Postponed: Colls vs City of Liverpool

Atherton Collieries can confirm that our upcoming FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round fixture against City of Liverpool has been postponed, due to a positive Covid-19 test within the City of Liverpool camp. The match has been re-arranged for Wednesday 4th November following dialogue and assurances from City of Liverpool FC and guidance from the Football […]

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Postponed: Colls v Matlock Town

Please note that the upcoming Northern Premier League Premier Division at home to Matlock Town has been postponed. The Derbyshire outfit had been due to visit the Skuna Stadium next Tuesday (3rd November), but this fixture will now be re-arranged due to Matlock visiting Coalville Town for an FA Trophy tie that evening. A new […]

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Report: Stafford Rangers 0-3 Colls

The Colls climb up the Northern Premier League table continued against Stafford Rangers, courtesy of a comprehensive 3-0 away win. After a wait of 227 days since the originally scheduled fixture, the Colls walked victorious courtesy of goals from Dylan Glass, Rick Smith and Elliot Rokka. The game started with controversy. Danny Taberner slipped by […]

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Preview: Stafford (A)

Today, Atherton Collieries travel to Stafford Rangers for our next Pitching In Northern Premier League outing. Remarkably, tonight will be the first time the Colls have travelled to Stafford. This milestone could easily be forgotten in the context of the fixture’s original postponement, as our March trip to Stafford was postponed hours before kick-off when […]

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Report: Witton Albion 2-1 Colls

Following a strong opening to the season, Colls were disappointed not to carry on their winning form as they tasted a narrow away defeat against Witton. Described as a ‘game of two halves’ by manager Brad Cooke, a poor first half display saw Colls 2-0 down at the break, with Dylan Glass pulling one back […]

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Preview: Witton Albion (A)

Tomorrow, the black and whites make our second visit to Wincham Park of the season, as we travel to face Witton Albion. Following our exciting run of seven points from three home matches, Bradley Cooke’s men will be looking to continue that form onto our travels. The Albion are high flying with twelve points from […]

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Report: Colls 5-0 Bamber Bridge

Atherton Collieries claimed their third victory of the Pitching In Northern Premier League season, with a rampant 5-0 win against Bamber Bridge at the Skuna stadium. Four goals in the first half – a brace from Jordan Darr and a goal apiece from both Danny Lafferty and Elliot Rokka – were rounded off by a […]

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Transfer: Jack Lenehan Signs

Atherton Collieries are excited to complete the signing of highly rated midfielder Jack Lenehan, who joins from FC United of Manchester. Jack first made his name playing for Chorley, notably playing in their 2018 Lancashire Challenge Trophy success over Clitheroe at the University of Bolton Stadium, in a team that also featured now-Colls forward Jordan […]

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News: Colls draw City of Liverpool

Atherton Collieries have been drawn at home against City of Liverpool in the Third Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy. The tie will be played at the Skuna Stadium on Saturday 31st October. This has all of the hallmarks to be a classic cup tie, the last time the two sides met was back in […]

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Preview: Colls vs Bamber Bridge

Tomorrow night, the Colls welcome Bamber Bridge for our third match at the Skuna Stadium in seven days, and it promises to be yet another exciting encounter under the floodlights against our Lancashire rivals. Despite being a relatively new addition to the British sporting calendar, our fixtures against the Brig have developed into well-anticipated & […]

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