For the Moany, Not for the Few

Social Media has had a few swipes taken at it recently, the most high profile being at Arsenal Fan TV (AFTV) cited as a major player in the eventual sacking of Unai Emery by club legend Ray Parlour, who branded them ‘Arsenal Fail TV’ and accused them of thriving on the club’s on-field problems toContinue reading “For the Moany, Not for the Few”

From title favourites to non-league: 12 reasons Notts County’s season went so badly wrong – part three

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”

From title favourites to non-league: 12 reasons Notts County’s season went so badly wrong – part two

Read part one here 2. A pointless pre-season Looking back, it seems incredible that Notts started as bookies favourites for the League Two title, given pre-season results had given such little room for optimism. Alan Hardy had made a big play on getting players through the door early – more on that unnecessary recruitment driveContinue reading “From title favourites to non-league: 12 reasons Notts County’s season went so badly wrong – part two”

From title favourites to non-league: 12 reasons Notts County’s season went so badly wrong – part one

Even for Notts County, it is quite spectacular to be relegated in a season you started as the bookies favourites to win the entire division. It is truly remarkable to spend upwards of £500,000 on transfer fees alone to improve a squad that had just finished 5th…and then end-up 23rd, deservedly down having been inContinue reading “From title favourites to non-league: 12 reasons Notts County’s season went so badly wrong – part one”

Download the Great Escape Gamecard

Following an influx of new players on deadline day, Gerrit Forward has decided to jump on the renewed optimism with a new, updated game card. Fans may remember the original season bingo card, which is almost fully stamped, but to mark the beginning of 17 crucial encounters, we’ve decided to deliver a new-look design. ToContinue reading “Download the Great Escape Gamecard”

Neal Ardley – the Dons’ view

So after plenty of interviews, at least half a dozen different bookies favourites, strong links with three ex Notts managers and clocking hundreds of miles on the country’s rail network, Magpies owner Alan Hardy’s third manager is the man who was the initial favourite, and the one who appeared the most likely choice – ifContinue reading “Neal Ardley – the Dons’ view”

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