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 …

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 …

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 …

Notts County announce new loan arrivals

Notts County have brought in two new faces to bolster their squad as the Magpies enter January. Michael Callander takes a look at the new arrivals at Meadow Lane. Inih Effiong is a 6’4 striker signed from Stevenage to challenge Kyle Wootton for the starting #9 spot. Effiong joined Stevenage from Notts’ National League rivals …

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 …

Notts County v Maidenhead United – Five things we learned

Notts County lost 3-2 to Maidenhead United after making four COVID-enforced changes to slip to seventh in the Vanarama National League. Michael Callander identifies five details from Saturday’s defeat. 1. Enforced changes causing problems? Notts were forced into making four changes after COVID tests ruled four players out of the running for Saturday’s game. It’s …