News: Further fixtures released

On Wednesday the opening fixtures of the NWCFL Premier Division were released. Prior to the release of further fixtures of the Collieries already knew their season opened with a trip to West Didsbury & Chorlton and a home game against Padiham. Now, however, Clegg and his management team can now begin to plan ahead as the rest of the season has started to take shape - a full list of the opening fixtures can be found below: 
Saturday 8th August - West Didsbury & Chorlton v Atherton Collieries - 15:00 Monday 10th August - Atherton Collieries v Padiham - 19:45 Saturday 15th August - Bootle v Atherton Collieries - 15:00 - (FA Cup EP) Monday 17th August - Atherton Collieries v Maine Road - 19:45 Saturday 22nd August - Atherton Collieries v 1874 Northwich - 15:00 Tuesday 25th August - Squires Gate v Atherton Collieries - 19:45 Saturday 29th August - Atherton Collieries v Silsden - 15:00 Tuesday 1st September - Colne v Atherton Collieries -19:45 Saturday 5th September - Ashton Athletic v Atherton Collieries - 15:00 - (FA Vase 1Q)

Report: Colls 1-2 Bacup

A delightful Dylan Moonan goal ultimately proved to be in vain as Atherton Collieries were beaten 2-1 by Bacup Borough in the Lancashire FA Trophy. 

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