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Tuesday May 26th
Former Accrington player Phil Woods has passed away. Phil made his 3rd team debut in 1965, playing eight times in the senior side, including the 1974 Worsley Cup semi final at Church and once in the championship side a year later when he helped Ian Birtwistle win the match at Haslingden with an unbeaten 14. Deepest condolences to Phil's family.

Wednesday May 13th
The club has issued a further update on the current situation. [More]

Saturday April 25th
The 1970 season was one of the best in the history of the club. Accrington won the Worsley Cup for the second time and were in with a chance of winning a first ever league and cup double until the last match of the season. Professional Bruce Francis hit over 1,000 runs in great style, his opening Geoff Hayhurst passed 500 runs and Alan Worsick and skipper Eddie Robinson took an incredible 158 wickets between them. A 10 wicket win at Colne got the campaign underway in style.

Accrington secured their first victory of the season at Burnley this weekend in 1990.

Sunday April 18th
This season we will be looking back at 1990 and 1970. We start with a look back at this week in 1990. Going in to the game as second favourites for the title, the season began with a surprise home defeat by Colne.

Friday April 3rd
The club has issued an important update on the current situation. [More]

Tuesday March 24th
Former Club Treasurer Geraldine Aspin has passed away. Deepest condolences to Mark and family.

Wednesday March 18th
In line with ECB guidelines there will be no cricket related activity at the club until further notice due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Tuesday March 10th

The funeral of Harry Stevenson will take place on Friday 20th March at 1pm at Accrington Crematorium. Everyone is then invited afterwards to the Peel Park to celebrate Harry's life.

Saturday March 7th
The club is saddened to report the passing of former Club President Harry Stevenson after a short illness. [More]

Wednesday February 26th
Tonight's Senior Nets at St Christopher's have been cancelled due to the school being closed as a precautionary measure againt the coronavirus after some pupils returning from a trip to Pila in the Italian Alps complained of feeling unwell.

Friday February 21st
Colwyn Bay have pulled out of the pre-season friendly and been replaced by Longridge on Saturday April 4th.

Friday January 17th
Accrington have signed up and coming South African fast bowling all rounder Bailey Aarons as professional for the 2020 season. [More]

Thursday January 16th
Accrington have added a second friendly at Stand on Saturday April 11th. Stand is also hosting a Beer Festival on the weekend in question.

Thursday January 2nd
Accrington is looking for an away friendly on April 11th or 12th. Please contact Jimmy Hayhurst if you are interested.
The club will entertain Colwyn Bay in a pre-season friendly on Saturday April 4th.


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