RECORD BREAKER: Jimmy Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket taker

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:12pm Friday 17th April 2015

BURNLEY'S Jimmy Anderson has become England's leading wicket-taker in Test cricket after surpassing Sir Ian Botham's record.

Record-breaker James Anderson admits frustration in West Indies draw

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:15pm Saturday 18th April 2015

BURNLEY record-breaker James Anderson admits the delight at passing Sir Ian Botham’s Sir Ian Botham as England's top Test-wicket taker was tempered by the frustration at not beating the West Indies in the first Test in Antigua.

Lancashire's James Anderson two short of record as West Indies battle on

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:12am Friday 17th April 2015

STUART Broad made the early breakthrough as West Indies began their unlikely pursuit of 438 in the first Test, with James Anderson’s pursuit of a place in the history books set to continue today.

Lancashire paceman James Anderson closing in on Ian Botham's England record

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:58am Thursday 16th April 2015

ENGLAND dismissed the West Indies for 295 on the third afternoon of the first Test in Antigua, with Burnley ace James Anderson claiming the final wicket to move within one of Sir Ian Botham’s national record.

Burnley star James Anderson closing in on England record

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:34am Wednesday 15th April 2015

JAMES Anderson moved one wicket closer to a place in England’s record books on day two of the first Test against the West Indies.

Botham expects England Test-wicket record to go in first Test

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:11am Tuesday 14th April 2015

SIR Ian Botham believes his England Test-wicket record will be broken by James Anderson in the first Test against the West Indies.

Davies dreams of following Buttler into England team

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:00pm Saturday 11th April 2015

THE Davies name can take you a long way at Darwen Cricket Club. But when wicketkeeper/batsman Alex Davies landed in Adelaide this winter, the days he would throw down balls to his dad as a toddler seemed a distant memory.

Axing Anderson from England squad would be crazy, insists Gough

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:59am Friday 3rd April 2015

IN the aftermath of a disastrous World Cup in Australia; clamour for fresh blood in both the England one-day and Test teams has been intensifying but Darren Gough has dismissed calls to axe Burnley-born pace ace James Anderson as ludicrous.

Lancashire on look-out after Peter Siddle Ashes call

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:12am Wednesday 1st April 2015

LANCASHIRE are searching for a replacement for star signing Peter Siddle after the fast bowler was called into Australia’s squad for the Ashes.

Simon Kerrigan: Lancashire captain Tom Smith has backing from all his team-mates

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:25am Tuesday 31st March 2015

LANCASHIRE skipper Tom Smith must take an individual approach to captaining the Red Rose ahead of the new season, believes spinner Simon Kerrigan.

Lancashire vice-captain Steven Croft sets sights on promotion

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:30am Wednesday 25th March 2015

LANCASHIRE vice-captain Steven Croft believes being dropped has made him a better player as he targets promotion in 2015.

Lancashire star Stephen Parry eager for success

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:57am Friday 20th March 2015

LANCASHIRE star Stephen Parry has set his stall out on limited overs success this season.

Burnley paceman James Anderson set to break England record in West Indies

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:23am Thursday 19th March 2015

JAMES Anderson looks set to get the chance to eclipse Sir Ian Botham’s Test match record next month having been named in the England squad for the series with the West Indies.

Lancashire set for Dubai trip ahead of new season

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:51am Wednesday 18th March 2015

LANCASHIRE skipper Tom Smith believes his side’s pre-season trip to Dubai will stand them in good stead for the new County Championship season.

I'm fighting for my England future, says Lancashire fast bowler James Anderson

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:12am Thursday 12th March 2015

FAST bowler James Anderson has warned all England’s World Cup flops will face battles to salvage their limited-overs careers.

Kevin Pietersen conversation irrelevant, believes England batsman Joe Root

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:46am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

ENGLAND batsman Joe Root has dismissed speculation that Kevin Pietersen could make an astonishing return to the team as “completely irrelevant”.

England captain Eoin Morgan refusing to think about early World Cup exit

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:10am Monday 2nd March 2015

CAPTAIN Eoin Morgan will not entertain thoughts of a premature World Cup exit even though a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka left England on the brink of disaster.

SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Tom Smith chomping at the bit to kick off Lancashire’s bid for honours

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:44pm Saturday 21st February 2015

IT TOOK Tom Smith a matter of seconds to say ‘yes’ to one of the biggest jobs in county cricket.

Eoin Morgan: Lancashire star Jos Buttler is the perfect England vice-captain

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:20am Thursday 19th February 2015

ENGLAND skipper Eoin Morgan believes Jos Buttler is the perfect vice-captain as England prepare to take on New Zealand in their second World Cup match in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Lancashire ace Jos Buttler insists England should aim high at World Cup

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:59am Friday 13th February 2015

FOR Lancashire star Jos Buttler the time for talking about improvement is over, it is results that count as England prepare to take on Australia in the opening match of the Cricket World Cup tomorrow.

Tom Smith appointed Lancashire County Cricket Club captain

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:00am Wednesday 11th February 2015

ALL-ROUNDER Tom Smith has been announced as Lancashire County Cricket Club captain for the 2015 season.

Lancashire star Jos Buttler desperate to realise his potential at World Cup

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:10am Monday 9th February 2015

WICKETKEEPER-BATSMAN Jos Buttler hopes the World Cup can provide the perfect stage for his coming of age as an England player.

Marylebone Cricket Club membership honour for delighted Arran Brindle

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:02pm Thursday 5th February 2015

EAST Lancashire’s former England international Arran Brindle admitted she was delighted and honoured to be awarded an honorary life membership by Marylebone Cricket Club.

Lancashire Cricket Board seeking new talent

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:11am Wednesday 4th February 2015

TALENT searches run by Lancashire Cricket Board, Lancashire County Cricket Club and the Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation are taking place in East Lancashire to find young players.

