Welcome: Joe Duckett

Atherton Collieries are delighted to announce the recruitment of new first team coach Joe Duckett. Joe currently works at Blackburn Rovers academy alongside a full-time role at Manchester United Foundation, and will join Brad, Rob, Adam and Suzie on our backroom staff for the upcoming season. Joe joins us from Irlam, where he has spent the last three seasons. Speaking on his new role at the club, Joe said "I would like to thank Brad and Rob for the opportunity. I can't wait to get started at the club, and I would like to thank Doddy and Irlam for the last three seasons!" We would like to welcome Joe to the Colls, and we also would like to take this opportunity to thank Irlam for their co-operation.