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Taylor reaches settlement with Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire have reached a settlement with Chris Taylor, who had threatened to take the club to an employment tribunal claiming unfair dismissal. The long-serving batsman was out of contract at the end of last season and told that any new … Continue reading

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Concorde airfield to provide new home for Gloucestershire?

Gloucestershire are considering a move out of Bristol to a brand new 20,000-seat stadium at Filton Airfield after having planning permission to redevelop their current ground rejected. And councillors in South Gloucestershire are backing to the idea, believing it could create a … Continue reading

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Taylor seeks legal advice after release by Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire have parted company with long-serving player Chris Taylor and admit his release is now the subject of litigation. The 35-year-old Bristolian is reported to be preparing to take the club to an employment tribunal claiming unfair dismissal. A statement … Continue reading

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The decision that would have “gutted” WG: Richard Gibson

WG Grace would have been ‘gutted’, according to his successor as Gloucestershire captain Alex Gidman, at the blow dealt to the club after plans to turn the Nevil Road ground Grace himself purchased in 1889 into a 17,500-seater stadium were … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire discussing appeal over ground shock

Gloucestershire are considering an appeal against a shock decision by Bristol City Council’s Planning Committee to reject proposals for redevelopment of the County Ground. And the club claim they may have to consider relocating to Gloucester unless some way can … Continue reading

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Gloucester festival becomes victim of fixtures cut

Gloucestershire have reluctantly decided to abandon the popular Gloucester Festival for at least the next two seasons. But there may still be a future for county cricket at the Kings School, depending on the number of group fixtures in the … Continue reading

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Saxelby heads up young guns’ commitment to Glos

Ian Saxelby has signed a new three-year contract with Gloucestershire to confirm his resurgence after a serious shoulder problem. And three more of the club’s promising young players – David Payne, Ian Cockbain and Liam Norwell – have all agreed … Continue reading

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Gidman says benefit year is “humbling experience”

Gloucestershire captain Alex Gidman has been awarded a benefit year by the club in 2012. A product of Painswick CC, Wycliffe College in Stonehouse and Hatherley and Reddings CC, Gidman made his Gloucestershire debut in 2002 and has been skipper … Continue reading

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Gloucestershire want both Taylor and Marshall to stay

Gloucestershire have offered new contracts to Chris Taylor and Hamish Marshall in an effort to keep them at the County Ground next season. In both cases the offers are conditional upon the club being granted planning permission to develop their … Continue reading

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