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After a recent slump in form, the Collieries were given the perfect opportunity to bounce back to winning ways in the form of a home game against Congleton Town. Clegg and the lads were determined to turn the recent rut around in what was the last home game of a fine season. The game began […]Continue reading
LIGHTNING FIRST HALF CATCHES COLLS COLD Alsager Town 3 Atherton Collieries 2 By Matt Lawton Third bottom Alsager Town earned a huge lifeline in their fight against relegation to North West Counties League Division One with a lightning first half performance that caught Colls cold in a stormy encounter in the Cheshire rain. Although Michael […]Continue reading
It was the night of the club’s inaugural ‘Pay What You Want’ fixture which was arranged in the aftermath of the original February Friday evening match up which was abandoned at half time because of torrential rain. Micheal Clegg tinkered with his starting line up again but this was a necessity being the fifth game […]Continue reading
TEN MAN COLLS FIGHT BACK FOR A DESMOND Atherton Collieries 2 AFC Blackpool 2 By Matt Lawton Mark Ayres scored a last minute penalty to grab an unlikely point at Alder House for ten man Colls against an AFC Blackpool side who thought they’d done enough to secure a vital three points in their battle […]Continue reading
As Linnets dropped points at Nelson last Tuesday night, Thursday evening’s Colne v Colls encounter became all the more important – Colne win and they take a giant step forward in their bid to be crowned NWCFL Premier Division champions, Colls win and the two horse race is invaded by a third as the Colls […]Continue reading
A succulent second half display put Runcorn Town to the sword on a cool Monday night at The Pavilions. As in the recent cup game between the sides Colls started slowly ceding possession but fortunately Adam Reid between the sticks wasn’t unduly troubled. In fact Brad Cooke had the best early chance when he found […]Continue reading
Atherton Collieries and West Didsbury & Chorlton, two teams that are similar and that have same ambition: to progress both on and off the field, in whatever way they can. Of course, West Didsbury are a club we know relatively well, based in leafy suburban Manchester and despite two away victories earlier in the season […]Continue reading
On Saturday, Atherton Collieries travel down to Cheshire to take on Alsager Town in the league. It promises to be an entertaining encounter with the home side keen to get all three points as they look to ease concerns of possible relegation. Meanwhile, Colls will be looking to build upon Monday’s victory over Winsford to remain […]Continue reading