Thomas Monk Joins Coaching Staff

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce that Thomas Monk has joined the coaching staff for this weekend’s historic match against Bolton Wanderers. Monk, 17, will join first team coaches Michael Clegg, Warren Jones and Andy Heald on the touchline for Collieries on Saturday. Thomas started watching Colls two years ago with his Dad, Ian. They have […]

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Bolton Wanderers Ticket Sale Update

Tickets for the upcoming friendly against Bolton Wanderers will be available to purchase at Alder House (M46 9EY) tomorrow evening (Monday 13th June) between 18:30 and 20:00 . This will not be your only opportunity to buy tickets for the game, other sale outlets will follow shortly!  A reminder that tickets are priced as follows: […]

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Pre-season Schedule Released

Pre-season fixtures announced Atherton Collieries are pleased to announce their 2016/17 pre-season schedule – it can be found below. Atherton Collieries v Bolton Wanderers – Saturday 2nd July – 15:00 Atherton Collieries v Northwich Victoria – Tuesday 12th July – 19:30 Carlisle City v Atherton Collieries – Saturday 16th July – 15:00 Ashton Town v […]

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Bolton Wanderers Friendly Confirmed

Following the success of last season’s pre-season friendly game against the Bolton Wanderers Development Squad, Atherton Collieries are pleased to confirm that on Saturday 2nd July the Bolton Wanderers First Team will be gracing the sacred Alder House surface in what will be the opening fixture in this centenary season for the Collieries. This game […]

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Trio Sign Contracts

Atherton Collieries are pleased to announce that the attacking trio of Mark Battersby, Jordan Cover and Ben Hardcastle have signed contracts with the club ahead of the 2016/17 season. This is a sign of intent from Collieries who will hope to build upon their third place finish in the league this campaign.  Manager Michael Clegg was keen […]

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Carlisle City Friendly Announced

The club are today able to confirm details of the much anticipated Atherton Collieries Jolly Boys Outing. This will be the seventh outing in what is fast becoming one of the most talked about Colls away days of the year. In previous years we have travelled to Holyhead Hotspur, Sunderland RCA, Llay Welfare, Glantraeth and of […]

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Report: Colne 1-5 Colls

A hat trick from leading scorer and captain Mark Battersby was the highlight of an outstanding 5-1 win for Atherton Collieries over Colne in the MEN United Cup Final at Fleetwood Town’s Highbury Stadium. Throughout a rainy night on the Lancashire coast, it was a terrific performance from Colls that was impressive from the off, […]

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Report: Colls 0-1 Prestwich Heys

Heys celebrated another glorious night in this increasingly remarkable season by winning the Bolton Hospital Cup at the Macron Stadium. A superb 30th minute Paul Tierney strike was ultimately enough to sink pre-match favourites Atherton Collieries and add the trophy to the Championship crown won two weeks ago. However, it was very much a team performance […]

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Report: Barnoldswick Town 5-1 Colls

The only previous trip to the edge of Yorkshire saw a 2-0 defeat followed by a unseemly scuffle between two key club personnel. Could this visit be any worse? Given the fact that there were two finals in two days coming up and bearing in mind the number of games played of late Colls shuffled […]

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Report: Ashton Athletic 2-0 Colls

I Don’t Like Thursdays Ashton Athletic 2 Atherton Collieries 0 For the second consecutive Thursday, Colls put in an insipid first half display and deservedly went down to a first ever competitive defeat to a workmanlike Ashton Athletic team. The lads didn’t seem to want to be at Brocstedes Park. Granted the pitch wasn’t in […]

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