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Notts County travel down to the PTS Academy Stadium (Sixfields) on Saturday 22nd September still awaiting their first win of the season.
Northampton Town are 20th in League Two and are without a win in their last 4 games.
Below are details of how you can travel down to back Harry Kewell and the lads.
Notts fans have been allocated 944 seats located in the south stand behind the goals.
Ticket prices are as follows:
Adult: £22
65 and over: £18
18-21: £18
Under-18: £10
Under-11 season ticket holder: £9*
Under-7: Free*
*Not available online.
Under 11 season ticket holders must produce their Notts season ticket at Northampton upon entering the stadium.
Tickets will be available on the day but with a £2 increase on prices. Except for under 7s.
Official supporters coach will leave Meadow Lane at 12.15pm prices for this are as follows:
General adult/senior: £19
General under 18: £10
Season ticket holders/Lifeline members/NCFCOSA members: £18
Season ticket holder under 18: £9
Supporters club coach:
Adults: £16.00
Under-16: £12.00
Under-11: Free
If you would like to book your seat on the coach, then please get in touch on 07946021408 / 07789856651 or you can message them on Facebook.
Travelling down on train will be subject to at least 1 change on a roughly 2 hour 16 minute journey.
Stay safe when travelling. Come on you Pies!
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TheSkipper
Notts County sit bottom of the league two table after drawing 3-3 against Stevenage at home on Saturday 15th September.
Jon Stead's goal 22 minutes in took Notts ahead, which was then even when Danny Newton scored an equaliser at the 38 minute mark.
Enzio Boldewijn scored another goal for the Magpies followed by another equaliser from Stevenage's Cedric Evina. Half time finished as a draw, 2-2.
In the second half, Notts County's Kane Hemmings scored a leading goal which was again equalised by Stevenage's Danny Newton.
With the match ending in a draw, The magpies need to work hard to get off the bottom of the table and stop conceding as many goals.
How did the fans react to the draw against Stevenage after a long spell of losses? Notts County had lost six games in a row before Saturday's match.
Heres a round-up of some of the post-match reaction.
Harry Kewell
"We were very positive, especially in the first half. Our legs went kind of at the end of the game. Stevenage play a simple way looking for flick ons. I'm disappointed we led three times and couldn't hold out.
"We're hurting but it's a point and something to build on.
"All the players worked hard and it's just a shame we didn't get three points."
Jon Stead
"We need to improve the ugly side of the game and make sure we win second balls, It’s about making sure we defend strongly, win the headers and clear it into the stands when we need to. We need to get better at that sooner rather than later.
"We’re working hard day in, day out to stop shipping goals like we have been and to become more solid at the back.
"With the way things have been going it’s really important that we’ve managed to stop the rot today, scoring three goals and taking a point from the game is a plus because we haven’t done that for a long time. We’ve shown we can create openings and it’s frustrating to have taken the lead three times but we have to take the positives."
Enzio Boldewijn
Jamie Turley
The Black and White Army on PON
CliftonMagpie: "The outfield players did their jobs today, I think the performance was better and not far from being okay.
We just have a massive issue with the keeper, he doesn't communicate and his attitude stinks at the moment. We can't sign more defenders, I felt these did well and was caught out by play that could of been prevented by the team. The first two goals we might as well played without a keeper."
liampie: "I'm worried about Notts, there was an improvement today but there is no little praise for giving the lead away three times. Notts would have had Stevenage, they looked poor but we gave them a way back into it every time we scored.
Notts looked good at times especially in the second half.
But the opening nerves crept in and times. i have little faith in Fitzsimons, people moaned about Collin for slowing down the game but all Ross does is give the ball away by blindlessly clearing it to the opposition."
Countyman: "There is finally something to build on now.
I am worried that the club doesn't realise that Fitzsimons is a shadow of his former self, I do hope that he can improve but I don't see it. I felt the defence looked better, all the signings fitted in and worked hard. It's just those moments when nobody takes responsibility that punishes Notts."
B&Wstripes: "Normally I would be frustrated but I feel a point has given Notts something to build on from.
I am not impressed with Fitzsimons but I hope if we can cut down the shots on target that he may find his hands again, either that or the confidence. I felt the KOP made a big impact and it was a lively response from the fans."
Sabretooth: "Played some really good attacking football. What's happened to Brisley and Fitzsimmons they are dire. Need Ben Hall back ASAP. Husin massive improvement, Alessandra, Stead and Milsom never stop seem to be the fittest 3 by a mile. Enzio is awesome needs more fitness."
