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1846   Accrington Cricket Club formed.
1877   The club moves to its present ground.
1881   George Nash (P) takes a record 132 wickets at 5.3 each.
1885 10th Aug   Johnny Moore becomes the first Accrington player to score a century on the new ground - 104* v Church
1888     Lancashire Cricket Association Amateur Cup winners - trophy later awarded to East Lancs.
1889 18th May 2nd XI Con Delaney (72*) and Johnny Bank (58*) share an unbroken opening partnership of 139 v Haslingden 2nds at Accrington.
20th July Willis Cuttell (P) takes a hat-trick at Oldham
1890 17th May   Willis Cuttell (P) takes a hat-trick v Nelson at Accrington
13th Sept Cornelius Hargreaves takes 4 wickets in 4 balls at Haslingden
1891     Accrington join the North East Lancashire Cricket League.
1892 6th June   Enfield dismissed for 14 with Saul Wade (P) taking 7 wickets for 6 runs.
  16th July   George Walton (P) takes 9-24 v Church.
  23rd July   Saul Wade (P) in scoring 104* v Lowerhouse at Accrington becomes the first Accrington player to score a Lancashire League century.
  17th Sept   Johnny Moore (54) becomes the first Accrington amateur to score a Lancashire League half century at Ramsbottom.
1893   2nd XI Accrington join the newly formed Junior League.
  5th July   Saul Wade (P) (60) and S.M. Holden (35) create a club record opening partnership, against two professionals, of 105 against Lowerhouse at Accrington.
  8th July   Johnny Bank in scoring an unbeaten 111, becomes the first amateur to score a century in the Lancashire League.
1895 24th May   Johnny Bank (86*) and Bobby Clegg (33) put on a Lancashire League record stand of 124 for the 10th wicket v Haslingden at Accrington.
1897 12th June   Walter Hall (P) (86*) and J.F. Knutton (80*) put on 159 for the 3rd wicket v Todmorden at Todmorden.
1900   Billy Ormerod becomes the first Accrington amateur to pass 500 runs in a season by establishing a new batting aggregate record of 583 runs.
1901     The ground is purchased from the trustees of the late Colonel Hargreaves.
  20th April   Walter Hall (P) takes a hat-trick v Colne at Accrington.
  6th July   Jack Finney scores 149 and takes 5-26 v Church at Church.
      Walter Hall (P) creates a new club record for most wickets in a season by a professional in taking 126 wickets at 7.6 each.
      Harry Heaton creates a new club batting aggregate record of 638 runs.
1902     Haslingden are dismissed for 11, Nelson for 13, Enfield for 14, Church for 28 (all won before 4pm), Bacup for 38 and East Lancs for 46.
    Jim Ingram v Nelson bowls through the innings, taking 2 wickets for 1 run.
  19th July   Walter Hall (P) takes 9-44 in the tied game with Rishton.
      Jim Ingram becomes the first Accrington amateur to take 50 wickets in a season.
1904     Billy Ormerod creates a new club batting aggregate record of 643 runs.
1905 12th June   Billy Ormerod scores a club record 169* v Haslingden at Accrington.
1907 27th July   Tom Snowden (3s 2st) claims 5 victims v Rishton at Accrington.
    2nd XI Johnny Pollard takes a hat-trick v Rishton 2nds at Rishton.
1908   2nd XI Johnny Pollard takes a hat-trick v Rawtenstall at Accrington.
1909     Johnny Pollard returns figures of 9 overs, 8 maidens, 1 run, 5 wickets v Ramsbottom at Ramsbottom.
1910 10th Sept   Tom Rushby (P) takes 4 wickets in 4 balls v Bacup at Accrington.
1911 22nd July   Charlie Llewellyn (P)(135*) and Billy Ormerod (75*) put on 206 for the 2nd wicket v Haslingden at Accrington.
1912   3rd XI Join the North East Lancs League.
  20th April   Billy Ormerod (100*) and Charlie Llewellyn (P)(100) put on 185 for the 3rd wicket v Bacup at Accrington. In the same match Llewellyn takes 9-23 in 11 overs.
  27th April   Billy Ormerod (77*) and Charlie Llewellyn (P)(92*) put on 155 for the 3rd wicket v Bacup at Bacup.
  31st May   Charlie Llewellyn (P) takes a hat-trick v Ramsbottom at Ramsbottom.
    2nd XI Junior League Champions.
1913 16th July   Charlie Llewellyn (P) scores a Lancashire League record 188* v Bacup at Accrington. This includes a 6th wicket stand of 154 with Arnold Chadwick (22*). The team score of 288-5 is a club record
1914     Lancashire League Champions.
1915     Lancashire League Champions, undefeated during the season, scoring a record number of points with 44.
  22nd June   Billy Ormerod (106*) and Charlie Llewellyn (P)(103) put on 180 for the 3rd wicket v Rawtenstall at Rawtenstall.
  26th June   Alec Jackson takes a hat-trick v Rishton at Rishton.
      George Parker tops the Lancashire League batting averages, scoring 580 runs at 41.4.
1916     Lancashire League Champions extending the unbeaten run from July 11th 1914 to June 16th.
      Johnny Pollard creates a new club amateur bowling record by taking 108 wickets at 8.7 each.
