Report: Colls 1-1 Hyde

High-flying Hyde United became the latest promotion chaser to fail to take all three points from the Kensite as Ben Hardcastle’s second half penalty secured a well-earned point for the Colls. Hyde visiting the Kensite saw the final instalment of Colls’ recent trilogy of home fixtures against the top three of the Evo-Stik League Division […]

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Report: Ossett Town 2-3 Colls

Atherton Collieries returned to league action on a high following Thursday nights emphatic 4-1 victory at Hednesford Town in the semi-final of the Integro League Cup. The clubs focus is very much on the upcoming final against higher ranked opposition in Coalville Town, so this match against Ossett Town who will be merging with Ossett […]

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Report: Hednesford Town 1-4 Colls

68 teams entered the Integro league cup this season, only four remained on Thursday and Atherton Collieries were one of them. After seeing off Skelmersdale United, Bamber Bridge Scarborough and Ramsbottom United, the games didn’t get any easier for the Colls with an away trip to Hednesford Town awaiting Clegg’s men in the next round. As […]

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Report: Colls 0-2 South Shields

Alder House has seen some decent players over the years, but I doubt many of them could match the calibre of visiting skipper Julio Arca, with the 37 year old boasting over 300 league appearances with Middlesbrough and Sunderland and loving life in non-league, with his appearance undoubtedly a special moment for Colls captain Brad […]

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Report: Droylsden 1-1 Colls

Colls and Droylsden shared the spoils in what was largely a typical end of season mid-table scrap, though sadly it became something quite literal in that sense in stoppage time with proceedings somewhat marred by a stoppage time mass confrontation that resulted in – or perhaps more accurately – was sparked by a red card […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Ramsbottom United

In close to 102 years of existence, Atherton Collieries have never before played at such lofty heights in the English footballing pyramid, but a goal in each half from Adam Farrell and Ben Hardcastle was enough to see Micheal Clegg’s side earn a place in the Integro League Cup Semi Finals at the very first […]

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Report: Kendal Town 0-1 Colls

Skipper for the night Ben Hardcastle was able to celebrate his 200th Colls appearance in style as a late Jordan Cover strike earned all three points on the road at ten man Kendal Town. Having put high flying Scarborough Athletic to the sword with two quick fire goals in Colls’ 2-1 victory at the Kensite […]

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Report: Colls 2-1 Scarborough Athletic

High-flying Scarborough Athletic summered a hammer blow to their promotion ambitions as a first half Jordan Cover double saw Colls seal a second win over the Seadogs in the three space of three days in front of over 500 fans at the Kensite Stadium. Having defeated Scarborough in the League Cup on Thursday evening with […]

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Report: Colls 2-0 Scarborough Athletic

A goal in each half from Glenn Matthews and Dave Sherlock saw Atherton Collieries coast past high-flying Scarborough Athletic at the Kensite Stadium and secure a home tie against Ramsbottom United in the quarter finals of the Integro League Cup. Against a Scarborough side riding high in the league, Colls never really looked in any […]

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Report: Ramsbottom United 1-0 Colls

Instalment two of Colls’ run of four games in seven days saw Micheal Clegg’s side fall to defeat on a chilly night away to Ramsbottom United as the black and whites’ ten game unbeaten record, stretching back to early January, finally came to an end in East Lancashire. With high-flying Scarborough Athletic due to visit […]

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