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Eng v SL live: Broad axed for decider, 5th ODI, Old Trafford

England dropped Stuart Broad for the NatWest Series decider with his Nottinghamshire team-mate Samit Patel preferred at spin-friendly Old Trafford. The early morning overhead conditions suggested help for the fast men but the pitch itself has been a bedfellow for … Continue reading

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Much more red to come in the new Old Trafford

For all those traditionalists and fuddy-duddies who have criticised the design of the Point, the bright red hospitality building that sprung up next to the Old Trafford pavilion last year and was quickly dubbed the Pillar Box – as well … Continue reading

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Lancashire and Cumbes plan Old Trafford celebration

There will be a celebratory mood at the last game of England’s one-day series against Sri Lanka at Old Trafford on July 9, even if in the meantime Alastair Cook and Co are crushed again in the fourth of five internationals … Continue reading

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Uncertainty clouds Old Trafford as decision day looms

American Independence Day will have a very different significance for Lancashire this summer, as a Court of Appeal hearing to determine whether their plans to redevelop Old Trafford will be reborn – or crushed – takes place on the fourth … Continue reading

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The Old Trafford farce that isn’t funny

Lancashire’s bid to redevelop Old Trafford is starting to resemble the scene with the Black Knight in Monty Python’s Holy Grail – although it is impossible for anyone involved to see the funny side. Derwent Holdings – the company whose … Continue reading

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Cumbes: Old Trafford naming rights vital

Lancashire will step up their efforts to sell naming rights for Old Trafford following the latest legal victory in the redevelopment battle which the club hopes may finally have come to end. In celebrating the High Court rejection of the … 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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Old Trafford development to withstand cuts

Lancashire have insisted their plans to redevelop Old Trafford remain on track despite a distinctly unfestive double blow. The club have had their grant from the North West Development Agency reduced from £7.2m to £5.2m as a result of government … Continue reading

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