Jimmy Gee: "Still feel most of our problems stem from a goalkeeper whose confidence has gone. Still flapping. Kicked ball straight at attacker when clearing from hand in the goal area. Not imposing himself on attackers. Passing out from his area to marked defender. Not communicating with defence. He must improve! Have we got to score 4 goals to win a game?"
David Burkley: "It's early days for Kewell but I saw enthusiasm and commitment today. Still mistakes at the back but I'm confident that once the new lads get up to speed they will be solid. Not sure about Brisley? We deserved the win today but I said before kick of I'd take the draw so can't complain. Stopped the rot, now fill it. COYP!"
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Chris
Notts County put in a much improved performance in Harry Kewell's first home league game in charge but defensive issues came back to haunt the Magpies as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Stevenage at Meadow Lane.
Three times Notts went ahead in the game and three times they were pegged back by the visitors, yielding just a second point of the season.
Pride of Nottingham head honcho Chris reviews the game in this week's Tactical Talk piece.
Was the result fair?
I feel Notts was a little hard done by but in all, I would say the draw was fair – I just feel Notts attacked the game better.
How did Notts play?
There was a noticeable slow start to the game, Notts struggled to get to grips early on and Stevenage opened the game looking more keen to play the ball on the floor. Once down Notts looked good, they created chances but ultimately rushed the majority. The penalty decision seemed to provide the magpies with some confidence, however blips at the back made it hard.
Despite this Notts created and looked good, I wouldn’t class the game as entertaining but I feel less annoyed by the issues I witnessed. I do feel things can be improved from here, which could start to change the season around.
How did Stevenage play?
Stevenage looked capable of entertaining, they started off better and seemed more organised up front. They passed the ball around, however once the opening minutes’ settle cracks started to appear – defensively I don’t feel they did very well.
They worked hard to pull back level, playing some nice passes and executing some delightful passes. I just feel they never threatened enough and that the goals stem from a major lack of confidence in the back, they did enough to draw and I feel Stevenage fans should be happy with the away point.
Did our tactics work out?
I would say yes, training seems to have helped with the focus being on ‘working hard’. The new signings fitted in well, they gave Notts more grit at the back but defensively I feel we allowed ourselves to be fairly vulnerable.
Ross Fitzsimons needs to sort his tactics out, as his destitution painfully hurt the games tempo at times and his failure to listen to his team-mates/manager.
How did the referee perform?
The referee gave a few baffling decisions, he also lost the game from time to time due to this but overall he held the game together and I have little complains about any of the match officials.
Who do we play next?
Next up is Northampton Town, it’s hard to figure out how the team can move forward despite the positive. I am concerned about the goalkeeper position at Notts and I don’t want to sound negative – yet until this is addressed I don’t think there’s much more the defence can do.
I would hope to see the same amount of passion from the likes of Jon Stead and Enzio Boldewijn.
How should we play them?
Approach them the same as we did Stevenage, it will be harder away from home but it’s important to get the ball down as early as possible.
For me David Vaughan should return as the midfield isn’t as easy to bypass with him in midfield, I would like to see Rob Milsom take the torch for being the defensive minded ball winner – along with more enthusiasm on playing down the flanks.
Notts now has a back four that can do the club justice, so I would like to see them reduce the amount of crosses whilst focusing on the space created within the middle of our own penalty area. It’s important to attack the game creatively, yet to be as balanced at the back. There’s a lot more pace there, so if caught out – the defence should be good enough to work as a team. The question falls can we reduce the amount of shots that we have on target at our own goal? This would be a step forward since Fitzsimons confidence is severely absent now.
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Chris
Notts County put in a much improved performance in Harry Kewell's first home league game in charge but defensive issues came back to haunt the Magpies as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Stevenage at Meadow Lane.
Three times Notts went ahead in the game and three times they were pegged back by the visitors, yielding just a second point of the season.
The Magpies took the lead midway through the first half as Ben Nugent brought down Jon Stead in the box for a penalty, which the veteran striker opted to take himself as he sent goalkeeper Paul Farman the wrong way.
Stevenage countered with their first equaliser seven minutes before the break through Ben Kennedy, who turned home Danny Newton's low cross, only to fall behind again on 43 minutes when the livewire Enzio Boldewijn cut in from the left and bent in his third goal of the season from 20 yards.
