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January 2005

Highway patrol

Jan 12, 2005: Think today's county schedule is hectic

Former umpire and allrounder passes away in Taunton

Bill Alley dies aged 85

Nov 27, 2004: The former umpire and left-handed allrounder Bill Alley, who played for Somerset until the age of 49, has died aged 85

Jenny Thompson

Glory, Glory Alley-lujah (13 May 1999)

May 13, 1999: THAT WAS THE YEAR that was; 1953 was a Royal year as Queen Elizabeth II was crowned, Everest was scaled for the first time, Roger Bannister ran the first sub-four minute mile, Sir Gordon Richards won the Derby on Pinza after many years of trying and


Bill Alley

1962: The presence in England of Richie Benaud and his gay Australian cavaliers seems to have been an inspiration to their fellow-countryman, Wilim Edward Alley, the Somerset all-rounder, who surprised not only himself but all followers of cricket by

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