Posts By: Russell Jones

Season preview

Fordhouses CC

1st XI With what looks to be an exciting season ahead given the change in structure post 2018 we look strong and hope to build on a solid season in 2017. We welcome back Steven Sandhu from Moseley which is a huge boost with bat and ball. Lewis and Adam Peat join us from Lichfield…
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New Junior Coaching Sessions starting April

Spring Coaching (outdoor) will start at Fordhouses Cricket Club very shortly.   Times for each age group are below:   – 5.00-6.00pm: 5-8 years (starts on Monday 14 May – click here for more information on All Stars Cricket, including how to sign up). – 6.00-8.00pm: Under 9’s – Under 17’s (starts on Monday 16 April)  …
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Junior player registration day

This year’s junior registration day will take place on Saturday 24th March between 10am – 2pm.  Player registration will coincide with Cricket Force weekend. Find out more about cricket force weekend here   The junior membership fee for the 2018 season will be £25 (further siblings will be £15).  Social membership for parents is £5….
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Junior League bosses choose FCC as regional HQ

Fordhouses CC is delighted to announce that it will become the 2018 regional Head Quarters for the SS & DJCL  (South Staffordshire and District Junior Cricket League). John Whistance, Secretary of the League said, “Fordhouses CC has superb facilities and will be a convenient meeting point for our member clubs due to its central location….
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Updated 2018 Cricket Fixtures

Match in action fordhouses cc

***UPDATE: Due to extreme weather conditions, the start of the 2018 cricket season will now take place on Saturday 28th April.*** Fixtures due to be played on April 21st, will be rescheduled in due course.   Our 1st XI will now start their season away at Wombourne and will be aiming for promotion having narrowly…
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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

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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

Fordhouses AGM

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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