Report: Stafford Rangers 1-1 Colls

Brad Cooke’s team put in a pugnacious shift to bring home an hard earned point from sunny Staffordshire. On their only previous sojourn to this...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 26, 2021

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A TOM Tonks volley gave Stafford Rangers a share of the spoils as they held Atherton Collieries to a 1-1 draw.
EXPRESS AND STAR Sep 25, 2021

Preview: Stafford Rangers (A)

After eleven days away, the Collieries are back in Pitching In Northern Premier League action this afternoon – Stafford Rangers the destination....
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 25, 2021

Match Report: Colne FC 0-4 Colls

Atherton Collieries kicked off their Lancashire Challenge Trophy campaign with a convincing 4-0 victory over Colne FC. Colls faced a tough opening...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 22, 2021

Atherton Colls progress into FA Cup third qualifying round

ATHERTON Collieries progressed to the FA Cup third qualifying round for the first time in 27 years after a dramatic 3-1 win against Witton Albion.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Sep 21, 2021

Cooke's Colls to host Marine as they head in to FA Cup unchartered waters

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THE BOLTON NEWS Sep 20, 2021

Match report: Colls 3-1 Witton

Atherton Collieries progressed to the FA Cup third qualifying round for the first time in 27 years after a dramatic 3-1 win against Witton Albion. ...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 19, 2021

Preview: Witton Albion (H)

The Emirates FA Cup is back in town on Saturday, Witton Albion the visitors for this Second Qualifying Round tie. In the previous round, the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 17, 2021

Workington sign Gaul after Clitheroe stint

Workington have announced the addition of Conor Gaul. The attacker was confirmed this week as leaving Clitheroe. The former Padiham player was a...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Sep 17, 2021

Clitheroe confirm Gaul departure

Clitheroe have confirmed that Conor Gaul has left the club. The attacking player had re-signed for the Blues just over a month ago. The former...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Sep 16, 2021

Match Report: Colls 0-1 Whitby Town

Atherton Collieries failed to make it four home wins in a row in the Pitching In Northern Premier League, falling to a narrow 1-0 defeat to Whitby...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 15, 2021

Lambert strikes the winner for Atherton Colls

ATHERTON Collieries edged out a tight home contest against Grantham Town, thanks to a second half-winner from Danny Lambert on his 100th Colls...
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Sep 14, 2021

Match Preview: Whitby Town (H)

With the 2021/22 campaign now in full swing, the Collieries welcome Whitby Town to the Skuna stadium in a midweek Northern Premier League clash...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 14, 2021

Match Report: Colls 1-0 Grantham

Atherton Collieries edged out a tight home contest against Grantham Town, thanks to a second half-winner from Danny Lambert on his 100th Colls...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 12, 2021

Match Preview: Grantham Town (H)

With Tuesday night’s Emirates FA Cup progression fresh in the heads of Cooke’s lads, attention now turns to the Pitching In Premier League as Colls...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 9, 2021

Report: Bridlington Town 1-3 Colls

Colls progressed through into the Second Qualifying round of the FA Cup courtesy of a 3-1 victory away at Bridlington Town. Having drawn 1-1 at the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 8, 2021

Match Preview: Bridlington Town (A)

Following Saturday’s stalemate, the Collieries make the journey to Bridlington Town this evening for an Emirates FA Cup First Qualifying Round...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 6, 2021

Report: Colls 1-1 Bridlington Town

Atherton Collieries kicked off their Emirates FA Cup campaign against Bridlington Town at the Skuna Stadium, but fell short of expectations with a...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 5, 2021

Match Preview: Bridlington Town (H)

The road to Wembley officially starts for Cooke’s lads on Saturday, Bridlington Town the visitors to the Skuna Stadium for this Emirates FA Cup...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Sep 3, 2021

Morpeth Town 2 Atherton Collieries 0, match report

ATHERTON Colls fell 2-0 at Morpeth Town, a tough long distance away test in which the Black & Whites were ultimately unable to create any real...
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Sep 2, 2021

Report: Colls 3-1 Lancaster City

The Collieries bounced back to winning ways on Bank Holiday Monday. Cooke’s lads secured three points in a convincing 3-1 victory over Lancaster...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 31, 2021

Match Preview: Lancaster City (H)

