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Glamorgan yet to agree on Champions Trophy swap

Glamorgan have confirmed they are in talks with the England and Wales Cricket Board about swapping their England Test match against New Zealand in 2013 for five ICC Champions Trophy matches including a semi-final. The Champions Trophy is the ICC’s … Continue reading

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£3m retained loss for 2011 confirmed by Glamorgan

Glamorgan have announced an operating loss of £1.7 million for 2011, including £1.2m arising from staging the rain-affected England v Sri Lanka Test match. With additional charges being taken into account, including a stadium re-development project, the retained loss for … Continue reading

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Debt crisis eases as Glamorgan attract private investors

Glamorgan have gone a long way to easing their debt crisis by restructuring loan repayments as well as attracting some private investment. The Welsh county are multi-millions in debt and owe money to Allied Irish Bank, Cardiff Council and former chairman … Continue reading

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Cardiff pitches set to quicken up in coming years

The days of Cardiff wickets being renowned as slow and low could be history after a move to quicken up pitches at the Swalec Stadium. The new playing surfaces should be ready in time for England’s one-day international against South … Continue reading

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Cardiff Ashes Test in 2015 rewards ‘Team Wales’ bid

Glamorgan will stage an Ashes Test match against Australia in 2015 at the Swalec Stadium in Cardiff, with the county club’s chairman Barry O’Brien insisting Wales’ ability to organise high profile sporting events won the day. Despite having to delay paying … Continue reading

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Suppiah in a whirl but Rose questions Cardiff pitch

Arul Suppiah woke up today as the proud possessor of the best bowling figures in the history of Twenty20 cricket. The Somerset all-rounder claimed 6 for 5 from 3.4 overs of left-arm spin against Glamorgan at Cardiff’s Swalec Stadium and … Continue reading

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Test switch is major embarrassment for Glamorgan

The decision to move next summer’s England v West Indies Test match away from Cardiff is a major embarrassment for Glamorgan, who won acclaim in 2009 for their debut staging of the first Ashes Test of that summer. An England … Continue reading

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Glamorgan stay silent on West Indies Test speculation

Glamorgan are refusing to comment on growing speculation that the Swalec Stadium is to have its England Test match against the West Indies next year moved to Lord’s. In a dramatic twist in fixture allocation, the England and Wales Cricket … Continue reading

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Glamorgan promise inquiry into Swalec lights failure

Glamorgan have attempted to explain the reason’s behind the embarrassing floodlight failure during their opening Friends Life t20 clash against Middlesex at the Swalec Stadium on June 3. The Welsh county won their opening group game by 45 runs under … Continue reading

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Russell confirms Glamorgan exit

Chairman Paul Russell has confirmed at Glamorgan’s annual meeting in Cardiff that he will hand over the reins to chairman-elect Nigel Roberts sometime over the next year. It will be the end of an era for Russell, who has been … Continue reading

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