Report: Guiseley 4-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries exited the FA Cup at the 2nd round qualifying stage with a 4-0 defeat at Guiseley. At a wet Nethermoor Park, the contest began evenly with both sides battling to gain a foothold early on. Kaine Felix opened the scoring for Guiseley on the 15 minute mark, receiving the ball from Gabriel Johnson […]

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Match Preview: Guiseley (Away)

Tomorrow, the Collieries finally return to Emirates FA Cup action, as we travel to Guiseley’s Nethermore Park for a Second Qualifying Round Clash. Over recent years, we have enjoyed a variety of modest cup successes, with our FA Trophy clashes with Barrow or our FA Vase run through Winsford, Shildon and Penrith being highlights of […]

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Throwback: Guiseley 3-1 Colls, 1994

Saturday 8 October, 1994 On Saturday 8 October 1994 Guiseley FC of the Northern Premier League (Step 2) hosted Atherton Collieries of the NWCFL Division 2 (Step 5) in the 3rd Qualifying Round of the FA Cup. It was perhaps the biggest game in the history of the downtown Atherton club founded in 1916. Colls […]

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Report: Warrington Town 2-0 Colls

Three days on from the victory against Grantham, Colls were unable to make it two wins on the bounce as they suffered a 2-0 defeat under the floodlights at Warrington Town. Two second half goals secured the points for the home side at Cantilever Park, with Colls’ Elliott Rokka seeing a penalty saved for the […]

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Match Preview: Warrington (Away)

Following Saturday’s dramatic victory over Grantham Town, tomorrow the Black & Whites make the short journey to Warrington Town looking to continue building positive momentum. Our most recent trip to Cantilever Park came in January, as we walked away from a tough and hard-fought contest with our share of the spoils and a goal apiece. […]

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Report: Grantham Town 1-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries claimed their first three points of the Northern Premier League campaign with a 2-1 win away at Grantham Town. Kyle Sambor’s 86th minute penalty sealed the victory after Gareth Peet’s first-half free kick had been cancelled out by a strike from Grantham’s Niall Doran. Colls started the game brightly – looking to bounce […]

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Match Preview: Grantham (Away)

Tomorrow, the Collieries travel to Grantham Town for our first away match of the 2020-21 season, and our first ever trip to the South Kesteven Sports Stadium. Our last meeting with the Gingerbreads was our final fixture before the premature curtailment of the 2019-20 season, with Bradley Cooke’s men running out convincing 2-0 winners, a […]

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FA Cup Draw: Second Qualifying Round

This afternoon, the draw has been made for the Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying Round. In an exciting draw for Bradley Cooke’s Black & Whites, we will face Guiseley AFC at their Nethermoor Park stadium on Saturday 3rd October. The fixture will be played behind closed doors under current guidance. The draw is an exciting […]

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News: FA Cup progression

Following this morning’s cancellation of the scheduled FA Cup tie between Atherton Collieries and Bamber Bridge as a result of a positive case of COVID-19, and Bamber Bridge’s subsequent withdrawal from the competition, the FA have now confirmed that Atherton Collieries will automatically progress to the next round. Once again, we wish everyone at Bamber […]

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Statement: Bamber Bridge

This morning we received notification from Bamber Bridge that they have had a positive case of COVID-19 at the club. As such tomorrow evening’s FA Cup game has been cancelled and Bamber Bridge have withdrawn from the competition. We are awaiting news from the FA with regards to our own next steps in the competition. […]

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