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Thursday December 8th
The club is pleased to announce that Graeme Sneddon will continue as club and first XI captain along with the new appointment of Afrus Ali who will captain the 2nd XI. The 3rd XI will be captained by Waqar Ashraf. Waqar took on the captaincy part way through last season in difficult circumstances due to player availability and brought some much needed stability to the team.
The club has also confirmed the first pre-season friendly of 2023 on Sunday April 9th at home to Lostock followed by Captains Night in the Clubhouse. Live music will kick start the 2023 season.
Sunday December 4th
The thirds begin the 2023 season at Rawtenstall on Sunday April 9th. The season ends on Bank Holiday Monday with a trip to Crompton. [Fixtures]
Saturday November 19th
Long serving batsman Andrew Greenwood won the Champagne Moment at Accrington's Senior Presentation Night. [More]
Thursday November 10th
Accrington will begin the 2023 season at Nelson on Sunday April 16th. As last year the first home game is against East Lancs on Sunday April 23rd. Accrington play at Church on Sunday May 7th and entertain Rishton the following Sunday. the season ends on Sunday September 10th with a trip to Middleton. Fixtures
The funeral of former Lancashire League Secretary Lionel Cooke will take place on Wednesday November 16th at 12.15 at Pleasington Crematorium.
Saturday November 5th
Accrington host Enfield on the opening Friday night of the 2023 season T20 Competition on May 26th. Accrington travel to Great Harwood on June 2nd and Colne on June 9th. Accrington round off their JWL Bitter Group campaign with home games against Church on June 16th and Burnley on June 23rd.
Wednesday November 2nd
The club is saddened to learn of the passing of former Lancashire League Secretary and Accrington memember Lionel Cooke. [More]
Wednesday October 26th
Accrington have been drawn in the JWL Bitter Group along with Burnley, Church, Colne, Enfield, and Great Harwood. The dates for 2023 T20 group games will be Friday May 26th, June 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd.
The club have received a bye in the 1st Round of the Worsley Cup at tonight's Lancashire League meeting.
Monday October 24th
Bert Ormerod passed away at the age of 85. [More]
Saturday October 22nd
The club is delighted with the news that Property Shop have extended their club sponsorship. [More]
Thursday October 20th
Senior Presentation Night will take place on Friday November 18th from 7pm.
Sunday October 16th
There was a fantastic atmosphere at the club's annual Junior Presentation Night. [More]
Tuesday September 27th
The club have re-signed Jacob Clarke as professional for the 2023 season. [More]
Thursday September 22nd
Junior Presentation Night will take place on Saturday October 15th from 6pm.
Thursday September 8th
Accrington have been docked a point for a slow over rate at Crompton last Sunday.
Wednesday September 7th
Accrington take on Great Harwood at The Property Shop Arena on Sunday as the 2022 season comes to an end. [Weekend Preview] [Teams]
Wednesday August 31st
Accrington visit fourth placed club Crompton on Sunday looking for a fourth successive win. [Weekend Preview]
Saturday August 27th
Sunday's 2nd XI game against Nelson has been called off.
Wednesday August 24th
Accrington visit next to bottom club Nelson on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday August 17th
Division 2 leaders Littleborough are the visitors to the Property Shop Arena on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]
Friday August 12th
Three of Accrington's six outstanding 3rd XI games have been re-arranged for the first three Saturdays in September. On September 3rd Accrington will host Ramsbottom. A trip to Greenmount on September 10th is followed by the final home game of the season against Rochdale 4th XI on September 17th. The games against Norden, Rawtenstall and Rochdale 4th XI (away) will be recorded as No Results. Updated 3rd XI Fixtures
Wednesday August 10th
Ninth placed Accrington travel to eighth placed Rawtenstall on Saturday. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday August 3rd
Accrington look to build on last weekend's win at Rishton when they welcome Bacup to the Property Shop Arena on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]
Friday July 29th
Accrington beat Baxenden in tonight's T20 Charity friendly by 40 runs. [More] Scorecard
Thursday July 28th
Accrington's Noah Cronshaw has been selected for the Lancashire League Under 11s team to play Greater Manchester League at Denton on Friday. Noah took 4-5 against Longridge last Sunday.
