When is Mick Newell, Mick Newall or Ashley Giles?
Tuesday 16th January 2018

April Fools' Day has come early this year.

You may ask when Mick Newell is Ashley Giles and the answer is when he's on the error ridden Greentop website.

Not only have they not got the correct photo, they can't even make up their mind how to spell Mick's surname. The website continues to be an embarrassment. compiled by incompetent idiots.


Date: 16th January 2018

A great night to be had, do come along!

We are delighted to share that this month's guest speaker at the West Lancashire Cricket Society, on Wed 17th January and the Merseyside Cricket Society on Thur 18th January, is MICK NEWALL.

Mick is a Lancashire lad born in Blackburn and is the current Director of Cricket of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club and a retired English cricketer.

He was educated in West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire and represented Notts CCC between 1984 and 1992 as a right-handed batsman, leg-break bowler and occasional wicketkeeper. He was awarded his county cap in 1987 and a benefit in 1999. His best season was in 1987 when he scored 1,054 first-class runs at an average of 39.03

He was appointed 2nd XI manager and captain in 1992 and served as the 1st XI coach between 2002 and 2016. He remains as Director of Cricket. He has led the club to County Championship titles in 2005 and 2010, County Championship 2nd Division title in 2004 as well as the 2nd XI Trophy in 2011. The club has continued to produce young cricketers for Test cricket.

He is a member of the current England cricket selection committee, serving alongside National Selector James Whitaker and Angus Fraser.

The West Lancashire Society meets monthly throughout the Winter at the Royal Clifton Hotel on Southport Promenade. The Merseyside Cricket Society also meets monthly at Sefton Park Cricket Club "the day after". Single membership costs 20, or 8 on the night (refunded if you become a member). Amazing value for money!

New members are always welcome and for more information see the WLCS website - http://wlcs.org.uk/ - or just turn up!