150 Years of Lancashire Cricket

150 YEARS OF LANCASHIRE CRICKET — The official Lancashire CCC 150th anniversary book

This year by year account of the glorious history of Lancashire County Cricket
Club, told in both words and pictures, begins with the origins ofthe club in mid-
Victorian Manchester in 1864 and takes the story right up to promotion back
to the First Division of the LV= County Championship at the end of the 2013

150 of the club's greatest players and personalities are profiled, and one will
marvel at the legendary characters who have plied their trade at Old Trafford, and
at the dramatic events which have made the club one of the most revered in the
world of cricket.

From the great rivalries of the early years of the County Championship,
through the grandeur of the Golden Age of Cricket and the championship
triumphs of the inter-war years, and on to the magnificent one-day teams of the
1970s and 1990s, this book will be a must-have for all fans of Lancashire cricket.
There are contributions from some of Lancashire's great players and
administrators describing their involvement and love of the club: Jack Bond

  • Paul Allott — Neil Fairbrother — Mike Atherton — Warren Hegg — David
    Hughes — Farokh Engineer — Clive Lloyd — Glen Chapple — Jack Simmons -
    Mike Watkinson — David Lloyd — Jim Cumbes — Peter Moores — Gary Yates -
    Michael Cairns

    Andrew Searle
    Andrew is a cricket writer, broadcaster and historian whose involvement
    in the game stretches back to the mid-1960s. Andrew is a graduate in history from
    Lancaster University and has been playing the game at club cricket level in Lancashire and Cheshire as an accomplished wicketkeeper/batsman for over 40 years.

    Paul Edwards
    In the past decade Paul has worked for all the major national newspapers which cover county cricket and a large number of regional papers in Lancashire and beyond. He has also written for Wisden Cricketers' Almanack, The Cricketer and Cricinfo.

    Graham Hardcastle
    Graham co-wrote Champions...about bloomin' time! — the story of the club's historic County Championship title success in 2011 and has covered Lancashire's fortunes since
    2005, working for regional and national newspapers such as the Manchester Evening News, the Bolton News and the Daily and Sunday Telegraph.

    Rev. Malcolm G Lorimer
    A Methodist Minister, Malcolm has followed and supported Lancashire for over 30 years.
    He has written a book on Brian Statham, and others on the history of the club, and helped edit three collections of the letters of Neville Cardus.

    Book details
    ISBN: 978-0-9562224-7-3 BINDING: Hardback COVER PRICE: £7.00 (inc. postage — reduced from original price of £21.00)
    SIZE: 210mm x 297mm PAGES: 224 PHOTOGRAPHS: 400 colour and black & white.

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    150th Anniversary set of cards.
    A set of 150 cards featuring 150 Lancashire greats with image and biog. Price £5.00 inc postage (UK only).
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