Weymouth 0 – 1 Notts County – 30/01/21 – Vanarama National League

Notts County made it two consecutive wins with a 1 – 0 victory over Weymouth in the Vanarama National League on Saturday. Elisha Sam’s effort from distance early in the second half delivered the three points for Notts, justifying Neal Ardley’s decision to bring him into the side for Inih Effiong. Neal Ardley named Ruben …

Notts County back in the goals

Notts County have scored two goals for the first time in six league games. Praise be. Wednesday’s win over Solihull Moors was by no means an instant classic. Like the 0 – 0 draw with Torquay on Saturday, for much of the game it looked like being anything but. Neal Ardley expected James Shan’s side …

Player Ratings – Notts County 2 – 0 Solihull Moors

Notts County left it late to take a 2 – 0 win over fellow playoff chasers Solihull Moors on Wednesday. Take a look at who did what in a win that took the Magpies above their opponents in the National League table. ___________ Starting XI Sam Slocombe – Similar to Saturday, claimed all the crosses you’d …

Olympiacos, Brexit and an opportunity for Nottingham Forest’s young stars

Much has been made of the impact Brexit might have on British clubs’ transfer business in the coming years. Nottingham Forest are reportedly looking to bring AFC Bournemouth’s Dan Gosling to the City Ground on loan, and now lead the race for Peterborough United winger Siriki Dembélé after Fulham dropped out. Though Forest brought in …

Notts County v Torquay United Player Ratings

Notts County and Torquay United shared the points at Meadow Lane on Saturday, in a game that rather sparked into life in the second half. Michael Callander takes a look at who did what in a game Notts might feel they should have won, against the runaway leaders and top scorers in the Vanarama National …

Te Wierik returns to FC Groningen from Derby County

Defender Mike te Wierik has left Derby County to re-join Eredivisie side FC Groningen. Starting his career at Heracles Almelo and making 144 league appearances, the Dutchman then made 89 appearances for Trots van het Noorden between 2017 and 2020, before leaving for Pride Park on a free transfer. Te Wierik was named Groningen captain …

Premier League 2 This Week

There were some intriguing PL2 results this week, including derbies in both divisions. Michael Callander looks at the latest results, and how it leaves the table around the halfway mark of the youth season. ________________ Division One Division One leaders Chelsea’s 18-year-old midfielder Lewis Bate played a key part in the Blues’ three straight PL2 …

Midfielder joins Mansfield on loan

Midfielder Stephen Quinn has signed for Mansfield Town on loan until the end of the season. The 34-year-old joins from Burton Albion and has been reunited with Stags manager Nigel Clough, who worked with Quinn during his time at the Pirelli Stadium. Quinn made 22 League One appearances in the first half of the season …

Wayne Rooney appointed Derby County manager

Derby County have appointed Wayne Rooney as permanent manager. The Rams sit 22nd in the Championship table after defeat at fellow strugglers Sheffield Wednesday and an FA Cup exit to Chorley. Phillip Cocu was sacked in December with Derby bottom of the table, having arrived at Pride Park in July 2019. New manager Rooney joined …

Lubin steps up to BRDC British F3 with Arden

BRDC British Formula 3 Championship newcomers Arden Motorsport have announced their first 2021 challenger in the form of British F4 Rookie Cup runner-up Frederick Lubin. Six Cup wins took Lubin to ninth in the overall points standings over the season, with a season-best finish of fourth place outright. Arden team-mates Alex Connor and Roman Bilinski finished fourth and eighth respectively, with both drivers receiving points …