Bolton Cancel Oldham Friendly, Add Two More

Bolton have called off their pre-season friendly against Oldham Athletic, whilst also adding dates with Atherton Collieries and Bamber Bridge to...
BURNDEN ACES May 23

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...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE May 23

Colls make first moves

Atherton Collieries have signed striker Scott Bakkor and announced five retentions.
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE May 22

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...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE May 20

Atherton Collieries announce key retentions ahead of 2022/23 season

Atherton Colleries have confirmed the first five players to have been retained ahead of the 2022/23 Pitching In Northern Premier League season.
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE May 20

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...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE May 19

The Alternative View: Atherton Collieries (A)

The Alternative View finishes the campaign with a trip to Atherton Collieries.
FOOTBALLNEWS Apr 25

Report: Radcliffe 1-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries were unlucky to fall to a 1-0 defeat away at Radcliffe Borough in their penultimate game of the season. Jo Cummings’ first half...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 19

Report: Colls 0-2 Warrington Town

Atherton Collieries were defeated 2-0 by Warrington Town in their penultimate home game of the season, with first half goals from Stefan Mols and...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 17

Remembering Holly Prince

Last weekend, we received the heart-breaking news about the passing of Holly Prince. Atherton Collieries can confirm that will be remembering Holly...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 15

Announcement: 2021-22 End of Season Awards

Atherton Collieries would like to officially announce our 2021-22 End of Season Awards night, to be held following the Morpeth game on Saturday...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 13

Match report: Nantwich Town 2-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries took a point after a dramatic game at Weaver Stadium, with James Hooper netting a brace on his full Colls debut.  It was a tale...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 10

Report: Ashton United 2-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries fought back to a 2-2 draw away at Ashton United, following late goals from Marcus Cusani and Gaz Peet.  On a typically rainy...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 9

Ashton United squander two-goal lead to draw with Atherton Collieries

ASHTON UNITED 2, ATHERTON COLLIERIES 2 A LATE goal denied Ashton United their third win this season against Atherton Collieries following previous...
TAMESIDE CORRESPONDENT Apr 6

Report: FC United 2-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries tasted defeat away at FC United, with two second half goals from Josh Askew and Regan Linney settling a close-run affair. The...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Apr 3

Report: Colls 0-0 Witton Albion

Atherton Collieries fought out a goalless draw against Witton Albion under the floodlights at the Skuna Stadium.  In a tense, cagey affair,...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Mar 30

Squad Update: 24/03/2022

Atherton Collieries can confirm that we have agreed deals to bring four players to the Skuna Stadium, bolstering the ranks ahead of the final weeks...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Mar 24

Report: Colls 0-1 Gainsborough Trinity

Atherton Collieries battled to a 1-0 home defeat to Gainsborough Trinity, a first-half goal from Isaac Rice making the difference in a low-key...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Mar 23

Report: Colls 0-2 West Didsbury & Chorlton

Atherton Collieries cup dream came to an end as they suffered a 2-0 loss to West Didsbury & Chorlton in the semi-final of the Lancashire FA...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Mar 17

Matlock Town 0 Atherton Colls 1

Atherton Collieries pulled off a dramatic 1-0 win over title-chasers Matlock Town after a heroic performance at The Proctor Cars Stadium.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Mar 17

Last-gasp Smith strike for Colls is enough to shock Matlock

ATHERTON Collieries pulled off a dramatic 1-0 win against NPL Premier Division title-chasers Matlock Town after a heroic performance at The Proctor...
THE BOLTON NEWS Mar 14

Report: Matlock Town 0-1 Colls

Atherton Collieries pulled off a dramatic 1-0 win over title-chasers Matlock Town after a heroic performance at The Proctor Cars Stadium.  The...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Mar 13

Atherton Colls lose a tight game at home to Hyde United

ATHERTON Collieries were defeated by 1-0 Hyde United in a closely fought contest at the Skuna Stadium.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Mar 8

