In our latest ‘If I was the manager…’ column we speak to our youngest managers yet.




It’s the turn of the Atherton Collieries junior supporters club as they step into the Colls dugout and plan for the new Evo-Stik League Atherton CollieriesFirst Division North season.

Which players to keep in the squad?
We would keep all of the current players because they all played a part in winning the Hallmark Security League last season.

Which players would you let go?
We wouldn’t let any of the players go because they helped the club get promoted and deserve their chance to play in the Evo-Stik League First Division North.

Which areas would you strengthen?
We definitely need another keeper in case Reidy (Adam Reid) gets injured and it’s going to be harder next season.

Which transfer targets would you have in mind?
It would have been Wayne Rooney because he needed a new team but now he has signed for Everton.

What are your realistic targets for the season?
We are an awesome team and we will be really really happy to finish in the top six of the Evo-Stik League First Division North.

If you wish to take part in ‘If I was the manager’ then answer the above questions for your club and email mcarruthers@balticpublications.co.uk


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