News: Lafferty extends contract

Despite this campaign still not being over, Atherton Collieries Football Club have once again been proactive in preparing for next season. As has become the case over the last few years, the club are keen to demonstrate that they are ready to build and push on once again from the summer. A strong mid table […]

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Postponed: Ramsbottom home game

Please note that this afternoon’s home game against Ramsbottom United has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at the Kensite Stadium. A new date for the Evo-Stik League Division One North fixture will be confirmed as soon as possible. **UPDATE – the rearranged fixture will take place at the Kensite Stadium on Thursday 26th […]

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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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Integro League Cup Semi Final Draw

Following Thursday’s 2-0 win at home to league rivals Ramsbottom United, the draw has been made for the Integro League Cup Semi Final, with Colls handed a trip to Evo-Stik League Premier Division outfit Hednesford Town. The fixture will take place on Thursday 12th April with a 7.45pm kick off at Hednesford’s Keys Park home […]

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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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Fixtures: Integro League Cup Quarter Final date confirmed

Atherton Collieries’ reward for defeating high-flying Scarborough Athletic in the Integro League Cup is a home quarter final against Ramsbottom United at the Kensite Stadium next Thursday (29th March) in a 7.45pm kick off. Admission will cost £7 for adults, £4 for OAP’s and students and £2 for under 12’s. Before then, Scarborough Athletic have […]

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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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