      Alec Jackson takes 92 wickets at 8.8 each. In taking 200 wickets between them, Pollard and Jackson create a unique league record.
1917     Hacking Cup winners.
1919     Hacking Cup winners.
1921   George Parker tops the Lancashire League batting averages, scoring 513 runs at 34.2.
1923 2nd June   Charlie Llewellyn (P) takes a hat-trick v East Lancs at Accrington
1924 10th May   Dick Eddleston takes 4 wickets in 7 balls, including a hat-trick v Ramsbottom at Accrington. (Worsley Cup)
1926 26th June   Alec Jackson (107) and Stan Smith (80) put on 183 for the 3rd wicket v Church at Accrington.
  14th July   Harry Howell (P)(110*) and William Whittaker (32*) put on 124 for the 6th wicket v Bacup at Accrington
1928 August 2nd XI Francis Sproul scores successive unbeaten centuries, 134 not out at East Lancs on August 18th and 104 not out v Rawtenstall at Accrington on August 25th.
1932 25th June   In taking 8-57 at East Lancs, Dick Whittaker performs the hat-trick.
  2nd July   Tom Walmsley (55) and Alan Fairfax (P) (126) put on 147 for the 2nd wicket v Lowerhouse at Accrington.
1933 26th July   Bill Finney (71) and Alan Fairfax (P) (139) put on 171 for the 1st wicket v Todmorden at Accrington.
1935 10th Aug   Dick Whittaker bowled an unbroken spell of 35 overs with 13 maidens, taking the first 8 wickets for 57 runs at East Lancs.
1936 6th June 3rd XI

Lindon Dewhurst takes a hat-trick v Cambridge Street Methodists at Highams.

      Worsley Cup winners.
1937 12th May Professional Jim Bailey becomes the first Accrington player to score a century in the Worsley Cup when he scores 115 against Church
    Jim Bailey becomes the first English professional to score 1,000 runs in a season in the Lancashire League in creating a new club batting record of 1,050 runs. He also had six consecutive innings of 50 or more - 11 in the season, being undefeated on five occasions.
1938 23rd April   Jim Bailey (P) (118) and Les Pilkington (64) share a club record opening partnership of 179 v Lowerhouse at Lowerhouse.
1947 30th Aug   The last two wickets put on 134 runs with Jackie Hope (67*), Frank Rushton (22) and Les Hartley (51*) taking the score from 96-8 to 230-9 v Todmorden at Todmorden.
  6th Sept   Jim Parks (P) takes a hat-trick in taking 8-47 v Colne at Accrington.
  6th Sept 3rd XI Billy Newhouse takes a hat-trick v Ewbank.
    3rd XI North East Lancs League champions.
1948 10th July   Jim Parks (P) takes the first 9 Enfield wickets for 20 runs at Accrington.
    3rd XI North East Lancs League champions.
1950 3rd June   Lindon Dewhurst (77) received a club record collection for amateur or professional of £33 for hitting a half century against Enfield at Accrington
1951 9th June 2nd XI Alan Lund (124) and Roy Dewhurst (91) put on 221 for the 1st wicket v Church 2nds at Accrington.
1952 17th May   John Marsland (93) and Mick Raymer (P)(113*) put on 173 for the 3rd wicket at Colne
1953   3rd XI Derek Mark wins the North East Lancs League bowling prize with 31 wickets at 5.4.
1954 7th Aug 3rd XI Kevin Ryder returns figures of 13 overs, 9 maidens, 5 runs, 8 wickets v Salesbury.
    2nd XI Dismiss Church 2nds for 14 in a Junior Cup game. Jim Eland takes 5-9 and Derek Mark takes 5-3.
      Ken Archer creates a new club professional batting record by scoring 1,116 runs at an average of 93.0
1955 June 3rd XI Pat Brereton takes 8-9 against Alliance and Victoria Mills at King Georges in the Harry Wood Cup.
1956 26th May Sayajirao Dhanwade (P) takes 7-49, including a hat-trick v Enfield at Accrington.
  2nd June   Les Carter (94) and Bert Harwood (66) put on 136 for the 2nd wicket v Rishton at Rishton.
  1st Sept   Sayajirao Dhanwade (P) takes 7-40, including 4 wickets in 4 balls and 5 in the over v Lowerhouse at Accrington.
1957 29th June 2nd XI Alan Waterworth (83), Brian Rutter (31) and Eddie Robinson (16*) put on 140 for the last two wickets, taking the score from 59-8 to 199 all out v Todmorden.
1959 4th July   Bobby Simpson (P) takes a hat-trick v Nelson at Nelson.
  5th Sept   Bobby Simpson (P) (83) and Russ Cuddihy (80) put on 162 for the 2nd wicket v Todmorden at Todmorden.
      Bobby Simpson creates a new club professional batting record by scoring 1,444 runs at an average of 103.0, including two centuries. He also creates a league record by scoring 11 consecutive 50's and makes a total of 16 in all, topping the Lancashire League batting averages.
1960 4th June   Frank and Derek Rushton are the first brothers to open the batting in a Lancashire League match v Colne at Accrington.
