Atherton LR
Simon Hardman
Crilly Park

Current Position: Season not started yet

P W D L F A Pts

Current Form: 19th

6 1 1 4 3 18

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
22/04/19Daisy Hill (H)L 1-4
20/04/19AFC Liverpool (A)L 0-7
13/04/19Cleator Moor Celtic (H)L 0-3
06/04/19St Helens Town (H)L 0-3
30/03/19Nelson (H)D 1-1
23/03/19Shelley (A)W 1-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
27/04/19Bacup Borough (H)15:00

Latest News:

Jane standing down at Atherton LR
Atherton LR have announced that Jane Wilcock has stated her intention to step down as chair of the club.
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Atherton LR have announced the appointment of Wayne Harley as their new manager.
Respect Award for Atherton LR
Atherton LR won the Division One Respect award for the November to March period of the season.
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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Carlisle City H15:00L 0-3
Thu 09/08/18St Helens Town A19:45L 0-3
Sat 11/08/18AFC Blackpool A15:00L 0-1
Sat 18/08/18Chadderton H15:00D 2-2 Wilson Palmer Santa Rosa (43)
Niall Battersby (90)
Sat 25/08/18Steeton A15:00L 3-5 Henoc Mukendi (28)
Henoc Mukendi (31)
Henoc Mukendi (85)
Mon 27/08/18Cleator Moor Celtic A15:00L 0-2
Sat 01/09/18Avro H15:00L 0-2
Sat 08/09/18Cheadle Town H15:00L 1-6 Wilson Rosa (67p)
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Wed 12/09/18AFC Darwen A19:45L 0-1
Sat 15/09/18Sandbach United H15:00L 0-4
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 22/09/18Garstang A15:00W 4-2 Henok Mukendi (17)
Gary Burnett (46)
Martyn Parkinson (52)
Gary Burnett (60)
Tue 25/09/18Clitheroe A19:45L 0-3
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 29/09/18AFC Darwen H15:00D 4-4 Henoc Mukendi (45)
Henoc Mukendi (56)
Henoc Mukendi (67p)
Nathan Strong (86)
Tue 02/10/18Longridge Town H19:45L 0-6
Sat 06/10/18Holker Old Boys A15:00L 0-5
Tue 16/10/18Prestwich Heys A19:45L 0-6
Sat 27/10/18Shelley H15:00L 0-2
Tue 30/10/18Lower Breck A20:00L 2-8 Callum Jackson (70)
Nathan Hatton (76)
Sat 03/11/18Holker Old Boys H15:00L 0-1
Sat 10/11/18Abbey Hey A15:00L 0-2
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 17/11/18Nelson A15:00L 0-1
Sat 24/11/18Steeton H15:00L 0-3
Sat 01/12/18AFC Liverpool H15:00L 1-3 Lewis Coleman (67)
Tue 04/12/18AFC Blackpool H19:45W 3-2 Bradley Aspinall (18)
Kyle Tomlinson (28)
Jake Dunford (84)
Sat 08/12/18St Helens TownH15:00Postp
Sat 15/12/18Prestwich Heys H15:00L 1-2 Aaron Rodgers (85)
Tue 18/12/18St Helens TownH19:45Postp
Sat 22/12/18Chadderton A15:00L 2-6 Lewis Coleman (70)
Michael Chesworth (88)
Wed 26/12/18Daisy Hill A15:00D 2-2 Callum Jackson (27)
Nathan Strong (65)
Sat 29/12/18Ashton Town A15:00D 1-1 Luke Hincks (13)
Sat 05/01/19Lower BreckH15:00Postp
Sat 12/01/19Bacup Borough A15:00L 0-4
Sat 19/01/19Carlisle City A15:00L 0-3
Tue 22/01/19St Helens TownH19:45Postp
Sat 02/02/19Longridge TownA15:00Postp
Sat 09/02/19Lower Breck H15:00L 1-7 Nathan Strong (36)
Sat 16/02/19Ashton Town H15:00L 0-6 Daley Woods (10p)
Daley Woods (29)
Dylan Glass (36)
Daley Woods (40)
Matthew Johnson (45+2)
Dylan Glass (83)
Sat 23/02/19Garstang H15:00L 0-5
Sat 02/03/19Longridge Town A15:00L 1-8 Keiran Halliwell (60)
Sat 09/03/19Avro A15:00L 0-7
Sat 16/03/19NelsonH15:00Postp
Sat 23/03/19Shelley A15:00W 1-0 Nathan Strong (75)
Sat 30/03/19Nelson H15:00D 1-1 Nathan Strong (80)
Sat 06/04/19St Helens Town H15:00L 0-3
Sat 13/04/19Cleator Moor Celtic H15:00L 0-3
Sat 20/04/19AFC Liverpool A15:00L 0-7
Mon 22/04/19Daisy HillH15:00L 1-4 Faruk Abiru (76)
Sat 27/04/19Bacup BoroughH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Carlisle City (H) L 0-3
09/08/18St Helens Town (A) L 0-3
11/08/18AFC Blackpool (A) L 0-1