Following Saturday’s 2-0 defeat away at Morpeth, attention now turns to this afternoon’s Bank Holiday Monday encounter with Lancaster City at the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 30, 2021

Turnbull delight at first win of campaign

FOOTBALLNEWS Aug 28, 2021

It was about time things went our way - Lowson

FOOTBALLNEWS Aug 28, 2021

New Signing: Matty Gillam

Atherton Collieries are excited to announce the addition of young striker Matty Gillam to our squad, ahead of this afternoon’s Northern Premier...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 28, 2021

Match Preview: Morpeth Town (A)

The Pitching In Northern Premier League continues to provide the thrills and spills of a footballing season with just four games played, Cooke’s...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 27, 2021

HIGHLIGHTS | Warrington Town v Atherton Collieries

Highlights from Tuesday's night victory over Atherton Collieries at Cantilever Park in the Northern Premier League Premier Division.
FOOTBALLNEWS Aug 26, 2021

News: Lancashire Challenge Trophy draw

The Colls have been handed an away trip at Colne FC in the Lancashire Challenge Trophy. The tie is scheduled to be played week beginning 19th...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 26, 2021

REACTION | Mark Roberts reacts to Atherton Collieries win

Captain Mark Roberts gave us his thoughts following the 2-0 victory at home over Atherton Collieries in the Pitching In Northern Premier League.
FOOTBALLNEWS Aug 25, 2021

REACTION | Jack Mackreth reflects on Atherton victory

Jack Mackreth reflects on the 2-0 victory over Atherton Collieries at Cantilever Park in the Pitching In Northern Premier League.
FOOTBALLNEWS Aug 25, 2021

Match Report: Warrington Town 2-0 Colls

Atherton Collieries made the short trip to Cantilever Park to face Warrington Town, falling to a 2-0 defeat despite a decent performance from Brad...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 25, 2021

Warrington Town 2 Atherton Collieries 0

WARRINGTON Town made it two home wins from two against Atherton Collieries this evening.
WARRINGTONGUARDIAN.CO.UK Aug 24, 2021

Match Preview: Warrington Town (A)

The Black and Whites make the short journey West to Cantilever Park for this evening’s Pitching In Northern Premier League Premier Division...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 24, 2021

News: FA Cup draw made

The draw has been made for the First Qualifying Round of this season’s FA Cup, with Colls handed a home tie against Bridlington Town. This fixture...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 23, 2021

Match Report: Colls 3-0 Basford

Basford United are the only ever league opponents Colls have faced from the Robin Hood county of Nottinghamshire. In the 2019/20 curtailed campaign...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 22, 2021

NPL Statement: NPL partners with Wiseman Lighting

The Northern Premier League has a bright future after striking up a deal with Wiseman Lighting to become its official lighting partner. Wiseman are...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 21, 2021

Match Preview: Basford United (H)

The anticipation of the commencement of the league season is always palpable. Once the campaign starts, fixtures appear like London buses. Just a...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 20, 2021

Match Report: Colls 0-2 Nantwich

Three-hundred-and-one days since their last league outing at the Skuna Stadium, Atherton Collieries fell to a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of an...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 18, 2021

Match Preview: Nantwich Town (H)

Competitive football returns to the Skuna Stadium tomorrow evening as the Collieries welcome Nantwich Town in their first home game of the season....
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 16, 2021

Match Report – Hyde United 0-1 Atherton Collieries

After a long-awaited return for league football, Atherton Collieries kicked off the Pitching In Northern Premier League campaign with a superb...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 15, 2021

Match Preview: Hyde United (A)

After a 291-day break, the Pitching in Northern Premier League returns this Saturday as the Collieries make the short journey to Hyde United’s...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 13, 2021

Season Preview – Part 1

One of our Media Team, Sam Donovan, previews the forthcoming Northern Premier League Premier Division by looking at the clubs in the league. In...
MORPETH TOWN (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 11, 2021

2021/22 Admission Prices

Admission prices confirmed at Skuna ahead of new season Ahead of the start of the 2021/22 Northern Premier League campaign, Atherton Collieries...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 10, 2021

Match Report: Liversedge 1-1 Colls

Atherton Collieries rounded off their pre-season preparations with a hard-fought battle at Liversedge. The West Yorkshire side took the lead in the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 8, 2021

Match Preview: Liversedge Town (A)

