Tag: Playfair Cricket Annual (7 articles)

Your essential guide to the clubs, players and results – A brief guide to the Playfair Football Annual

Posted: 17th July 2016

For the 1948/49 season, a new football annual was launched. The Playfair Football Annual was one of a number of different sports annuals published by the newly formed Playfair Books…

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Category: Football Annuals

Tags: News of the World Football Annual, Playfair Cricket Annual, Playfair Football Annual

Cricket’s confusing parallel universe – How fixture scheduling and media coverage shape our domestic county game in the current sporting marketplace

Posted: 22nd September 2015

As the end of the domestic cricket season approaches, I sense a feeling of relief, not because I want the cricket to end but because, I won’t have to try…

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Category: Cricket - Editorial

Tags: Playfair Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Monthly, The Cricketer, The Daily Telegraph Cricket Year Book, The International Cavaliers' World of Cricket

The mid century stalwart – A brief guide to the News Chronicle Cricket Annual

Posted: 12th October 2014

The annual had different names before 1931 and it would take on a different name after 1960. But through the middle years of the 20th century, the News Chronicle Cricket…

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Category: Cricket Annuals

Tags: Cricket annuals, Cricket books, Daily News and Leader Cricket Annual, Daily News Cricket and Tennis Annual, Daily News Cricket Annual, Morning Leader Cricket and Sports Annual, Morning Leader Cricket Annual, News Chronicle Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Annual, Star and Leader Cricket Manual, The Cricket Annual

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

The first ‘pocket’ cricket annual – A brief guide to The Athletic News Cricket Annual

Posted: 4th February 2014

It may not be the oldest of all cricket annuals but it’s the first and oldest of its’ type. Britcher, Lillywhite (in three styles / names – Guide, Companion and…

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Category: Cricket Annuals

Tags: Athletic News Cricket Annual, Athletic News Football Annual, Flagstaff Cricket Annual, News Chronicle Cricket Annual, Playfair Cricket Annual, Sports Argus Cricket Annual, Sunday Chronicle Cricket and Golf Annual, Sunday Chronicle Football Annual, Wisden Cricketers' Almanack

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