  25th June   Derek Rushton (77*) and Lindon Dewhurst (58*) put on 133 in 74 minutes for the 3rd wicket v Ramsbottom at Ramsbottom.
  16th July   Wes Hall (P) takes a hat-trick and Jack Collier claims five victims (4c, 1st) v East Lancs at Accrington.
      Jack Collier establishes a new club wicketkeeping record of 40 victims in a season.
1961     Lancashire League Champions
  1st June   Wes Hall (P) takes a hat-trick v Rishton at Rishton in the Worsley Cup.
  19th Aug 3rd XI Alan Worsick takes 7-2 against Stonefold Church Institute.
    3rd XI Alan Worsick wins the Accrington and District League bowling prize with 40 wickets at 2.6 each.
1962 14th July   Wes Hall (P) takes 10-57 v Burnley at Accrington.
  25th Aug   Wes Hall (P) takes 10-28 v Bacup at Accrington.
1963 6th July 3rd XI Brian Bishop takes 8-28 against YMCA.
    3rd XI Steve Stracey wins the North East Lancs League bowling prize with 33 wickets at 6.3 each.
1964   3rd XI Dismiss YMCA 'B' for 5 at Mellor to win by 22 runs. Barry Lumb takes 5-3 and Ian Boswell 5-1.
      Eddie Barlow (P) tops the Lancashire League batting averages with 1,000 runs at 62.5.
1965 28th June 2nd XI Jackie Hope (88) and Peter West (44) put on 131 for the 1st wicket v Colne 2nds at Colne
      Ken Grieves (P) wins the Lion Trophy for most Lancashire League runs with 733.
1966 26th June 3rd XI Ian Birtwistle takes 9-8 v Oswaldtwistle Immanuel 'B' including seven clean bowled at Accrington.
1968   3rd XI Alick Ormerod takes 8-11, including 5 wickets in 6 balls in a season which sees him create a North East Lancs League bowling record for most wickets in a season with 93 at 5.9 each.
1969   3rd XI Jim McLean tops the North East Lancs League batting averages with 264 runs at 29.3 and Alick Ormerod tops the bowling averages with 37 wickets at 2.6 each.
1970   Worsley Cup winners.
  20th June   Alan Worsick takes 8-53 v Haslingden at Haslingden to win the 'Telegraph Tankard' for the best amateur bowling performance of the season.
  25th July   Terry Neville takes 5 catches v Rishton at Accrington.
      Alan Worsick (83 wickets at 10.8), awarded the Lion Brewery Award for the most successful amateur bowler, and Eddie Robinson (75 wickets at 14.2) take 158 wickets between them.
      Terry Neville claims 41 victims to create a new club wicketkeeping record.
      Bruce Francis (P) tops the Lancashire League batting averages with 1,101 runs at 61.2.
1971     Alan Worsick wins the Lion Brewery second bowling prize with 75 wickets at 10.5.
1973     Alan Seiler (P) tops the Lancashire League batting averages with 1,023 runs at 51.2.
  26th Aug 2nd XI Dismiss Lowerhouse 2nds for 8. Mick Hatch takes 5-1.
1974 18th May 3rd XI Mick Donnelly and Malcalm D'Arcy put together a North East Lancs League record 9th wicket stand of 69 v Blackburn Hospitals at Bullough Park.
  2nd June   Peter West (94) and Graeme Fowler (61) put on 160 for the 1st wicket v Enfield at Accrington. This is a club record for amateurs for the 1st wicket.
  6th July   Alan Worsick (P) takes a hat-trick v Church at Church in the Worsley Cup.
1975     Lancashire League Champions - each member of the team, including professional Alan Worsick, has a birth qualification for the club.
  17th May 3rd XI Trevor Hatch takes a hat-trick v Darwen at Darwen in the Ashwell Trophy.
  24th Aug   Accrington's win over Ramsbottom at Accrington was a club record ninth in succession
      Alan Worsick (P) tops the Lancashire League bowling averages with 99 wickets at 10.8 each.
      Malcolm Taylor takes 24 catches - a club record for an outfielder.
    3rd XI Ashwell Trophy winners.
1976 23rd May Alan Worsick (P) takes a hat-trick v Enfield at Accrington in the Worsley Cup.
    John Swanney wins the Lancashire League Under 23 batting prize for most runs with 469.
    2nd XI Paul Graham claims a club 2nd XI wicketkeeping record with 41 victims (18c, 23st).
    3rd XI Ashwell Trophy winners.
    4th XI Enter the Accrington and District League.
1977     Graham Beech creates a new club batting aggregate record of 677 runs and in doing so wins the Lancashire League Under 23 batting prize for most runs.
      David Parsons wins the Lancashire League Under 23 bowling prize for most wickets with 58.
      Malcolm Taylor wins the Lancashire League prize for most catches with 16.
    3rd XI Ashwell Trophy winners.
1978     The club becomes Accrington Cricket and Tennis Club.
  11th June 2nd XI Graham Smith (103*) and Alan Kennedy (70*) put on 165 for the 5th wicket v Ramsbottom 2nds at Accrington.
      Ian Birtwistle tops the Lancashire League bowling averages with 49 wickets at 10.5.
    2nd XI Matthew Brown Junior Cup winners.