However, the first half ended all square as Alex Revell leapt above debutant Cedric Evina at the far post to connect with Steve Seddon's cross and loop a header beyond Ross Fitzsimons two minutes later.
Kane Hemmings restored the advantage four minutes after the break with a smart finish from Lewis Alessandra's through ball, but Notts were pegged back yet again after 73 minutes, Danny Newton connecting with a cross and drilling home a left-footed finish from eight yards.
Pride of Nottingham was at Meadow Lane to see Notts in action and took photos of fans during the afternoon. See if you've made it in this week's Faces of PON!

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ARLukomski
Notts County put in a much improved performance in Harry Kewell's first home league game in charge but defensive issues came back to haunt the Magpies as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Stevenage at Meadow Lane.
Three times Notts went ahead in the game and three times they were pegged back by the visitors, yielding just a second point of the season.
The Magpies took the lead midway through the first half as Ben Nugent brought down Jon Stead in the box for a penalty, which the veteran striker opted to take himself as he sent goalkeeper Paul Farman the wrong way.
Stevenage countered with their first equaliser seven minutes before the break through Ben Kennedy, who turned home Danny Newton's low cross, only to fall behind again on 43 minutes when the livewire Enzio Boldewijn cut in from the left and bent in his third goal of the season from 20 yards.
However, the first half ended all square as Alex Revell leapt above debutant Cedric Evina at the far post to connect with Steve Seddon's cross and loop a header beyond Ross Fitzsimons two minutes later.
Kane Hemmings restored the advantage four minutes after the break with a smart finish from Lewis Alessandra's through ball, but Notts were pegged back yet again after 73 minutes, Danny Newton connecting with a cross and drilling home a left-footed finish from eight yards.
Pride of Nottingham vlogger ARLukomski was at Meadow Lane for the game and gave his thoughts pre, during and post-match. Check out his video!
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PON_News
Notts County put in a much improved performance in Harry Kewell's first home league game in charge but defensive issues came back to haunt the Magpies as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Stevenage at Meadow Lane.
Three times Notts went ahead in the game and three times they were pegged back by the visitors, yielding just a second point of the season.
The Magpies took the lead midway through the first half as Ben Nugent brought down Jon Stead in the box for a penalty, which the veteran striker opted to take himself as he sent goalkeeper Paul Farman the wrong way.
Stevenage countered with their first equaliser seven minutes before the break through Ben Kennedy, who turned home Danny Newton's low cross, only to fall behind again on 43 minutes when the livewire Enzio Boldewijn cut in from the left and bent in his third goal of the season from 20 yards.
However, the first half ended all square as Alex Revell leapt above debutant Cedric Evina at the far post to connect with Steve Seddon's cross and loop a header beyond Ross Fitzsimons two minutes later.
Kane Hemmings restored the advantage four minutes after the break with a smart finish from Lewis Alessandra's through ball.
Stead could have effectively wrapped things up for County just before the hour mark as he miscued a volleyed opportunity after a deep cross found him unmarked at the back post.
As proof that more work needs to be done, Notts were pegged back yet again after 73 minutes, Danny Newton connecting with a cross and drilling home a left-footed finish from eight yards.
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samwatto2008
Notts County will face Stevenage FC on Saturday for the first time this season at Meadow Lane. Notts County’s recent form over 5 games (LLLLL) sees them at the bottom of the table with just 1 point from the opening day against Colchester.
Meanwhile, Stevenage sit in a comfortable 11th with their recent form being (WDLLW). With inconsistent results, Stevenage will be looking to capitalize and be taking all three points at Meadow Lane from a run down Notts County side.
So far Stevenage have scored 7 goals conceding just 6 times in 7 games. With Notts scoring 7 goals and conceding an eye watering 21 goals in just 7 games. A win for Stevenage could see them move up to as high as 3rd place with results going their way. However, a win for Notts would move them up to 22nd providing results go their way.
Other fixtures to keep an eye on
Mansfield vs Exeter City
Crawley Town vs Morecambe
Macclesfield Town vs Lincoln City
Newport County vs Yeovil Town
Sam’s prediction
I think it will be a tough game with spirits still low in the camp. We have to turn this form around sooner or later or were going to have a right mess on our hands. With three games coming up that are all winnable, the rest of the month sees us face the likes of Crewe and Northampton, so this really is 9 points we have to fight for. We need to start with a win here. Im favoring a draw at 2-2 but my heart wants me to say a 2-1 win to Notts with Stevenage scoring first. Scorers being Hemmings and Brisely. We must defend corners and set pieces better. A clean sheet would do nicely too if we can manage that, but I think that’s asking for too much.
