Report: Matlock Town 1-1 Colls

With a month’s worth of rain falling in one day in some parts of the country, news of a pitch inspection at Matlock didn’t fill us with confidence that a trip over to Derbyshire would be in the offing. However, at 4pm the call came that the game was on, equipment was hastily thrown in […]

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Report: Colls 1-3 Mickleover Sports

Colls welcomed Mickleover Sports to the Skuna for the first time ever, the visitors lining up with the vastly experienced frontline of Lee Hughes and Stuart Beavon, over 700 league games between them, Hughes at the ripe old age of 43! Whilst the backline was lead by the equally experienced Pablo Mills. Colls meanwhile fielded […]

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Micklover Sports Preview

Tomorrow we welcome Mickleover Sports to Atherton for the first time ever. Mickleover will become the third team from Derbyshire to face Colls, following the more local Glossop and New Mills, the country straddling the Peak District and our visitors being just West of Derby. It would be fair to say that the Sports’ best […]

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Kenny Waste Management Partnership

We are delighted to announce a partnership with local company Kenny Waste Management who are sponsoring our management and playing staff interviews on social media. A 35 year old company, employing 300 people across 2 sites, including one on Coal Pit Lane in the town, Kenny Waste Management will be assisting the club in segregating […]

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Our Town

Atherton Collieries FC is supporting Our Town as its principles mirror the club’s ‘Pride of Atherton’ motto. The Northern Premier League, Premier Division side opens its doors through the week to community groups who use their stadium as a base. Jo Kinney, community, commercial and player liaison officer, said: “We want to invite the community […]

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Report: Colls 0-0 Prescot Cables

Colls 0 Cables 0 (Colls win 4-3 on pens) Having won the Integro Cup in 2018 at the first time of asking, the competition will always have a place in Colls’ fans’ hearts. However, their defence of the trophy last season resulted in a first round exit to Droylesden, as all eyes turned to the […]

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Report: Stalybridge Celtic 1-2 Colls

Keen the shake off any hangover from a disappointing Tuesday night FA Cup replay defeat against FC United, the Colls welcomed the trip to Stalybridge Celtic on Saturday. Almost two weeks away from Betvictor Northern Premier League action and Atherton found themselves in a really positive position. To build on this, Clegg and his team […]

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Preview: Stalybridge Celtic

Having scoured the records, we’ve been unable to uncover a meeting between the Colls and Stalybridge Celtic. Both teams were in the Cheshire League in the late 70s and early 80s, The Celts winning that league in 1980 whilst Colls were in Division 2. In 1982, the formation of the North West Counties saw The […]

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Josh Thompson Returns To Atherton

We are delighted to announce the arrival of defender Josh Thompson. Josh’s football journey started at the Colls, when he was a pupil at nearby Chowbent Primary School. Joining Stockport County’s youth system under the tutelage of former Colls manager Alan Lord, he was signed by Scottish giants Celtic, where he made 21 first team […]

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Report: Colls 0-1 FC United of Manchester

A late goal from visiting full back Aaron Morris saw Colls suffer FA Cup replay heartbreak having twice come from behind to draw 2-2 in the original tie at Broadhurst Park on Saturday. Colls boss Micheal Clegg made three changes from Saturday’s tie, Jack Egan, Jordan Cover and Brad Lynch coming in to the side […]

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