Twelve months ago Liversedge FC were slated to be our hosts for Jolly Boys X1. COVID put the kibosh on the fixture but the clubs ensured the...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 6, 2021

Bolton keeper Hutchinson loaned to Atherton Colls

Atherton Collieries have signed goalkeeper Luke Hutchinson on loan. Hutchinson, 18, joins the Northern Premier Division side from Bolton Wanderers....
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Aug 5, 2021

Bolton Wanderers keeper excited by loan opportunity at Atherton Collieries

WANDERERS keeper Luke Hutchinson wants to make the most out of his loan spell in the Northern Premier League at Atherton Colls.
THE BOLTON NEWS Aug 4, 2021

Signing: Luke Hutchinson

Atherton Collieries are excited to announce the signing of Luke Hutchinson on loan from Bolton Wanderers. Luke is a highly regarded 18-year old...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 4, 2021

Match Report: Glossop 0-2 Colls

Atherton Colls recorded a long-overdue first win of pre-season, comfortably dispatching Northern Premier League counterparts Glossop North End in...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Aug 1, 2021

Match Preview: Glossop North End (A)

Atherton Collieries look forward to making the journey across to old rivals Glossop North End tomorrow. This encounter will mark the penultimate...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 30, 2021

Bury AFC sign defender Kenny

Defender Jake Kenny has signed for Bury AFC. The 25-year-old joins the NWCFL First Division North club on non-contract terms. He has previously...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Jul 27, 2021

Match Report: Colls 2-3 City of Liverpool

Bogey team City of Liverpool FC visited the Skuna and in a grandstand finish plundered what for 85 minutes or so looked an unlikely victory. The...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 25, 2021

Atherton Colls sign Defreitas-Hansen

Atherton Collieries have signed defender Luca Defreitas-Hansen. The Maryland-born, South Florida-raised player joins after a spell with Ashton...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Jul 23, 2021

New Signing: Luca Defreitas Hansen

Following much speculation, the Collieries are excited to unveil the addition of Luca Defreitas Hansen to the Colls squad. A confident center-half,...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 22, 2021

Atherton Colls happy despite 4-0 Bolton Wanderers defeat

ATHERTON Collieries hosted the main-stay of pre-season opponents, Bolton Wanderers.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Jul 22, 2021

Ian Evatt's praise for Bolton chairman Sharon Brittan's fan gesture

The Wanderers chairman spent a lot of time with supporters at the pre-season friendly against Atherton Collieries
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Jul 17, 2021

Huddersfield Town friendly Cancelled

Atherton Collieries today regretfully announce that our upcoming friendly with Huddersfield Town, scheduled for Tuesday July 20 at the Skuna...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 16, 2021

Delfouneso's pre-season Bolton improvement pinpointed after brace

The former Blackpool striker scored twice in the victory over Atherton Collieries
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Jul 15, 2021

2021-22 Fixtures Released

Atherton Collieries are excited to confirm our fixture schedule for the 2021-22 Northern Premier League Season. Our campaign opens on Saturday 14th...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 14, 2021

Match Report – Atherton Collieries 0-4 Bolton Wanderers

Atherton Collieries welcomed football league opposition for the second time in 3 days, this time hosting the main-stay of pre-season opponents,...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 14, 2021

What we learned from Bolton Wanderers' pre-season win at Atherton Collieries

WHAT we gleaned from another 90 minutes of pre-season football for Wanderers at Atherton Colls.
THE BOLTON NEWS Jul 14, 2021

Atherton Collieries 0-4 Bolton Wanderers

Match report from the Skuna Stadium.
BURNDEN ACES Jul 13, 2021

Bolton lineup for Atherton Collieries pre-season friendly confirmed

Ian Evatt has named the side to take on Colls at the Skuna Stadium
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Jul 13, 2021

Evatt: Bolton Need To Get Used To Fans Again

Bolton play their second pre-season match tonight with a trip to Atherton Collieries. Again, Wanderers fans have sold out their full allocation of...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jul 13, 2021

Match Preview: Bolton Wanderers (H)

Atherton Collieries look forward to welcoming Bolton Wanderers to the Skuna Stadium tomorrow evening, for the sixth iteration of our now somewhat...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 12, 2021

Match Report: Atherton Collieries 0-3 Salford City

Atherton Collieries welcomed SkyBet League Two outfit, Salford City to a rain-soaked Skuna Stadium. Despite a spirited performance, Colls fell to a...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 11, 2021

