Preview: Glossop v Colls

The Collieries kick-off their 18/19 Evo-Stik campaign with a trip to old friends Glossop North End tomorrow afternoon. Both the former North West Counties outfits meet after strengthening over the summer break. North End have signed numerous players, with every area of the field accounted for. Will Knight will be the man in-between the sticks […]

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Fixtures: Three updates

The Lancashire FA Partners Foundation Challenge Trophy First Round tie away to North West Counties League side Nelson has been confirmed to take place on Tuesday 25th September with a 7.45pm kick off. As a result of this game, the Evo-Stik League Division One West Fixture at home to Prescot Cables, initially arranged for Monday […]

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Emil’s Jolly Boys Memories

What started as a one off on the Island of Anglesey 10 years ago has now become a much anticipated summer afternoon out. Bragging slightly I think I am the only person to go all The Jolly Boys outings so without further ado I bring you my potted history. 2008 – Holyhead Hotspur – 2-3 […]

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Report: Colls 1-1 Witton Albion

Adam Farrell was on the scoresheet as Colls’ final home game of the pre-season campaign brought a 1-1 draw with higher division Witton Albion in a keenly fought Alder Street encounter. Having seen off neighbours Daisy Hill 11-0 in their last outing, Colls were inevitably likely to find a much sterner test against a Witton […]

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Interview with James Eachus

In the first instalment of a series of articles where we catch up with the club’s coaching staff, we spoke with Strength and Conditioning Coach James Eachus during a break from putting the players through their paces in pre-season. James started working with Colls last pre-season during the final months of his 13 and a […]

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Lancashire FA Trophy: First Round draw

The draw has been made for the first round of the Lancashire FA Partners Foundation Challenge Trophy with Colls handed a tie away to North West Counties League First Division North side Nelson. Last season saw Colls receive a bye from the First Round of the competition but were eliminated at the second round stage […]

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What’s better than one Peet?

Yep, two! We are please to announce that Josh Peet will be joining his brother Gareth at the Colls for the upcoming season, after making an impact during pre-season. Josh originally joined Colls back in 2013 but was forced out of the game with injury. Since then he has been playing at Winstanley St Aidens. […]

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Ramsbottom games switched

Colls’ two Evo-Stik League Division One West fixtures against Ramsbottom United have been switched. Micheal Clegg’s black and whites were initially due to visit Rammy on the August Bank Holiday with Ramsbottom heading to downtown Athy on New Years Day, but these dates have now been switched after a request from Ramsbottom in relation to […]

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Report: Daisy Hill 0-11 Colls

Adam Farrell scored a hat trick while Ben Hardcastle and Ian Rowlands both grabbed a pair of goals apiece as Micheal Clegg’s Atherton Collieries side romped to an 11-0 victory away to North West Counties League Division One neighbours Daisy Hill, taking their pre-season goalscoring efforts to 23 goals spread across just three games in […]

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Ben Conway Signs On

In what has been a solid pre-season so far for the Colls, those who have caught any of the action cannot have failed to have been impressed by Ben Conway in midfield. We are delighted to introduce Ben, who has now completed his move to Colls for the forthcoming season. The 23 year old Wiganer […]

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