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David’s photos from the 5-0 defeat at home to Droylsden can be viewed by clicking here.
Droylsden made their first competitive visit to the Kensite Stadium for some time on Saturday, and it was an outing Bloods’ fans will remember for many seasons to come. Ultimately, Droylsden were simply better and more clinical in front of goal. The Collieries’ spirited first half performance long forgotten come the end of the 90, […]Continue reading
The draw has been made this afternoon for the Third Round of the Integro Sport League Cup, with Colls entered in to the draw alongside Bamber Bridge with the two sides still yet to meet in their Second Round tie. Colls were initially supposed to meet Bamber Bridge in a fixture last month but was […]Continue reading
Get your diaries at the ready as new dates have been confirmed for the two Kensite Stadium fixtures that were postponed recently. Bamber Bridge will now visit downtown Athy on Monday 8th January 2018 for an Integro League Cup fixture (7.45pm kick off). The Evo-Stik League Division One North fixture at home to Radcliffe Borough is now set […]Continue reading
Scarborough Athletic away is a fixture that brings home how far the Collieries have come in recent years. A huge club with big ambitions, Scarborough have such an illustrious past behind them, both in their current form and in the club is now no more. On Saturday though the two sides met as equals, the […]Continue reading
Please note that the Integro League Cup fixture against Bamber Bridge scheduled for this evening (Monday 27th November) has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at the Kensite Stadium. A new date for the fixture will be announced in due course. Colls’ next fixture is now this Saturday (2nd December) when they travel to […]Continue reading
A second half performance full of grit and determination saw Atherton Collieries claim their fourth point in three days, even managing to overcome Jamie Forbes’ sending off to score a late Ben Hardcastle equaliser to earn a share of the spoils on a rainy evening at the Kensite Stadium. The visitors had gone in front […]Continue reading
Chants of ‘We’re all going to Brighouse’ still ring around the ears of many a Colls fan to this day. A coach load of Athertonians descended on the small Yorkshire town and certainly pushed the Evo-Stik side to their limits in an FA Cup spectacular, ultimately undone in a bank holiday replay. Fast forward two […]Continue reading
The Colls are delighted to announce that our Centenary Season Review book is now in stock. Priced at £10 per copy, the book contains details of every match of our historic 2016-2017 centenary season, from our preseason fixtures against Bolton Wanderers and Curzon Ashton, to our historic wins over Shildon and Abbey Hey, documented with match […]Continue reading
Atherton Collieries’ interest in the FA Trophy was ended at the 2nd Qualifying Round stage as they were given a harsh footballing lesson by Evo-Stik League Premier Division visitors Marine, illustrating the stark difference of just the single division between the two sides. Marine went in front early on but the sides had been level […]Continue reading