News

Rob Barnett
28th March 2015
Richard Kettleborough is proud to follow in the footsteps of the legendary David Shepherd, someone he admired at the start of his umpiring career in the late 1990s, when he stands in the World Cup final on Sunday.
ecb.co.uk News
13th March 2015
ECB has announced that an employment tribunal had ruled in its favour following a claim for unfair dismissal and age discrimination brought by two former First Class Umpires.
ecb.co.uk News
13th March 2015
ECB ACO and ECB’s Club support team received a total of twelve projects, under taking improvements to their official’s facilities. After receiving further information, a revised amount of five projects were selected to be supported by ECB ACO members.
ecb.co.uk News
10th December 2014
ECB has announced the appointment of two umpires, Russell Evans and Paul Baldwin, to the First Class Umpires’ Full List for 2015.
ecb.co.uk News
2nd December 2014
For NatWest CricketForce 2015 the ECB’s Association of Cricket Officials is getting involved to bring some focus to scoring and umpiring facilities in cricket clubs.
ecb.co.uk News
1st December 2014
Our blogging umpire Alan Pearce reflects on the tragic deaths that rocked cricket and his movements during the close season.
ecb.co.uk News
28th November 2014
The ECB understands the importance of seeking the views of Umpires and Scorers to gain a better understanding of officiating within the recreational game and how ECB ACO can address the needs of its members.
ecb.co.uk News
17th November 2014
The ECB Association of Cricket Officials is set to launch a new female officiating project to encourage more women and girls to become active umpires and scorers in the game.
ecb.co.uk News
14th November 2014
The England and Wales Cricket Board Association of Cricket Officials has teamed up once again with the MCC Cricket Academy to launch the ‘You vs. Hawk-Eye’ challenge.
ecb.co.uk News
16th September 2014
Watching talented young players, a bowl-out and signalling three dead balls - just another month for our blogging umpire Alan Pearce.