SkyBet odds
Notts County 7/5 – Draw 12/5 – Stevenage 19/10 (Fav)
Key men
Alex Revell – Revell has scored two times so far this season but also racking up 2 assists. This tells me that he will be a handful for our defense as his instinct is not only to shoot but to find that final ball to get the team the three points. Stevenage have a habit of scoring late on and Revell will be the man to help drive the team across the line.
Enzio Boldewjin – The quick pacey winger will be a match for the Stevenage full backs, especially if he keeps swapping wings. His trickery and ability to cut inside and gets shots off from inside and outside the area should worry the Stevenage defense.
Final thoughts
Stevenage have a habit of scoring late so we must not switch off in the second half and take our foot off the gas. They have a strong defense with some good prospects and experience in there. Paul Farman, Scott Cuthbert, Luther Wildin all apart of the back 4 that Stevenage operate. Notts County must find the weak points within their side and break them down quickly, apply quick pressure and press the ball high but remain vigilant to counter attacks from the likes of Danny Newton, Jimmy Ball and Alex Revell.
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ARLukomski
Notts have met Stevenage only 13 times including once in the FA Cup.
Notts wins: 6
Draws: 2
Stevenage: 5
Notts met Stevenage for the first time on September 17th, 2011 in League One, running out 2-0 victors at Broadhall Way.
In 2017-18, Notts took four points from Stevenage with the sides drawing 1-1 at Broadhall Way, with Notts winning the reverse fixture 2-0 after goals from Jorge Grant and Shola Ameobi.
Since 2015-16, where both teams have been in League Two, Notts have the upper hand with three wins to Stevenage’s one. The other two games being draws.
Stats
Stevenage got back to winning ways last Saturday with a 1-0 win at home to Macclesfield. This season they have won, drawn and lost each of their three away games. They currently sit in 11th place.
Notts are still looking for their first win. In 2013-14, Notts went winless for the first seven games (including losing their 7th game 5-1 like this season), gaining only one point. They then won their 8th league game of the season, which was at home. They then went on to win their next home game (10th league game of the season) at home to Crewe (who we also play on Matchday 10 this year). Reason for hope?
History
The club were founded in 1976, meaning they are one of the youngest clubs in the football league.
Stevenage have won the FA Trophy twice (2006-07, 2008-09)
They and Kidderminster Harriers set the record for highest attendance for an FA Trophy final with 53,262.
Boro were the first team to win a trophy at the new Wembley Stadium in that match against Kidderminster, winning 3-2 with current Millwall striker Steve Morison scoring the winner with two minutes left.
Graham Westley has had three spells in charge of Stevenage. His first spell between 2003-2006, he helped steady Boro. His second spell he helped earn them two promotions in a row, from the Conference to League One. His third spell was mixed, with the team getting relegated to League Two in 2013-14. They then made the play-offs in 2014-15 but were knocked out by Southend.
Time in each division
First Division (or Premier League): 0
Second Division (or Championship): 0
Third Division (or League One): 3
Fourth Division (or League Two): 5
Non-League: 30
Team news
Notts have quite a few injuries with Andy Kellett, Noor Husin, Matt Tootle, Richard Duffy, Ben Hall and Branislav Pindroch all out injured, while Dan Jones is suspended.
On the plus side, manager Harry Kewell will be in the dugout as he paid a £500 fine to the FA after admitting that his behaviour towards the referee against Exeter City was improper.
There are doubts ahead of the game over three Stevenage forwards - Danny Newton, Kurtis Guthrie and Alex Revell are all nursing knocks.
Otherwise, Boro's squad has a clean bill of health as they look to build on the 1-0 home win over Macclesfield Town last time out.
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PON_News
Notts County have signed defenders Cedric Evina and Jamie Turley on a free transfer.
Both players have experience of playing under new Notts boss Harry Kewell at previous club Crawley Town.
Left-back Evina spent last season on loan at the Checkatrade Stadium, having previously helped Doncaster Rovers win promotion to League One in 2016-17.
The 26-year-old began his career at Arsenal and also had stints at Oldham and Charlton Athletic.
As for centre-back Turley, 28, he made 34 appearances for Crawley last season before being released.
