Report: Colls 0-3 City of Liverpool

Atherton Collieries exited the FA Trophy at the third qualifying round stage with a 3-0 defeat to City of Liverpool FC at the Skuna stadium. On a bitterly cold evening, goals from Dominic Reid, Jack Hazelhurst and Mitchell Bryant ensured that the visitors progressed through to the first-round proper of the competition on the eve […]

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News: FA statement on latest restrictions

This afternoon the FA provided an update on Steps 3-6 of Non-League football, the ‘non-elite’ leagues, following the UK Government’s new national COVID-19 restrictions. These restrictions will come into place on Thursday 5th November 2020, lasting until Wednesday 2nd December 2020. The Buildbase FA Trophy game against City of Liverpool tomorrow (Wednesday 4th November 2020) […]

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News: FA Trophy draw made

This afternoon the draw for the First Round Proper of the Buildbase FA Trophy was made. The victor between Atherton Collieries and City of Liverpool in Wednesday’s re-arranged Third Qualifying Round encounter will face Buxton away, the playing date is to be confirmed. Following government guidance, a reminder that supporters are able to attend Wednesday […]

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Postponed: Colls vs City of Liverpool

Atherton Collieries can confirm that our upcoming FA Trophy Third Qualifying Round fixture against City of Liverpool has been postponed, due to a positive Covid-19 test within the City of Liverpool camp. The match has been re-arranged for Wednesday 4th November following dialogue and assurances from City of Liverpool FC and guidance from the Football […]

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Postponed: Colls v Matlock Town

Please note that the upcoming Northern Premier League Premier Division at home to Matlock Town has been postponed. The Derbyshire outfit had been due to visit the Skuna Stadium next Tuesday (3rd November), but this fixture will now be re-arranged due to Matlock visiting Coalville Town for an FA Trophy tie that evening. A new […]

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Report: Stafford Rangers 0-3 Colls

The Colls climb up the Northern Premier League table continued against Stafford Rangers, courtesy of a comprehensive 3-0 away win. After a wait of 227 days since the originally scheduled fixture, the Colls walked victorious courtesy of goals from Dylan Glass, Rick Smith and Elliot Rokka. The game started with controversy. Danny Taberner slipped by […]

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Preview: Stafford (A)

Today, Atherton Collieries travel to Stafford Rangers for our next Pitching In Northern Premier League outing. Remarkably, tonight will be the first time the Colls have travelled to Stafford. This milestone could easily be forgotten in the context of the fixture’s original postponement, as our March trip to Stafford was postponed hours before kick-off when […]

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Report: Witton Albion 2-1 Colls

Following a strong opening to the season, Colls were disappointed not to carry on their winning form as they tasted a narrow away defeat against Witton. Described as a ‘game of two halves’ by manager Brad Cooke, a poor first half display saw Colls 2-0 down at the break, with Dylan Glass pulling one back […]

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Preview: Witton Albion (A)

Tomorrow, the black and whites make our second visit to Wincham Park of the season, as we travel to face Witton Albion. Following our exciting run of seven points from three home matches, Bradley Cooke’s men will be looking to continue that form onto our travels. The Albion are high flying with twelve points from […]

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Report: Colls 5-0 Bamber Bridge

Atherton Collieries claimed their third victory of the Pitching In Northern Premier League season, with a rampant 5-0 win against Bamber Bridge at the Skuna stadium. Four goals in the first half – a brace from Jordan Darr and a goal apiece from both Danny Lafferty and Elliot Rokka – were rounded off by a […]

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