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Paul Recieves England Cap


Paul recently received a proper England Cap at a dinner at Lords on 21st February. 199 is Paul’s official England Players number and 22 means he is the 22nd person to play T20 for England.

Leicester Training Day


Pictures from a recent Leicester training day – the day was featured by Leicester Mercury whose article is below: Paul Nixon’s cricket foundation is taking shape nicely after its launch last September. The former Leicestershire and England wicketkeeper has a group of 15 teenagers working towards an NVQ in sports […]

Paul Takes on Ambassadorial Role


Paul Nixon has become an ambassador for Dorothy Goodman School in Hinckley, Leicestershire; a role that will see the former England wicket keeper promote inclusive sport for children with disabilities. Paul takes up the role alongside Leicester City Football Club striker Jamie Vardy, who will also act as an ambassador […]

Nico Joins Stars for Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation


Paul Nixon joined some of the stars of world cricket to help raise funds for the Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation (RSCF), in a charity game that raised an incredible £50,000. Paul turned out for a Brian Lara XI, which took on a Warwickshire 1994 All Star at the picturesque Wormsley […]

Paul Teams Up with Royalty


Paul found himself in royal company on Monday 14th July, as he participated in a Twenty20 match held at the Royal Household Cricket Club in Windsor, organised by The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry in aid of United for Wildlife. United for Wildlife was created by The Royal Foundation […]

De Montfort University Students take on JHMT in Memorable Football Tournament


Paul and the rest of JHMT’s star supporters from the world of music, sport and community, turned out to play both Men and Womens De Montfort University Students Union football teams to put on a memorable football tournament to raise funds for JHMT at Goals Leicester on Saturday 25th January. […]

L Factor comes to town


Paul and former Tigers prop, George Chuter, will host the L Factor at Leicester’s O2 Academy on 27th March. The event is in aid of The Lord’s Taverners and Warning Zone. For more details contact ianguyler@pedigreefilbert.co.uk

Paul presents at the Sports Awards


Paul joined a host of sports stars recently for the Leicester Mercury Sports Awards. The event was held at the Tigers’ ground, in Welford Road, and there was something for the hosts to celebrate as Tom Youngs landed the Sportsman of the Year prize. Paul was joined by fellow former […]

Paul gives his views on banter


When it comes to verbals in cricket, how much is too much? This question has arisen from the feisty Ashes series dominated by Australia, where there has been a great deal of flak flying on and off the field. I have been asked several times about this since the series […]