He made his way through non-league football before joining Newport County at the start of last season after rejecting a new deal with Eastleigh.
Notts have not disclosed the duration of each player’s contract, but are thought to be eligible face Stevenage at Meadow Lane on Saturday in Kewell’s first home league game in charge.
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PON_News
Harry Kewell has spoken of how he gets "10 times more" of a buzz as a coach than he ever did as a player as he prepares for his first home league game as Notts County manager.
The Australia international won the Champions League with Liverpool in 2005 as well as many other trophies, while also representing his country at the World Cup.
Ahead of Saturday's home game with Stevenage, Kewell - who is hoping to steer Notts to just their second non-loss of the season - opened up on his fledgling coaching career.
“My buzz from football has been 10 times more as a coach than it ever was as a player," Kewell told the Nottingham Post. "[And] I loved playing, I’m not going to lie and I loved playing at the highest level.
“I had a great chance at Watford (as Under-23 boss) to be able to work with Premier League players, to talk to them. I was nervous, but it’s great learning.
"I think it’s the thought I can’t physically do it. It’s got to be my mind, my ideas that I can actually make someone go out there and do it.
"I can actually get you to play in a certain role, to have the confidence in them to be able to perform what I want, to go out and score.
"I always go back to George Graham. He won the title as a player and won the title as a manager and they asked him which one was better?
"He turned around and said ‘winning it as a coach’ because as a player, you only look after yourself. As a manager, you’re looking after the whole team and I think he just got more joy out of that.
"Some people may think differently, but this feels like what I was supposed to do. I love it, I absolutely love it."
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PON_News
Rob Milsom is glad to put a "crazy few months" behind him as he returned to Notts County after being released in the summer.
The former Magpies Player of the Year fell out of first-team contention last season and was eventually let go, eventually getting a trial at Crawley Town.
Since his move to the West Sussex club, Notts have fallen from grace, leading to the departure of Kevin Nolan and the arrival of Harry Kewell from the same club.
Now back at County as part of a loan move expected to culminate in a permanent January transfer, Milsom lifted the lid on the trials and tribulations of the last few months.
"It was really difficult when I got released. As a player, if you've not been playing too much in League One and Two it's tough," he told the Nottingham Post.
"You're in a position where you have to find and a club and play football. It's hard. I was lucky to get a trial at Crawley. It was certainly pleasing to get signed by them.
"It's been a crazy few months. Not just for me, but for my missus too. You don't know whether you are coming or going.
"We were lucky we were settled in Nottingham. We weren't at Crawley long enough to lay any roots down. We still had a house here so it was easy coming back.
"I'm just concentrating on every game as it comes. It doesn't matter whether you have a short-term contract or a long-term one, anything can happen.
"I'm a prime example of that given the last few weeks. You never know what's round the corner. You can only focus on the now and trying to get better every single day."
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samwatto2008
Opposition View: Stevenage  
This week we have interviews from two Stevenage fans who will both be apart of this week's Pride of Nottingham’s Opposition View Series.
Fan Introduction
Name: Greg Kett
Age: 28
How long have you supported Stevenage? I’ve supported Stevenage for 23 years.
Are you a season ticket holder? No
Favorite Player: Ronnie Henry
Name: George
Age: 16
How long have you supported Stevenage? 12 years.
Are you a season ticket holder? Yes, I am a season ticket holder.
Favorite Player: Alex Revell
How do you think Stevenage have done so far in the new 2018/19 campaign?
Greg: Solid start to the season in my opinion but defeats to Yeovil and Cambridge left us with a lot of work to do. It’s been a squad overhaul in the summer, so the players will need some time to gel. I would expect to see some more inconsistent performances over the next couple of months.
George: They haven’t been the best so far. However, we can’t complain because we’ve only lost twice, and I think the players just need to settle down into the Stevenage setup.
How big of a loss was Matt Godden in the summer transfer window?
Greg: A loss for sure but the arrival of Alex Revell last January and Danny Newton has softened the blow a little. He’s a big goal threat (Godden) so would be a miss for any team but most fans were expecting and were preparing for his departure in the summer.
George: The loss of Matt Godden wasn’t a big loss in my opinion. We have Newton and Revell who score goals a lot. Godden’s final season wasn’t as good as his previous seasons. If we had lost him at the end of 16/17 it would have been a massive loss.
Looking at the table now and how you have been playing, what would be your ideal finish this season?