    3rd XI Ashwell Trophy winners.
1979     John Swanney is joint winner of the Lancashire League catching prize with 20.
    2nd XI Matthew Brown Junior Cup winners.
1980 24th May 2nd XI Brian Rutter (95) and Geoff Hayhurst (70) put on 164 in 22 overs for 1st wicket v Ramsbottom 2nds at Accrington.
  26th June 2nd XI Mick Donnelly takes 8-23, including a hat-trick, v Haslingden at Accrington.
    3rd XI Enter Lancashire League 3rd XI League.
    3rd XI Brian Bishop creates a new club 3rd XI batting record with over 500 runs.
1981 25th July   Graham Beech (111*) and David Stead (P)(45) put on 131 for the 1st wicket v Bacup at Accrington.
      Graham Beech creates a new club batting aggregate record of 938 runs, including a club amateur record 10 half centuries. Graham also wins the Lancashire League Under 25 batting prize for most runs.
1982 15th May 4th XI Neil Barnes takes a hat-trick in his 7-35 against St Andrews at King Georges.
  30th Aug 3rd XI Duncan Warburton scoes an 18 ball half century v Bacup 3rds at Bacup.
1984 1st July   Billy Rawstron (50) and Andy Stevenson (87) put on 131 for the 1st wicket v East Lancs at East Lancs.
  16th Sept   Trevor Hatch (88*) and Andy Stevenson (52) put on 125 for the 3rd wicket v Rawtenstall at Accrington.
      Alan Worsick wins the Lancashire League bowling prize for most wickets with 59.
1985     Mark Aspin is joint winner of the Lancashire League Under 25 bowling prize with 44 wickets.
    2nd XI Geoff Hayhurst creates a 2nd XI club record batting aggregate with 700 runs.
1986     Telegraph Cup winners. The final produces record gate receipts of £1710 (£1 gate)
  19th July 2nd XI Mark Stevenson (68) and Geoff Hayhurst (64) put on 140 for the 1st wicket v Rawtenstall 2nds at Rawtenstall.
  14th Sept   Graham Lloyd (84) and Geoff Hayhurst (49) put on 134 for the 1st wicket v Haslingden at Accrington.
      Mark Aspin wins the Telegraph Tankard for fastest 50 in 38 balls against Rishton at Rishton on 28th June.
1987 13th June   Alan Worsick takes his 1,000th Lancashire League wicket when he bowls Paul Killian of Burnley at Accrington.
  29th Aug   David Lloyd takes 7-28 v Ramsbottom at Accrington to win the 'Telegraph Tankard' for the best amateur bowling performance of the season.
1988 27th May   Rod Tucker (P) (95) and Neil Barnes (47) put on 119 for the 4th wicket v Nelson at Accrington in the Worsley Cup
      Rod Tucker (P) tops the Lancashire League batting averages with 977 runs at 57.5.
1989 23rd April   Billy Rawstron claims 6 stumpings v Bacup at Accrington.
  28th May 2nd XI Bob Ratcliffe (82) and Mark Demaine (136) put on 196 for the 3rd wicket v Enfield 2nds at Enfield.
  3rd June 3rd XI Paul Barratt (101) and Neil Barnes (80) put on 162 for the 8th wicket v Enfield 3rds at Enfield.
  6th Aug   The 4 Sports Cup Final against Enfield produces record gate receipts of £2521 (£1.50 gate).
      Billy Rawstron claims 43 victims (19c, 24st) to create a new club wicketkeeping record.
    4th XI Alven Burrows creates a new club 4th XI batting record with 423 runs.
1990 5th May   Andy Barker (101*) and Billy Rawstron (43*) put on 144 for the 2nd wicket v Ramsbottom at Accrington.
  17th June 2nd XI Nick Marsh (102*) and Malcolm Taylor (62) put on 123 for the 1st wicket v Rawtenstall 2nds at Rawtenstall.
  15th July   Robert Haynes (P) takes a hat-trick against Lowerhouse at Accrington
1991 7th July 2nd XI Jim Stevenson (79) and Mick Demaine (44) put on 123 for the 1st wicket v Nelson 2nds at Nelson.
  7th Sept 2nd XI Mark Stevenson (50) and Mark Demaine (88) put on 125 for the 2nd wicket v Lowerhouse 2nds at Lowerhouse.
1992 19th April 3rd XI Ashley Amos (77) and Paul Schofield (75*) put on 146 for the 2nd wicket v Lowerhouse 3rds at Accrington.
  7th June 2nd XI Ian Birtwistle returns figures of 11 overs, 10 maidens, 5 wickets for 1 run v Enfield 2nds at Enfield. The single run resulting from a dropped catch.
  21st June 3rd XI Paul Schofield (61) and Jonathan Pickup (79) put on 128 for the 2nd wicket v Nelson 3rds at Accrington.
1993 13th June   Mark Greenhalgh takes a hat-trick v Nelson at Nelson.
  31st July 3rd XI Steven Birtwistle (92) and Justin Greenwood (59*) put on 123 for the 2nd wicket v Burnley 3rds at Accrington.
      Justin Greenwood tops the Lancashire League bowling averages with 10 wickets at 9.9 each.
