Report: Mossley 2-0 Colls

  Buoyed by Monday night’s win against Colwyn Bay, the Collieries were brought instantly back down to earth on Saturday with a 2-0 defeat away at Evo-Stik regulars Mossley. Two enforced changes for Clegg coming into this game, Gaz Peet demoted to the bench for fitness reasons, Chris Lynch taking his place, and another straight […]

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Report: Ossett Town 1-0 Colls

Following the heroics of the First Qualifying Round of this season’s Emirates FA Cup campaign, the Collieries were presented with yet another away trip in the Second, Ossett Town the destination for their tenth consecutive away draw. Despite the change in location, the motivation remained the same. Bitterly disappointed after last weekend’s 2-0 defeat against […]

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Report: Colls 1-1 Bamber Bridge

Bamber Bridge visited The Kensite Stadium on a dank Monday evening for the first league meeting between the teams for a quarter of a century. During that time the Preston side had won Northern Premier League titles, reached the 2nd Round of the FA Cup and even played a game against the Czech Republic’s Euro […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 Ossett Town

A little bit of history was made at the Kensite yesterday afternoon as the Collieries took on Ossett Town for the first time in the Club’s history. Keen to bounce back from Tuesday’s defeat at Prescot Cables, Manager Michael Clegg shook things up, George West and Johnny Gorman were brought into the side with new […]

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Report: Prescot Cables 3-1 Colls

All four goals came in the first half as Atherton Collieries fell to their first defeat of the season as they were taught a lesson in efficiency and physicality by hosts Prescot Cables. Michael Clegg’s Colls side went in to the game on a high after a 2-1 FA Cup victory at the weekend away […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Ossett Albion

Atherton Collieries recorded their first home win in the Evo-Stik League in a feisty encounter against Ossett Albion. It was the first ever meeting between the two sides and it looked like it would be one that would live long in the memory after a goal and two straight red cards in the opening quarter of […]

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Report: Hallam 1-4 Colls

It was almost seven years to the day that the black n white stripes last visited Sandygate (the oldest football ground in the world) for a FA Cup tie. In 2010 Colls were the underdogs being a level below the hosts but this time out Hallam are plying their trade in Step 6 while Michael […]

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Report: Colls 0-0 Kendal Town

On a wet night in Atherton a goalless draw was a fair result between Colls and Kendal Town. It was Collieries first home match in the Evo-Stik League and they came into the historical night on the back of a convincing 2-0 win away at Colne. Their visitors, Kendal Town, had fared less well over […]

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Report: Colne 0-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries started life in the Evo-Stik League with a convincing 2-0 victory over rivals Colne at Holt House. Michael Clegg’s side came into the match as underdogs against a side who made the play-offs last campaign but came away having put in one of their best performances in recent years. It was a story […]

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