Cameron Foster Joins Management Team

News on the management team as Cameron Foster comes in to become General Manager; responsible for our scouting, match analysis and helping from time to time with training. Fans may be unfamiliar with the work Cameron performed last season, watching and producing reports on our opponents, he was a key figure behind the scenes. Talking […]

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Colls in Top Gear

Clean Reach NW Ltd, our Official Away Travel sponsors, have bought the boys a mini bus for winning the league. Local business owner Adam Bibey, a close friend of the players and staff, hopes this encourages other businesses to get involved with the club. Adam is an atherton lad and is really proud of the […]

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1916 Club Membership

How can you support your club this season as we go into uncharted territory? How can you help us to maintain an income stream during the long winter months? How can you enjoy admission to all home matches and free food at every game? Sign up for our membership scheme, the 1916 Club! The 1916 Club […]

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Marcus Perry Joins Colls

We are pleased to announce that right-winger Marcus Perry has joined Colls from Irlam FC. Starting his career at St Helen’s Town and playing against Colls early in Micheal Clegg’s tenure, Marcus moved to Irlam in early 2016. Since then he’s established himself as one of the top players in the North-West Counties as the […]

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West Didsbury & Chorlton Friendly Added

We are pleased to announce another addition to our pre-season schedule with a visit to Brad Cooke’s West Didsbury & Chorton on Tuesday 30th July (7.15PM KO). Brookburn Road has been a happy hunting ground for the Colls under Micheal Clegg, Nathan Battersby breaking West hearts with a last gasp winner in our first game […]

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Season Preview – Part 1

As preparations continue for our inaugural season in the Northern Premier League top-flight we thought we would have a look at all of our league opponents. This episode in the series are clubs in an exclusive group, as they are ones that we have faced competitively in league matches. Ashton United The Robins had a […]

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Tom Bentham Signs Contract

Another massive boost for the club as we announce that Micheal Clegg has agreed a contract with last season’s top scorer Tom Bentham. Tom made his name at Hyde United in the Conference North and joined the Colls after a spell in Australia, described at the time by the manager as “a massive signing for […]

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Ben Hardcastle Signs New Contract

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce that Evo-Stik Division One West Player of the Year Ben Hardcastle has also agreed a new deal which will keep him at Colls for the coming season. The 24-year old, who is Atherton born and bred, joined Collieries in the summer of 2014, becoming Micheal Clegg’s first signing as […]

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Danny Lafferty Looks Forward To Coming Season

Next up to sign on for next season is our captain, Danny Lafferty. Nearly 10 years since making his debut for Colls, Danny gave us a quick interview as he looks forward to next season. Danny, you’ve signed a contract already, pleased to get that done and dusted? Yes, very pleased to get it signed […]

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Clive Smith Signs Contract

First player to put pen to paper this season is defender Clive Smith. Arriving midway through the season last year, the Timperley based player quickly made the right-back berth his own. Endearing himself to the supporters of the club with his committed performances. We are delighted that Clive will be remaining for our first season […]

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