    4th XI Tom Pendergast creates a new 4th XI club bowling record with 52 wickets.
1994   3rd XI Join North East Lancs League.
  20th April 3rd XI Steven Birtwistle scores a club record 3rd XI 162 v Blackburn Northern 4th XI at Accrington.
  30th July 3rd XI Ashley Amos (87) and Mick Demaine (68) put on 167 for the 1st wicket v Brierfield at Accrington.
1995 1st July 3rd XI Scott Taylor (58*) and Tom Pendergast (8) create a North East Lancs League 10th wicket stand of 77 v Brookhouse at Witton Park School.
  30th July   Len Dewhurst takes a hat-trick v Nelson at Nelson.
    2nd XI Mark Demaine (82) and Mark Stevenson (64*) put on 129 for the 4th wicket v Nelson at Accrington
  19th Aug 3rd XI Richard Burrows (60) and Nigel Stockley (89*) put on 122 for the 1st wicket v Haslingden 3rds at Haslingden.
1996 11th May   Tofeeq Khan (36) and Chad Grainger (P)(94) put on 132 for the 2nd wicket v Haslingden at Haslingden.
  18th May 4th XI Imran Rashid takes 8-14 v Attock Youth at Highams.
  1st June 3rd XI Nadeem Mohammed takes at hat-trick v Hussiania at St Andrews Burnley.
  8th June 3rd XI Tom Pendergast takes 8-16 v East Lancs 3rds at Lammack.
  15th June   Mark Stevenson (38) and Chad Grainger (P)(100) put on 143 for the 2nd wicket v Nelson at Nelson.
  22nd June 3rd XI Paul Burrows takes 5 catches v St Francis at Accrington in the North East Lancs League Cup.
  13th July 4th XI Mark Booth (27) and Adam Greenwood (56) put on 106 for the 3rd wicket v Attock Youth at Highams.
  21st July 2nd XI Duncan Warburton takes 8-85 v Rawtenstall 2nds at Rawtenstall.
  27th July 3rd XI Alistair Cunliffe (79) and Sajed Sadiq (69) put on 138 for the 2nd wicket v East Lancs 3rds at East Lancs in the North East Lancs League Cup.
  17th Aug   Mark Stevenson (32) and Chad Grainger (P)(94) put on 133 for the 2nd wicket v Ramsbottom at Accrington.
  18th Aug   Russell Edmonds, in scoring 101 at Colne becomes the youngest Accrington player, at 18 years, 11 months and 11 days, to score a Lancashire League century. Russell wins the Lancashire League Under 23 Player of the month award for August.
    2nd XI Tariq Hussain takes a hat-trick v Colne 2nds at Accrington.
    3rd XI Tom Pendergast takes 8-17 v Blackburn Northern 4ths at Plackgate.
  15th Sept 3rd XI Mick Donnelly (66) and Nigel Stockley (33) put on 103 for the 1st wicket v East Lancs 3rds at Accrington.
    3rd XI Joint North East Lancs League champions.
1997   3rd XI Join Lancashire League 3rd XI League.
  31st May 2nd XI Sajed Sadiq (93) and Adam Greenwood (36) put on 101 for the 6th wicket v Lowerhouse 2nds at Lowerhouse.
  6th July 2nd XI Kazar Shazad takes 8-26 against Rishton 2nds at Rishton.
  20th July   Peter Sleep (P)(87*) and Stefan Heins (51) put on 108 for the 1st wicket against Rawtenstall at Rawtenstall.
  10th Aug 3rd XI Mark Stevenson (66) and Alistair Cunliffe (47) put on 109 for the 2nd wicket v Bacup 3rds at Accrington.
    2nd XI Duncan Warburton takes his 500th league wicket for the 2nd XI during the season.
    A Team Accrington and District League B Division Champions creating a club record in wining all 12 matches.
    A Team Harry Wood Cup winners - the first team in club history to win both league and cup in the same season.
    A Team Tom Pendergast tops B Division bowling averages, taking a club record 53 wickets at 5.5 each and is named B Division Player of the year.
    A Team Nigel Stockley tops B Division batting averages scoring 206 runs at 41.2.
1998 12th May 3rd XI Mohsin Ahmed (40*) and Duncan McCormack (80) put on 111 for the 3rd wicket v Nelson 3rds at Accrington.
  16th May   Ryan Campbell (P) scores 148 v Heywood at Heywood in the JW Lees Inter League Challenge Trophy.
  5th July   Ryan Campbell (P) (157*) and Stefan Heins (27) put on 122 for the 1st wicket against Rawtenstall at Rawtenstall.
  6th Sept   Ryan Campbell (P) (108) and Paul Barratt (71*) put on a club record 4th wicket stand of 140 against Colne at Colne.
1999 16th May   Mark Bailey (P) takes 5 catches against Rishton at Accrington.
  26th June A Team The team score of 217-8 against Everest at Bullough Park is a record for the club in the Accrington and District League.
  10th July   Tariq Hussian (49) and Zahir Afzal (42*) put on a club record stand of 85 for the 8th wicket v Lowerhouse at Accrington.
  11th July 2nd XI Steven Birtwistle (119) and Stefan Heins (84) put on 192 for the 1st wicket against Haslingden 2nds at Accrington.
