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Cricket Clubs: Kent (19 articles)

From Len to Ray – A brief guide to the Flagstaff Cricket Annual

Posted: 16th February 2016

From Len to Ray. Len Hutton and Ray Illingworth. The England captaincies of ┬áthese two Yorkshiremen, one from the 1950’s and one from the 1960’s topped and tailed the life…

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Category: Cricket Annuals

Tags: Cricket annuals, Flagstaff Cricket Annual

An era quietly vanishing – A review of the 2015 Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

Posted: 6th May 2015

He’s got it just right. That was my spontaneous feeling when I read a phrase in the preface to the new Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack for 2015 written by editor Lawrence…

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Category: Cricket Annuals

Tags: Playfair Cricket Monthly, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

300 Test wickets and just a handshake – A look back at the 1964 English cricket season

Posted: 12th August 2014

Fred Trueman and 1964. That summer was a significant time for the Yorkshire fast bowler as towards its’ end, he took his 300th wicket in Test cricket. Fred was the…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

Tags: Cricket Spotlight, Fairfield Books, Flagstaff Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Monthly, The Cricketer, Wisden Cricket Monthly

If it’s Sunday, it’s programme day – A brief guide to the cricket programmes of the Sunday League

Posted: 21st March 2014

Since the start of modern domestic cricket, most spectators attending a match would follow the same ritual. After entering the ground, they’d look for the scorecard seller. Sitting and completing…

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Category: Cricket Programmes

‘The commentator must say what the picture doesn’t’ – A brief guide to David Coleman’s World of Football annuals

Posted: 24th December 2013

To many football fans of my generation, David Coleman was the voice and face of football as we grew up. Along with many people, I was saddened by the news…

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Category: Football Annuals

Tags: Eagle Sports Annual, Every Book of Sport for Boys, News Chronicle Boys' Book of All Sports, Raymond Glendinning's Book of Sport for Boys, The Big Book of Sports

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