Liverpool Competition player suspensions for 2003 season

NOTE:

The suspensions listed below apply to organisations affiliated to the Lancashire Cricket Board, neighbouring county boards and the England and Wales Cricket Board.


Friday 29th August 2003

Following an incident in the Orrell Red Triangle v Highfield match on Monday 25th August, the following player has been suspended by the Orrell Red Triangle Club for one week from midnight on Friday 29th August to midnight on Friday 5th September under item 3 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines - Abuse of an Umpire, ie 'Questioning the integrity of an Umpire for a sustained period'.

Dean Chisnall
(Orrell Red Triangle)
served


Friday 22nd August 2003

After an appeal hearing of the West Lancashire League's appeals committee, the following player has been suspended for two (2) games with effect from midnight on Monday 25th August.

Tony Filson (St Helens Recs) served


Thursday 21st August 2003

Following an incident in the Maghull v Huyton match on Saturday 9th August, the following player has been suspended by the Huyton Club for one (1) week from midnight on Friday 22nd August to midnight on Friday 29th August under item 3 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines - Abuse of an Umpire.

Lawrence Wilson (Huyton) served


Wednesday 20th August 2003

Following an entry (now deleted) in this web site's Guestbook on Sunday 17th August with regard to the match Northop Hall 2nd XI v Caldy 2nd XI on Saturday 16th August, and concerning a particular Caldy player, the following player has been suspended by Northop Hall's Management Committee for a period of two (2) weeks, with immediate effect, from midnight Wednesday 20th August to midnight Wednesday 3rd September 2003, for contravening the 'Spirit of Cricket'.

Northop Hall's action has been approved by the Disciplinary Committee.

Robert J Roberts (Northop Hall) served


Wednesday 6th August 2003

The following player has been granted leave to appeal.  The appeal will take place on Thursday 21st Aug 2003 leaving the player available for selection until the appeal is heard.

Tony Filson (St Helens Recs) 


Friday 1st August 2003

The following player has been suspended by the West Lancashire League for three (3) weeks from Monday 4th August to Monday 25th August 2003, following an incident in a recent Sunday League match.

This is the player's second suspension this season as he was suspended for four weeks by his club on Friday 18th April 2003.

Tony Filson (St Helens Recs)


Wednesday 16th July 2003

Following consideration of an appeal from the following player with regard to his four (4) week suspension by the Liverpool Club, the Disciplinary Committee has imposed the additional penalty of 2 repeated infringements of the Spirit of Cricket by an individual under item 5 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines - Accumulated Bad Behaviour. 

This decision is effective from Wednesday 16th July 2003.

Geoffrey Blackburn (Liverpool) served


Wednesday 16th July 2003

Following an incident in the Lytham v Wallasey match on Saturday 12th July, the following player has been suspended by the Wallasey Club for two (2) weeks from midnight on Friday 18th July to midnight on Friday 1st August under item 3 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines - Abuse of an Umpire.

In addition, the player has 2 repeated infringements of the Spirit of Cricket by an individual to his name, under item 5 of the Guidelines for 'Accumulated Bad Behaviour'.

Wallasey's action has been approved by the Disciplinary Committee.

Michael Beaver (Wallasey) served


Wednesday 9th July 2003

Following an incident in the Caldy v Southport and Birkdale match on Saturday 5th July, the following player has been suspended by the Caldy Club for one (1) week from midnight on Friday 11th July to midnight Friday 18th July under item 1 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines - Abuse of Cricket Equipment. 

Caldy's action has been approved by the Disciplinary Committee Chairman.

Christopher Ruddock (Caldy) served


Friday 20th June 2003

Following receipt of the umpires' report, the following player has been suspended for four (4) weeks by his club. The suspension will take effect from midnight on Friday 20th June 2003 under item 3 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines as a result of dissent and the verbal abuse of umpires during the match, Formby v Liverpool, on 14th June 2003. It will therefore take in the weekends of 21st/22nd, 28th/29th June, 5th/6th and 12th/13th July 2003 with the player becoming available for selection from midnight on Friday 18th July 2003.

Geoffrey Blackburn (Liverpool) served


Monday 16th June 2003

1.  The following player has received a suspension of two (2) weeks, taking effect from midnight on Friday 20th June to midnight on Friday 4th July 2003, following the taking into account of:

a)  a prompt written apology to the umpire concerned
b)  the amount of cricket in which the player is currently involved during the week.

2.  Maghull CC was fined 50.00 for not taking immediate action following the incident.

Liam Crilly (Maghull CC) served

(This notice supersedes the one below dated Wednesday 11th June 2003)


Monday 16th June 2003

1.  The following player has received a suspension of two (2) weeks, taking effect from midnight on Friday 20th June to midnight on Friday 27th June 2003, the player having already served 1 week at the instigation of St Helens CC.

2.  A suspension of a further 1 week will be suspended until the end of the 2003 season.

3.  'Accumulated Bad Behaviour' points (2) will be carried forward to the end of the 2004 season.