  18th July  

Mark Bailey (P)(147) and Mas Ahmed (62) put on a club record 221 for the 3rd wicket against Rishton at Rishton.
The team score of 238-5 is a club record for limited overs matches.

  25th July  

Mark Bailey (P)(100) scores his third century in four innings against Rawtenstall at Accrington.
In the same match Damian Clarke and Zahir Afzal take 5 wickets each.

    2nd XI Steve Birtwistle (116*) and Mark Stevenson (39*) put on 121 for the 3rd wicket against Rawtenstall 2nds at Rawtenstall.
  22nd Aug Mark Bailey becomes the club's seventh professional to score 1,000 runs in a season.
    2nd XI Stefan Heins (52*) and Adam Greenwood (58*) put on 118 for the first wicket against Enfield 2nds at Enfield.
  30th Aug   Hyndburn Mayoral 6 a side Challenge Cup winners.
  5th Sept 2nd XI Three Sadiq brothers Sajed, Abbass and Sajjad play in the same team against Ramsbottom 2nds at Ramsbottom.
  12th Sept 2nd XI Stefan Heins (96) and Richard Burrows (70) put on 134 for the 1st wicket against Burnley 2nds at Accrington.
    A Team Accrington and District League B Division Champions.
    A Team Mick Donnelly wins B Division batting prize for most runs with 244.
2000 7th May 2nd XI Adam Barnes takes 5 catches against Todmorden 2nds at Accrington.
  13th May   Nathan Astle (P) (101) and Mas Ahmed (28) put on 107 for the 4th wicket against Nelson at Accrington.
  7th June 2nd XI Martin Whittle and Mark Stevenson put on 126 for the 1st wicket against Burnley 2nds at Accrington.
  1st July 3rd XI Abbass Sadiq (96) and Mohsin Ahmed (74) put on 124 for the 1st wicket against Colne 3rds at Accrington.
  29th July 2nd XI Second XI Cup winners.
  6th Aug 3rd XI Abbass Sadiq (58) and Mohsin Ahmed (92*) put on 159 for the 1st wicket against Enfield 3rds at Enfield.
  19th Aug 2nd XI Richard Burrows and Paul Barratt put on 102 for the 3rd wicket v Ramsbottom 2nds at Accrington.
2001 28th April 2nd XI Nasser Hussain (81) and Martin Whittle (46) put on 101 for the 1st wicket v Colne 2nds at Accrington.
  9th June 3rd XI The team score of 287-8 against Bacup 3rds at Bacup is a new 3rd XI club record score.
    3rd XI Lancashire League 3rd League champions
    A Team Harry Wood Cup winners.
    A Team Tom Pendergast wins B Division bowling prize for most wickets with 25.
2002 21st April 2nd XI Martin Whittle (105*) and Waheed Hussain (51) put on 128 for the 1st wicket at Colne.
  4th May 2nd XI Martin Whittle (96) and Nasser Hussain (81) put on 165 for the 1st wicket against Todmorden at Accrington. The team score of 292-6 is a new 2nd XI club record team score.
  2nd June   Father and son Mas and Mohsin Ahmed lined up on opposite sides at Accrington. Mas played for Enfield and scored 65 whilst Mohsin played for Accrington. The match was abandoned due to rain before Accrington could reply.
  15th June   Andre Seymore (P) (63) and Tariq Hussain (70*) put on 116 for the 2nd wicket at Burnley
  21st July   Andre Seymore (P) (83) and Mohsin Ahmed (51) put on 118 for the 2nd wicket against Nelson at Accrington
  27th July   Accrington scored 241-7 against Todmorden which is a new club record for limited overs matches. Todmorden's total of 275-3 was also the highest score against Accrington in limited overs matches. Todmorden professional Tushar Arothe hit an unbeaten 189, which is a ground record score for Thorneyholme Road.
  4th Aug 2nd XI Len Dewhurst takes 8-33 against Rishton 2nds at Rishton
  25th Aug   Adam Barnes takes 5 catches against Enfield at Enfield. Adam wins the Lancashire Evening Telegraph Tankard for wicketkeeping for this performance.
  1st Sept   Andre Seymore (P) (99) and Matt Wilson (40) put on 127 for the 3rd wicket against East Lancs at Accrington
  7th Sept   Andre Seymore (P) (105*) and Graeme Sneddon (38*) put on 144 for the 2nd wicket at Church
2003 11th May Mohsin Ahmed (39) and Matt Wilson (81) put on 117 for the 3rd wicket at Bacup
  5th July Mohsin Ahmed (70*) and Andre Seymore (P)(64) put on 110 for the 2nd wicket against Rawtenstall at Accrington
20th July Andre Seymore (P)(141) and Mohsin Ahmed (35) put on a club record opening stand of 181 against Haslingden at Accrington on July 20th. The previous record of 179 was set back in 1938. The team score of 272-6 was a club record score in limited overs cricket.
