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Johnson leaves Trent Bridge

Coach Paul Johnson has left Nottinghamshire after 32 years at Trent Bridge, the club have announced.

Paul Johnson has stepped down from his coaching role at Nottinghamshire after 11 years in the positionThe former batsman made his debut for the county in 1981 and scored 20,256 runs in a 21-year playing career that also saw him captain the side from 1996 to 1998.

The 48-year-old moved into coaching following his retirement in 2002 but has now left his post following a restructuring of the coaching staff.

"I'm leaving Trent Bridge with great memories and it will always hold a special place in my heart," he said.

"I would like to take this opportunity to thank the committee, past and present, the members, as well as the coaching and office staff for their support and friendship over many years.

"I've played alongside, and coached, some of the greatest players ever to represent Nottinghamshire and I will always retain a great affinity for the team and for Trent Bridge."

Notts chairman Peter Wright added: “Paul has been a tremendous ambassador for Nottinghamshire both on and off the field and his achievements will be very fondly remembered.

“He can be extremely proud of what he has accomplished and we wish him every success in the future.”

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