Read Part One here Read Part Two here 8. Bulk buying in January It may seem harsh to pinpoint a transfer window that did also see a number of good additions arrive at the club, but Neal Ardley put all his eggs for survival in a January-shaped basket and, ultimately, Notts failed so questions haveContinue reading “From title favourites to non-league: 12 reasons Notts County’s season went so badly wrong – part three”
Identity is football’s currency. Everything from the badge, the shirt, the ground to the community it represents is valued and weighed against the opposition and used to measure each other’s worthiness.
Four league games ago we were as good as promoted. All the signs pointed towards it – we had a young, up and coming manager with 18 months of relative success behind him.
Firstly, can we just enjoy the fact that we have beaten Morecambe? Forget going into the top three for a minute, forget the unbeaten home record and the back-to-back clean sheets. All lovely things to open the Sunday papers for, of course, but I want to reflect a little more on bringing to an endContinue reading “Dan stops us getting desperate about Morecambe”
Well, that was fun. Wycombe has proven to be a happy place for Notts in recent years – a Shola-inspired three points last year, a battling 2-2 draw with ten men the year before and that incredible 4-3 win the time before that – and Saturday can be added to the list of enjoyable tripsContinue reading “Another enjoyable trip to the industrial estate”