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 …

Notts County Player Ratings v Maidenhead United – 17/10/20 – Vanarama National League

Notts County went down 3-2 at home to Maidenhead United on Saturday, having led 2-1 at half-time. Jimmy Knowles and Ruben Rodrigues’ first goals for the club were outweighed by a first-half Sam Barratt brace and Danilo Orsi in the second. ______ Starting XI Sam Slocombe – Held a couple of decent efforts at points, …

Notts County’s Summer and the Season to Come

It’s safe to say last season didn’t end as Notts County would have hoped. At a Coronavirus-enforced empty Wembley, Neal Ardley’s side went down 3-1 to Harrogate Town in the Vanarama National League playoff final. Cal Roberts’ second-half free-kick proved the only consolation for Notts who will have to take a second swing at promotion …

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

Notts County comfortably overcame Eastleigh 4-0 on Saturday as almost all professional football across Europe was suspended by Coronavirus concerns. Kyle Wootton’s 17th and 18th goals of the season set Notts on their way, aided by second-half finishes from Kristian Dennis and Cal Roberts. Neal Ardley’s men cement themselves in third place in the Vanarama …

Ardley and Dennis speak pre-Chesterfield

Notts County manager Neal Ardley and striker Kristian Dennis have given their thoughts before Chesterfield visit Meadow Lane for the second time this season. The Magpies will hope to repeat their FA Trophy home win over Spireites and avenge their 1-0 league defeat at the Proact Stadium in the National League. Dagenham and Redbridge handed …