Atherton Collieries
Michael Clegg
The Kensite Stadium

Current Position: 1st

P W D L F A Pts
42 32 4 6 103 39 100

Current Form: 2nd

6 5 0 1 13 5

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
No Matches Found

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Colls to be special guests at Leigh Centurions
Atherton Collieries players and officials will be special guests of Super League side Leigh Centurions when they host Wakefield Trinity next Saturday evening.
Atherton Collieries - Premier Division Champions
Congratulations to Atherton Collieries, who clinched the Hallmark Security League Premier Division title with a 1-0 win over Abbey Hey at the Kensite Stadium.
Macron Club of the Month presentation - Atherton Collieries
Atherton Collieries won the Macron Premier Division Club of the Month award in February.
Colls launch local schools competition
Atherton Collieries have launched their first ever competition run solely for school children in the local community.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Mark Ayres *12020010
Vincent Bailey *424100124
Mark Battersby *287213034
James Brooks *6900010
Matthew Chadwick *2010000
Neil Chappell *9110030
Lewis Coleman *0100010
Bradley Cooke *33851184
Jordan Cover *2614244045
Jamie Forbes *37230165
Ashley Frith (GK) *0000000
Rory Gorman *6220010
Matthew Grimshaw *26530121
Ben Hardcastle *492220028
Kristian Holt3300010
Iain Howard *0000000
Jake Kenny *40410010
Daniel Lafferty *41040020
Michael Lea *4000000
Daniel Lever (GK) *0000000
Darrhyl Mason *16710045
Joshua Messer *36500181
Henoc Mukendi *0601010
Rhys Nevins *4010000
Liam OBrien *0000000
Christopher Pauley *0000000
Gareth Peet *47040013
Justin Pickering *41001000
Adam Reid (GK) *48000010
Robert Sadler (GK) *2000000
David Sherlock *161921151
Darren Siddall *0000000
Daniel Taberner (GK) *1000000
Mark Truffas *241040010
George West *2710000
Liam Wood *81310011

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

No Staff Members Found

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Kristian Holt60010

Matchday Information

Ground: The Kensite Stadium

Address: Atherton, Greater Manchester

Postcode: M46 9EY

Telephone: 07968 548056

Midweek Night: Monday

2017/18 Admission Prices:

Programme Price:

Directions: M61 to junction 5, follow sign for Westhoughton, turn left onto A6, turn right onto A579 (Newbrook Road/Bolton Road) into Atherton. At first set of traffic lights turn left into High Street, then second left into Alder Street to ground.

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Nearest Railway: Atherton (Manchester)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground:

Parking Facilities:

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Club Information

Legal Entity: Limited Company: Atherton Collieries FC Limited C/N 0742002

Ground: The Kensite Stadium

Address: Atherton, Greater Manchester

Postcode: M46 9EY

Telephone: 07968 548056


Twitter: @ACFC1916

Registered Colours: Black & White Striped Shirts, Black Shorts, Black Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Blue Shirt, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks

Alternative Colours: Green with White Sash Shirts, Black Shorts, Black Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Secretary: Emil Anderson

Chairman: Paul Gregory

Manager: Michael Clegg

Programme Editor: Joseph Gibbons

Committee / Directors: Paul Gregory, Paul Humphreys, Emil Anderson, Mike Riley, David Norris, Ricky Brown, Anthony Hook, David Protano, Ian Allwill, Martin Hook, Frank Anderson

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1916

Record Attendance: 3,300 in Lancashire Combination 1920s

Previous Leagues:

Bolton Combination
Lancashire Combination
Cheshire County League


Lancashire County F.A. Shield Winners: 1919/20, 1922/23, 1941/42, 1945/46, 1956/57, 1964/65
North West Counties Football League
Third Division Champions 1986/87
Second Division Runners Up 1995/96
First Division Champions 2014/15
Premier Division Champions 2016/17
League Challenge Cup Runners Up 2001/02, 2014/15
First Division Trophy Winners 2010/11
Runners Up 1991/92, 2014/15
Floodlit Trophy Finalists 1994/95
Bridge Shield Winners 1985/86
Goldline Trophy Winners 2001/02
Bolton Hospital Cup Winners
1973/74, 1986/87, 2011/12