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 …

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 v Maidenhead United – 17/10/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County lost 3 – 2 to Maidenhead at Meadow Lane on Saturday in the Vanarama National League. Jimmy Knowles and Ruben Rodrigues scored their first goals for the Magpies in the first half, but Sam Barratt’s brace and a Danilo Orsi breakaway ensured the visitors made it two consecutive away wins to kick-start their …

Notts County v Eastleigh – 14/03/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County overcame Eastleigh 4-0 at Meadow Lane to secure their sixth consecutive win on Saturday. Kyle Wootton’s brace, Kristian Dennis’ tap-in and a lovely strike from Cal Roberts gave Notts a comfortable victory in England’s highest-profile game of the weekend. Notts County came into the game having won their last five games in all …

Notts County v Aveley – 29/02/20 – Buildbase FA Trophy

Notts County progressed to the semi-finals of the Buildbase FA Trophy with a comfortable 5-0 win over Aveley on Saturday. First-half strikes from Jim O’Brien, Tom Crawford and Sam Osborne put the result beyond doubt, before Kyle Wootton and Scott Wilson netted after the break. Neither side created any chances of note early on, but …

Notts County v Woking – 15/02/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County and Woking shared the points in an end-to-end draw to take the Magpies back into the Vanarama National League playoff places. Max Kretzschmar’s header at the start of the second half was cancelled out by Kristian Dennis halfway through it as most games in the fifth tier were postponed. The performance of referee …

Notts County v Chesterfield – 01/02/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County triumphed 3 – 0 over Chesterfield in front of the BT Sport cameras to keep the Magpies in the National League playoff places. A second-half Kyle Wootton brace and a spectacular solo effort from Enzio Boldewijn inflicted John Pemberton’s first loss as Spireites caretaker manager. The match was preceded by an impeccably-observed minute’s …

Notts County v Dover Athletic – 18/01/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County slipped to sixth in the Vanarama National League after drawing with Dover Athletic on Saturday. Dover came into the contest with the league’s best away record but were unable to break down a Magpies defence that’s impressed in their recent run of form. December Manager of the Month Neal Ardley revealed in his …

Notts County v Sutton United – 7/12/19 – Vanarama National League

Notts County missed an opportunity to get their season back on track in a 1-1 home draw with Sutton United on Saturday, extending their winless league run to five games. Wes Thomas’ 14th-minute tap-in was cancelled out by Harry Beautyman late in the second half, compounding the misery for a Notts side that exited the …