Academy Cup Final

There is a smorgasbord of Lancashire Football Association Cup Final action at The County Ground Headquarters tomorrow and one of our junior sides are taking part in the three game extravaganza. Atherton Collieries Academy take on Team Elite in the Under 15s showpiece with the game kicking off at 1pm. The road to Leyland was […]

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New Date: Market Drayton Town (A)

A new date has been confirmed for Atherton Collieries’ Evo-Stik League Division One West encounter away to Market Drayton Town, with the fixture now due to take place at Greenfields next Tuesday (26th March 2019) with a 7.45pm kick off. The game was originally scheduled to take place last Saturday (16th March) but was postponed […]

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Market Drayton Town Preview

Tomorrow, in the midst of Storm Gareth, we head to Market Drayton Town, although the game is subject to a 9.30am pitch inspection with heavy rain forecast for the day. The Gingerbread Men are the first team we have ever faced from the county of Shropshire so their Greenfields Sports Ground will be a new […]

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Hughes Extends Stay

Colls have been given the massive boost that Saturday’s man of the match Connor Hughes has extended his stay at the Skuna until the end of the season. Initially signing on a short-term loan from Curzon Ashton, Connor will now be remaining at the Skuna for the all important run-in. We thank Curzon for their […]

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New Date: Newcastle Town home fixture

A new date has been confirmed for Atherton Collieries’ Evo-Stik League Division One West encounter against Newcastle Town, with the fixture now due to take place at the Skuna Stadium on Monday 8th April 2019 with a 7.45pm kick off. The game was originally scheduled for Saturday 9th March but was postponed after a pitch […]

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Colls 2 Leek 1 Report

Colls returned to Monday Night Football for the first time since October, the special atmosphere of the floodlit Skuna being sorely missed by all. With both teams’ games falling victim to the weather at the weekend, and with both teams needing a win to boost their promotion ambitions, the tension was palpable. The crowd consisted […]

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Leek Town Preview

We welcome Leek Town to the Skuna Stadium for their first ever visit to Alder Street, at the second time of asking. The original game in early February fell victim to a frozen pitch. That is unlikely to be a problem this time round! Leek are one of the big boys in the division, having […]

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Newcastle Town Preview

We welcome Newcastle Town to the Skuna Stadium for the first time in 10 years! Well apart from the postponed game in December as the heavens opened late on to ensure the fate of the game. The visitors headed off into Manchester for their Christmas do with our best wishes. The Castle won the North […]

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Report: Colls 1 Colne 2

Colls’ unbeaten run this year came to an abrupt end on Saturday, beaten by in form Colne despite taking the lead just after the hour mark in front of a bumper 400+ crowd at the Skuna. Manager Micheal Clegg made one change to the starting line-up at Prescot Cables the previous week, with Conor Gaul […]

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Lewis Nightingale Joins Promotion Push

Colls have today further strengthened their attacking options by bringing in midfielder Lewis Nightingale from Trafford FC. Lewis has a wealth of experience in the division, having made the divisional team of the year as recently as 2017. Last season he was part of the Bamber Bridge team that won promotion to the Evo-Stik Premier […]

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