Atherton Colls maintain 100 per cent winning run

The Bolton News:

7:10am Monday 15th September 2014

ATHERTON Collieries maintained their 100 per cent record with a 3-0 away victory over Chadderton which kept them in second place in the North West Counties League Division One.

Radcliffe Boro out of FA Cup after seven-goal thriller

The Bolton News:

8:13pm Sunday 14th September 2014

RADCLIFFE Borough bowed out of the FA Cup despite an excellent performance against high-flying Skelmersdale United.

Footballers' 9 worst on-pitch meltdowns

The Bolton News: England v Uruguay - tonight's winner revealed

6:14pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

With Uruguay striker and Italian-shoulder enthusiast Luis Suarez receiving worldwide condemnation for his “gnash and grab” job on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, we decided to look at some of the best on-pitch meltdowns from players of the so-called beautiful game...

Pilling ends five-year spell as Atherton Collieries boss

8:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

STEVE Pilling stepped down as Atherton Collieries manager after they ended the season with a 1-0 defeat at Formby that saw the hosts clinch promotion from North West Counties League Division One.

EMIL ANDERSON'S NON-LEAGUE COLUMN: Bloggers of the world unite

The Bolton News: EMIL ANDERERSON'S NON-LEAGUE COLUMN: Bloggers of the world unite

10:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

EVEN the great writers have been known to suffer block from time to time and this week I feared I was about to join them.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton LR looking for pre-derby filip

5:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

By Joseph Gibbons

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton Collieries produce a five-star performance in defeating Hanley Town

6:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

ATHERTON Collieries got back to winning ways when they beat fourth-placed Hanley Town 5-1 away from home, a win which closes the gap between the two teams to five points with two matches remaining.

EMIL ANDERSON: The day the game made fools of us

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

ON April Fools Day, the depleted Crazy Gang – Little Eddie, Lazarus and I – met players Chris Lawton and Mark Truffas at Alder House and set off on the relatively short journey to Castleton to face Rochdale Town.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE by Jospeh Gibbons: Colls on the wrong end of another thriller

The Bolton News: Atherton Collieries’ Rob Swanton, right, launches into a tackle

7:08pm Monday 7th April 2014

ATHERTON Collieries followed last Tuesday’s unbelieveable 8-6 defeat at Rochdale with another valliant effort – going down 4-2 at league leaders Nelson on Saturday.

NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Colls dent Northwich promotion bid

6:26pm Monday 24th March 2014

A FORTNIGHT ago, Atherton Collieries and 1874 Northwich met at Alder House with 1874 claiming the three points through a Mike Brandon goal.

Daisy Hill host Atherton LR in friendly derby

6:10pm Friday 14th March 2014

DAISY Hill will host local North West Counties Division One rivals Atherton LR in a friendly at New Sirs on Saturday, kick off 3pm.

Atherton Collieries edged out of clash

6:54pm Monday 10th March 2014

ATHERTON Collieries slipped to fourth in the North West Counties League Division One on Saturday after a 1-0 home defeat to promotion rivals 1874 Northwich.

Atherton Colls let it slip on landmark day for Paul Atherton

The Bolton News: Paul Atherton scored his 100th goal for Atherton Colls

6:00am Tuesday 4th March 2014

ATHERTON Collieries missed the opportunity to leapfrog Formby into second place in the North West Counties League Division One when they drew 2-2 at Alder House on Saturday.

Atherton LR rattle Chadderton for super fan Eddie Taylor

The Bolton News: Eddie Taylor with the rattle his father made for him when he was a boy and he took to all Atherton LR games

6:26pm Monday 24th February 2014

By Joe Gibbons

Atherton LR mourn the death of 'the man with the rattle' Eddie Taylor

The Bolton News: Eddie Taylor with the rattle his father made for him when he was a boy and he took to all Atherton LR games

1:07pm Sunday 23rd February 2014

ATHERTON LR are mourning the death of number one supporter Eddie Taylor.

