Tagged: 1980

1980: 0.08 per over beats Lowerhouse

From BCTHIC Date: 9 June 1980 (date of newspaper) Match report of the league match at Lowerhouse against Enfield. (Lowerhouse faced Enfield again, the day after in the new Martini trophy, and again the following Sunday with Lowerhouse going on to win and eventually progress to the final losing to...

1980: From the Archive Part 2

By Stan Heaton The Express Cup was a competition organised by the Express Group of Newspapers covering our area viz. Colne Times, Nelson Leader and Burnley Express. The competition began way back, was abandoned and then reinstated in the late 1970s and 1980s before it again fell away. Clubs rotated...

1980: From the Archive

Following hard on the heels of Roger Bromley’s wonderful podcast we feature two photographs from the 1980 season showing Roger in full bowling pomp in an express Cup game. The season was a good marker of progress. From the darkest hour in 1975 (bottom by 18 points) the side had clawed...

1980: BGSOB Civic Trust Image

Anne Cochrane has sent in a recent addition to the Civic Trust Image Collection – quite a few Lowerhouse faces on this photo: Burnley Express 19 Feb. 1980: Burnley Grammar School Old Boys (left) and Belvedere line up before the start of the local derby at Towneley on Saturday. Bert...

1980s? Answers on a postcard…

A photo has appeared on Facebook from Michael John Bailey, with the caption “Must have been a big game at Lowerhouse?”. Do you know when this was? So far we have suggestions from Stan that it will be early 80s, he thinks maybe the Rawtenstall game in 1982 when we...

Appeal – 1980 Membership Card

Nigel from the LancashireLeague.com is on the lookout for our membership booklet from 1980 – specifically for the Third Eleven fixtures. If anyone has this to hand, please can they get in touch via email to adam@lowerhousecc.com

1980: Martini Final preview

Todays History Books post is a two page preview of the Burnley Express’ write up on the Martini Final from 1980. Lowerhouse played and beat East Lancs. Full with mug shots and a write up below. We have the write up of the result coming to the site shortly.

1990 Season – The record still stands.. By Chris Bleazard

I had a look through the 1990 scorecards on Nigel’s fantastic website recently and as is often said time does dull the individual recollection of games. The highlights, lowlights and funny moments are still relatively fresh in the memory but the main reason for looking at this season in particular...

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