Report: Colls 2-2 Altrincham

Ben Hardcastle’s second half equaliser saw Colls earn a draw at the Skuna Stadium against higher-division opposition in the shape of Vanarama North side Altrincham. The visitors started brightly, John Johnston cracking the crossbar from the edge of the box in just the third minute, but it was Colls who went in front on 8 […]

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Colls to host 8 times Saudi Arabian Champions

Atherton Collieries are delighted to confirm that they will host 8 time Saudi Arabian Pro-League champions Al-Ittihad Club at Alder House in an international friendly on Wednesday 24th July (Kick off 19:00). Al-Ittihad are the oldest football club in Saudi Arabia and boast a list of honours having competed in the FIFA World Club Cup […]

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Report: Colls 5-0 Ashton Town

Two goals inside a minute early in the first half set the tone for Colls as they coasted to a 5-0 friendly victory over Ashton Town at the Skuna Stadium on Saturday morning. Following Tuesday’s 2-0 home defeat to Vanarama National League newcomers Chorley, Colls’ preparations for the new BetVictor Northern Premier League Premier Division […]

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FA Cup Preliminary Round Draw 2019/2020

The draw has been made for the Preliminary Round of The Emirates FA Cup 2019/2020, with Colls being handed a home tie against old rivals Runcorn Linnets. The fixture will be played at the Skuna Stadium on Saturday 24th August 2019 with a 3pm kick off. The two sides met three times during the course […]

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Ashton Town Friendly

It can be confirmed that Atherton Collieries will host Ashton Town at The Skuna Stadium this Saturday morning at 11:00. With both clubs having no game scheduled it made sense to have a competitive run out as opposed to a training session. Admission for spectators is free of charge but we would kindly ask that […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 Chorley

On at balmy night at the Skuna, Colls faced another very tough pre-season test as newly promoted National League side Chorley brought a strong side featuring trialists from league clubs. The Magpies were first to threaten the goal on 20 minutes when Clive Smith cleared off the line following great build up play. Colls had […]

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This Friday – Manager’s Q&A

On Friday night at 19:30, the club will be hosting it’s first Q&A session with First Team manager, Michael Clegg. This free event, which will be held in the clubhouse at The Skuna Stadium will give supporters the chance to fire questions at the man in charge ahead of the new campaign, while also enjoying […]

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BetVictor sponsors the Northern Premier League

The National League System’s ‘big three’ feeder leagues are celebrating a new two-year sponsorship deal with leading online gambling company BetVictor, starting from season 2019/20. It’s the first time that a single brand takes on the title sponsorship of every Step 3 and 4 competition. Like many contemporary sports sponsorships, BetVictor’s focus is on digital […]

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Report: Prestwich Heys 0-3 Colls

Colls headed to what was originally scheduled to be the start of their pre-season campaign at Prestwich Heys, a high profile game with League Two Salford City slotted in last week meant we were slightly more back in the groove already. At a gloriously sunny Adie Moran Stadium, the game actually felt like pre-season was […]

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