Palace Shield and Northern League previews

Fulwood and Broughton are not quite stepping into the unknown when they begin their Northern League Division One campaign this weekend.

Lancashire cricketer Steven Croft outside Brian House

Exclusive Steven Croft cricket column

It was a bit of a freak morning with 12 wickets falling for hardly any runs on the final day of our game against Nottinghamshire.

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Morecambe captain Ryan Pearson will lead a new-look side into the 2018 season.

Ryan Pearson relishing leading new-look Morecambe this summer

Morecambe captain Ryan Pearson is relishing leading his new-look side when the summer of cricket gets under way this weekend.

Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple

Lancashire are one of the favourites for title, concedes head coach Glen Chapple

Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple admits his side are among the favourites to win the County Championship this season.

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Liam Livingstone

Captain Liam Livingstone praises Joe Mennie as Lancashire look to bounce back at Essex

Liam Livingstone has hailed Joe Mennie’s debut performance with the Lancashire captain determined to look on the bright side following their opening round home defeat to Nottinghamshire.


Preston's Tom Bailey hoping to become a Lancashire mainstay in 2018

Preston’s Tom Bailey is hoping to cement his place as a mainstay of Lancashire’s attack this summer.

Lancashire captain Liam Livingstone

Remarkable morning sees Lancashire crash to Nottinghamshire defeat

Lancashire lost their last eight wickets for 15 runs as they crashed to a six-wicket defeat at the hands of newly-promoted Nottinghamshire in their opening game of the new County Championship season.


Big Interview: Lancashire all-rounder Danny Lamb ready to kick on at Old Trafford

Adam Lord talks to Preston-born Lancashire all-rounder Danny Lamb about his breakthrough 2017 with the Red Rose and looking to kick on this summer at Old Trafford

Danny Lamb is under no illusions about how tough it will be to make a breakthrough at Old Trafford,

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NEW: Exclusive Steven Croft column

It’s a great honour for me to receive a testimonial year with Lancashire.

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Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple praises Steven Croft's drive to be a Red Rose mainstay

Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple has praised Steven Croft’s drive to be a key figure for the Red Rose this season.
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Lancashire announce 92% increase in profits

Lancashire Cricket club have announced an operating profit of £2,347,000 for the year ended 31 December 2017 which represents an increase of 92% on the previous year.

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Toby Lester ready to learn from the best as he bids to make Lancashire breakthrough

Toby Lester admits he sometimes has to pinch himself when he looks around the star names in the Lancashire dressing room.

Where are the best cricket clubs in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the top cricket clubs are in the region.

Saqib Mahmood

New Lancashire deals for pace pair Bailey and Mahmood

Fast bowlers Saqib Mahmood and Tom Bailey have signed extended contracts with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Former Blackpool ace Liam Livingstone is Lancashire's new skipper

Croft pledges to help out new captain Liam

Steven Croft is backing Liam Livingstone, his replacement as Lancashire’s captain, to shine in his new role.

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Alex Davies

Davies extends Lancashire contract after record-breaking season

Alex Davies has signed an extended contract with Lancashire CCC until the end of the 2020 season.

Stephen Parry

Lancashire extend contracts of key duo

Lancashire have extended the deals of Stephen Parry and Dane Vilas  until  the end of the 2019 season.

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Tom Smith in action for Lancashire

New coaching role at Foxes for ex-Chorley cricket ace Smith

Chorley’s former Lancashire captain Tom Smith has been named as Leicestershire’s new second XI coach.

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Abrams Ashton director Andy Caunce along with senior client managers Julie Wilson and Liam Humphreys

New season preparations underway on and off field at Chorley Cricket Club

Chorley Cricket Club are gearing up for the new campaign as the pre-season schedule for the senior teams has been confirmed.

Lancashire chairman David Hodgkiss

Red Rose can flower in hosting international cricket

Lancashire CCC chairman David Hodgkiss has spoken of his pride after the county was awarded a top international match package.

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