Former England fast bowler released by Lancashire CCC

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

10:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

FORMER England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire.

'Freddie' Flintoff close to Australian T20 deal

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Andrew Flintoff

11:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

ANDREW Flintoff’s Twenty20 comeback is gathering pace after Brisbane Heat coach Stuart Law revealed he expects to sign him for this winter’s Big Bash League.

New Lancashire CCC head coach Ashley Giles taking longer term approach

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

10:20am Thursday 9th October 2014

THERE will be no ‘quick fix’ to get Lancashire back fighting for County Championship titles, according to new Red Rose chief Ashley Giles.

PRESS CONFERENCE: Ashley Giles unveiled as Lancashire’s cricket director and head coach

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

11:52am Wednesday 8th October 2014

FOLLOW our live coverage of Ashley Giles' first press conference as Lancashire CCC cricket director and head coach.

New Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles targeting swift return to top division

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

9:59am Wednesday 8th October 2014

ASHLEY Giles is targeting a swift return to the County Championship’s top division after being appointed as cricket director and head coach at Old Trafford.

Lancashire's James Anderson comes under fire in Kevin Pietersen autobiography

Preston and Leyland Citizen: James Anderson claimed three wickets

11:08am Tuesday 7th October 2014

LANCASHIRE'S England bowler Jimmy Anderson came under attack yesterday in Kevin Pietersen’s new autobiography.

Mike Watkinson resigns as Lancashire cricket director

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

4:56pm Monday 6th October 2014

MIKE Watkinson has resigned as Lancashire’s cricket director with immediate effect.

Lancashire relegated from County Championship Division One

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

4:28pm Friday 26th September 2014

LANCASHIRE have been relegated from the County Championship Division One after drawing their final game of the season with Middlesex.

Glen Chapple's unbeaten 45 keeps Lancashire's survival hopes alive

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

11:43am Thursday 25th September 2014

GLEN Chapple scored a magnificent unbeaten 45 to keep Lancashire's County Championship Division One survival hopes alive.

Spinner Kerrigan believes in Lancashire's battle for survival

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

2:19pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

LANCASHIRE need a resounding victory over Middlesex in the final County Championship match of the season to avoid relegation to the second division.

The Roses: Lancashire on the back foot against Yorkshire

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Steve Croft, Naomi Aspin, Peter Moores and Tom Smith at Lancashire’s Old Trafford headquarters

7:40am Monday 1st September 2014

Title-chasing Yorkshire made light of losing the toss and clearly held the upper hand by the close of the first day of the LV= Division One Roses match at Emirates Old Trafford.

Kerrigan can’t wait for return to Tests

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

11:16am Tuesday 15th July 2014

SIMON Kerrigan is ‘really excited’ at the prospect of returning to the England Test side for the second Investec Test against India which gets underway on Thursday at Lord’s.

Anderson stunned by world record

Preston and Leyland Citizen:

8:29am Monday 14th July 2014

BURNLEY’S cricketing hero James Anderson wrote his name into the world record books on Saturday – and admitted he couldn’t quite believe what he had just achieved.

Moorhouse's Twenty20: House in to the last four

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lowerhouse CC team celebrating their Lancashire League T20 win in July 2013

7:31am Monday 7th July 2014

LOWERHOUSE smashed their way into the last four of the Moorhouse’s Lancashire League Twenty20 as they turned in a quite remarkable display of power hitting to upset their odds at Colne.

Bowler Cross leads Lancashire to victory...with the bat

Preston and Leyland Citizen: England star Kate Cross

8:05am Wednesday 25th June 2014

LANCASHIRE Women took a giant stride towards promotion into Division One of the ECB Women’s County Championship as they beat their main rivals Devon – but how they were made to work for their victory.

Lancashire Cup: Happy Valley rivals cause a county stir

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Janake Gunaratne hits out for Clitheroe on Sunday

7:54am Monday 9th June 2014

CLITHEROE and Ribblesdale Wanderers made it a magnificent Ribble Valley double as they stunned prestigious opposition on a memorable day in the LCB Lancashire Cup.

