Leicestershire County Cricket Club has announced that Paul has returned to the Fischer County Ground as Head Coach. Paul represented the Foxes across four decades in a highly successful playing career that saw him score 19,418 runs, claim 1,231 dismissals and lift five trophies at the club. The 46-year-old also […]
We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances the Education arm of the Paul Nixon Foundation has now ceased. Please feel free to follow Paul on twitter for any future developments and announcements.
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.
Paul Nixon Sport Foundation has been very busy recently and chances are you may have seen them out and about in the County. The Foundation has been helping out at various primary schools across Leicestershire, promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and encouraging good competition. Here’s Paul being mobbed […]
Paul was recently invited to play as part of an invitation XI for Peter Savill, who has created one of the most amazing Cricket grounds in his back garden in Wicklow south of Dublin. The invitation XI played against the Leprechauns Cricket club, a travelling team who love the game. […]
At a recent event at Lord’s Cricket Ground, lucky youngsters from Barrow Hill Junior School were given the chance of one-to-one coaching with Paul as guest of organizers, Arnold House School. Ross, a teacher of teacher of Barrow Hill Junior School had the following to say about the training session […]
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 recently brought his academy youngsters from Leicester to play a friendly cricket fixture against the Dartfield Cricket Academy based at Barnsley. The Paul Nixon Cricket Foundation based in Leicester helps learners achieve a NVQ qualification whilst developing their cricket skills under the former wicket keepers guidance. The academy is […]
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 […]
Pictures from our recent trip to Valencia, and their recognition certificates with the Paul Nixon Cricket Foundation. If you are 16-18 year old and from Leicester, book your place for the academy by sending us a message or contact us on Tel: 07718128782 / 07579803833 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org