Atherton LR

Dave Jones
Crilly Park

Current Position: 3rd

P W D L F A Pts
19 12 2 5 42 23 38

Current Form: 3rd

6 4 1 1 17 6

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
28/11/23Ilkley Town (H)D 2-2
25/11/23Euxton Villa (A)W 4-0
21/11/23Shelley (A)W 3-0
18/11/23AFC Liverpool (H)W 6-1
11/11/23Newcastle University (A)L 0-3
21/10/23Parkgate (H)W 2-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
12/12/23Ashton Athletic (H)19:45
16/12/23Kendal Town (A)15:00
26/12/23Daisy Hill (H)15:00
30/12/23Ashton Town (A)15:00
06/01/24Darwen FC (A)15:00
13/01/24Euxton Villa (H)15:00

Latest News:

Lewis Rawsthorn First Division North Player of the Month Aug 23
The Atherton LR forward received his award this week from League Director Ian Williams
Rovers have found their roar again
We catch up with Atherton LR Chairman Shaun Lynch to talk about the LR revival
New Management Team in at LR
Atherton LR have appointed former Bootle U21 Manager Dave Jones to the helm at Crilly Park
Atherton LR on the look out for a new Manager
Chris Baguley and his coaching staff have moved on and the club now invite expressions of interest for the role

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 29/07/23Steeton H15:00W 4-0 Kyle Robinson-Murray (1)
Lewis Rawsthorn (5p)
Lewis Adams (16)
Lewis Rawsthorn (45)
Wed 02/08/23Garstang A20:00W 3-2 Lewis Rawsthorn (39)
George Chadwick (71)
Jack Lever (90+6)
Sat 05/08/23Nelson A15:00W 2-1 Jack Flight (49)
Jack Flight (72)
Tue 08/08/23South Liverpool H19:45L 1-2 Lewis Rawsthorn (17)
Sat 12/08/23Ilkley Town A15:00W 3-2 Jesse Ebosele (51)
Daniel Lenehan (54)
Jack Flight (72)
Tue 15/08/23Runcorn Town H19:45W 3-2 Lewis Rawsthorn (16)
Owen Houten (18)
Lewis Rawsthorn (73)
Sat 19/08/23Bacup Borough H15:00W 3-0 Brandon Dawson (25)
Lewis Rawsthorn (45+4p)
Lewis Rawsthorn (50)
Tue 22/08/23AFC Blackpool A19:45W 3-1 Lewis Adams (12)
Brandon Dawson (28)
Lewis Rawsthorn (68)
Sat 26/08/23FC St Helens A15:00L 2-3 Lewis Rawsthorn (64)
Lewis Rawsthorn (68)
Mon 28/08/23Shelley H15:00D 0-0
Sat 02/09/23Route One Rovers A15:00W 3-1 Jack Lever (30)
Lewis Rawsthorn (40)
Jake McKettrick (78)
Sat 09/09/23FC St Helens H15:00L 1-3 Brandon Dawson (17)
Sat 16/09/23Darwen FC H15:00W 2-1 Jack Lever (19)
Robert Payne (75)
Tue 19/09/23FC St Helens A19:30L 1-3 Daniel Lenehan (5)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 23/09/23Armthorpe Welfare A15:00W 3-0 Lewis Rawsthorn (23)
Jake McKettrick (70)
Jordan Dainty (90+1)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 30/09/23Ashton Town H15:00L 0-1
Sat 07/10/23Holker Old Boys A15:00L 0-2
Tue 10/10/23Ashton Town H19:45L 1-2 Lewis Rawsthorn (27)
  (The Edward Case Cup 1)
Sat 14/10/23Route One Rovers H15:00W 3-0 Lewis Rawsthorn (18)
Brandon Dawson (45+2)
Cal Hunter (72)
Tue 17/10/23Ashton Athletic H19:45W 5-0 Lewis Rawsthorn (18)
Lewis Rawsthorn (24)
Lewis Rawsthorn (79)
Luke Nicholls (40)
George Chadwick (68)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 21/10/23Parkgate H15:00W 2-0 Connor Ikin (21)
Cal Hunter (34)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 1)
Sat 04/11/23Ilkley TownH15:00Postp
Sat 11/11/23Newcastle University A15:00L 0-3
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2)
Sat 18/11/23AFC Liverpool H15:00W 6-1 Cal Hunter (11)
Lewis Rawsthorn (45+2)
Cal Hunter (50)
Cal Hunter (60)
Luke Nichols (83)
Daniel Lenehan) (90+2)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Tue 21/11/23Shelley A20:00W 3-0 Cal Hunter (41p)
Lewis Rawsthorn (83)
Lewis Rawsthorn (85)
Sat 25/11/23Euxton Villa A15:00W 4-0 Lewis Rawsthorn (16)
Brandon Dawson (33)
Lewis Rawsthorn (45+2)
Cal Hunter (61p)
Tue 28/11/23Ilkley Town H19:45D 2-2 Cal Hunter (45)
Owen Houten (90+3)
Sat 02/12/23Ashton AthleticH15:00Postp
Sat 09/12/23Bacup BoroughA15:00Postp
Tue 12/12/23Ashton AthleticH19:45 
Sat 16/12/23Kendal TownA15:00 
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Tue 26/12/23Daisy HillH15:00 
Sat 30/12/23Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 06/01/24Darwen FCA15:00 
Sat 13/01/24Euxton VillaH15:00 
Sat 20/01/24SteetonA15:00 
Sat 27/01/24South LiverpoolA15:00 
Sat 17/02/24AFC BlackpoolH15:00 
Sat 02/03/24NelsonH15:00 
Sat 23/03/24Runcorn TownA15:00 
Sat 30/03/24Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Mon 01/04/24Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 06/04/24GarstangH15:00 
Sat 13/04/24Ashton AthleticA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
29/07/23Steeton (H) W 4-0
02/08/23Garstang (A) W 3-2
05/08/23Nelson (A) W 2-1
08/08/23South Liverpool (H) L 1-2
12/08/23Ilkley Town (A) W 3-2
15/08/23Runcorn Town (H) W 3-2
19/08/23Bacup Borough (H) W 3-0
22/08/23AFC Blackpool (A) W 3-1
26/08/23FC St Helens (A) L 2-3
28/08/23Shelley (H) D 0-0
02/09/23Route One Rovers (A) W 3-1
09/09/23FC St Helens (H) L 1-3
16/09/23Darwen FC (H) W 2-1
19/09/23FC St Helens (A) L 1-3
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
23/09/23Armthorpe Welf (A) W 3-0
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
30/09/23Ashton Town (H) L 0-1
07/10/23Holker OB (A) L 0-2
10/10/23Ashton Town (H) L 1-2
(The Edward Case Cup 1)
14/10/23Route One Rovers (H) W 3-0
17/10/23Ashton Athletic (H) W 5-0
(The Macron Cup 1)
21/10/23Parkgate (H) W 2-0
(The Isuzu FA Vase 1)
04/11/23Ilkley Town (H) Postp
11/11/23Newcastle Uni (A) L 0-3
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2)
18/11/23AFC Liverpool (H) W 6-1
(The Macron Cup 2)
21/11/23Shelley (A) W 3-0
25/11/23Euxton Villa (A) W 4-0
28/11/23Ilkley Town (H) D 2-2
02/12/23Ashton Athletic (H) Postp
09/12/23Bacup Borough (A) Postp
12/12/23Ashton Athletic (H) 19:45
16/12/23Kendal Town (A) 15:00
(The Macron Cup 3)
26/12/23Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
30/12/23Ashton Town (A) 15:00
06/01/24Darwen FC (A) 15:00
13/01/24Euxton Villa (H) 15:00
20/01/24Steeton (A) 15:00
27/01/24South Liverpool (A) 15:00
17/02/24AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
02/03/24Nelson (H) 15:00
23/03/24Runcorn Town (A) 15:00
30/03/24Holker OB (H) 15:00
01/04/24Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
06/04/24Garstang (H) 15:00
13/04/24Ashton Athletic (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Lewis Adams19 +12131
Joseph Bickerstaffe (GK)220011
George Chadwick252030
Jordan Dainty4 +91000
Brandon Dawson19 +35161
Jesse Ebosele21000
Owen Green90010
Niall Holmes3 +20100
Owen Houten12 +32010
Cal Hunter5 +38010
Connor Ikin171150
David Jones (GK)00030
Jack Leigh0 +80010
Daniel Lenehan20 +43031
Jack Lever11 +73053
Nathan Martland0 +10000
Alexander Moloney0 +30000
David Moore16 +10112
Connor Naughton1 +10000
Luke Nicholls3 +52001
Lewis Rawsthorn2623018
Kyle Robinson-Murray14 +61000
Benni Wilkinson190010

