Wednesday 29 December 2010 

Tony Hill Steps Down From Leicestershire Board

Tony Hill Steps Down From Leicestershire Board
Tony Hill Steps Down From Leicestershire Board
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Tony Hill has stepped down from the Board of Directors of Leicestershire County Cricket Club. The resignation comes as the club's annual meeting is less than two months away.

"Against the background of new found stability within the Club and the recent strengthening of the Board I feel it is an opportune time for me to step down," said Hill.

Hill has been a member of a board which has been in charge during some difficult times at Grace Road. Hill was initially elected to the County board in 2008 but he subsequently resigned following a row over his eligibility to stand for a director's post. Leicestershire's board has been experiencing change in its structure.

Under the captaincy of Matthew Hoggard, the on field performance improved. yet off the field, the club experienced turmoil with resignations of chief executive David Smith and chairman Neil Davidson, while senior coach Tim Boon left for a post with the England & Wales Cricket Board at the end of the season.

Leicestershire finished bottom of the County Championship in 2009.

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