Wednesday July 27th
Accrington travel to Rishton on Sunday looking for a first league win since mid May when they beat Rishton by 23 runs.
Friday July 22nd
Club Legend Lenny Dewhurst has announced his retirement from cricket. [More]
Tonight's T20 Charity friendly against Baxenden has been postponed and will now be played next Friday July 29th.
Wednesday July 20th
The weekend games start on Friday when Accrington host Baxenden in a Charity T20 friendly in aid of the NICU Unit at Burnley General Hospital. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday July 13th
Accrington's search for a fourth league win of the season switches to Colne on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]
Sunday July 10th
The seconds were beaten at Enfield in the Junior Cup semi final. Accrington were bowled out for 95 with Yousuf Ali top scoring with 20. Enfield knocked off the runs for the loss of 2 wickets in the 19th over. Scorecard
Thursday July 7th
Accrington will host Baxenden in a Charity T20 friendly on Friday July 22nd in aid of the NICU Unit at Burnley General Hospital.
Wednesday July 6th
Accrington look to end a run of six defeats broken only by a rained off game at Littleborough when they face fifth placed East Lancs at The Property Shop Arena on Saturday. [Weekend Preview]
Tuesday July 5th
The 2nds game at East Lancs which was due to be played on Saturday will now be played on Sunday July 24th due to Eid. The 3rds game at Nelson which should have been played on Sunday will now be played on Saturday July 16th due to Sunday's Junior Cup semi final.
Wednesday June 29th
Accrington travel to West End on Sunday to face local rivals third placed Church as the second half of the season gets underway. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday June 22nd
Accrington travel to face local rivals Rishton on Friday for their final T20 game in the JWL Founders Group. [Weekend Preview]
Monday June 20th
Accrington have been drawn away to local rivals Enfield in the Junior Cup semi finals. Lowerhouse will host Great Harwood in the other semi final. The games will be played on Sunday July 10th.
Sunday June 19th
The seconds reached the Junior Cup semi finals by beating Todmorden by 89 runs at Centre Vale. The seconds posted a club 2nd XI record 337-8 with Afrus Ali making 118, Sam Heap 84 and Mohammed Tayyib 53. Yousuf Ali took 6-64 and Afrus Ali 3-40 to bowl Todmorden out for 248. Scorecard
Wednesday June 15th
Accrington's final home T20 game in the JWL Founders Group takes place on Friday when Colne are the visitors. [Weekend Preview]
Sunday June 12th
Astley Bridge professional Lesiba Ngoepe will stand in for Accrington today against Nelson in place of the injured Jacob Clarke.
Wednesday June 8th
The club AGM will be held in the newly refurbished clubhouse on Wednesday 22nd June at 7.30pm. [More]
The weekend starts on Friday when Accrington host holders and JWL Founders Group leaders Darwen. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday June 1st
The games come thick and fast over the Jubilee Bank Holiday Weekend. [Weekend Preview]
Tuesday May 31st
Both of the matches on Thursday have been postponed, the thirds game against Todmorden and the Under 11s match against Colne.
Monday May 30th
The seconds will travel to Todmorden in the Junior Cup Quarter Finals which will be played on Sunday June 19th. [More]
Saturday May 28th
The seconds are through to the Junior Cup quarter finals after a hard fought win over Rochdale at the Property Shop Arena. Len Dewhurst's men fought back from 55-6 to post 163 all out thanks to Yousuf Ali (41), Waqar Ashraf (31), Antonio Lo-Giudice (23) and Waleed Majeed (19). Mohammad Tayyib was the pick of the bowlers with 3-22 as Rochdale were bowled out for 127. Scorecard
Wednesday May 25th
A busy weekend of action starts on Friday when Accrington host Nelson in the first round of matches in this season's T20 Competition. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday May 18th
The weekend action starts on Friday when Accrington travel to Baxenden for a T20 charity friendly. [Weekend Preview]
Saturday May 14th
Great Harwood Chairman Stuart Maher presented a new life saving defibrillator on behalf of the Philip Maher Foundation to the club this morning.
Thursday May 12th
Accrington host Rishton on Sunday in a local derby. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday May 11th
The thirds outstanding game against Greenmount has been re-arranged. The teams will play at Accrington on Saturday May 21st with the away game switched to Greenmount on Saturday June 25th.