Annan's Purdue returns to action after horror leg break

The 21-year-old came on for the last eight minutes of the 1-0 friendly win over Atherton Collieries
DAILY RECORD Jul 9, 2021

Match Report: Annan Athletic 1-0 Atherton Collieries

In their first pre-season outing ahead of the 2021/22 campaign, Atherton Collieries were beaten 1-0 away in Scotland at Annan Athletic. Iain...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 3, 2021

Jolly Boys Memories – 2021

Written by Emil Anderson – Updated article for 2021, first published 2018 Photograph: Cooke, Cover and Malkowski in action at Carlisle ’16 What...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jul 2, 2021

Vase winners Rylands sign up Sambor

Warrington Rylands have announced the addition of forward Kyle Sambor. The former Witton Albion player linked up with Widnes from Atherton...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Jul 1, 2021

Squad Update: Retained List 2021-22

Atherton Collieries would like to officially confirm our player retention list and provide an update with regards to our current squad as we look...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jun 25, 2021

Pre-Season Ticket Update

Atherton Collieries can now confirm details for our upcoming friendly matches against Salford City, Bolton Wanderers and Huddersfield Town. Ticket...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jun 24, 2021

Atherton Colls’ Smith to join Rylands

Warrington Rylands are to sign Rick Smith from Atherton Collieries. Defender Smith signed for Colls last summer, having previously played for the...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Jun 23, 2021

Vinny Bailey departs Atherton Collieries

Atherton Collieries have confirmed that Vinny Bailey has left the club.
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE Jun 15, 2021

Atherton Collieries sign Sephton

Atherton Collieries have signed midfielder Scott Sephton. The former Buxton and Warrington Town man joins Colls following a stint at Stalybridge...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Jun 15, 2021

Transfer News: Vinny Bailey Departs

Atherton Collieries can today confirm the departure of midfielder Vinny Bailey, following 144 appearances over the course of five and a half years...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jun 14, 2021

Scott Sephton makes Atherton Collieries move

Scott Sephton has joined Pitching In Northern Premier League Premier Division side Atherton Collieries for the 2021/22 season.
NORTHERN PREMIER LEAGUE Jun 14, 2021

Transfer News: Scott Sephton

Atherton Collieries can confirm the signing of Scott Sephton, joining from Stalybridge Celtic. Scott is an industrious midfielder, who captained...
ATHERTON COLLIERIES (OFFICIAL SITE Jun 13, 2021

Atherton Collieries boss Cooke agrees new deal

Atherton Collieries manager Brad Cooke has agreed a new contract with the club. The Northern Premier Division club say Cooke has signed a two-year...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Apr 22, 2021

Four on board for Atherton Colls

Atherton Collieries have announced four players to commit to the club for next season. Niall Battersby, Clive Smith, Gaz Peet and Rick Smith are...
NONLEAGUEDAILY.COM Apr 21, 2021

Brad Cooke’s wait goes on with Atherton Collieries

THENONLEAGUEFOOTBALLPAPER.COM Mar 27, 2021

Why Atherton Colls will not look to enter a tournament

Atherton Collieries manager Brad Cooke has said that his team can’t wait to get back to playing football, but the club likely won’t be...
THEBOLTONNEWS.CO.UK Mar 16, 2021

Atherton Colls suffer FA Cup knockout at AFC Guiseley

ATHERTON Collieries exited the FA Cup at the 2nd round qualifying stage with a 4-0 defeat at AFC Guiseley.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Oct 6, 2020

Atherton Colls suffer FA Cup knockout at Guiseley

ATHERTON Collieries exited the FA Cup at the 2nd round qualifying stage with a 4-0 defeat at AFC Guiseley.
LEIGHJOURNAL.CO.UK Oct 6, 2020

Guiseley smash Atherton Collieries to advance in FA Cup

GUISELEY smashed their way into the next round of the Emirates FA Cup after a comfortable 4-0 victory over lower league Atherton Collieries.
ILKLEYGAZETTE.CO.UK Oct 5, 2020

Guiseley 4 Atherton Collieries 0 - Lions launch campaign with big cup win

Guiseley began their season by progressing to the FA Cup 3rd Round Qualifying after defeating Atherton Collieries 4-0.
YORKSHIREEVENINGPOST.CO.UK Oct 4, 2020
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