Report: Colls 0-0 Witton Albion

Atherton Collieries fought out a goalless draw against Witton Albion under the floodlights at the Skuna Stadium.  In a tense, cagey affair, clear-cut chances were few and far between, with a lively battle in the middle of the park the highlight of the game.  Most of the early attacking came from the visitors, an ambitious […]

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Report: Colls 0-1 Stalybridge

The sun had his hat on in downtown Atherton but the fayre served up didn’t quite match the balmy March weather. Both teams were looking over their shoulders desperate not to be pulled into the relegation fight and this ensured a cagey affair throughout. The beers flowed on the terraces but the goals did not. […]

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Squad Update: 24/03/2022

Atherton Collieries can confirm that we have agreed deals to bring four players to the Skuna Stadium, bolstering the ranks ahead of the final weeks of the campaign. Anton Smith & Oliver Fannon both join the Stripes on loan from Salford City. Anton Smith is a holding midfielder with a notable passing range, whilst Ollie […]

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Report: Colls 0-1 Gainsborough Trinity

Atherton Collieries battled to a 1-0 home defeat to Gainsborough Trinity, a first-half goal from Isaac Rice making the difference in a low-key affair at the Skuna Stadium. The game got off to a laboured start under the floodlights at the Skuna, with neither side able to conjure up much real quality within the opening […]

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Report: Colls 1-2 Scarborough

Colls returned to the Skuna following the midweek cup heartache, but buoyed by the fact that they had won their last two league outings. Injury and fatigue had decimated the squad so Brad Cooke had busied on a recruitment drive to bolster numbers for the remorseless league run in. Young guns, Anton Smith and Oliver […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 West Didsbury & Chorlton

Atherton Collieries cup dream came to an end as they suffered a 2-0 loss to West Didsbury & Chorlton in the semi-final of the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy. Two second half goals from Dontai Gabidon and Rhain Davis at The County Ground saw the North West Counties side book their place in the final at […]

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Report: Matlock Town 0-1 Colls

Atherton Collieries pulled off a dramatic 1-0 win over title-chasers Matlock Town after a heroic performance at The Proctor Cars Stadium.  The Colls put in an impressive performance, despite losing captain Danny Lafferty early in the first half. Aaron Smith eventually netted the winner in the 90th minute, sparking wild celebrations among the travelling Colls […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Bamber Bridge

Atherton Collieries recorded a 2-0 home win over Bamber Bridge thanks to first-half goals from Jack Lenehan and Danny Lafferty. A goalkeeping error gifted Colls an early lead before captain Danny Lafferty doubled their advantage with a clever finish before the break to give the home side their second win of 2022. Both sides came […]

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Report: Colls 0-1 Hyde

Atherton Collieries were defeated by Hyde United in a closely fought contest at the Skuna Stadium. A defensive mix-up in the second half saw Hyde’s Jack Dyche gifted the winning goal, in a game which saw few real chances created by either side. The game was preceded by a minute’s applause following the recent passing […]

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