News: Grimshaw looks to move on

Defender Matt Grimshaw has today taken the decision to move away from Atherton Collieries in search for regular First Team football. Grimshaw joined the Colls four years ago, signing under then Manager Steve Pilling. Consistently a fine performer, the defender was at the heart of Atherton’s defence for a number of years, central to all […]

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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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News: Brooks joins Prestwich

Defender James Brooks has left the club for NWCFL First Division side Prestwich Heys. Brooks, a fans’ favourite, joined the Collieries with Manager Michael Clegg in 2014 and made a total of 44 appearances. The defender’s only goal for the Colls came against St Helens Town in an FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round game on […]

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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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Preview: Ossett Town v Colls

On Saturday the Collieries make the journey East to take on fellow Evo-Stik First Division North side Ossett Town in the Second Preliminary Round of the FA Cup. In what is only the second meeting between the two sides, the Colls will be looking for revenge, with Town beating Clegg’s men on their own turf […]

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