Statement: Festive fixtures postponed

After an examination of the current situation both locally and nationally, Atherton Collieries regretfully announce that they will not be fulfilling their Boxing Day and New Years Day fixtures. Financial considerations played a part in the decision made, however the overarching consideration is that of the health and safety of all involved. With families across […]

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Report: Mossley 0-1 Colls

On Saturday Brad Cooke’s men continued their preparations for return of the Pitching In Northern Premier League as they travelled to fellow Greater Mancunian side Mossley. Despite it being a mid-season friendly, this was another tough test for the black and whites, but a confident, organised and committed performance saw the Colls run out 1-0 […]

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Report: Runcorn 2-3 Colls

41 days after their last match, Atherton Collieries returned to action with a 3-2 victory in a mid-season friendly at Runcorn Linnets. Three first half goals from Elliot Rokka (2) and Marcus Cusani secured the victory for Brad Cooke’s men, with the home side pulling two goals back in the second half. On a bitterly […]

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New Signing: Louis Myers

Atherton Collieries are excited to confirm the signing of Louis Myers. The striker returns to bolster the Black & Whites forward ranks following a short stint playing for Hyde United. Louis made his initial Colls debut on Boxing Day 2019, going on to score 4 goals in 9 appearances before the 19/20 season was curtailed. […]

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New Signing: Joel Amado

Atherton Collieries are excited to announce the signing of highly rated young defender Joel Amado. An imperious left sided defender, 22 year old Amado has already amassed an increasing level of experience throughout his career, rising up through the leagues having played for Irlam prior to becoming a favourite amongst the Trafford faithful, before most […]

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Vacancy: First Team Physio

Atherton Collieries are currently taking applications for a physiotherapist to join our first team backroom staff on matchdays for the remainder of the season. Interested parties should please get in contact with the club on Twitter at @ACFC1916, or contact first team manager Brad Cooke directly (@BCSharpedge), with a closing date of Friday 18th December […]

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News: Darr & Banister Depart

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the departures of Jordan Darr and Jack Banister. Jordan Darr has made the decision to depart the Colls due to increasing work commitments, after making six starts in ten appearances for the club this season. Darr’s most notable performance came as he picked up the Man of the Match award […]

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Challenge: Brad Cooke’s Colls Players

To mark a year since the appointment of Brad Cooke as manager of Atherton Collieries, we have created this challenge for Colls supporters… Can you name every player to appear for the Colls under Brad Cooke’s management? Let us know how you got on via Twitter at @ACFC1916, though be mindful not to give away […]

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