Alviro stars but Lancashire hit back

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Alex Davies

7:31am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

FORMER Enfield professional Alviro Petersen made 155 but Lancashire hit back with the ball against Somerset yesterday.

Star Flintoff back in Lancashire action

Preston and Leyland Citizen: SEEKING A RETURN TO ACTION? Andrew Flintoff

7:45am Friday 30th May 2014

ANDREW Flintoff has come out of retirement to join Lancashire Lightning’s squad for their NatWest T20 Blast campaign this season.

Chorley's Smith tipped for England call

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Steve Croft, Naomi Aspin, Peter Moores and Tom Smith at Lancashire’s Old Trafford headquarters

7:26am Wednesday 28th May 2014

Tom Smith has been tipped for an England call-up by former national coach David Lloyd.

County Cricket: Battle of the Roses is in the balance

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

7:58am Monday 26th May 2014

Lancashire made a solid start to the rain-interrupted LV= County Championship Division One Roses clash at Headingley, before Yorkshire made progress to leave the match finely poised going into the second day.

Former Lancashire League men charged in connection with match-fixing

Preston and Leyland Citizen: MAN WITH A VAN: Former Worcestershire batsman Lou Vincent is travelling the country in his camper.

7:44am Friday 23rd May 2014

Former Lancashire League cricketers Lou Vincent and Naveed Arif have been charged with match-fixing offences by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Development is now paying big dividend for women's game, says Lancashire skipper

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Kate Cross with Canon Slade High School pupils Charlotte Lynch and Grace Driess

6:30pm Wednesday 21st May 2014

LANCASHIRE skipper Jasmine Titmuss believes that women’s cricket can continue to go from strength – and hopes that her Red Rose outfit can feel the benefit.

Daily Sports Debate: Does women's cricket deserve more TV coverage?

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire's Kate Cross has been handed an ECB contract

7:33am Tuesday 20th May 2014

IT was brilliant to see women’s cricket taking to the greatest stage of all yesterday as the MCC faced the Rest of the World at Lord’s in a special match to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the home of cricket.

Denning is the new LCB chief

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford

7:30am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Bobby Denning has been appointed as the new managing director of the Lancashire Cricket Board.

Students rock the Red Rose

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Students rock the Red Rose

7:29am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Lancashire suffered a torrid day with the bat in their MCCU match with Loughborough University yesterday.

Lancashire new boy Buttler determined to grab a taste of Twenty20 glory

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Jos Buttler is relishing the start of the T20

3:31pm Friday 16th May 2014

Lancashire wicket-keeper Jos Buttler says the schedule for the revamped T20 Blast means it will be “a challenge” for players to prepare properly.

Domestic English game under scrutiny

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lou Vincent

3:32pm Friday 16th May 2014

English domestic Twenty20 matches and Pro40 competitions are being investigated by anti-corruption forces following evidence of widespread fixing obtained from former New Zealand Test batsman and Lancashire star Lou Vincent.

Red Rose blooms as women claim a double win

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire's Kate Cross has been handed an ECB contract

7:36am Wednesday 7th May 2014

LANCASHIRE Women got their County Championship Division Two campaign off to the perfect start with two wins in two days on a Bank Holiday to remember.

County Cricket: Maiden half century for Darwen's Davies

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Alex Davies

7:40am Wednesday 7th May 2014

LANCASHIRE face a tough test to avoid defeat heading into the final day of their County Championship Division One clash with Sussex despite a maiden first class 50 for Darwen’s Alex Davies.

Chapple takes over as the Red Rose chief

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

9:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

EARBY’S finest son Glen Chapple has been handed the responsibility of coaching Lancashire for the remainder of the County Championship season after Peter Moores left for the England job.

Lancashire turn a £3.5m profit

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Emirates Old Trafford

7:38am Thursday 17th April 2014

LANCASHIRE COUNTY Cricket Club has marked a return to profitability after four successive years of losses by announcing a record operating profit of more than £3.5 million for the year ending December 31, 2013.

