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Friday, 1st August 2014

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Geoff Gooch Elected Notts Premier League President

Geoff Gooch has been elected as president of the Notts Premier League. He takes over from Ray Elvidge.

Gooch is a familiar figure in recreational cricket as a player, umpire and administrator.

Although he started his career at Bulwell, he is best known as president of Attenborough Cricket Club.

Gooch was the chairman of the Nottinghamshire Cricket Association, the forerunner of the Nottinghamshire Cricket Board, and played an leading role in the development of the board.

He was also actively involved in the formation of the Premier League. In addition, he served on the Notts CCC committee for 11 years.

Gooch said "I am very proud to have been asked to be the League president for 2012.

"I have taken great delight at seeing how the league has fared since it was started in 1999, into what is now recognised to be one of the strongest leagues in the country."

League chairman Peter Johnson said: "We are delighted that Geoff has agreed to act as president for the next year.

"Following Ray could be a daunting prospect, but no one is more qualified than Geoff to take on this role."

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