Tuesday May 10th
The seconds have been drawn at home to Junior League Division 1 team Rochdale in the 2nd Round of the Junior Cup. The match will be played on Saturday May 28th.
Wednesday May 4th
The first league and cup double header takes place at the weekend. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday April 27th
Accrington take on Colne at The Property Shop Arena on Sunday in a match that sees both clubs looking for a first win of the season. [Weekend Preview]
Monday's third team match against Norden has been postponed.
Accrington professional Jacob Clarke will stand in as sub professional for Salesbury at Baxenden on Saturday.
Thursday April 21st
Accrington professional Jacob Clarke will stand in as sub professional for Salesbury against Cherry Tree at Ribchester Road on Saturday.
Accrington will play a T20 friendly at Baxenden on Friday May 20th.
Wednesday April 20th
Accrington visit East Lancs on Sunday looking for a first win of the season. [Weekend Preview]
Wednesday April 13th
Accrington welcome Church to The Property Shop Arena on Sunday when the 129th Lancashire League season kicks off at 1pm. [Weekend Preview]
Sunday April 10th
Accrington were beaten by 126 runs in today's friendly at Lowerhouse. Kian Farnworth (3-60) and Toby Bulcock (3-32) picked up three wickets apiece in the home sides 214-7. Skipper Graeme Sneddon top scored with 33 in Accrington's reply of 88 all out. Scorecard
Thursday April 7th
The first team conclude their preparations for the new season with a friendly at Lowerhouse on Sunday. [Weekend Preview]
Tuesday April 5th
Sunday's 2nd team friendly at Colne has been cancelled.
Sunday April 3rd
Next Sunday's third team game at Greenmount has been postponed until later in the season.
Thursday March 31st
Accrington have added a friendly at Lowerhouse on Sunday April 10th with a 1pm start.
Former Accrington captain Peter West was made a Life Member of the Lancashire League at the League's AGM in February.
Tuesday March 29th
There will be a ground clean up day this Sunday from 9am in preparation for the new season. Any volunteers would be appreciated. This will be followed by a Players Meeting at 1pm. All players must attend.
Sunday March 20th
The club is pleased to announce we have teamed up with ICON Sports to supply the club clothing for the next three seasons. [More]
Tuesday March 15th
Accrington's friendly at Baxenden has has been switched to Saturday April 9th. Accrington is still looking for friendlies on Saturday April 2nd and Sunday April 3rd. Please contact Graeme Sneddon if you are interested.
Wednesday March 9th
The funeral of Neil Jones will take place on Friday March 18th. [More]
Tuesday March 8th
Accrington is looking for three away friendlies for their 1st and 2nd teams on Sunday April 3rd and for the 1st team on Saturday April 9th following the cancellation of the friendly at Cockermouth. Please contact Graeme Sneddon if you are interested.
Saturday March 5th
Alice Clarke has been named in Thunder's squad of 14 players to undertake a joint training camp with Lancashire mens team in Dubai which leaves on Monday. Both squads will face a mix of training and matches during the trip.
Friday March 4th
Shane Warne has passed away suddenly at the age of 52. [More]
Former Accrington all rounder Neil Jones has passed away earlier today. [More]
Sunday February 20th
Former Accrington professional Janith Liyanage made his International T20 debut for Sri Lanka in his sides 5 wicket win over Australia at Melbourne.
Wednesday February 16th
We have been busy since the end of the 2021 season working hard to improve our facilities. One of the key areas has been the players changing rooms and committee room. [More]
Friday February 11th
The club is pleased to announce that we have been successful in our application for funding to Lancashire Environmental Fund to support our Community Clubhouse Renovation Project. [More]
Thursday February 2nd
Accrington has unveiled a host of new signings. [More]
Sunday January 16th
Accrington will play a pre-season friendly at Baxenden on Saturday April 2nd. The seconds will travel to Colne for a friendly on Sunday April 10th.
Thursday January 13th
Accrington have signed Kian Farnworth from Rishton subject to league approval.
Saturday January 1st
Jordan Marsden has been appointed as third team vice captain for 2022.