30th Aug 3rd XI Graeme Sneddon (91*) and Stuart Crabtree (71*) put on a 3rd XI club record 3rd wicket stand of 171 at Church
7th Sept Andre Seymore (P)(82) and Zahir Afzal (68) put on 145 for the 2nd wicket at Burnley
2004 16th May Tama Canning (P)(101*) and Matt Wilson (48*) put on 120 for the 5th wicket against Rawtenstall at Accrington
13th June 2nd XI The team score of 313 against Rishton is the highest score ever made by any Accrington team. Four players Sajed Sadiq (60), Sagawat Hussain (76), Tofeeq Khan (51) and Scott Hudson (65) made half centuries which is also a club record.
Sajed Sadiq (60) and Sagawat Hussain (76) put on 106 for the 3rd wicket.
24th July 3rd XI Matthew Schofield takes a hat-trick v Colne 3rds at Colne.
2005 7th May   Tariq Hussain takes 8-44 v Lowerhouse at Accrington to win the 'Telegraph Tankard' for the best amateur bowling performance of the season.
  5th June   Tariq Hussain takes 8-98 v Church at Accrington
  14th May 3rd XI James Ormerod (66) and Simon Hanson (90) put on 125 for the 2nd wicket against Todmorden at Accrington.
  3rd July 3rd XI James Ormerod (77*) and Nasser Hussain (87) put on 134 for the 3rd wicket at Lowerhouse.
  27th Aug 2nd XI Waqas Ahmed (86) and Simon Hanson (39) put on 101 for the 4th wicket against Burnley at Accrington.
2006 6th May   Accrington score a club record 341-5 against Rawtenstall at Accrington
  10th June 3rd XI Zaed Hussain (111) and Richard Williams (56) put on 109 for the 4th wicket against East Lancs at Accrington. The team score a record 308 in the same match.
  16th July 2nd XI Brothers Nasser Hussain (94) and Sagawat Hussain (64) put on 144 for the 1st wicket against Haslingden at Accrington
  13th Aug 2nd XI Nasser Hussain (123) and Sagawat Hussain (58) put on 109 for the 1st wicket at Todmorden
      David Ormerod wins the Lancashire League bowling prize for most wickets with 62.
2007 20th May 2nd XI Ramiz Hussain (43) and James Ormerod (85) put on 136 for the 1st wicket at Todmorden in the 2nd XI Cup
2008     Lancashire League Champions and Worsley Cup winners
  5th May 3rd XI Father and son Ian and Jacob Johnson both hit half centuries for Accrington 3rds against Bacup at Accrington on May 5th
Matthew Schofield and Jacob Johnson put on 122 for the 2nd wicket in the same match
  10th May   David Lloyd played for Accrington against Haslingden at Accrington at the age of 61 yrs, 1mnth, 22 days
  14th June   Matt Wilson claimed 5 victims against Burnley at Accrington
  12th July   David Ormerod took his 1,000th Lancashire League wicket when he dismissed Mark Clayton during Accrington's match at Todmorden
  3rd August   Accrington's score of 290-6 against Todmorden in the Worsley Cup final was the highest in a limited overs final. It was also Accrington's highest ever score in the Worsley Cup. Roy Silva's innings of 111 for Accrington was also the highest by a professional in a limited overs final.
  24th August   Matt Wilson claimed 5 victims (4c, 1st) at Ramsbottom
      In winning the title Accrington became only the fourth club to win the championship the season after finishing bottom of the table after Haslingden (1900), Rawtenstall (1904) and Rishton (1948).
Accrington achieved the league and cup double for the first time in the club's history
      David Ormerod wins the Lancashire League bowling prize for most wickets with 71 jointly with Keith Roscoe.
      Matt Wilson wins the Senior Wicketkeeping Award and the Telegraph Wicketkeeping Tankard (jointly with Danny Brown)
      David Ormerod is named the Wisden-Cricketer Club Cricketer of the Year
2009     Lancashire League Champions
  26th April 2nd XI Matthew Schofield takes a hat-trick v Rishton 2nds at Rishton.
  13th September   David Lloyd played for Accrington at Lowerhouse at the age of 62 yrs, 5 mnths, 26 days
2010 25th April   David Ormerod took his 1,100th Lancashire League wicket when he dismissed professional Mandla Mashimbyi during Accrington's match at Todmorden
  9th May 2nd XI Liam Brankin (106) and Waqas Ahmed (57) put on 125 for the 4th wicket against Bacup at Accrington
22nd May 2nd XI Liam Brankin (87) and Andy Greenwood (55) put on 160 for the 1st wicket against Lowerhouse at Lowerhouse
18th July Matt Wilson claimed 5 victims (2c, 3st) against Rishton at Accrington on July 18th
1st Aug 2nd XI Jon Hayhurst (113*) and Stuart Crabtree (124) put on a 2nd XI record 2nd wicket stand of 203 at Todmorden. The team score of 319-8 was also a team record score. It was also the first time that two players had scored centuries for the 2nd XI in the same match
  8th Aug 3rd XI Jake Clarke takes a hat-trick v Rishton 3rds at Accrington.
2011 1st May   Accrington's score of 386-6 at Rawtenstall was the highest ever score in a Lancashire League match. Professional Ashar Zaidi (174) and Graham Lloyd (112) also put on a new Lancashire League record 5th wicket stand of 247.
