Notts County miss out on Wembley in Burchnall’s first test

Notts County exited the FA Trophy on Saturday, defeated by Hornchurch on penalties after a thrilling 3 – 3 draw. Ian Burchnall tasted defeat in his first game as Notts manager, a game which had everything and gave him plenty to think about. The Magpies now pin their only hopes of Wembley on the playoff …

Notts County appoint Ian Burchnall as Head Coach

Notts County have moved quickly to announce their new Head Coach, in the form of former Östersund FK manager Ian Burchnall. The 38-year-old arrives at Meadow Lane after Neal Ardley’s departure on Wednesday surprised many fans, but supporters already seem positive about the rest of Notts’ season. https://twitter.com/MrFolkes/status/1375066619278417924?s=20 Burchnall started his coaching career at Leeds …

Neal Ardley leaves Notts County

Notts County have parted company with manager Neal Ardley and assistant manager Greg Abbott. The club’s announcement on Wednesday afternoon comes after a 2 – 2 draw with Yeovil Town on Tuesday night, having beaten the Glovers 2 – 0 at Meadow Lane on Saturday. The Magpies sit sixth in the National League as they …

When will Notts County’s season end?

Notts County will be fresher for their trip to Havant & Waterlooville on Saturday, after Tuesday night’s home fixture against Bromley was postponed. The referee and groundstaff assessed the pitch ahead of the game at 6:30pm as heavy rain passed over Meadow Lane, and deemed the surface unplayable. Notts were hoping to go five unbeaten …

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 …

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 …

What next for Notts County?

Both Notts and Chesterfield have struggled early this season, but a 3-2 win in Derbyshire on Saturday may have relieved some of the pressure on Neal Ardley. Michael Callander looks at the season to date, as well as what today’s result means for the Magpies going forward. Enzio Boldewijn put the visitors ahead in the …

A Look at the Nottingham Forest Academy

Much has been made of the success of Nottingham Forest’s Nigel Doughty Academy. Sales of academy products have propped Forest up financially over the last few years, notably those of Oliver Burke (RB Leipzig, ~£13m), Ben Brereton (Blackburn, ~£7m) and, most recently, 19/20 Player of the Season Matty Cash (Aston Villa, ~£16m). Burke has since …

Five To Go – The Championship Promotion Race

There are five games remaining in the Championship, with everything to play for in the promotion hunt. Futbol Callander takes a look at every club who could likely make a bid for a Premier League place. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. The Championship promotion hunt may be reaching its climax nearly three …