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Worcestershire confirm new first-team coach

30th November 2018, 12:16 by Bobbie Jackson

T20 Blast winners Worcestershire have appointed Alex Gidman as their new first-team coach.

Worcestershire, who went through a change in their backroom staff last winter, have once again opted for a reshuffle of coaching personnel.

Gidman has agreed to take over the task of running first-team affairs, replacing Kevin Sharp, who becomes head of player and coaches development.

The 37-year-old linked up with the county in March as Second XI coach and has done enough to earn a promotion with the first team.

Gidman told the club’s official website: “I’m extremely grateful the club see the potential in me as a first-team coach and have given me this opportunity. I am very excited and want to do my absolute best to ensure that decision is repaid with results.”

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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