Transfer: Liam O’Neill bolsters attacking options

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce the signing of attacking midfielder Liam O’Neill. The former Crewe academy player spent last season in Wales playing for Airbus UK Broughton, scoring against the likes of Bangor City. O’Neill was at Gresty Road from the age of 8 and went up through the ranks at Crewe, being awarded […]

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Transfer: Lewis Doyle joins Colls

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce the loan signing of 17 year old midfielder Lewis Doyle from Southport FC. The youngster will see out the remainder of the campaign at The Kensite Stadium before returning to his parent club. Having been an academy player at Preston North End for seven years, Doyle joined Southport at […]

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News: Injury updates

First team manager Michael Clegg has taken some time to offer updates to the injuries currently hampering the Atherton Collieries squad. Chris Lynch hobbled off shortly before half time on Monday night and it is expected that he will be on the sidelines for a month at the least. Fellow defender Gareth Peet is still […]

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Report: Colls 4-0 Brighouse Town

The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang had finished a couple of days before this league fixture between Atherton Collieries and Brighouse Town but the pitch did it’s best to resemble an ice rink come the end of the game. Fortunately, the referee used his common sense and after liaising with both clubs the game was given […]

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Report: Glossop North End 1-2 Colls

Vinny Bailey’s second half wonder goal earned all three points for Atherton Collieries as they earned a third successive win, extending their unbeaten run to six games at the expense of their Peak District opponents and former North West Counties League adversaries. Having defeated Mossley 3-1 last weekend, Micheal Clegg’s charges travelled south in the […]

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Easter egg collection for Derian House

Throughout the now one hundred-plus years of the club’s existence, Atherton Collieries have always taken pride in being at the hub of the community and this year are extending these things even further with the club hosting a month-long collection of Easter eggs to be donated to Derian House Children’s Hospice. Established in 1993, Derian […]

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Rearranged: Bamber Bridge

The Integro League Cup Second Round fixture against Bamber Bridge, postponed yesterday, will now take place at the Kensite Stadium on Monday 5th March 2018 with a 7.45pm kick off. The winners of the tie will have a home fixture against Scarborough Athletic. Colls’ next fixture comes on Saturday with a trip to Glossop North […]

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Postponed: Bamber Bridge

Please note that tonight’s Integro League Cup Second Round fixture at home to Bamber Bridge has been postponed. A small army of volunteers have worked tirelessly on the Kensite Stadium pitch in the hope of getting the game to go ahead, but unfortunately their efforts were in vain after heavy rain overnight on Sunday and […]

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Report: Colls 3-1 Mossley

The upturn in form for the Collieries continued with a resonant victory over Mossley at the Kensite Stadium. Following the minor scalp of promotion chasing Colwyn Bay seven days prior, black and white spirits were beginning to lift, and the visit of Mossley presented the next opportunity for the Colls to continue climbing away from […]

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Rearranged: Kendal away

The recently postponed Evo-Stik League Division One North fixture away to Kendal Town has now been re-arranged to take place on Tuesday 27th March with a 7.45pm kick off

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