18/08/18Chadderton (H) D 2-2
25/08/18Steeton (A) L 3-5
27/08/18Cleator Moor (A) L 0-2
01/09/18Avro (H) L 0-2
08/09/18Cheadle Town (H) L 1-6
(The First Division Cup 1)
12/09/18AFC Darwen (A) L 0-1
15/09/18Sandbach (H) L 0-4
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
22/09/18Garstang (A) W 4-2
25/09/18Clitheroe (A) L 0-3
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
29/09/18AFC Darwen (H) D 4-4
02/10/18Longridge Town (H) L 0-6
06/10/18Holker OB (A) L 0-5
16/10/18Prestwich Heys (A) L 0-6
27/10/18Shelley (H) L 0-2
30/10/18Lower Breck (A) L 2-8
03/11/18Holker OB (H) L 0-1
10/11/18Abbey Hey (A) L 0-2
(The Macron Cup 2)
17/11/18Nelson (A) L 0-1
24/11/18Steeton (H) L 0-3
01/12/18AFC Liverpool (H) L 1-3
04/12/18AFC Blackpool (H) W 3-2
08/12/18St Helens Town (H) Postp
15/12/18Prestwich Heys (H) L 1-2
18/12/18St Helens Town (H) Postp
22/12/18Chadderton (A) L 2-6
26/12/18Daisy Hill (A) D 2-2
29/12/18Ashton Town (A) D 1-1
05/01/19Lower Breck (H) Postp
12/01/19Bacup Borough (A) L 0-4
19/01/19Carlisle City (A) L 0-3
22/01/19St Helens Town (H) Postp
02/02/19Longridge Town (A) Postp
09/02/19Lower Breck (H) L 1-7
16/02/19Ashton Town (H) L 0-6
23/02/19Garstang (H) L 0-5
02/03/19Longridge Town (A) L 1-8
09/03/19Avro (A) L 0-7
16/03/19Nelson (H) Postp
23/03/19Shelley (A) W 1-0
30/03/19Nelson (H) D 1-1
06/04/19St Helens Town (H) L 0-3
13/04/19Cleator Moor (H) L 0-3
20/04/19AFC Liverpool (A) L 0-7
22/04/19Daisy Hill (H) L 1-4
27/04/19Bacup Borough (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Habtamu Abate Ayele1200010
Faruk Abiru1200000
Joe Almond2200001
Jake Ambrose *2200000
James Andonis0000000
Daniel Ashburner22300000
Dennon Ashcroft0000000
Bradley Aspinall *29310054
Dominic Barnes9000010
David Barton0100000
Niall Battersby16101001
Joshua Beard2000000
Robert Beaumont2300000
Elliott Beaver0000000
Neil Bebbington0000000
James Berry2000000
Harun Bhatti0100000
Callum Birchall (GK)1100000
Lee Birchall6200000
James Brooks0200000
Gary Burnett8120002
Dominic Butler *8200121
Paul Carroll14100031
Michael Chesworth1401000
Lewis Coleman24220001
Stephen Cross0000000
Jake Dunford *3301000
Jack Everest3300010
Dylan Fitzgerald0300010
Aaron Fleming *3000001
Jamie Forbes3000000
Ben Giverin *8400032
Reece Giverin1000000
Jordan Grant17000021
Anthony Grant-Riach1000000
Michael Green1200000
Brad Grundy2100011
Christian Grundy9000030
Kieran Halliwell11010011
Ryan Hamer1100000
Simon Hardman0000000
Wayne Harley0000000
Nathan Hatton9401000
Daniel Havern (GK)8000003
Luke Hincks *3010021
Lewis Hindley (GK)1000010
Anthony Hoodless1000010
Callum Jackson6511020
Callum Jones2000000
Abdul Kadiri Asamoah1000000
Ryan Kirkman (GK)20000052
Billy Lane0000000
Matthew Marsh *14300011
Adacir Menezes1100000
Mohsin Milan4000000
Andrew Miller2000000
Stuart Morrison (GK) *1000001
Obua Mugalula1200000
Henoc Mukendi11170002
Louis Murray (GK)9400103
Arnold Nsimbe3100020
North Nsue5000010
Bruno Nunes1000000
Martyn Parkinson19010020
Cameron Peeling0000000
Anilisio Pereira6100010
Jason Perry0000000
Brian Potter1700001
Lamine Quidjera3000000
Nathan Randell *11000131
Aaron Rodger3010000
Ryan Rogers *2000000
Wilson Rosa3220001
Seico Sambu Camara5000010
James Sigsworth *0100000
Thomas Slattery5000000
Yazz Smajic4500000
Christopher Smith *0000000
Connor Smith *3100000
Benedict Smyth0000000
Jon Stephenson0100000
Nathan Strong26932031
Ben Thornley5000050
Jack Tierney0100000
Kyle Tomlinson12610071
Bradley Tyldesley0000000
Fernando Usombo8200001
Gedeao Varela6100010
Aaron Walmsley0000000
William Worthington0000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Benjamin Ash 
Nathan Battersby 
Neil Bebbington 
Ricardo Costa 
Robb Cropper 
Stephen Cunningham 
David Finch 
Russell Hodgkinson 
Jason Tyldesley 

