Jan 7, 2014: Alan Richardson has confirmed his retirement from cricket in order to take up the role of bowling coach at Warwickshire
Jan 7, 2014: Graeme Welch has been appointed as the new head coach at Derbyshire
County cricket awards 2013
Oct 3, 2013: In part one of ESPNcricinfo's awards for the 2013 county season, George Dobell hails Durham's local influence
Worcestershire v Northants, New Road, 3rd day
Sep 26, 2013: It was probably to be expected that Northamptonshire would suffer something of a hangover - literal or metaphorical - on the third day of this game
Worcestershire v Northants, New Road, 2nd day
Sep 25, 2013: Essex's failure to secure the bonus points they required to stand any chance of overhauling them means that Northants are assured of promotion to Division One of the County Championship
Leicestershire v Worcs, Grace Road, 2nd day
Aug 29, 2013: Alan Richardson's hat-trick and Thilan Samaraweera's 99 gave Worcestershire the edge against Leicestershire at Grace Road.
Worcestershire v Gloucestershire, New Road, 3rd day
May 23, 2013: Alan Richardson completed his second 10-wicket return in a week as Worcestershire piled the pressure on Gloucestershire in their Division Two match at New Road
Worcestershire v Gloucestershire, New Road, 1st day
May 22, 2013: Worcestershire's evergreen paceman Alan Richardson continued his rich vein of form with a career-best 8 for 37 against Gloucestershire at New Road. He ripped through the visitors who were all out for 234
Kent v Worcestershire, Canterbury, 2nd day
May 18, 2013: Veteran Alan Richardson bagged seven for 22, his best figures for Worcestershire, as Kent were skittled for 63 and lost in two days
Kent v Worcestershire, Canterbury, 1st day
May 17, 2013: The bottom two sides in the County Championship crossed swords at cloudy Canterbury where 14 wickets fell during a poor opening day's cricket between Kent and Worcestershire
Lancashire v Worcestershire, Old Trafford, 2nd day
Apr 11, 2013: Neither Alan Richardson nor Glen Chapple were ever capped at Test level. But, even aged 37 and 39 respectively, England's loss remains county cricket's gain.
Apr 8, 2013: Worcestershire's thin squad will need a dose of luck if promotion is to be contemplated
Durham v Worcestershire, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day
Aug 23, 2012: Paul Collingwood led Durham to their fourth consecutive Championship victory with a win over Worcestershire
Sussex v Worcestershire, Hove, 2nd day
Aug 2, 2012: To watch Ed Joyce batting over the past two days has been to watch a cricketer playing on a more elevated level to everyone else
Jul 13, 2012: Alan Richardson, the Worcestershire seamer, has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at New Road until the end of the 2014 season
Worcs v Durham, 2nd day, New Road
Jul 11, 2012: Run-hungry Phil Hughes made a smooth transition from the shortest format to the longest in the County Championship as Worcestershire and Durham battled for supremacy in between the showers at New Road.
Middlesex v Worcestershire, Lord's, 3rd day
May 5, 2012: Joe Denly's unbeaten hundred - his first for Middlesex - helped them to three batting points for the first time this season
Apr 25, 2012: Predicting how a player is going to perform has always been a tricky business
Apr 24, 2012: Alan Richardson has become the grand old pro of county cricket after being honoured as one of Wisden's Five Cricketers of the Year. But it was not always like this
Surrey v Worcestershire, The Oval, 2nd day
Apr 20, 2012: Alan Richardson took his second five-wicket haul of the season to put Worcestershire on top against Surrey
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