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Lancashire staying calm despite record £4m loss

Don’t panic. That was the crux of the message that Lancashire stressed to their members in an annual report that revealed eyewatering losses of almost £4m, smashing the previous record for the worst financial results in county cricket history. Tempting … Continue reading

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Cumbes delays retirement again to help Lancashire

Jim Cumbes has delayed his retirement as Lancashire’s chief executive yet again to avoid unnecessary upheaval at the club as the redevelopment of Old Trafford reaches the crucial final stages. Cumbes, the former county seamer and Football League goalkeeper, has … Continue reading

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Lancashire reveal scale of club’s financial landscape

Lancashire lifted the lid on the scale of the financial worries that have unsettled everyone at the club over the last two years when they published accounts for 2010 revealing a record loss of £2.114m. The projected figures for 2011, … Continue reading

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Lancashire Ashes hopes await another magical Thursday

For the second consecutive Thursday, everyone at Old Trafford will be on tenterhooks. Exactly one week after Lancashire clinched their first outright County Championship for 77 years in such dramatic, unforgettable circumstances in Taunton, attention will turn to the ECB’s … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: England maintain grip over India, Twenty20, Old Trafford

India 165 all out (19.3 overs)(AM Rahane 61, Dernbach 4 for 22); England 169-4 (19.3 overs). Full scorecard England won by six wickets with three balls to spare. “Who ate all the pies?” a few dozen India supporters chanted at … Continue reading

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Eng v Ind live: Debuts for Hales and Buttler, Twenty20, Old Trafford

This is a big night for Lancashire, as they celebrate a successful end to the frustrating and worrying period of uncertainty over the redevelopment of Old Trafford. They are pulling out all the stops, with Mark Chapman of the BBC … Continue reading

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Lancashire face tricky decision over 2012 venues

Lancashire are facing a tricky decision over where to play their home County Championship matches next summer after the huge success of this 2011 season on the road. Taking six games to Liverpool and one each to Southport and Blackpool … Continue reading

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Fifty years on, Benaud’s finest moment recalled: Rob Steen

“A rainy Manchester day seems greyer than any other, the roofs seen from the hotel windows look wetter, the houses more sombre.” Thus opens Chapter Four of Richie Benaud’s A Tale of Two Tests. Then came August 1, 1961. On … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: England complete comeback in style, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

Dernbach stars in tense finale Score: England 268-9 (Trott 72, Morgan 57; Randiv 5-42) beat Sri Lanka 252 (Mathews 68, Chandimal 54; Bresnan 3-49) by 16 runs Full scorecard England win series 3-2 England began Alastair Cook’s captaincy era in … Continue reading

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Eng v SL live: Late slump undermines England effort, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

Trott helps England to competitive total but it could have been more. Score (close of first innings): England 268-9 off 50 overs (Trott 72, Morgan 57; Randiv 5-42) Full scorecard It was a typical one-day innings on the subcontinent. Only … Continue reading

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