PRESTON CRICKET CLUB
Founded: 1821. Joined Northern League: 1953
Preston CC is one of the oldest cricket clubs in the world. The club
played on three different grounds at the Marsh near Ashton,
Penwortham Holme and Penwortham Marsh before establishing West
Cliff in 1859.
Preston joined the Liverpool Competition in 1947 after
previously having a club policy of participating only in friendly fixtures.
After missing the inaugural Northern League season they became
members of the league in 1953.
Preston were joint champions in 1967
and won the title outright in 1970 and 1983 and were division two
champions in 1962 and 1986.
West Cliff staged five Lancashire CCC
first-class fixtures between 1936 and 1952.
professionals include Javed Miandad and Mark Greatbatch while
popular Pakistan professional Bilal Asad marked five years with the club
with a benefit game in September 2010.
South Meadow Lane,
Tel: 01772 252070
Directions: - From the City Centre go down Fishergate Hill passing the
railway station on your left. Turn left into South Meadow Lane just
before the traffic lights. Preston Sports Club is about half-a-mile on
the left-hand side. Note: You cannot approach the ground from the
west this way. From the west after crossing the River Ribble turn right
at the traffic lights into Broadgate and then after 800 yards turn left
into Connaught Road and follow to end of this road where the
entrance to Preston Sports Club can be found.
38 Cemtral Drive
Tel: 01772 747945
20 Blundell Lane
Mobile: 07970 101726
113 Cop Lane
Tel: 01772 740661
Tel: 01772 616008
20 Blundell Lane
Mob: 07882 913993
Club Welfare Officer:
Dr Kit Patel
97 Watling Street Road
Tel: 01772 461903
Junior Section Contact:
Northern League Committee Member
5 Rydal Close
Mobile: 07931 684682
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