Heywood C.C.

Heywood Cricket Club, based in Heywood, in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, are an English cricket team currently playing in the Central Lancashire League.

Situated off Aspinall Street and bordering Queens Park Heywood Cricket Club whose main sponsors are currently Biwater Treatment Ltd in Heywood. The club are one of the founder clubs of the Central Lancashire League and have been in existence since before 1897.

As a part of the Central Lancashire League the club has had much success over the years in various cup competitions most notably over the last five years they have won the Wood Cup four out of the five finals they have been in.

They have engaged many a famous name as cricket professional including current England batting coach and former Zimbabwe cricketer Andy Flower, West Indies fast bowler Curtley Ambrose and last years professional was Sherwin Campbell.

The current President of the club is Mr Robert Cross who owns a local insurance brokers and has been a first team captain and record wicket taker at the club. Current Chairman is David Fare who has also been involved with the club since the 1970s and is still playing cricket to this day. Club Coach is Bob Dearden who was voted coach of the year recently (February 2008) at the boroughs sports awards and has experience of playing and coaching at Derbyshire and Lancashire and is a former Central Lancashire League Chairman and a life member of the league and the club.

The club boasts a strong youth side fielding teams in the under 11, 13, 15 and 18 categories. Promising leg-spinner Thomas Higson plays for the under 13s and recently displayed his all round potential as a big hitter as well with a marvelous display against Norden C.C, which included one of the seasons largest sixes seen at under 13 level, going out of the ground and into a near by garden. It also fields a third eleven, second and first eleven.


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  • Heywood —   [ heɪwʊd],    1) John, englischer Dramatiker, * London (?) um 1497, ✝ Mecheln um 1580; Hofmusiker Heinrichs VIII., Günstling Marias I., der Katholischen; musste als Katholik unter Elisabeth I. ins niederländische Exil gehen. Seine Interludien,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Heywood [1] — Heywood (spr. Hehwud), 1) John, geb. in London; stand bei Heinrich VIII. in großer Gunst; flüchtete jedoch als eifriger Katholik unter Elisabeth nach den Niederlanden u. st. 1565; er schr. Dramen (die Spinne u. die Mücke, Lond. 1556, u.a.m.);… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Heywood [2] — Heywood (spr. Hehwud), Fabrikort in der englischen Grafschaft Lancaster, Baumwollenmanufacturen, Zweigbahn von hier zur Verbindung mit der Manchester Leeds Eisenbahn; 12,000 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Heywood [1] — Heywood (spr. hĕwŭd), Stadt (municipal borough) in Lancashire (England), 3 km von Rochdale, hat Baumwoll und Wollspinnerei, Maschinenbau, Eisengießerei und (1901) 25,458 Einw …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Heywood [2] — Heywood (spr. hĕwŭd), 1) John, engl. Dramatiker, geb. um 1497 in London oder in North Mimms (Herefordshire), gest. zwischen 1577 und 1587, war zunächst Musiker u. Spielmann am Hofe Heinrichs VIII. Er schrieb Epigramme und begann wohl auch schon… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Heywood — (spr. hēud), Fabrikstadt in der engl. Grafsch. Lancaster, (1901) 25.461 E …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Heywood — 53.5925 2.2255555555556 Koordinaten: 53° 36′ N, 2° 14′ W …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Heywood — Original name in latin Heywood Name in other language Heywood, Heywood i Stor Manchester, Monkey Town State code GB Continent/City Europe/London longitude 53.59245 latitude 2.21941 altitude 121 Population 28024 Date 2010 04 01 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Heywood — I. biographical name John 1497? ?1580 English author II. biographical name Thomas 1574? 1641 English dramatist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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