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Modest Chapple is Lancashire’s player of the year

Glen Chapple’s status as Lancashire’s first County Championship-winning captain for 77 years was given further recognition when he beat off stiff competition to retain the club’s player of the year title at a jubilant Old Trafford awards night. Chapple seemed … Continue reading

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‘The Roof’ covers himself in glory as Lancs new cult hero

The unfamiliar feeling at Old Trafford on Easter Sunday, when Lancashire played their first Clydesdale Bank 40 game on the newly-realigned square, was given a surreal twist as a few supporters started to sing an obscure song that seems to … Continue reading

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Brown century fires Lancs optimism

Bowlers Glen Chapple and Gary Keedy may have completed Lancashire’s morale-boosting County Championship victory against Sussex at Aigburth – making it three consecutive springs since the arrival of Peter Moores as coach that the county has opened up with a … Continue reading

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Hegg moment reveals Lancs lack of depth

The funniest, but also most revealing, moment of Lancashire’s pre-season media day at Old Trafford came when the coach Peter Moores was asked about the wicketkeeping situation at the county. Luke Sutton’s departure has cleared the way for the gifted … Continue reading

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Maharoof signing crucial for Chapple

It is fair to say that Lancashire members and supporters have not been overwhelmed by the signing of Farveez Maharoof as their overseas player for 2011. β€œHe’s not exactly Wasim or Murali,” one opined on Twitter, referring to two big-name … Continue reading

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Lancs philosophical on prosaic preparation

It will be St Annes rather than St Kitts, and Beckenham not Barbados, in Lancashire’s low-budget preparations for the 2011 season. But at a press conference in Liverpool to look forward to the five County Championship games the county will … Continue reading

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