Greg: Currently 11th in the table, and I predicted 12th. I wouldn’t be surprised to see a late play off push but wouldn’t say I would have expected come the start of the season.
George: Looking at how we have been playing I think we’ll be lucky to get 10th but we’re only a month into the season so hopefully we’ll make the play offs.
Who has been your shining new transfer so far?
Greg: Jimmy Ball has been pretty good, and Luther Wildin also has begun life at Stevenage well. Both Conference North players last season and showing great potential.
George: Our shining transfer so far has probably been the arrival of James Ball. So far, he’s played really well with convincing displays.
Were you ever worried about the arrival of Dino Maamria with his lack of League management history?
Greg: Not really. Look at the Cowley’s and what they have done at Lincoln. They have built their way up through the lower leagues and at this level experience is not a must. If Dino gets the best out of this group of players, then he’ll succeed here at Stevenage.
George: I wasn’t worried about Dino’s arrival because he’s been here before. He’s brought in some good signings so far, they just need time to settle in.
As an opposition fan, which player are you most worried about facing from Notts County?
Greg: Jon Stead is usually a handful when we play you and Vaughan in the middle adds more experience to a strong side.
George: Not really sure about the player Im worried about facing from Notts County but I would probably have to say Kane Hemmings after having a decent season with Mansfield last year.
Finally, what will be your score prediction for this game along with the goal scorers?
Greg: 1-0 Boro. Ben Kennedy to score.
George: 3-0 Stevenage with Revell, Ball and Kennedy to score.
Final Comments from Sam and Chris
Both Sam and Chris would like to thank Greg and George for their responses for the interview ahead of Saturdays clash against Stevenage. Stevenage will be looking to install some consistency in their results with a win last week. Final prediction from Sam is a 2-1 win to Notts with Hemmings and Boldewjin being the scorers, while Chris’s prediction being all square with a 0-0 draw.
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PON_News
Harry Kewell has admitted that he would like one or two more recruits to bolster the Notts County squad although he stresses he is "happy" with his current crop.
The Magpies did the bulk of their transfer business early in the summer with numerous high-profile players arriving at Meadow Lane.
However, the Notts back line has been woefully exposed time and time again this season, the outcome of which is no wins and a spot at the bottom of the League Two table.
With the permanent and loan windows shut, Notts can only sign free transfers at present, with Elliott Ward arriving this month.
“We would like one or two more people in,” Kewell told the Nottingham Post. “But I am happy with with the squad.
"Look, you can’t keep making simple mistakes.
“We’ve got to be smart, but the ultimate thing is we controlled the game at Exeter and then gave a silly goal away.
“We have to make teams work hard for goals.”
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Bainbridge NCFC
Pride of Nottingham takes a look at what has happened in League Two in the last few days.
- Harry Kewell started life as Notts County manager in League Two with a 5-1 defeat to Exeter City on Saturday, the Australian also being sent to the stands during the defeat.
- Tranmere Rovers striker James Norwood picked up Player of the Month having netted 5 times in as many games in August.
- Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley picked up Manager of the Month for August following Lincoln City's impressive start to the season with the Imps top of League two.
- Newport County continued their impressive start to the season jumping to second following a 1-0 win over Oldham Athletic.
- Crawley Town began life after Kewell with a 1-0 win over top of the table Lincoln City with new manager Gabriele Cioffi enjoying his first taste of English football.
- Cheltenham Town have announced Burnley Under-23 coach Michael Duff as successor to Gary Johnson.
- Kewell says County are still hoping to recruit bring more players with Karl Henry and Anton Ferdinand being linked as free agents.
- Crawley confirm that Nathan Rooney and Jimmy Smith will join the club's coaching team.
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Harry Kewell has moved to reassure Notts County's fans that the team is "going to improve" for sure but he nonetheless called for patience.
The Magpies were beaten 5-1 by Exeter City at the weekend, with the Australian sent to the stands in his first league game in charge since succeeding Kevin Nolan as manager.
Kewell thanked the 278 supporters who had made the long trip to Devon and promised brighter days ahead with the team currently in transition.
"I want to thank them for coming because Exeter is not just around the corner," Kewell told the Nottingham Post.
"I love it when you have a good away following and I’m just disappointed that we didn’t put on a better performance for them.
"I want to reassure the fans that we are going to improve. The style of play and fitness levels needed are in transition so we need them to be patient."
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