Posts By: Russell Jones

Management Changes *UPDATE*

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FCC Management Changes Update – Following AGM Announcement     Members/Players/Friends of the Cricket Club may have become aware via word of mouth, social media channels and/or reports given at the Annual General Meeting, that the current staff team management was about to change from 1 April 2022. Colin Thompson had decided that after five years…
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Winter Cricket Nets

Winter training starts on 15th & 16th January) Saturdays @ Tettenhall College – 9am – 10am – U9, U10, U11 – 10am – 11am – U13, U15 – 11am – 12:30pm – 1XI squad Sundays @ Wolverhampton Grammar School – 12pm – 1:30pm – Adult nets Looking forward to seeing our juniors and adults preparing for the…
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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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Job Vacancy: Temporary Bar Manager

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We are looking for a Temporary Bar Manager with a view to becoming the next General Manager. Fordhouses Cricket Club is one of the most respected voluntary sports organizations in Wolverhampton and plays a key strategic role in leisure/community provision for the immediate neighbourhoods in the north of the City & South Staffordshire. Our long-term…
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Bowls Section Open Day

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Bowls Section Open Day   Fordhouses cricket clubs’ bowls section is currently looking for new player for next season. So, if you are an existing bowler looking for a new club or a complete novice looking to take up the game, then why not come along to our open day on Sunday 12th September at…
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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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Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Statement from Club Senior Officers   We are in unprecedented times and the club’s rules and regulations may have to be bypassed at times to deal with situations. For example, we are not currently holding committee meetings and aren’t holding an AGM this year. We feel that as we aren’t holding a traditional style AGM the traditional…
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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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