Posts By: Russell Jones

Snooker team bow out in the quarters

Fordhouses CC Snooker team

With Fordhouses snooker C team receiving 290 start from their  Division one opponents Hotshots, the first two frames were promising.  As Fordhouses only lost by 100, giving the last 3 players an extra 16 points.  Unfortunately the middle 2 didn’t fare so well.  Leaving the last Fordhouses player only having an advantage of 20 points…
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Birmingham League Restructure

Match in action fordhouses cc

The Structure of League Cricket in the West Midlands Listed below are notes/observations taken by Peter Jones (Chairman) and Tony Cox (BDPCL representative) at a meeting held at Worcester County Cricket Club on Wednesday 17th January 2018. Despite a vote of all BDPCL Clubs last year which retained the existing League structure there has remained…
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New signings join Fordhouses CC

Fordhouses CC are delighted to announce the signings of Adam and Lewis Peat, son’s of former FCC player Richard Peat. Lewis joins us from Lichfield off the back of a brilliant 2017 season with 47 league wickets at an average of 14.98. This was backed up with some handy batting contributions including a top score…
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Annual General Meeting

This year’s annual general meeting will be held on Monday 5th February 2018 at Fordhouses CC. The agenda for the meeting is below. All welcome. – Introduction / apologies – Minutes from previous AGM – President’s Address – Chairman’s Report – Financial Report – Director of Cricket Report – Election of Officers – Memberships /…
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“He’s behind you”

Pantomime fever was in full force today at Fordhouses Cricket Club as the first of two ‘Beauty and the Beast’ pantomimes took place. 120 kids and adults enjoyed 2 hours of fun thanks to a superb performance by the Working Theatre. Families attending the performance took to the club’s Facebook page to hail the event…
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Fordhouses CC gripped by pantomime fever

This week has seen Fordhouses locals gripped with pantomime fever. 12 months ago the annual pantomime at FCC had to be cancelled due to lack of demand. No such repeat this year as hundreds of hopefuls visited the club on Friday to secure a ticket for the hottest event of the year. The initial 120…
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On the Square with Phil Parkes

Phil Parkes

One of our most popular and loyal members is the focus of this week’s ‘on the square with’ feature. Phil Parkes, who recently celebrated his 70th birthday has lead a remarkable life as a professional football club goalkeeper with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Although Phil was born in West Bromwich, he opted straight from school to join…
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Zimbabwe test debut for TC


Everyone at the club will be delighted to hear that club pro, Tendai Chisoro made his international test debut for Zimbabwe last week against the West Indies. The match ended in a draw with TC finishing the match with very impressive bowling figures. From his 41 overs, TC finished with 3 wickets for 113 runs,…
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A full round up of the 2017 Adult Cricket Awards

Roy Salter Shield

Following our Junior Awards, we welcomed our senior teams to the stage. There were some fantastic performances all round, kicked off by this years centurions. 2017 centurions are: Jainesh Patel 129, Danny Williams 125, Niall Copper 107, Jinda Cheema 106, Mike Ballamy 100, Alex Christie 126, Jem Stack 100   We also had some outstanding…
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A full round up of the 2017 Junior Cricket Awards

Adults awards FCC

Welcome to the 2017 Junior Cricket Awards! It was fantastic to see so many young players and their families at the club on Friday evening. We’d like to extend our congratulations to all of our players for a fantastic season. We’d also like to thank the many volunteers who give up their time to support…
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