Posts By: Russell Jones

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Duo selected for ICC World Cup

In January 2023 the best U19s women cricketers come together to compete in the ICC T20 World Cup. The inaugural tournament, consisting of sixteen countries, will be hosted by South Africa. Why is this information of interest to members of FCC?   Many of you will be aware that our former Director of Cricket and…
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Bernard Newell RIP

Bernard Newell RIP It is with great sadness that Fordhouses Cricket Club announce the passing of one of our long-standing Vice Presidents, Bernard Newell. Bernard had been holidaying on his favourite Greek island, Zakynthos and was unfortunately taken ill with pneumonia.  His condition failed to improve, and he passed away in hospital on 2nd October. Bernard…
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Chris Guest steps down as Director of Cricket

Chris Guest steps down as Director of Cricket   We have received the following statement from Chris Guest in which there is reference to him leaving his contracted role. Members may be aware that since 2012 Chris has co-ordinated all FCC’s cricketing activities with an empthasis on coaching, coach education and accreditation.   After almost 10…
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RIP Les Knowles

LES KNOWLES   R.I.P.   It is with great sadness that we have to inform you that one of the Cricket Club’s most valued and respected Vice Presidents, Les Knowles, has passed away in New Cross Hospital after a short illness. He was a true stalwart of Fordhouses and his long association with the club demands…
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RIP Barry Bradshaw

RIP Barry Bradshaw   The Cricket Club have received the very sad news that one of our most trusted and loyal members, Barry Bradshaw, has died in New Cross Hospital. Barry has not enjoyed the best of health over the last couple of years but his passing has come as a great shock to family…
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Forward Planning 2021

Forward Planning for 2021     The challenges posed by the Coronavirus pandemic for all forms of leisure/hospitality businesses are considerable, and the situation at Fordhouses Cricket Club is certainly no different! Your Club Officers have held a number of meetings to look at our short to medium term viability. Discussions have been based on the…
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FCC awarded National Lottery Funding from Sport England

Fordhouses CC has been awarded £4,000 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund The outbreak of the virus and the consequent shutdown of businesses as of March 23 has left the sport and physical activity sector facing a period of uncertainty.   In response, on March 31 Sport England announced a £195m…
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1st XI storm onto finals day

Match Report by 1st XI skipper, Chris Guest.   Last night the 1st X1 took on Walsall for a place in finals day of the T20 Challenge Cup. After victories over Penkridge and Bridgnorth in previous rounds we were confident of causing an upset. Vikai Dass was called in to replace Pirm who has pulled…
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Davina breaks another Staff’s record

We have a star in the making with young Davina Perrin.   Having picked up the FCC under 10’s player of the year award and scoring the highest total runs in a season for Staffordshire U11’s in 2017, Davina continues to impress.   On Monday she batted through the entire 25 over innings for Staffordshire U11…
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