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Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 01 / 19 / 17

Worcestershire Country Cricket Club appointed former captain NORMAN GIFFORD  as its new county president. The 76-year-old ex-England player "succeeds lifelong Worcestershire fan" and former Bank of England Governor MERVYN KING . Lancashire-born Gifford will take up office, for two years, star...

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