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1892 Averages

Batting & Bowling averages for 1892 we had 2 pro's Messers Avison & Lawton. Two professionals were permitted until [...]

1995 Review of the season

Rochdale celebrated their first season at Redbrook as they were crowned champions with an astonishing 105 points, Thirteen ahead of [...]

1970 Review of the season

A sixth place finish in the league was the reward for the first team fifty years ago. Littleborough won 12 [...]

1920 Review of the season

Unfortunately Littleborough failed to defend the CLL title in 1920, finishing third two points behind Werneth and six behind champions [...]

25 Years Ago – 10th September 1995

Professional Dexter Fitton ended his fantastic Littleborough career with yet another man of the match performance as Littleborough ended the [...]

50 Years Ago – 29th August 1970

Littleborough travelled to Partington Street in a determined mood following the defeat at Ashton last weekend. The old batting problems [...]

50 Years Ago – 22nd August 1970

Littleborough visited Rayner Lane and made the hosts work extremely hard for the four wicket victory. Littleborough batted first, and [...]

25 Years Ago – 19th August 1995

A magnificent unbeaten partnership of 294 between Chris Dearden 120* and Dexter Fitton 162* saw Littleborough to a massive 310-1 [...]

100 Years Ago 14th August 1920

Littleborough visited local rivals Walsden looking for the win that would put pressure on the sides above them. The match [...]

100 Years Ago 7th August 1920

Littleborough hosted Crompton and needed a quick turnaround after last weekend’s reversal at Towncroft. Littleborough won the toss and batted [...]

100 Years Ago 31st July 1920

Only two inspirational bowling performances from William Brown and Wilfred Bowden prevented Middleton winning by a large margin at Towncroft [...]

25 Years Ago – 30th July 1995

Littleborough’s “beat the clock” gamble came up trumps as they gained valuable points at The Pollards. The reason for the [...]

100 Years Ago 24th July 1920

Littleborough were due to host Rochdale unfortunately the game never took place. Taken from the publication “From Parkin to Pepper” [...]

50 Years Ago – 26th July 1970

With victories a rarity this season Littleborough hosted another mid table team as Milnrow travelled to Hare Hill. The teams [...]

25 Years Ago – 23rd July 1995

Littleborough ran into trouble at Middleton , which was mostly of their own making as victory turned to defeat. While [...]

25 Years Ago – 22nd July 1995

Littleborough’s experiences duo Gar Hunter and Chris Dearden kept the side on the fringes of the title chase despite a [...]

50 Years Ago – 18th July 1970

Doctor Jeckyll and Mister Hyde came to visit as Littleborough’s results were poles apart on a very strange weekend. Littleborough [...]

50 Years Ago – 19th July 1970

The Littleborough supporters travelling to Crompton were hoping for a complete turn around in fortunes after the shambles the day [...]

100 Years Ago 17th July 1920

Littleborough’s winning streak came to a crashing end as they lost by 79 runs at Werneth. The home side were [...]

25 Years Ago – 15th July 1995

Stockport second teamed John Brookes destroyed Littleborough’s title hopes with a deadly spell at Cale Green. He took full advantage [...]

50 Years Ago – 11th July 1970

Littleborough travelled to The Paddock on Saturday and left with nothing after a narrow nine run defeat. Royton won the [...]

100 Years Ago 10th July 1920

Unfortunately due to heavy rain, the fixture against Moorside at Hare Hill was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

25 Years Ago – 9th July 1995

Littleborough visited the Old Vicarage ground on Sunday as Little Hulton hosted the Hare Hill side in the Lancashire Cup. [...]

25 Years Ago – 8th July 1995

Dexter Fitton managed five runs more than the entire Crompton side combined as Hare Hill saw him in his imperious [...]

50 Years Ago – 3rd July 1970

“We never do well against Heywood “ bemoaned the Littleborough supporters before the game at Hare Hill and this prophecy [...]

100 Years Ago 3rd July 1920

Littleborough hosted Milnrow anxious to maintain the high standard of cricket which sees them amongst the league echelons. Their cause [...]

25 Years Ago – 2nd July 1995

Littleborough suffered the kind of day to quickly forget as they lost heavily at The Coppice. Home professional Steve O’Shaughnessy [...]

50 Years Ago – 27th June 1970

Littleborough were grateful for the rain as the weather prevented a torrid afternoon at Cale Green on Saturday. Littleborough were [...]

100 Years Ago 26th June 1920

A visit to Watersheddings awaited a rampant Littleborough as they aimed to build on their convincing win at Ladyhouse, the [...]

25 Years Ago – 24th June 1995

Littleborough took the points in a close game at The Racecourse on Saturday. After a steady start Radcliffe opening bowler [...]

100 Years Ago 22nd June 1920

Littleborough visited Ladyhouse, still smarting from the defeat at Heywood last weekend. The match however was a walkover for the [...]

50 Years Ago – 21st June 1970

In a total reversal of the previous day’s capitulation at Partington Street , Littleborough’s batsmen all hit form together and [...]

100 Years Ago 19th June 1920

Littleborough made their last ever visit to Pot Hall for a unique encounter William Brown was the professional for Heywood [...]

25 Years Ago – 17th June 1995

Littleborough met Royton at Hare Hill needing a victory to close the gap on leaders Rochdale. With Simon Brierley and [...]

100 Years Ago 12th June 1920

Castleton Moor were the visitors to Hare Hill and were blown away by the Littleborough juggernaut which after a faltering [...]

25 Years Ago – 12th June 1995

WOOD CUP QUARTER FINAL Littleborough hosted Milnrow with no motivation needed against their nearest rivals with a spot in the [...]