Match report: Scarborough Athletic 0-1 Colls

Atherton Collieries recorded a third straight win in all competitions, following a hard-fought 1-0 win away at Scarborough Athletic. It was a tale of two penalties, Matty Gillam’s first-half spot kick earning the visitors the three points, as Scarborough missed their own spot-kick deep into stoppage time.  Watched by a bumper crowd under the lights […]

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New Signing: Tolani Omotola

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the signing of Tolani Omotola from Stafford Rangers. Tolani has most notably featured for Witton Albion and Barwell in the Northern Premier League Division One and Southern League Premier respectively. The striker recorded an impressive 18 goals in 25 games on loan at Witton from Tranmere in the 2016/17 season, […]

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Report: Colls 2-1 FC United

Atherton Collieries recorded a dramatic 2-1 win over FC United in a tightly-fought battle at the Skuna Stadium. In a physical game played in soaking wet conditions, both sides ensured the referee was kept busy with half a dozen yellow cards dished out as the two sides battled it out for the win. Colls took […]

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Report: Clitheroe 2-3 Colls

Atherton Collieries progressed to the quarter final of the Lancashire Challenge Trophy after a thrilling second-half comeback against Clitheroe. It was a classic ‘game of two halves’ with Colls going into the break 2-1 down despite taking the lead through Matty Gillam from the penalty spot. Brad Cooke’s men rallied in the second half however, […]

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Report: Mickleover 2 – 0 Colls

A clinical Mickleover took advantage of a wasteful Atherton Collieries to claim a 2-0 victory at the Don Armott Arena. Atherton started brightly, controlling possession and creating opportunities throughout the first half yet failing to convert. The first major opportunity of the game fell for Sports’ Andy Dales, who beat multiple defenders following a counter-attack, […]

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Report: Buxton 2-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries fell to a 2-0 defeat in front of a bumper crowd at The Silverlands, despite a brave performance from Brad Cooke’s men.  Two well-executed counter attacks either side of the half-time interval sealed a deserved win for Buxton, with the goals coming from Jamie Ward and Diego De Girolamo.  Colls went into the […]

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New Signing: Rowan Roache

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the signing of Rowan Roache from Workington AFC. The 21-year-old forward has already made a name for himself within football circles following his impressive record for Blackpool FC’s youth teams. Rowan amassed 30 goals from 31 u18s appearances over the course of the 2016/17 season, lifting the North West Youth […]

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Report: Colls 1 – 1 South Shields

Atherton Collieries recovered from their recent run of narrow defeats with a hard fought 1-1 draw against high-flying South Shields. Following a cagey first-half with few chances for either team, the Stripes eventually took the initiative following a red card for violent conduct received by Shields’ Darius Osei in the opening stanza of the second […]

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