Report: West Didsbury & Chorlton 2-0 Colls

Following a famous 2-0 victory over Al-Ittihad last Wednesday night Colls headed to Brookburn Road for a friendly fixture against West Didsbury & Chorlton. Former club captain Brad Cooke has taken up the managerial reigns at West over the summer and has assembled a squad and backroom that proved to be extremely familiar to Colls […]

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Preview: West Didsbury & Chorlton

Colls are back in action on Tuesday evening when our pre-season campaign continues at Brad Cooke’s West Didsbury & Chorlton. Please note the 7.15PM KO. West and Colls first clashed in 2013 in the North-West Counties Division One, following our hosts’ rise out of the Manchester League. A key encounter at the tail end of […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Al-Ittihad

Sometimes you can do little more than let the scoreline do the talking. Atherton Collieries 2 Al-Ittihad, 8-time Saudi Ararbian champions and twice crowned the best team in Asia 0. Just let that sink in for a moment. After an afternoon that saw Colls gain nationwide attention from the likes of BBC Sport and FourFourTwo, […]

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Toyeeb Mustapha Unveiled

Following a degree of mystery, we can finally unveil the signing of the player who has previously been referred to as “Trailist”, or more recently as just “T”. Joining from League of Ireland side Athlone Town is Toyeeb Mustapha (pictured above, credit: David Featherstone). The exciting winger has already thrilled Colls fans with his out […]

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Report: Hemsworth Miners Welfare 1-2 Colls

A neatly taken goal within minutes of the restart gave the black n white stripes the spoils in a good spirited friendly. Following visits to Holyhead Hotspur, Sunderland RCA, Llay Welfare, Glantraeth, Whitley Bay, Eccleshall, Carlisle City, Conwy Borough and Pontefract the much loved Jolly Boys outing had reached double figures. NCEL Premier Division outfit […]

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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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