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Leics confirm end of Cobb’s 34-year association with club

Leicestershire have confirmed the departure of their high performance coach Russell Cobb to become the new director of cricket at Loughborough MCC University. Cobb’s departure, to succeed the late Graham Dilley at Loughborough, ends a 34-year connection with Leicestershire that … Continue reading

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New commercial role for Nixon at Leicestershire

Leicestershire have appointed their former wicketkeeper Paul Nixon as an ambassador for the club. Nixon, who retired at the end of last season after a 22-year career in county cricket, will join Leicestershire’s commercial team to help increase the club’s … Continue reading

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Leicestershire announce £294,000 profit for 2011

Leicestershire have turned a record loss of more than £400,000 in 2010 into a profit of £294,000 last year. The change in financial fortunes is largely explained by an increase in funding from the ECB of £282,659 as a result … Continue reading

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Taylor given permission to speak to other counties

Leicestershire are resigned to losing their prized asset James Taylor, having given the England one-day international batsman permission to speak to other counties. Taylor, 21, has a year remaining on his contract at Grace Road and was offered a one-year … Continue reading

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Taylor future still in doubt despite contract extension offer

Leicestershire have offered James Taylor a one-year contract extension but the future of the England one-day international batsman remains in doubt. Taylor was the subject of an audacious approach in mid-season from Warwickshire who offered Leicestershire compensation and a player-swap … Continue reading

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Henderson and Naik sign new Leicestershire deals

Leicestershire have retained the services of spin twins Jigar Naik and Claude Henderson on new two-year contracts. The deals will see the two spinners remain at Grace Road until the end of the 2013 season, decisions that have delighted Leicestershire … Continue reading

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Leics broker covenant deal with city council

Leicester City Council has agreed to vary the terms of a covenant on Grace Road which should help to ease Leicestershire’s current difficult financial situation. Leicestershire and the local council have spent many months in discussions over the covenant and … Continue reading

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Leicestershire settle with Davidson

Leicestershire have been forced to retract claims that their former chairman Neil Davidson agreed to pay the first six months of captain Matthew Hoggard’s contract. The claims were made in notes at the end of the annual report which was … Continue reading

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Cliff and Dixey in the frame for Leics

Leicestershire have given former county seamer Sam Cliff the chance to resurrect his county career. Cliff was forced to retire from first-class cricket at the end of last season because of injury problems but his retirement might prove short-lived. Leicestershire … Continue reading

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