Tagged: 1982

1982: Holland Cup in Picture

Thanks to Anne and the BCTHIC archive for sending these cracking photos of the 1982 Holland Cup win in. You can view the post on their site here 14th September 1982 Photos from Lowerhouse v Rawtenstall. Lowerhouse have been pipped for the Lancashire League championship by just one point by...

1982: Burnley Triumph is heartbreak for Lowerhouse

Another submission from BCTHIC (original post here) Early Breakthrough Lowerhouse opener Stan Heaton goes for the hook shot off Gary Robertson and is caught by Bob Whitaker. The Express dedicated almost a full page to the local derby between Burnley and Lowerhouse, with victory for Burnley more or less ending...

1982: Lively Lofty Lifts Leaders

Another great post from BCTHIC (Original post here) Lowerhouse skipper Alan Holden, forced to field four teenagers in a depleted side, led from the front on Saturday to put the league leaders right back on course for the title. Bowling his fastest for three years the 6ft 3 in tall...

1982: Afternoon of Agony

Sent from in BCTHIC – (Original post here) Agony for skipper Alan Holden who is just inches away from a fine slip catch that would have stopped Church’s pro McArdle from reaching his half-century By Garry Brannigan. Everything went terribly wrong for Lowerhouse on Saturday. Perched at the top of...

1982: Who are DCC?

Anne Cochrane has just added the following images to BCTHIC archive, and Rosegrove played a team called DCC in 1982 – most of the Rosegrove team are well known, but if you know what DCC stands for, please get in touch on social media or email adam@lowerhousecc.com Back row :...

1982: Barbeque

Some great photos sent in by Anne Cochrane whilst researching for this post on the BCTHIC website Lowerhouse CC players, Brian Higgin, Dave Keeley and Graham Bushell sample the delights of the annual Barbecue

1982: That 1982 season

By Paul Hargreaves          Lowerhouse finally won the Lancashire League in 2005. This was a long 113 years after the league was first contested in 1892. In those intervening years the club had rarely even come close. Lowerhouse had a rare depth in their amateur ranks between...

1982: Junior Cup Winners

On Saturday, Nigel tweeted from the League twitter account that it was 38 years since our Junior Cup Win at home to Ramsbottom: On this day 38 years ago @LowerhouseCC beat @RamsbottomCC to win @lancs_league Junior Cup https://t.co/6ujd8MCcbt — Lancashire League (@lancs_league) July 18, 2020 Chris Bleazard managed to find...

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...

1982: Evan at Training

We some time ago posted the picture in this Burnley Express article but there is a great write up of the impact that Evan Gray was having down at the club in his season.

1982: The Barbeque

Todays entry into the History Books sees a BBQ run by the players and professional in 1982. Including a fresh faced Chris Bleazard and a happy looking Phil Astin in charge of the meat!  

1982: Hatrick debut for Evan Gray

Evan Gray who keeps in touch constantly was our professional in the 1982 season. He started off with a bang with a hatrick against Haslingden. Below is the cut out from the Burnley Express and the scorecard is here.  We sent it to Evan yesterday and he said: I remember...

1982: Stan “shoulders arms” against Accrington

Photo from the Burnley Express in 1982 is a young Stan Heaton “shouldering arms” against Accrington professional Darryl Smith. One for him to show the juniors. Shirt unbuttoned 3 or 4 times as usual. Stan has named the Accrington players as: Keeper: Billy Rawstron, First Slip: Neil Jones and Gully:...

1982: Cricket row “worst ever” versus Todmorden

An interesting piece to add to the History Books sees a write up in the Burnley Express about a game versus Todmorden. Over appealing and negative bowling contributed to some Lowerhouse fans getting rowdy and some Todmorden players and officials leaving scared for their safety… I wasn’t born, so not...

1982 – Presentation Night

Another cracker sent in from 1982 presentation night. Featuring Jez Hope, Alan Holden, Stan Heaton and Roger Bromley on the back row with a young Chris Bleazard on the middle.

1982 – Holland Cup Win

Lowerhouse came ever so close to the title in 1982 coming runners up to Rawtenstall by a measly point. (League table here). It did however provide the club with its first Senior “trophy” of sorts, the Holland Cup. Photo sent in by Alan Holden

1982 – Read vs Lowerhouse

Another photo from Alan Holden is the teams in a friendly between Read and Lowerhouse in 1982 – answers on a postcard for who features in this one (including a young Jez Hope to the left!)

Another Gem from Anne Cochrane 

​ Notes by Anne Cochrane I note Evan liked our last item, and I thought he and others might like to see, or be reminded of,  the attached snap published in the Burnley Express  which was taken on a Wednesday evening coaching session while he was our pro, 1982, together...

1982 – Evan Gray training photo

The attached snap was published in the Burnley Express  which was taken on a Wednesday evening coaching session while Evan Gray was our pro in 1982, together with Bill Holt, an ex pro who used to coach the youngsters.

1982: A trip down Lowerhouse Lane

The news in the Britain in 1982 was dominated by the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands and the ‘Iron Lady’s’ response to it. Football fans of that era will remember Italy winning the World Cup, after overcoming what looked like an unstoppable Brazilian side on the way. For those...

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