Colls pull off Bentham coup

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce the signing of 25 year old striker Tom Bentham, on his return from Australia. Tom started his career at Maine Road where his goal scoring record earned him a move to Nantwich Town. He then moved to Hyde United in the Conference North, scoring 15 goals in 34 appearances, […]

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Bolton Wanderers Ticket Information

Tickets for our all-ticket friendly with Bolton Wanderers can now also be purchased from the following outlets: Kensite Stadium, Alder St, Atherton M46 9EY Rope & Anchor, Bolton Old Rd, Atherton M46 9DU The Punch Bowl, Market St, Atherton M46 0DF Atherton Arms, Tyldesley Rd, Atherton M46 9DD The Vulcan, Junction Rd, Bolton BL3 4LT […]

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Luke Giverin Returns

A familiar face to Colls fans and a player whose pedigree is well known, Luke Giverin will be returning to the Kensite Stadium this season. We saw a glipse of Luke’s ability against Trafford last season when he smashed the ball against the crossbar from outside the box. People with better memories will also remember […]

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Clegg Expects Burnett Impact

With the first pre-season training session imminent and a glamorous friendly against Sky Bet Championship side Bolton Wanderers on the horizon, manager Micheal Clegg spoke tonight of his high hopes for striker Gary Burnett who has confirmed he will be staying with Atherton Collieries for the coming season. Since making a big impact at the […]

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Ian Rowlands Joins The Colls

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce that defender Ian Rowlands has agreed to join the club. He is a familiar face to Colls fans, having last season captained Clitheroe in both of their clashes with the club. Described as an old fashioned centre-half who brings a calming influence at the back, the 29 year old […]

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New Captain and Vice-Captain Announced

With pre-season looming on the horizon, manager Micheal Clegg has given his first glimpse as to how the team will look come August: Continuing from the end of last season, it will be no surprise that Players’ Player of the Year Danny Lafferty will captain the team, following the departure of Brad Cooke. Lafferty made […]

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Announcement: Jolly Boys Outing & The Colliery Cup

Following weeks of intense speculation, Atherton Collieries are pleased to confirm the details of our annual pre-season ‘Jolly Boys’ outing. On the 11th August, we will be crossing the Lancashire-Yorkshire divide to visit Beechnut Lane, home of Pontefract Collieries. To add an extra layer of competition to what will be the final match of our […]

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