Nowhere to Hyde as Atherton Colls fail to score in close clash

ATHERTON Collieries were defeated 1-0 by Hyde United in a closely-fought NPL Premier Division contest at the Skuna Stadium.
THE BOLTON NEWS Mar 8

Damien Crossley taking the positives from Buxton's draw at Atherton Collieries

Damien Crossley is taking the positives from Buxton’s stalemate at Atherton Collieries.
BUXTON ADVERTISER Mar 2

Buxton's Diego De Girolamo gives update on his return from injury and his take on 0-0 draw with Atherton Collieries

Returning striker Diego De Girolamo says he is in good shape as he steps up his return from injury.
BUXTON ADVERTISER Feb 28

Atherton Colls and Buxton draw a blank as chances limited

TWO of the Northern Premier League Premier Division’s leading defences cancelled each other out as Buxton travelled to Atherton Collieries for a...
THE BOLTON NEWS Feb 28

Report: Colls 0 – 0 Buxton

Two of the Northern Premier League’s leading defences cancelled each other out as Buxton travelled to Atherton Collieries for a 0-0 draw. Both...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Feb 27

Junior Journo’s View: South Shields (H) 

Ten Men Mickleover Make It Five In A Row A valiant display from ten-man Mickleover made it five wins since the turn of the year with a hard-fought...
MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Feb 17

Landmark goal for Peet not enough for Atherton Colls

ATHERTON Collieries left Mariners Park with nothing to show despite a resolute display in their 2-1 NPL Premier Division defeat at South Shields.
THE BOLTON NEWS Feb 15

Premier Division Round-up: One point separates the top two

The gap at the top of the Northern Premier League Premier Division is down to just one point after South Shields claimed a 2-1 victory against...
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE Feb 14

Nathan Lowe marked his 100th appearance for South Shields with the winning goal

Nathan Lowe marked his 100th appearance for South Shields with the winning goal as the Mariners got the better of a spirited Atherton Collieries...
SHIELDS GAZETTE Feb 13

South Shields boss Kevin Phillips feels patience will be key as his side look to return to winning ways against Atherton Collieries

The Mariners’ six-match unbeaten run came to an end as Phillips tasted defeat for the first time at Morpeth Town in midweek.
SHIELDS GAZETTE Feb 11

Report: Colls 1-2 Ashton United

Atherton Collieries were disappointed to lose out 2-1 to Ashton United in a frustrating weeknight clash at the Skuna Stadium. Strikes from Liam...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Feb 2

Squad Update: 1st February 2022

Atherton Collieries can today confirm we have bolstered our front line with the signing of striker James Hooper from Witton Albion, alongside the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Feb 1

Atherton Colls and Stafford cancel each other out

ATHERTON Collieries shared the spoils with Stafford Rangers after a 1-1 draw in the NPL Premier Division.
THE BOLTON NEWS Jan 24

Report: Colls 1-1 Stafford

Atherton Collieries and Stafford Rangers played out a stalemate at the Skuna Stadium, taking a goal apiece in a clash between two sides neck & neck...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 23

Atherton Collieries 1-1 Stafford Rangers - Report

ETHAN Stewart scored a second half goal as Stafford Rangers played out a 1-1 draw at Atherton Collieries.
EXPRESS AND STAR Jan 22

Report: Whitby 0-2 Colls

The Collieries walked away with the full three points following an immaculate performance at Whitby Town’s Turnbull Ground, with goals courtesy of...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 16

New Signing: Declan Daniels

The Colls can today confirm the signing of striker Declan Daniels from Burscough. The 23-year-old target man joins following an impressive start to...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 14

Report: Stalybridge Celtic 1-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries travelled to the home of Stalybridge Celtic but were made to rue missed opportunities as Brad Cooke’s men fell to a 1-0 defeat....
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 12

Transfer News: Danny Taberner

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the return of goalkeeper Danny Taberner to the Skuna Stadium. Danny is a player who likely needs little...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 11

