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Loyal Dean steps up to join Derbyshire committee

Kevin Dean, Derbyshire’s most successful locally-developed player of recent times, is back with the club to help bring more of the county’s talent through to the first-class game. The 36-year-old has been co-opted on to Derbyshire’s general committee and is … Continue reading

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Sutton cites depression in shock decision to retire

Luke Sutton has retired from cricket after having treatment for depression and anxiety. With the issue of mental health among sportsmen in sharp focus recently following the suicide of Wales football manager Gary Speed, the 35-year-old Derbyshire captain has decided … Continue reading

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Grant shelves idea of ‘landmark’ signing for Derbys

Derbyshire have conceded defeat in their aim to bring in a “landmark” signing for the 2012 season. After sounding out the likes of Ricky Ponting and Paul Collingwood, among others, the realities of finding the right man for the job … Continue reading

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Former chairman Amott resigns from Derbyshire committee

Former chairman Don Amott has severed his final ties with Derbyshire after resigning from the general committee. The news is not unexpected. Amott has only rarely been seen at the County Ground since quitting as chairman in March following a … Continue reading

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Palladino is latest Derbyshire player to commit to club

Tony Palladino is the latest Derbyshire player to commit to an extended stay at the County Ground. Following last week’s news that Jon Clare and Wes Durston have accepted longer contracts, Palladino has signed a new two-year deal that will … Continue reading

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Essex interest as Smith opts to leave Derbyshire

Greg Smith will not be offered a new contract by Derbyshire and will leave the club at the end of the season. At the end of several months of trying to tie the 28-year-old all-rounder to a new deal, Derbyshire … Continue reading

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Grant details his plan to transform Derbyshire

Chairman Chris Grant has won the backing he needs to put his ground-breaking nine-point cricket strategy into place. The Derbyshire general committee has given a unanimous endorsement to the plan, which Grant believes will give the county club a clear … Continue reading

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Grant plans new leadership strategy at Derbyshire

Derbyshire are on the brink of a major overhaul that could even change the way county cricket clubs are run in this country. Chairman Chris Grant is to go to the club’s general committee hoping for their approval of a … Continue reading

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Luke Sutton: Morris sacking was “right thing to do”

The dressing room gave an “overwhelmingly negative” appraisal of John Morris’ management in the build-up to his shock release by Derbyshire this week. Player power has emerged as the reason why head of cricket Morris and his assistant, Andy Brown, … Continue reading

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Morris axed as Derbyshire head of cricket

John Morris’s time as Derbyshire head of cricket has come to a sudden and shocking end. After just under four years in charge of the club, Morris and his assistant Andy Brown were called into a meeting with chairman Chris … Continue reading

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