England flops must take responsibility, says Anderson

Preston and Leyland Citizen: James Anderson claimed three wickets

6:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

James Anderson believes this winter's Ashes flops must take the responsibility of leading England into their new era.

Chapple reappointed as Lancashire captain

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

8:39am Monday 9th December 2013

GLEN Chapple will continue as Captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club for a sixth season in 2014.

Burnley's Anderson in running for ICC top gong

Preston and Leyland Citizen: James Anderson

2:52pm Tuesday 3rd December 2013

England's Alastair Cook and James Anderson have been nominated for the ICC Test Cricketer of the Year award.

The Ashes: Anderson plans to carry on sledging

Preston and Leyland Citizen: James Anderson

7:00pm Sunday 1st December 2013

James Anderson plans to keep on sledging, and insists he has no problem with anything said to him by the Australians so far during the Ashes.

Croft ready to fight for his Lancashire place

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Steven Croft is determined to fight his way back into the Lancashire Championship side

11:30am Tuesday 26th November 2013

Steven Croft is confident he can win back his place in Lancashire’s County Championship team next summer – and he is also targeting an England call-up in limited overs cricket.

Lancashire await Championship fixtures

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

7:56am Tuesday 26th November 2013

Glen Chapple and the rest of his Lancashire colleagues will find out who they will be facing on their return to the top flight of the County Championship when the 2014 fixtures are released this morning.

Buttler sure Lancashire move will aid England ambition

9:41am Wednesday 13th November 2013

JOS Buttler is desperate to establish himself as Matt Prior’s natural successor – and he believes his switch to Lancashire could unlock the test-match door.

Moores pens new Lancashire deal

Preston and Leyland Citizen: Peter Moores

8:50am Tuesday 29th October 2013

PETER MOORES has pledged his future to Lancashire County Cricket Club by signing a one-season extension to his current contract.

Rested Anderson ready for the Ashes

8:35am Wednesday 23rd October 2013

England seamer James Anderson insists he is rested and ready to go again in another Ashes battle.

New deals for Lancashire aces

9:21am Friday 18th October 2013

CLUB officials have rewarded the bedrock of Lancashire County Cricket Club’s squad with new contracts to secure their immediate future at the Club.

Anderson extends Lancashire contract

6:58am Wednesday 16th October 2013

BURNLEY'S James Anderson has signed an extension to his existing contract with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Lancashire have the upper hand

8:02am Thursday 26th September 2013

LANCASHIRE have a lead of 99 heading into day three of their County Championship Division Two match against Kent as they bid to go through the entire season unbeaten.

Cross released by Lancashire

8:19am Tuesday 24th September 2013

GARETH Cross will be free to seek further opportunities after Lancashire County Cricket Club decided not to extend his current contract.

Red Rose cup clash all set

8:00am Monday 23rd September 2013

There will a Roses clash in next season’s 50-over competition following the draw for the 2014 event.

Rain ruins Lancashire start

6:36am Wednesday 18th September 2013

BAD weather meant only 10 overs were possible on the first day of Gloucestershire’s LV= County Championship match with Lancashire at Bristol.

Promotion joy for Lancs

7:24am Monday 16th September 2013

LANCASHIRE secured promotion back to LV= County Championship Division One after drawing their last home match of the season with Leicestershire at Emirates Old Trafford.

Haslingden's Ingham in the runs again

12:36pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

HASLINGDEN’S Mike Ingham made 56 and Glenn Bullock hit 66 as Lancashire O50s beat Yorkshire by 23 runs at Rawtenstall to qualify for the quarter-finals of the National 50-plus championship, where they will play Goucestershire next week.

Terrific Davies in the runs yet again

12:34pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

BRILLIANT Alex Davies roared past 800 league runs for the season as his quickfire 79 helped Lytham back to winning ways in the Liverpool Competition Premier Division.

Aussies won’t take Kat to party

12:33pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Darren Lehmann insists Australia will resist the temptation to bring back Mike Hussey or Lancashire’s Simon Katich despite their disastrous batting performances in the first two Ashes Tests.







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