Squad News: Luke Hutchinson

Atherton Collieries can confirm that goalkeeper Luke Hutchinson has today returned to Bolton Wanderers. Luke was an popular addition to the Stripes...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 9

Report: Lancaster City 0-0 Colls

Brad Cooke’s Colls began 2022 with a point courtesy of a goalless draw away at Lancaster City on New Year’s Day. Backed by a mass of travelling...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jan 1

Lancaster looking to start 2022 with a bang when they face Atherton Collieries

Lancaster City boss Mark Fell admits the current Covid-19 situation is less than ideal as his side prepare to face Atherton Collieries at home on...
THEVISITOR.CO.UK Dec 30, 2021

Report: Colls 4-2 Chorley

Atherton Collieries progressed to the semi final of the Lancashire Challenge Trophy, dispatching Conference North opposition Chorley 4-2 at the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 15, 2021

Luca seals narrow win for Atherton Colls in Lincolnshire

ATHERTON Collieries returned two action with a gritty 1-0 win at Grantham Town in NPL Premier Division.
THE BOLTON NEWS Dec 14, 2021

From the Archives: Chorley v Colls, 2013

Match Report from 19th November 2013, written by Joseph Gibbons Chorley 3, Atherton Collieries 2 Atherton Collieries were knocked out of the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 13, 2021

Report: Grantham 0 – 1 Colls

The Collieries returned to playing action with a professional & gritty 1-0 victory at Grantham Town, after two weekends away from the pitch. In...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 11, 2021

Wasteful Atherton Colls pay heavy price in Mickleover loss

A CLINICAL Mickleover took advantage of a wasteful Atherton Collieries to claim a 2-0 victory at the Don Armott Arena in the NPL Premier Division.
THE BOLTON NEWS Nov 16, 2021

Back To Winning Ways: Atherton Collieries (H)

by Peter Scherer Not only did Mickleover returning to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Atherton Collieries, it was their first double of the...
MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 15, 2021

Report: Mickleover 2 – 0 Colls

A clinical Mickleover took advantage of a wasteful Atherton Collieries to claim a 2-0 victory at the Don Armott Arena. Atherton started brightly,...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 14, 2021

Today’s Matchday Programme: Atherton Collieries

MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 13, 2021

Mickleover Seek To Repeat Atherton Victory

by Peter Scherer This weekend Mickleover face Atherton Collieries at the Don Amott Arena, in a game brought forward from January 29th.  Atherton...
MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 11, 2021

Report: Buxton 2-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries fell to a 2-0 defeat in front of a bumper crowd at The Silverlands, despite a brave performance from Brad Cooke’s men.  Two...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 10, 2021

Atherton Colls battle to hard fought draw with South Shields

Atherton Collieries recovered from their recent run of narrow defeats with a hard fought 1-1 draw against high-flying South Shields.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Nov 9, 2021

Substitute Gillam strikes to earn Atherton Colls good point

ATHERTON Collieries recovered from their recent run of narrow defeats with a hard fought 1-1 draw against NPL Premier Division high-flyers South...
THE BOLTON NEWS Nov 9, 2021

New Signing: Rowan Roache

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the signing of Rowan Roache from Workington AFC. The 21-year-old forward has already made a name for himself...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 8, 2021

Report: Colls 1 – 1 South Shields

Atherton Collieries recovered from their recent run of narrow defeats with a hard fought 1-1 draw against high-flying South Shields. Following a...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Nov 7, 2021

Atherton Colls knocked out of FA Trophy by Ashton United

ATHERTON Collieries dropped out of the FA Trophy with a 1-0 loss to Ashton United, in what was a game of few chances at Hurst Cross Stadium. Osebi...
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Nov 1, 2021

Report: Ashton United 1-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries dropped out of the FA Trophy with a 1-0 loss to Ashton United in a game of few chances at Hurst Cross Stadium. Osebi Abadaki’s...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 31, 2021

