Fleetwood CC was a founder member of the Palace Shield Competition in 1902
and then spent two seasons in the Ribblesdale League in 1950 and 1951 before
becoming founder members of the Northern League in 1952.
The ground leased from the Corporation in 1923 was then in open country but
the surrounding area was rapidly being built up. Broadwater staged several
Lancashire CCC Second XI fixtures between 1978 and 1998.
They have been Northern League champions on five occasions, in 1972, 1975,
1985, 2004and 2012 and division two champions outright nine times, also sharing
the title in 1985.
Notable former club professionals include Charlie Stayers, Bob Entwistle,
Michael Whitney, Franklyn Stephenson and Paul Harris. Chesney Hughes, who
played for the club as an amateur in 2009 was Derbyshire CCC's Player of the
Year in 2010.
From M55, exit at Junction 3 and follow A585 to Fleetwood. From the north,
leave the M6 at Junction 33 and follow the A6, A586, A585 to Fleetwood. On the
outskirts of Fleetwood turn left at the roundabout surmounted by Eros. After
crossing the tram track, the ground is immediately on your left-hand side.