Gloucestershire Cricket appoint Richard Dawson as Head Coach

Richard Dawson playing for Yorkshire in 2006 Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Gloucestershire Cricket have announced 34-year old Richard Dawson as the new Head Coach.

The former Yorkshire, Gloucestershire and England off-spinner, will join up with the squad with immediate effect.

Dawson, who ended his playing career with Gloucestershire at the conclusion of the 2011 season stayed on as their specialist one-day coach, before taking the opportunity to join Yorkshire County Cricket Club at the beginning of 2014.