Lancashire offer free T20 Blast tickets for children

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: STAR MAN: Jos Buttler on the way to reaching 47 from only 16 balls

10:54am Tuesday 27th January 2015

LANCASHIRE will continue to offer free admission for children when their T20 Blast campaign gets underway this summer.

South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen tipped to succeed at Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:29am Friday 23rd January 2015

ALVIRO Petersen will bring added discipline and batting consistency to Lancashire, according to former Enfield team-mate Adam Bracewell.

England and Lancashire bowler James Anderson cools talk of cricket sledging problem

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:15am Thursday 22nd January 2015

JAMES Anderson believes talk of a sledging epidemic in cricket is being overplayed, with the problem no worse than it has ever been in the game.

Zimbabwean paceman Kyle Jarvis wants to take T20 form into four-day campaign

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:20am Thursday 22nd January 2015

PACEMAN Kyle Jarvis says rediscovering his confidence will help him make a better impression with Lancashire.

Ashley Giles: Lancashire have two of the best spinners in county cricket

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Stephen Parry hopes to be recalled by England but knows his chances are slim

11:57am Wednesday 21st January 2015

LANCASHIRE have two of the best spinners in county cricket in their squad, according to Ashley Giles.

VIDEO: Watch Lancashire all-rounder Freddie Flintoff sing Elvis during LIVE Big Bash game

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

ANDREW 'Freddie' Flintoff is one of the most entertaining cricketers in living memory - his Ashes exploits highlighting that.

James Anderson: Phil Hughes death gave me doubts about bowling

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: James Anderson

12:36pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

LANCASHIRE star James Anderson has admitted he was plagued by “doubts” about bowling following the death of Australia batsman Philip Hughes in November.

FAITH IN YOUTH: Lancashire could start 2015 season without overseas bowler

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:20am Tuesday 13th January 2015

LANCASHIRE could start the 2015 season without an overseas bowler after Ashley Giles revealed he was impressed with the youngsters coming through the ranks at Old Trafford.

Jos Buttler confident England can impress at Cricket World Cup in Australia

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: STAR MAN: Jos Buttler on the way to reaching 47 from only 16 balls

10:03am Wednesday 7th January 2015

JOS Buttler believes England could mount a run at the World Cup if they ‘click’ during the tournament Down Under.

Lancashire spinner Stephen Parry signs for Brisbane Heat in Big Bash League

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:56am Wednesday 7th January 2015

LANCASHIRE spinner Stephen Parry has signed to play in the Big Bash League with Brisbane Heat.

Burnley cricket ace James Anderson swaps ball for darts - but loses out to Alastair Cook

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:01am Wednesday 24th December 2014

BURNLEY’S James Anderson swapped his cricket bat for darts as he took on Alastair Cook at Alexandra Palace on Monday night.

Old Trafford to host 2019 Ashes Test and five World Cup matches

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:50am Thursday 18th December 2014

OLD Trafford will host an Ashes Test and five World Cup matches in 2019.

Lancashire fixtures announced for 2015 County Championship campaign

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: James Anderson. Picture by Simon Pendrigh/Peakpix

11:13am Friday 28th November 2014

LANCASHIRE will begin their 2015 LV=County Championship campaign with a trip to Derby in April before returning to Emirates Old Trafford to face Kent.

Burnley-born England bowler James Anderson pays tribute to Phillip Hughes

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:57am Friday 28th November 2014

BURNLEY-born England bowler James Anderson was among the many from the cricket and sporting world to express their sadness at the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes yesterday.

All-rounder Wayne White leaves Lancashire for Derbyshire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:20pm Friday 28th November 2014

WAYNE WHITE has left Lancashire County Cricket Club to join Derbyshire.

England fall to 25-run defeat in Sri Lanka

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:51am Thursday 27th November 2014

MOEEN Ali’s maiden one-day international hundred, the third-fastest in England’s history, was in vain in a 25-run defeat against Sri Lanka at the Premadasa Stadium.

Lancashire batsman Ashwell Prince reverses retirement decision

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: PRINCE DEPOSED: Durham’s Graham Onions celebrates with team-mates after capturing the wicket of Lancashire batsman Ashwell Prince

1:40pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

ASHWELL Prince has reversed his decision to retire and will return to Lancashire for the 2015 season.

Tom Bailey sets sight on leading Lancashire's bowling attack next season

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

1:34pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

TOM Bailey has set his sights on leading Lancashire’s attack next season as they look to bounce straight back from Division Two of the County Championship.

Simon Kerrigan can be an England star, says former Lancashire spinner Gary Keedy

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:35am Friday 14th November 2014

LANCASHIRE spin legend Gary Keedy has backed his former Old Trafford pal Simon Kerrigan to revive his England Test career.

Ashley Giles: We’ll be going for County Championship title in three years

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:00am Wednesday 12th November 2014

LANCASHIRE should be challenging for the County Championship on a consistent basis within three to five years, according to the Red Rose's new head coach and cricket director.

Lancashire CCC head coach Ashley Giles ready for squad’s return

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:09pm Thursday 6th November 2014

ASHLEY Giles has revealed that Lancashire’s players will be eased back into training when they return to Old Trafford next week.

England have no plans to replace injured Lancashire paceman James Anderson

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: LOOKINGFORWARD: England seamer James Anderson

12:07pm Thursday 6th November 2014

England have no plans to reinforce the squad to tour Sri Lanka despite Lancashire’s James Anderson joining Stuart Broad in missing out.

Former England fast bowler released by Lancashire CCC

Lancaster And Morecambe 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

Lancaster And Morecambe 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

Lancaster And Morecambe 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

Lancaster And Morecambe 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.









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