Welcome to the Clifton Cricket Club website

FROM THE ARCHIVES

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Clifton played a Lancashire touring side in 1925. Thanks to Peter Stafford, who's mother took these (and other) photos, we have a permanant record of the day. Others are on display in the clubhouse.

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The first photographed professional, F.C. Watson (1882)

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1st XI in 1968

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2nd XI in 1966

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2nd XI Double Winners 2003

Hardcastle Shield & Isherwood Cup

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"Batsman's Drive" as it looked in the 1980s

1st XI 1914 - centre front is Bill Barrick who's career is detailed via the professional's page.

1977 Cross Cup Winning Side

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Back Row. Howard Tonge, Tom Boardman, Gary Garner, Jeff Griffiths (snr), Trevor Dempster, Graham Massey.

Front Row. Paul Garner, Darren Paul, Brian Armstrong, Graham Robins, Neil Page, Alan Sydall.

Second oldest photo in the club. 2nd XI May 26th 1906 ....... see below

..... and, as near as possible to the original pose, 2nd XI May 27th 2006, 100 years and one day forward in the club's history.

1971 2nd XI champions of the Bolton Association

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Sportsman's dinners have been a feature of club life since the early eighties. Organised by Trevor Dempster and Neil and then Gordon Midgley, they have raised thousands for the club.

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The last wooden pavilion - before and during demolition 1986

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Dick Naylor - professional 1941-1943

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A Lancashire Team visited in 1983 celebrating Jack Bond's testimonial.

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Click here for some recently unearthed pictures of the day.

.....and some years earlier in 1974, Harry Pilling had a testimonial game on the ground. Like all top sportsmen of the day, Harry enjoyed a fag or two !!

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Kindly emailed by Neil Seddon