Colls, LR, Daisy and Boro preview round-up: Colls to go 'four' it

6:00am Friday 7th February 2014

ATHERTON Collieries will be looking to record a fourth consecutive victory on Saturday when they welcome Cheadle Town to Alder House.

EMIL ANDERSON: Buy a pie and support our local clubs

The Bolton News: Sophie Legard's version of the Malton Pie cooked to Elaine Lemm’s special recipe

5:20am Tuesday 7th January 2014

NON-league clubs up and down the country do their level best to enhance the matchday experience for the punters who come through the gates.

Daisy Hill's last-minute heartache against leaders

6:17pm Monday 6th January 2014

DAISY Hill manager Craig Thomas believes Saturday’s last-minute 4-3 defeat to leaders Nelson will give his side a huge confidence boost.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton LR get back to winning ways against Hanley Town

7:27pm Monday 16th December 2013

ATHERTON Laburnum Rovers recorded their first victory in five matches as they welcomed promotion chasing Hanley Town to Crilly Park.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Collieries suffer the second defeat of the season

7:00am Tuesday 10th December 2013

ATHERTON Collieries tasted defeat for only the second time in the league this season at home to Holker Old Boys.

LIVE: Brazil 2014 World Cup draw

The Bolton News: world cup 2014

5:10pm Friday 6th December 2013

We bring you live coverage of the World Cup draw.

EMIL ANDERSON'S COLUMN - Atherton Collieries gang is not crazy but is full of characters

7:00am Tuesday 3rd December 2013

THE lads disembarked from the car aside the Chadderton pitch and walked towards the clubhouse.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Late drama puts Atherton Collieries on top

6:00am Tuesday 26th November 2013

ATHERTON Collieries climbed to the top of the North West Counties League Division One table after winning 2-1 at Eccleshall on Saturday. Steve Pilling’s men opened up a two-point lead over Nelson in second place as they headed into last night’s game in hand over their rivals at home to Daisy Hill.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES: Colls make Chadderton pay the penalty

7:00am Tuesday 19th November 2013

IT was a match for the football purist at Andrew Street in Chadderton on Saturday as Atherton Collieries scraped a 2-1 victory to lift them up to second in the NWCFL Division One table.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Bolton teams top the race for league title

8:00am Tuesday 12th November 2013

OLD Boltonians and Castle Hill are establishing a Bolton stranglehold at the top of the Premier Division.

Radcliffe Borough postponed but decent results elsewhere

7:00pm Sunday 10th November 2013

SATURDAY proved to be a good day for Radcliffe Borough despite their match at home to Padiham being called off due to a waterlogged pitch.

Non-League preview round-up

7:20am Friday 8th November 2013

KEVIN Glendon is calling on his young Radcliffe Borough side to dust themselves down and bounce back from successive defeats to the Evo-Stik Division One North top three sides when they host Padiham tomorrow.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES: Collieries have got to get back to winning ways after loss

The Bolton News: Action from Atherton Collieries and Formby. Pics by Joe Gibbons

6:51pm Monday 4th November 2013

ATHERTON Collieries surrendered their 10 match unbeaten run as they lost 2-0 away at Formby in the first round of the First Division Trophy.

Atherton Collieries awaiting FA probe after cup tie abandoned at half time

9:00am Monday 28th October 2013

ATHERTON Collieries could face disciplinary action after their North West Counties League Challenge Cup second-round tie at home to Bacup and Rossendale Borough was abandoned at half time.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES: Coll's Atherton scores late goal to earn a point

6:57pm Monday 21st October 2013

ATHERTON Collieries slipped to third place in the NWCFL Division One after drawing 3-3 at home to an unpredictable Northwich Flixton Villa. The visitors took the lead after eight minutes through Kieran Williams. They then extended their lead on 25 minutes when Ahmed Ali converted a penalty, sending debutant keeper Matthew Ince the wrong way.

Atherton Collieries on the road in Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy

4:41pm Friday 18th October 2013

THE second round draw of Lancashire FA Challenge Cup will see Atheron Collieries travelling to Chorley FC.