Atherton Colls suffer 1-0 defeat at Gainsborough Trinity

ATHERTON Collieries suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat away to Gainsborough Trinity on a bitterly cold and frustrating afternoon in Lincolnshire.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Oct 26, 2021

Report: Colls 0-1 Gainsborough

Atherton Collieries suffered a narrow 1-0 defeat away to Gainsborough Trinity on a bitterly cold and frustrating afternoon in Lincolnshire. Colls...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 24, 2021

Preview: Gainsborough Trinity v Colls

The Collieries take on Gainsborough Trinity this afternoon in what will be only their second visit to Northolme. Manager Brad Cooke will certainly...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 23, 2021

Mickleover Looking For Home Win: Stalybridge Celtic (H)

by Peter Scherer Following last Saturday’s first away win at Atherton Collieries, Mickleover will be looking to return to winning form at home too,...
MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 21, 2021

City of Liverpool sign goalkeeper Danny Taberner

City of Liverpool have announced the signing of goalkeeper Danny Taberner from Atherton Collieries.
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE Oct 18, 2021

Disappointing Atherton Colls lose 2-1 to Mickleover

ATHERTON Collieries lost out to Mickleover 2-1 in a rather low-key affair at the Skuna Stadium.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Oct 18, 2021

Mickleover Celebrate First Away Win Of The Season: Atherton Collieries (A)

Report from Atherton Collieries FC media with additional words by Peter Scherer Goals from Andy Dales and the returning Stuart Beavon gave a...
MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 18, 2021

Report: Colls 1-2 Mickleover Sports

Atherton Collieries lost out to Mickleover 2-1 in a rather low-key affair at the Skuna Stadium yesterday. Chances were hard to come by in the first...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 17, 2021

Mickleover Go Points Hunting At Atherton: Atherton Collieries (A)

by Peter Scherer After the two games at home it’s back on the road for Mickleover this weekend, with a visit to Atherton Collieries. Our hosts are...
MICKLEOVER FC (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 14, 2021

Match report: Bamber Bridge 1-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries made it two wins on the bounce with an impressive away performance against Bamber Bridge, with goals coming from Elliott Rokka...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 13, 2021

Squad News: 12th October 2021

Atherton Collieries would like to confirm the signing of attacking midfielder Aaron Smith, who joins the club from 1874 Northwich. Smith joins with...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 12, 2021

Report: Colls 2-1 Matlock

An injury time penalty enabled the black ‘n’ white stripes to lower the colours of the inform Pitching In Northern Premier League Premier Division...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 10, 2021

Preview: Colls v Matlock Town (Brad Cooke’s Message To The Fans)

Following Colls’ FA Cup exit against Marine on Tuesday night, Brad Cooke has a message for the fans.   “First of all, I want to say thank you to...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 8, 2021

New Date For Atherton Fixture

Scarborough Athletic will now host Atherton Collieries on Tuesday 23rd November at the Flamingo Land Stadium.
SCARBOROUGH ATHLETIC (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 7, 2021

Match Report: Marine 3-2 Colls

Atherton Collieries exit the FA Cup in controversial circumstances following a thrilling encounter in the Third Qualifying Round replay at Marine....
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 6, 2021

Report: Colls 0-0 Marine

Neither Atherton Collieries or Marine managed to progress in the FA Cup, despite a lively contest at the Skuna Stadium. Just before kick-off, the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 3, 2021

Atherton Fixture Postponed

Tuesday's home fixture with Atherton Collieries has been postponed as the visitors are in a FA Cup replay.
SCARBOROUGH ATHLETIC (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 2, 2021

Preview: Colls v Marine (FA Cup)

The Emirates FA Cup lands in Atherton this afternoon, Marine the visitors in what could be a historic Third Qualifying Round tie. Colls have had to...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Oct 2, 2021

Ashton United fixture Postponed & Re-Arranged

Due to unforeseen circumstances, our scheduled home game against Ashton United tomorrow night has been postponed by mutual consent. As agreed with...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 27, 2021
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