Zaidi's innings of 174 was also the second highest by an Accrington player
  21st May   Ashar Zaidi's (P) century at Ramsbottom was the first at Acre Bottom by an Accrington player
3rd Sept 3rd XI Jake Clarke (96*) and Liam Smalley (50*) put on 135 for the 4th wicket against Church at Accrington
2012 27th May 2nd XI Jake Clarke (113) and Gul Khan (39) put on 113 for the 5th wicket at Bacup
  2nd June 3rd XI Liam Smalley (70) and Sam Tattersall (62) put on 109 for the 3rd wicket at Todmorden
  21st July   Kevin Wood made his first team debut for Accrington at Burnley at the age of 42 years, 2 mnths and 21 days
5th Aug Imad Wasim (P)(116) and Aijaz Shah (58) put on 165 for the 3rd wicket at Ramsbottom
  18th Aug 3rd XI Bryn Hargreaves (52) and Jake Clarke (56) put on 139 for the 1st wicket at Rawtenstall
  8th Sept   Graham Lloyd became the first Accrington amateur to take five catches in an innings as an outfielder against Rishton at Accrington
  9th Sept 2nd XI Bryn Hargreaves (55*) and Callum Ali (82*) put on 143 for the 5th wicket at Burnley
2013     Lancashire League Champions
  21st April   David Ormerod took his 400th wicket for Accrington when he dismissed Haslingden's Alex Marcroft at Accrington on April 21st.
      Matt Wilson became the first Accrington wicketkeeper to claim 100 stumpings when he dismissed Haslingden's sub professional Stephen Parry in the same match
  28th April   Accrington's 5 wicket win at Todmorden was the club's 1,000th in the Lancashire League
  4th May   Ashar Zaidi (P)(100) and Aijaz Shah (115*) put on 166 for the 3rd wicket against Rawtenstall at Accrington
      Simon Hanson won the Lancashire League Under 23 Player of the month for April/May
  7th June   Accrington scored 33 runs off Rishton's Garth Wyse's over with professional Ashar Zaidi hitting 32 ie 6, 6, wide, 6, 4, 4, 6 in the 20/20 competition at Accrington
  8th June 3rd XI Ben Brierley (37) and Liam Smalley (77) put on 103 for the 1st wicket v East Lancs at Accrington
  16th June 2nd XI Father Ian and sons Jacob and Barnaby Johnson played for the 2nds against Rawtenstall at Accrington
      Accrington won a club record 15 Lancashire League matches in succession between September 1st 2012 and June 22nd 2013. The club lost for the first time in 20 league matches when defeated at Ramsbottom on June 30th 2013.
      Accrington won a club record ten successive home league matches in a row between September 8th 2012 and July 27th 2013. The sequence ended when their match agaisnt Todmorden was declared a No Result on August 4th 2013.
  27th July 2nd XI Andy Greenwood (75) and Ali Hasham (47) put on 110 for the 2nd wicket at Bacup
  10th Aug   Accrington professional Ashar Zaidi hit an unbeaten 138 at Haslingden to create a new record for most centuries (four) in a season for the club surpassing Charlie Llewellyns' 102 year-old record of three
  25th Aug 2nd XI Andy Greenwood (72) and Jon Hayhurst (59) put on 143 for the 1st wicket at Enfield
      Accrington professional Ashar Zaidi broke Bobby Simpson's club aggregate record batting record for most runs in a season in his final match for the club at Colne on September 8th Zaidi hit an unbeaten 91 to finish with 1446 runs for the season.
      Accrington set a new club record for most wins in a season with 22. The clubs winning margin of 54 points was a record since the introduction of 12 points for a win
2014 27th July 2nd XI Marley Ali scored 156 not out at Rawtenstall, which is the record individual score for 2nd XI beating Mark Demaine's 136 set in 1989. He made it off 106 balls with 17 fours and 8 sixes as Accrington chased down 266 with more than 8 overs to spare.
2015 25th May 3rd XI 12 year old Ben Makin takes 7-44 against Rawtenstall 3rd XI and becomes the youngest player to take 5 wickets in a senior game for the club
  21st June 2nd XI Gul Khan takes 7-28 including a hat trick against Ramsbottom 2nds at Ramsbottom
  4th July   Jacob Clarke's figures of 8-35 at Todmorden on July 4th were the best by an Accrington amateur since 1927 when Alec Jackson took 8-20 at Enfield
  11th July   Graeme Sneddon's 152 at Rishton was the highest score by an Accrington amateur since Billy Ormerod hit an unbeaten 169 against Haslingden in 1905
  30th Aug 2nd XI Gul Khan (108*) and Raheem Kasser (12) put on 100 for the 8th wicket and Khan and Ciaran Berry (17*) put on 62 for the 9th wicket at Enfield
    2nd XI Gul Khan (48 wkts) and Raheem Kasser (40 wkts) become the first pair of bowlers to each take 40 wickets in a season for the 2nd XI since 1986
    2nd XI 13 year old Raheem Kasser becomes the youngest player to take 40 wickets in a season for the 2nd XI
2016 15th May   Accrington's 16 match winning streak against Rishton in the league ended when Rishton claimed a 50 run win at Blackburn Road
      Keiren Grimshaw wins the Lancashire League Under 23 batting prize for most runs with 504.
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