Report: Colls 4-1 Bamber Bridge

Following a tumultuous forty eight hours since the shock defection of manager Michael Clegg and his staff to Ashton United the boys in black n white responded unbelievably to record their best win of the season. The Preston based opposition arrived on the back of a couple of good victories and hoped to exploit the […]

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Captain Lafferty Issues Rallying Call

Ahead of our crunch clash with Bamber Bridge at the Skuna on Saturday, captain Danny Lafferty issued a rallying call to the supporters of the club. “It’s obviously the end of what’s been a fantastic era but we need to kick on and make this the start of a new one. It’s a massive game […]

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Micheal Clegg Departs

It is with great sadness that Atherton Collieries can confirm the departure of manager Micheal Clegg and his staff. Taking charge in 2014, three promotions in five years saw the club rise from the North West Counties Division One to the Northern Premier League for the first time in its history. We’d like to put […]

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Colls Draw Barrow AFC At Home

Colls fans were made to wait as they listened intently to the FA Trophy draw on TalkSPORT2! Our number 25 ball was the penultimate drawn from the velvet bag for the Northern Section, meaning the opposition must be the last ball remaining; Barrow AFC. Currently sat top of the National League with a game in […]

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Report: Colls 1-0 Boston United

In a game that was dubbed as one of the biggest in the Collieries’ history, Boston United made the journey west to the Skuna Stadium. This was the the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy, the furthest the Colls had ever reached. And Boston United were an opposition of non-league fame, being a Football […]

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Steve Kipré Joins Colls

We are delighted to welcome Steve Kipré to the club. The attacker is the brother of Wigan Athletic defender Cédric Kipré. Starting his career at the Paris Saint-Germain youth academy, he played in France with AS Yzeure and ES Pays d’Uzès and in Germany with SF Köllerbach. Last season, Steve had a spell with Clyde […]

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Report: Colls 1-1 Buxton

Buxton thought they had finally exorcised the ghost of an infamous FA Cup defeat a quarter of a century previously but a spot-kick in the sixth minute of additional gave the home team an unexpected lifeline and vital point. A match up of the 19th and 20th in the table saw the Derbyshire outfit, in […]

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Report: Colls 2-1 Morpeth

Cleggy’s heroes got revenge for a recent 3-0 league defeat in faraway Northumberland to reach unchartered FA Trophy territory. Dave Sherlock thought he had gave Colls the lead inside ten minutes but his tidy finish was ruled out for a very harsh handball decision seemingly influenced by the orchestrated shout of vociferous defenders. The home […]

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Report: Clitheroe 0-3 Colls

A double strike from Tom Bentham saw Micheal Clegg’s Colls coast their way in to the next round of the Lancashire Trophy with a comfortable win at Clitheroe. On an evening where the referee had the facility to send players to the ‘sin bin’, a first in Colls’ history, hosts Clitheroe, boasting ex-black and white […]

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Report: Colls 1-3 Basford United

In form Basford United got within touching distance of top of the table with an efficent performance at a wet Skuna Stadium. The visitors from The Robin Hood County had the majority of possession in the opening half, their very effective striker Nat Watson put them ahead in the 13th minute when his shot got […]

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