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Date: 10th April 2019

Extract taken from the new MCUA website

The Liverpool Competition acknowledges all that Maurice Cassidy has done for cricket across Merseyside and beyond; wishes Howard Taylor a heartfelt full and speedy recovery and expresses our deepest sympathy to Dave Smith. 

Maurice Cassidy passes away  

It is with deep sadness that we report the death of our friend and former colleague Maurice Cassidy.

​Maurice passed away on Friday the 5th of April 2019 after recently being admitted to Willowbrook Hospice in St. Helens.

​Maurice's funeral takes place this Friday, 12th April 2019, at 11.30am at Springwood Crematorium, Springwood Avenue, Liverpool L25 7UN and afterwards at the Derby Lodge, Roby Road, Huyton, Liverpool, L36 4HD.

​​Our thoughts and condolences go out to Maurice's family at this very sad time.

Howard Taylor taken ill

We have received news from David Halewood that our friend and colleague, Howard Taylor, has suffered a major Heart Attack and is in a critical condition in Hospital.

​Howard has been a stalwart of the association, umpiring in the Premiership for may years and being the 2018 recipient of the Peter Freeman Shield for the best umpire in Division 1 as voted for by the captains via their captains' marks.

​Our thoughts go out to Howard and his family at this time and we wish him a very speedy recovery.

Death of Dave Smith's wife, Elaine.

It is with deep regret and much sadness that we report the death of Dave Smith's wife, Elaine.

​​Elaine recently passed away and details of her funeral arrangements will be confirmed as they become available.

​​On behalf of all his colleagues and friends at MCUA, we send our deepest sympathy and condolences to Dave and his family at this sad time.


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