs and a late strike from substitute Jamie Holmes handed the hosts all […]Continue reading