Atherton LR lose out to Ramsbottom in Lancashire Challenge Trophy

10:00am Friday 18th October 2013

By Joseph Gibbons

LR in cup clash after stalemate

9:00am Friday 4th October 2013

ATHERTON LR were held to a frustrating 1-1 draw at Cheadle Town on Wednesday evening and remain in sixth place in North West Counties League Division One.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES: Atherton Collieries keep digging out important wins

8:00am Tuesday 1st October 2013

Atherton Collieries recorded another impressive North West Counties Division One away victory on Saturday with a 4-1 success against Widnes Vikings.

Daisy Hill looking to break their chain of winless matches

10:00am Friday 27th September 2013

By Joseph Gibbons

NORTH WEST COUNTIES: Holt late show enough for Atherton LR

9:00am Tuesday 24th September 2013

Atherton Laburnum Rovers progressed into the first round proper of the FA Vase and an away trip to Maine Road next month after a well-deserved 1-0 home victory against Shirebrook Town on Saturday.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL: Turton turn on the style in Shield

7:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

THE Lancashire Amateur Shield took centre stage on Saturday as local teams battled it out in the second round.

Replay win puts Boro on a high

11:00am Friday 6th September 2013

RADCLIFFE Borough return to Evo-Stik Division One North action tomorrow looking to build on Tuesday’s FA Cup preliminary round replay win over Atherton Collieries.

Atherton Collieries boss Steve Pilling angry with referee after FA Cup exit

9:00am Thursday 5th September 2013

ATHERTON Collieries manager Steve Pilling was left fuming with the referee’s performance in their 2-1 FA Cup preliminary round replay defeat at Radcliffe Borough.

LANCS AMATEUR: Old Bolts show hunger for title

9:00am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

OLD Boltonians kept their perfect record intact despite struggling to find their impressive early-season form.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL: Goal blitz goes on Bolton County

9:00am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

BOLTON County may have lost one of their leading marksmen, but they have not let it affect them.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton Collieries so close to a shock

7:00am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

ATHERTON Collieries travel to Radcliffe Borough tonight after they drew 1-1 in the FA Cup preliminary round on Saturday.

Atherton Collieries eye Radcliffe Borough scalp in FA Cup

10:00am Friday 30th August 2013

HIGH-flying Atherton Collieries go in search of an FA Cup upset tomorrow when they host Radcliffe Borough in the preliminary round of the famous old competition at Alder Street.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES: Collieries miss out on top spot

11:50am Tuesday 27th August 2013

ATHERTON Collieries missed a chance to go level at the top of the North West Counties League Division One on Saturday when they surrendered a two-goal lead at home to Hanley Town.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Parkinson leads way for Eagley

9:20am Tuesday 27th August 2013

EAGLEY ended their Tuesday night hoo-doo with a dominant display at Euxton Villa.

Radcliffe suffer heavy defeat

10:00am Monday 26th August 2013

RADCLIFFE Borough’s poor start to their Evo-Stik Division One North campaign continued with their thrid straight loss – 4-0 at Bamber Bridge.

Lambert breaks Scotland hearts

The Bolton News: Rickie Lambert climbs highest to score the winning goal

10:08pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

Rickie Lambert wrote another chapter in to his incredible rags to riches story as he scored the winning goal for England on his debut in the 3-2 win against Scotland.

Radcliffe Borough look to end season on a high

9:10am Friday 3rd May 2013

A BEN Wharton hat-trick helped Radcliffe Borough to a superb 4-1 win at Evo-Stik second-placed side New Mills in their penultimate league game on Wednesday.

Rovers get one over on rivals Daisy Hill

7:00am Monday 22nd April 2013

ATHERTON LR took derby bragging rights from their North West Counties League Division One clash at Daisy Hill with a 1-0 win.

Pollard strike rescues a point for Radcliffe

7:00am Monday 22nd April 2013

RADCLIFFE Borough earned an away point in their Evo-Stik Division One North derby at Salford City on Saturday when Jake Pollard’s goal secured a 1-1 draw.






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