New Signing: Bailey Thompson

We are pleased to announce the signing of forward Bailey Thompson from Guiseley. The 21-year old striker made his name within non-league with Tadcaster Albion in the Northern Premier League First Division, netting eight goals in twelve games for the Brewers. A product of the Tranmere Rovers academy, Bailey joined Guiseley for an undisclosed fee […]

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New Signing: Connor Phelan

Atherton Collieries are pleased to announce the signing of free agent Connor Phelan. The 23-year old full-back has previously represented Newton Aycliffe and Team Northumbria at senior level, though he has taken the last season out of the game to focus on his University studies & injury rehabilitation. As a youngster Connor represented Otago (New […]

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Love Football. Protect the game.

Atherton Collieries is supporting an all-football approach to ensure that every football fan feels safe attending matches. As we commence the new season, we’re backing the introduction of strong measures across football to tackle antisocial and criminal behaviours within football grounds. This includes entering the pitch without permission, carrying or using smoke bombs or pyros […]

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New Signing: Luke Nicholls

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the signing of forward Luke Nicholls, who makes the cross-town switch from Laburnum Rovers. The forward has made a quick impression amongst the Skuna Stadium faithful, playing throughout pre-season including scoring the stunning late winner against Bolton Wanderers B. Luke steps up three divisions to join the Black & Whites […]

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Works & Painting Party: 06/08/22

Atherton Collieries would like to announce a Works & Painting Party at the Skuna Stadium, this Saturday (6th August). With less than a fortnight before our first home game of the season (August 16th), our volunteers, supporters and committee have arranged a works & painting party for Saturday 6th August, and with an open invite […]

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Report: Witton 0-1 Colls

Brad Cooke’s Black & Whites recorded victory in their final pre-season outing of the campaign, courtesy of a silky Jay Fitzmartin solo effort on his first official outing in the Stripes. The first half was a fairly evenly matched contest, with few clear chances for either team. The Colls looked confident with the ball at […]

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New Signing: Nico Defreitas-Hansen

Atherton Collieries are delighted to confirm the signing of goalkeeper Nicholas Defreitas-Hansen, who joins the club from Swansea City. The 21-year old goalkeeper moved to the United Kingdom to join Everton in 2017, where he spent 4 seasons before joining Swansea City in 2021. Nico has also amassed 9 caps for the United States u16s […]

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