John Fuller

Journalist, author and conquering Yorkshire one cricket tea at a time.

Following On: Like Father, like Son?

James Buttler’s latest book, Following On – In the Footsteps of Cricketing Fathers, delves into the dynamic surrounding the father and son relationship in cricket. All of us, for whom county cricket is part of our DNA, can conjure paternal combinations who have played the game professionally. In Yorkshire, Bairstow and Sidebottom are two surnames that loom large but the game… Read more →

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How cricket clubs can stay out of trouble on social media 😳 

Let me take you back to a dark Wednesday afternoon earlier in November. In the Cricket Yorkshire office, I am reading the Yorkshire Cricket Board’s disciplinary regulations for cricket leagues, updated in October 2017, line-by-line. Why? Well, I’ll be honest…there was a moment as the chocolate chip cookies dried up when I asked myself the same question. ** This dive… Read more →

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Albert Pagan: Tutoring Michael Gough and triggering Desmond Haynes

Albert Pagan, 88, well known in the North Yorkshire & South Durham Cricket League (NYSD) cricket circles, is reflecting on national umpiring recognition: “I’ve been very lucky to be selected to represent all of my colleagues. The effort they’ve put into setting standards in the North Yorkshire South Durham League…the players have done remarkably well and we think the umpires… Read more →

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