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  • Andy Nash and I

    Andy Nash and I

    I posted my first article on The Incider on April 8, 2014. A couple of days after a tweet directed to me went public on Planet Twitter with a simple message: “Hello Incider. Who are you? Come and say hello!” …Read More »
  • Legends: J.H. Cameron (1932-47)

    Legends: J.H. Cameron (1932-47)

    The following article is an extract from SOMERSET CRICKETERS 1919-1939 by STEPHEN HILL & BARRY PHILLIPS (Published by Halsgrove 2017) John Cameron was born on 8 April 1914 in Kingston, Jamaica, the son of John Joseph Cameron, who had studied …Read More »
  • A Matt finish; Maynard leaves Somerset

    A Matt finish; Maynard leaves Somerset

    At the end of my interview with Lee Cooper a few weeks back, I asked him if he was happy with the cricket structure at Somerset. His response was leading: “It is prudent to review the playing structure when the …Read More »
  • 2017 by Alex Simpson

    2017 by Alex Simpson

    We’re staying up! After a dreadful start to the season, we won four out of our last seven, after failing to win any of our first seven. However, despite the celebrations of the last day, there has been plenty to …Read More »
  • Legends: Malcolm Douglas (‘Dar’) Lyon (1920–1938)

    Legends: Malcolm Douglas (‘Dar’) Lyon (1920–1938)

    The following article is an extract from SOMERSET CRICKETERS 1919-1939 by STEPHEN HILL & BARRY PHILLIPS (Published by Halsgrove 2017) Dar Lyon’s teammate Raymond Robertson-Glasgow was in no doubt that Somerset’s maverick wicket-keeper-batsman should have represented England, though ‘Crusoe’ admits …Read More »
  • The Lee Cooper interview: “My overriding objective is to win silverware”

    The Lee Cooper interview: “My overriding objective is to win silverware”

    Lee Cooper is a Somerset fan. And he always has been. So when you walk into his office overlooking the pitch at the club’s County Ground, you would surmise that he would take great benefit from having access to arguably …Read More »
  • Legends: Bill Andrews (1930-47)

    Legends: Bill Andrews (1930-47)

    The following article is an extract from SOMERSET CRICKETERS 1919-1939 by STEPHEN HILL & BARRY PHILLIPS (Published by Halsgrove 2017) Few cricketers could have given more to the county Bill Andrews served for five decades. He was a gangly, gregarious …Read More »
  • The Daz Veness interview: “These guys here are all equipped to dominate!”

    The Daz Veness interview: “These guys here are all equipped to dominate!”

    Darren Veness believes Somerset are ‘very, very close to winning trophies.’ The club’s head of strength & conditioning is well qualified to make such a judgement call as he is currently serving his 21st season at Taunton and has pretty …Read More »
  • Legends: Raymond Robertson-Glasgow (1920–1935)

    Legends: Raymond Robertson-Glasgow (1920–1935)

    The following article is an extract from SOMERSET CRICKETERS 1919-1939 by STEPHEN HILL & BARRY PHILLIPS (Published by Halsgrove 2017) Raymond Robertson-Glasgow was generally referred to within the cricketing fraternity as ‘Crusoe’. He is said to have earned the moniker …Read More »
  • Legends: Arthur Wellard (1927-50)

    Legends: Arthur Wellard (1927-50)

    The following article is an extract from SOMERSET CRICKETERS 1919-1939 by STEPHEN HILL & BARRY PHILLIPS (Published by Halsgrove 2017) An exhilarating fast bowler and a batsman who scored a quarter of his runs in sixes, Arthur Wellard gave heart …Read More »