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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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New Pro joins FCC

Fordhouses Cricket Club are delighted to announce that Indian cricketer Sanjay Ramaswany, has signed a professional contract for Fordhouses C.C. for the 2018 cricket season.   23 year old Sanjay joins us from current Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha.   Sanjay joined Vidarbha in 2014 and is now the club’s star opening batsmen with 1,340 first class runs…
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FCC 1st XI triumph in knock out

Match report by Chris Guest   The league T20 saw us paired against Penkridge following Saturdays exciting tied game.   We lost the toss and were asked to bowl. Sandhu turned up still swinging his arms so he and captain opened the bowling. A tight start was made and Sandhu even got a wicket. Kash…
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First XI in thrilling tie

  Match Report from Chris Guest After a tough first 3 weeks of the season with 3 defeats we needed to bounce back strong against a good Penkridge team who had registered 2 victories. We won the toss and decided to bat despite previous frailties and it proved to be an excellent decision. We managed…
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3rd XI progress in knock out

FCC 3rd XI 2017

Match Report by 3rd XI skipper, Jainesh Patel   The first round of the knockout saw our 3rd XI matched against Wolverhampton CC. on a lovely sunny evening at Danescourt. FCC won the toss and elected to bowl. A superb opening spell from Scott Wickson put us in a prime position from the offset. Scott finished with…
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FCC Snooker C team top league

Fordhouses CC Snooker team

Huge congratulations to FCC’s C team who have built on there recent cup success by claiming the Division 6 title. The team smashed through the 100 barrier amassing a stunning 34 wins on the way to the title. The team consisted of: Colin Ryan Daniel Finch Satish Mahay Rob Allen Carl Geraghhty Tom Starkey James…
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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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