Report: Warrington Town 2-0 Colls

Three days on from the victory against Grantham, Colls were unable to make it two wins on the bounce as they suffered a 2-0 defeat under the floodlights at Warrington Town. Two second half goals secured the points for the home side at Cantilever Park, with Colls’ Elliott Rokka seeing a penalty saved for the […]

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Match Preview: Warrington (Away)

Following Saturday’s dramatic victory over Grantham Town, tomorrow the Black & Whites make the short journey to Warrington Town looking to continue building positive momentum. Our most recent trip to Cantilever Park came in January, as we walked away from a tough and hard-fought contest with our share of the spoils and a goal apiece. […]

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Report: Grantham Town 1-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries claimed their first three points of the Northern Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win away at Grantham Town. Kyle Sambor’s 86th minute penalty sealed the victory after Gareth Peet’s first-half free kick had been cancelled out by a strike from Grantham’s Niall Doran. Colls started the game brightly – looking to bounce […]

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Match Preview: Grantham (Away)

Tomorrow, the Collieries travel to Grantham Town for our first away match of the 2020-21 season, and our first ever trip to the South Kesteven Sports Stadium. Our last meeting with the Gingerbreads was our final fixture before the premature curtailment of the 2019-20 season, with Bradley Cooke’s men running out convincing 2-0 winners, a […]

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FA Cup Draw: Second Qualifying Round

This afternoon, the draw has been made for the Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying Round. In an exciting draw for Bradley Cooke’s Black & Whites, we will face Guiseley AFC at their Nethermoor Park stadium on Saturday 3rd October. The fixture will be played behind closed doors under current guidance. The draw is an exciting […]

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News: FA Cup progression

Following this morning’s cancellation of the scheduled FA Cup tie between Atherton Collieries and Bamber Bridge as a result of a positive case of COVID-19, and Bamber Bridge’s subsequent withdrawal from the competition, the FA have now confirmed that Atherton Collieries will automatically progress to the next round. Once again, we wish everyone at Bamber […]

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Statement: Bamber Bridge

This morning we received notification from Bamber Bridge that they have had a positive case of COVID-19 at the club. As such tomorrow evening’s FA Cup game has been cancelled and Bamber Bridge have withdrawn from the competition. We are awaiting news from the FA with regards to our own next steps in the competition. […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 Scarborough Athletic

It was an opening day defeat for Colls at the hands of Scarborough Athletic with a brace from Boro’s Nathan Cartman giving the visitors the win. The Atherton sunshine was beaming down for the game, which marked the first competitive fixture played at the Skuna Stadium in 169 days. Two goals scored by Scarborough’s No. […]

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New Signings: Jack Bannister & Ellis Roberts

We are excited to announce a further two additions to the Collieries squad as we finalise our preparations for the first league match of the season. Jack Bannister has officially signed for the Colls, having impressed both management and supporters alike with his performances as “Trialist A” throughout pre-season. Speaking on the signing, assistant manager […]

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Interview: Brad Cooke

The ‘new normal’ is a phrase that is being thrown around a lot at the moment, but it is ultimately a lifestyle that we are all having to adjust to. Wearing a mask in a shop, sanitising our hands on a near permanent basis, and trying to figure out how long two metres actually is […]

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