Former Squad Members

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
William Blake40010
Jack Flight15 +33001
James Flight13 +20140
Cal Hunter5 +38010
Luca Latona2 +30000
Jake McKettrick3 +32000
Declan Nolan1 +50000
Robert Payne1 +101020

Staff Members

Ryan Appleton First Aider
David Billington First Aider
Gareth Flitcroft Coach
David Jones Manager
Michael Moran Coach

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Lewis Adams19 +12
Joseph Bickerstaffe (GK)220
George Chadwick252
Jordan Dainty4 +91
Brandon Dawson19 +35
Jesse Ebosele21
Owen Green90
Niall Holmes3 +20
Owen Houten12 +32
Cal Hunter5 +38
Connor Ikin171
David Jones (GK)00
Jack Leigh0 +80
Daniel Lenehan20 +43
Jack Lever11 +73
Nathan Martland0 +10
Alexander Moloney0 +30
David Moore16 +10
Connor Naughton1 +10
Luke Nicholls3 +52
Lewis Rawsthorn2623
Kyle Robinson-Murray14 +61
Benni Wilkinson190

Former Squad Members

Player Name Apps Goals
William Blake40
Jack Flight15 +33
James Flight13 +20
Luca Latona2 +30
Jake McKettrick3 +32
Declan Nolan1 +50
Robert Payne1 +101

Staff Members

Ryan Appleton First Aider
David Billington First Aider
Gareth Flitcroft Coach
David Jones Manager
Michael Moran Coach

Matchday Information

Ground: Crilly Park

Address: Spa Road, Atherton, Greater Manchester

Postcode: M46 9XG

Telephone: 01942 878715

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2023/24 Admission Prices: £6 adults £3 concessions Kids free

Programme Price: £2

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.

Nearest Railway: Atherton (8 minutes walk, 0.4 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 878715


Twitter: @AthertonLRFC

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

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

Alternative Colours: Orange Shirts, Black Shorts, Orange Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Turquoise Shirts, Turquoise Shorts, Turquoise Socks

Secretary: Paula Lord

Chairman: Shaun Lynch

Manager: Dave Jones

Programme Editor: Harry Moore

Committee / Directors: Shaun Lynch, Chris Mulcahy, Steve Halliwell, Keith Jones, Derek Kay, Alan Lowe, Andy Harrison, Paula Lord. Brian Seddon

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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