Matchday Information

Ground: Crilly Park

Address: Spa Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester

Postcode: M46 9XG

Telephone: 01942 575173

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2018/19 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: M61 to Junction 5, follow signs for Westhoughton, turn left onto A6, turn right at first lights into Newbrook Road, then turn right into Upton Road, passing Atherton Central Station. Turn left into Sp

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Nearest Railway: Atherton (0.2 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: Atherton is served by the 582 bus running between Bolton and Leigh. Alight at the bus stop nearest Atherton Train Station, walk along Upton Road over the railway bridge and turn left onto Springfield Road, then left onto Hillside Avenue. Continue walking along Hillside Avenue for about 300m until you arrive at the football ground.

Parking Facilities: There is plenty of parking inside and immediately outside the ground. On busy match days please park courteously in the residential area. Please do not park in the bus stop outside the ground.

Ground Facilities: There is a licensed bar and snack bar serving hot food and drinks open on match days. There is plenty of covered seating in the main stand and there is covered standing on two sides of the ground. Toilets are accessed via the bar

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Atherton LR AFC Limited C/N 02409206

Ground: Crilly Park

Address: Spa Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester

Postcode: M46 9XG

Telephone: 01942 575173


Twitter: @AthertonLRFC

Registered Colours: Yellow Shirts, Navy Blue Shorts, Navy Blue Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Orange Shirts, Black Shorts, Orange Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Green Shorts, Black Socks

Secretary: Andy Harrison

Chairman: Shaun Lynch

Manager: Simon Hardman

Programme Editor: Andy Harrison

Committee / Directors: Andy Harrison, Jane Wilcock, Peter Colgan, Lisa Harrison, Duncan Tighe, Jackie Hilton

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1956

Record Attendance: 1,740 v Aldershot (F.A. Vase) 05.03.1994

Previous Leagues:

Northern Premier League
Cheshire County League
Bolton Combination
Leigh & District League


NWCFL Champions 1992/93, 1993/94
NWCFL Championship Trophy Winners 1992/93, 1993/94
FA Vase Semi-Finalists 1993/94
Northern Premier League Division One Cup Finalists 1995/96
Goldline Trophy Winners 1998/99, 2003/04, 2004/05, 2008/09
Bolton Hospital Cup Winners 1984/85, 2001/02, 2003/04, 2010/11
Westhoughton Charity Cup Winners 1981/82
Bolton Combination Division 2A Champions 1965/66
Bolton Combination Division 2 Cup Winners 1964/65, 1965/66

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