4.  Acknowledgement was made of the prompt action taken by St Helens CC.

Philip Roughley (St Helens CC) served

(This notice supersedes the one below dated Thursday 12th June 2003)


Thursday 12th June 2003

The disciplinary appeal hearing for the following player will be heard at Northern CC on Monday next, 16th June 2003 at 7:30 pm.

Philip Roughley (St Helens)

(This notice supersedes the one below dated Wednesday 11th June 2003)


Wednesday 11th June 2003

The disciplinary appeal hearing for the following player will be heard at Northern CC on Monday next, 16th June 2003 at 6:30 pm.

Liam Crilly (Maghull)

(This notice supersedes the one below dated Sunday 1st June 2003)


Wednesday 11th June 2003

Following receipt of the umpires' report, the following player has been suspended for three (3) weeks from Friday 13th June 2003 under item 3 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines as a result of the verbal abuse of an umpire during the match, Fleetwood Hesketh v St Helens, on 26th May 2003.

Philip Roughley (St Helens)


Wednesday 11th June 2003

Following receipt of the umpires' report, the following player has received a one 'accumulated bad behaviour' infringement carried forward, for an incident involving a helmet during the match, Worsley v Haydock, on 26th May 2003.

Matthew Reynolds (Haydock)


Tuesday 10th June 2003

The one (1) week suspension for the following player for 'abuse of cricket equipment', following the throwing of a bat after dismissal in the match Fleetwood Hesketh v Southport and Birkdale on Saturday 24th May 2003, has been amended to one 'accumulated bad behaviour' infringement carried forward.

The decision has been made following both appeal to and enquiry by the Disciplinary Committee.

Abey Kuruvilla (Fleetwood Hesketh)

(This notice supersedes the one below dated Sunday 1st June 2003)



Sunday 1st June 2003

Following receipt of the Umpires' Report, the following player has been suspended for three (3) weeks from Friday 6th June which will therefore take in the weekends of 7th/8th, 14th/15th and 21st/22nd June 2003.

The suspension for Verbal Abuse of an Umpire comes under Item 3 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines for Clubs and Players during the fixture at Northop Hall on Saturday 24th May 2003.

Liam Crilly (Maghull)

(see Wednesday 11th June 2003 above)



Sunday 1st June 2003
 
Following receipt of the Umpires' Report, the following player has been suspended for one (1) week commencing Friday 6th June which will therefore take in fixtures for the weekend of 7th/8th June 2003.

The suspension for Abuse of Cricket Equipment comes under Item 1 of the Disciplinary Suspension Guidelines for Clubs and Players following the throwing of a bat after dismissal in the fixture at Southport and Birkdale on Saturday 24th May 2003.

Abey Kuruvilla (Fleetwood Hesketh)

(see Tuesday 10th June 2003 above)


Thursday 29th May 2003

The following player has received a suspension of two (2) weeks from his club, effective from today, following misbehaviour on the field of play on Thursday 29th May 2003.

Steven Delve (Sefton Park) served
 


Monday 19th May 2003

Following consideration of the Umpires' Report with regard to incidents which took place during the Worsley v Hightown fixture on 10th May 2003, the following player has been suspended with immediate effect for the minimum period of one (1) week having expressed verbal dissent.
 
Enquiries continue into other incidents contained within the Umpires' Report.

Niall Howarth (Worsley) served

 

Tuesday 6th May 2003

The suspension given to the following player has been revised with the following statement:

"Following further enquiry and discussion between Malcolm Barber (Cricket Chairman), Walter Armstrong (Disciplinary Committee Chairman) and Denis Burns (Chairman of Worsley C.C.) and the establishment of certain previously unknown personal mitigating circumstances which will remain confidential, the original suspension period of 3 weeks from Tuesday 6th May has been reduced to 2 weeks from the same date. The matter is now closed."

NOTE: The period of suspension takes in the weekends of 10-11/5 and 17-18/5.

Oliver Forbes-Leith (Worsley)  served


Friday 18th April 2003

The following player has received a suspension for four (4) matches from his club, effective from today, following disciplinary transgressions on Saturday 12th April 2003:

Tony Filson (St Helens Recs CC)  served


Tuesday 8th April 2003

The following players have received suspensions for two (2) weeks from the commencement of the 2003 season following disciplinary transgressions during the 2002 season:

Jack Woosey (Northern CC) served and David Bartholomew (Lytham CC) served.

The following players have received suspended suspensions, effective until the end of the 2003 season, following disciplinary transgressions during the 2002 season:

3 weeks:
Peter Dickson (Orrell Red Triangle CC).

2 weeks:
Craig Gardiner (Haydock CC), Sion Morris (Colwyn Bay CC), Paul Thistlewaite (Wallasey CC).

1 week:
Malcolm Swift (Southport and Birkdale CC), Mohammed Zahid (Huyton CC).



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