How The League Was Won Pt 2

A freezing Harry Williams Stadium on New Year’s Day 2019 saw Colls make a real statement of intent, facing a Ramsbottom side in the middle of a fantastic FA Trophy run. A second half performance where Conor Gaul then Tom Bentham and Ben Conway put the ball into Sam Ashton’s net really put the cat […]

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Newcastle Town 0 Colls 2 Report

The glorious sunshine of Colls’ championship party on Monday had completely disappeared, to be replaced by howling wind and incessant rain that had everyone sheltering in the clubhouse until the last possible moment. With the trophy already secured, and with its handle reattached, the final game of the season had very much a party atmosphere. […]

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Newcastle Town Preview

Tomorrow sees the champions of the Evo-Stik Division One West head for their final game of the season, away at Newcastle Town. Their manager Robin Van Der Laan has already promised us a warm welcome. We are looking forward to visiting the unique looking ground, with its cycle track that loops the football pitch. The […]

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How The League Was Won Pt 1

The season started inauspiciously away at Glossop, a club that one still instantly associates with that MEN United cup final at Curzon Ashton where Colls were massively outnumbered on the terraces by the Wembley bound GNE fans. However the balance of power had changed and Colls ran out comfortable 2-0 winners, courtesy of a Ben […]

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Colls 0 Trafford FC 0

The crowds decended upon the Skuna with the sun beating down and Colls needing to equal Radcliffe’s result to maintain their 4 point lead at the top of the table and clinch the title in their last home league game of the season. The game itself played second bill to the event, the public of […]

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Trafford Preview

The scene is set for our final home league game of the season, on a glorious bank holiday Monday, Trafford FC are the visitors in a game that Colls can clinch the single automatic promotion spot to the Northern Premier League with a win. Two games to go and it’s all in our own hands. […]

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Report: Skelmersdale United 0-3 Colls

A comfortable victory at Skelmersdale’s temporary Prescot Cables home sees Atherton Collieries in need of just one win from their final two games to cap a remarkable season and clinch the Evo-Stik League Division One West title. On a summery afternoon, weather perfectly suited for lounging around, the first half was something of a lazy […]

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Skelmersdale Preview

On Saturday we make a speedy return to Prescot Cable’s Volair park as we play tenants Skelmersdale United. Colls now sit 4 points clear at the top of the table with just 3 games left of the season. Last season, our league clash away to Skem was memorable for the wrong reasons. The game quickly […]

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Report: Colls 4-0 Clitheroe

A dominant ninety minutes saw Atherton Collieries run out comfortable victors over visitors Clitheroe, taking advantage of the inactivity of title rivals Radcliffe to move four points clear at the top of the Evo-Stik League Division One West. Having won a thrilling encounter 5-3 in the corresponding fixture earlier in the season, Colls’ victory sealed […]

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Clitheroe Preview

Today’s visitors are Clitheroe as we search for our first ever home win against The Blues, whilst we attempt to increase our lead at the top of the league table with just 4 games left to play! Our abject record against Clitheroe is fully documented in the match day programme, available at the turnstile! Colls […]

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