Statement: HFL

Atherton Collieries would like to place on record our gratitude for Hamilton Fabrications Ltd, who have departed as primary shirt sponsors following an historic seven year partnership with the club. Hamilton Fabrications first became Colls primary shirt sponsors in 2015, following our promotion into the North West Counties Premier Division, with the distinctive red branding […]

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Pre-Season Update: 15/06/22

Atherton Collieries are delighted to confirm the addition of Sheffield FC to this summer’s pre-season schedule, which will also be designated as our traditional “Jolly Boys” fixture, on Saturday 30th July. Our hosts are, of course, the world’s oldest football club, with the fantastic city of Sheffield being rightly celebrated as the home & birthplace […]

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New Signing: Max Bardsley-Rowe

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the signing of Max Bardsley-Rowe from Macclesfield FC, on an initial short-term “loan” agreement. A versatile player who is comfortable in any position alongside the right-side of the pitch, Max Bardsley-Rowe began last season at Irlam, scoring twelve goals and securing two Man of the Match awards over 19 appearances […]

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Works & Painting Party: 18/06/22

Atherton Collieries would like to announce a Works & Painting Party at the Skuna Stadium, this Saturday (18th June). We have been hard at work at the club with our next wave of renovations at the Collieries, with a new tea-bar & dug-outs currently well in-progress, whilst our pitch team are likewise rejuvenating the playing […]

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Announcement: Bury AFC

We are excited to confirm the addition of a friendly with Bury AFC to our pre-season schedule, to take place at the Skuna Stadium on Tuesday 5th July. Bury AFC are a fan-owned club formed following the expulsion of Bury FC from the football league in 2019. Under the management of Andy Welsh and playing […]

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News: Danny Lambert

Atherton Collieries would like to place on record our gratitude for midfielder Danny Lambert, who has confirmed his retirement from football following five years at the Skuna Stadium. Lambo was a summer signing for the Collieries in 2017, making his debut in the Reusch Champions Cup against City of Liverpool, where he collected an assist […]

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Announcement: Pre-Season Schedule

Atherton Collieries can today confirm details of more of our pre-season friendly schedule. Following from Monday’s announcement of the traditional Bolton Wanderers fixture at the Skuna Stadium, we are pleased to announce that we will also be welcoming Annan Athletic to Atherton to open our pre-season account. The Stripes can also confirm three away friendlies. […]

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Announcement: Bolton Wanderers

Atherton Collieries are excited to confirm that we will again be welcoming Bolton Wanderers to the Skuna Stadium this pre-season, on July 13th 2022. The fixture has become a proud tradition at the Skuna Stadium over recent years. The record currently stands at four draws between the two sides, and two wins for the Wanderers. […]

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New Signing: Scott Bakkor

Atherton Collieries are pleased to announce the arrival of Scott Bakkor from Warrington Rylands. The striker joins with a highly respected goal-scoring record within non-league football. Most recently signing for Warrington Rylands in March, Scott scored 4 times in 6 appearances as the club progressed towards the NPL Division One West title, including a vital […]

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Squad Update: 18/05/22

Atherton Collieries are excited to confirm the first of our retained players for the 2022-23 season, with Joel Amado, Luca Defreitas-Hansen, Marcus Cusani, captain Danny Lafferty and perennial record breaker Gaz Peet all signing renewed terms with the club. Defender Joel Amado re-signs for his second season at the Skuna Stadium, making his debut at […]

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