Atherton LR

David Jones
Crilly Park

Current Position: 11th

P W D L F A Pts
12 4 3 5 14 22 15

Current Form: 20th

6 0 0 6 5 24

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
19/10/19Runcorn Town (A)L 0-5
12/10/19Pilkington (H)L 0-2
05/10/19Ashton Town (A)L 2-9
28/09/19Holker Old Boys (A)L 0-1
23/09/19Daisy Hill (A)L 3-4
21/09/19Chadderton (H)L 0-3

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
22/10/19Garstang (H)19:45
26/10/19Ashton Town (H)15:00
02/11/19Emley AFC (A)15:00
16/11/19AFC Blackpool (A)15:00
23/11/19Cleator Moor Celtic (H)15:00
30/11/19AFC Darwen (A)15:00

Latest News:

NWCFL First Division North manager steps down after five months in charge
Atherton LR's Dave Jones has stepped down as First Team Manager
It's time for Atherton LR to become more competitive
David Jones is determined to ensure Atherton LR become more competitive on the pitch
David Jones is determined to ensure Atherton LR become more competitive on the pitch
International signing for LR
Atherton LR have announced the signing of Congolese international Vinny Mukendi.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 03/08/19Nelson A15:00D 1-1 William Higginson (53)
Thu 08/08/19Lower Breck A20:00L 1-6 Lewis Welsh (77p)
Sat 10/08/19AFC Darwen H15:00D 2-2 Dominic Evans (71)
Ryan Longsden (90+3)
Sat 17/08/19Steeton H15:00W 3-1 Connor Comber (4)
Connor Comber (60)
Connor Comber (90+2)
Tue 20/08/19Golcar United H19:45W 2-1 Daniel Ashburner (54)
Freddie Stevens (64)
Sat 24/08/19Prestwich Heys A15:00L 0-2
Mon 26/08/19AFC Blackpool H15:00W 1-0 Dominic Barnes (44)
Sat 31/08/19Pilkington A15:00L 2-3 Conor Comber (39)
Freddie Stephens (45)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
  (AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
Sat 07/09/19St Helens Town H15:00W 3-2 Connor Comber (14)
Connor Comber (76)
Connor Comber (85)
Sat 14/09/19Shelley A15:00D 1-1 Connor Comber (58)
Sat 21/09/19Chadderton H15:00L 0-3
Mon 23/09/19Daisy Hill A19:45L 3-4 Connor Comber (7)
Jacob Hancock (67)
Nathan Strong (75)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 28/09/19Holker Old Boys A15:00L 0-1
Sat 05/10/19Ashton Town A15:00L 2-9 Dominic Barnes (55)
Connor Comber (64)
  (The Cup 2)
Sat 12/10/19Pilkington H15:00L 0-2
Sat 19/10/19Runcorn Town A15:00L 0-5
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Tue 22/10/19GarstangH19:45 
Sat 26/10/19Ashton TownH15:00 
Sat 02/11/19Emley AFCA15:00 
Sat 16/11/19AFC BlackpoolA15:00 
Sat 23/11/19Cleator Moor CelticH15:00 
Sat 30/11/19AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 07/12/19SteetonA15:00 
Sat 14/12/19AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 21/12/19St Helens TownA15:00 
Thu 26/12/19Daisy HillH15:00 
Sat 28/12/19Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 04/01/20PilkingtonA15:00 
Sat 11/01/20AFC LiverpoolA15:00 
Sat 25/01/20Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 01/02/20NelsonH15:00 
Sat 08/02/20Bacup BoroughA15:00 
Sat 15/02/20Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 29/02/20Emley AFCH15:00 
Sat 07/03/20ShelleyH15:00 
Sat 14/03/20GarstangA15:00 
Sat 21/03/20Cleator Moor CelticA15:00 
Sat 04/04/20Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Sat 11/04/20Golcar UnitedA19:45 
Mon 13/04/20Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 18/04/20ChaddertonA15:00 
Sat 25/04/20Prestwich HeysH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
03/08/19Nelson (A) D 1-1
08/08/19Lower Breck (A) L 1-6
10/08/19AFC Darwen (H) D 2-2
17/08/19Steeton (H) W 3-1
20/08/19Golcar United (H) W 2-1
24/08/19Prestwich Heys (A) L 0-2
26/08/19AFC Blackpool (H) W 1-0
31/08/19Pilkington (A) L 2-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
(AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
07/09/19St Helens Town (H) W 3-2
14/09/19Shelley (A) D 1-1
21/09/19Chadderton (H) L 0-3
23/09/19Daisy Hill (A) L 3-4
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
28/09/19Holker OB (A) L 0-1
05/10/19Ashton Town (A) L 2-9
(The Cup 2)
12/10/19Pilkington (H) L 0-2
19/10/19Runcorn Town (A) L 0-5
(The Macron Cup 1)
22/10/19Garstang (H) 19:45
26/10/19Ashton Town (H) 15:00
02/11/19Emley AFC (A) 15:00
16/11/19AFC Blackpool (A) 15:00
23/11/19Cleator Moor (H) 15:00
30/11/19AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
07/12/19Steeton (A) 15:00
14/12/19AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
21/12/19St Helens Town (A) 15:00
26/12/19Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
28/12/19Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
04/01/20Pilkington (A) 15:00
11/01/20AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00
25/01/20Lower Breck (H) 15:00
01/02/20Nelson (H) 15:00
08/02/20Bacup Borough (A) 15:00
15/02/20Ashton Town (A) 15:00
29/02/20Emley AFC (H) 15:00
07/03/20Shelley (H) 15:00
14/03/20Garstang (A) 15:00
21/03/20Cleator Moor (A) 15:00
04/04/20Holker OB (H) 15:00
11/04/20Golcar United (A) 19:45
13/04/20Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
18/04/20Chadderton (A) 15:00
25/04/20Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00

Matchday Information

Ground: Crilly Park

Address: Spa Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester

Postcode: M46 9XG

Telephone: 01942 575173

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2019/20 Admission Prices: £5 adults, £3 concessions, accompanied under 16 free.

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 Spa Road.

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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, Royal Blue Shorts, Yellow 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: David Jones

Programme Editor: Nicola Deane

Committee / Directors: Jane Wilcock, Peter Colgan

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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