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  1. Check out the Pride of Nottingham Alumni range of prints! Featuring several fan favourites such as Brian Kilcline, Shola Ameobi, Lee Hughes, Alan Sheehan, Neal Bishop, Mark Draper, Danny Allsopp, Mike Edwards, Charlie Palmer and many, many more. In fact, we have over 14 alumni prints available, so check out the PON webstore today! https://prideofnottingham.co.uk/store/
  2. Hello, Pride of Nottingham is pleased to announce that we are doing a prize raffle for a chance to win several items. This will enable PON to gain vital funds to help support the site, something which would naturally make a huge difference. The merch provides a sort of top-up but it's heavily reliant on purchases and after Christmas/January you can imagine this does slow down the interest quite naturally do to empty pockets from all the previous fun. However, we feel this offers great value and a fun way for members + Notts fans to win one of our superb prints. Please read the raffle entry located immediately beneath this text for more information. Click the link for more information. Basic Raffle Summary: £2.50 per ticket. 4 prizes (with two prints being the main prize). The raffle closes at the end of January. Good luck if you are partaking in the raffle! Please help us spread the word. YOU PIES!!!
  3. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Former Notts County boss Martin Allen has left his position as Barnet manager - in what was his fifth spell in charge at the club - following their relegation from League Two, and took charge of fellow relegated side Chesterfield. - The first legs of the League Two playoff semi-finals both finished evenly poised as Lincoln and Exeter played out a 0-0 draw while Notts County's game at Coventry ended in an unjust 1-1 draw. - Coventry defender Tom Davies was charged and subsequently banned for three games - crucially including Friday's playoff second leg with Notts - after a stamp on Richard Duffy. - Peterborough United signed out-of-contract Accrington Stanley goalkeeper Aaron Chapman on a two-year deal which starts on July 1. - Port Vale signed Wycombe Wanderers goalkeeper Scott Brown on a two-year deal. - Colchester United full-back Ryan Jackson has signed a new two-year contract with the Essex club. - Cheltenham Town signed defender Johnny Mullins following his release by Luton Town on a two-year contract. - Cambridge United goalkeeper Dimitar Mitov has signed a new three-year contract at the Abbey Stadium. - Here is an updated retained list, made to the best of our knowledge as of 17 May: ACCRINGTON STANLEY Out: Mekhi McLeod, Akeel Francis BARNET Transfer listed: John Akinde Out: Craig Ross, Ruben Bover, Jamie Stephens, Justin Amaluzor, Andre Blackman, Charlie Clough, Shane Cojocarel, Tobi Coker, Tom Day, Jordan Nicholson, Ryan Watson. CAMBRIDGE UNITED Out: Leon Legge, Medy Elito, Piero Mingoia. CARLISLE UNITED Out: Reggie Lambe, Samir Nabi, John O'Sullivan, Morgan Bacon, Tom Miller, Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Shaun Miller, Cameron Salkeld. CHELTENHAM TOWN In: Johnny Mullins (free transfer) Out: Harry Pell (Colchester, undisclosed) CHESTERFIELD Out: Ian Evatt, Sam Hird, Drew Talbot, Josh Kay, Giles Coke, Dylan Parkin, Jack Brownell. COLCHESTER UNITED In: Harry Pell (Cheltenham Town, undisclosed) Out: Doug Loft, Denny Johnstone, Craig Slater, Tommy O'Sullivan. COVENTRY CITY In: Zain Westbrooke CRAWLEY TOWN Out: Jordan Roberts, Billy Clifford, Aliu Djalo CREWE ALEXANDRA Out: Chris Dagnall, Zoumana Bakayogo, Daniel Udoh, Ross Woodcock. FOREST GREEN ROVERS Out: Keanu Marsh-Brown, Omar Bugiel, Callum Evans, Alex Whittle, Mark Roberts, Sam Russell, Harry Pickering, Tom Anderson, Jon Moran, Olly Mehew, Cameron Belford and Jordan Morris. GRIMSBY TOWN Out: Ben Davies, Nathan Clarke, James Berrett, Tom Sawyer, Jack Keeble, Ben Killip, Scott Vernon, Karleigh Osborne, Gary McSheffrey, Sean McAllister, Zak Mills. MORECAMBE Out: Michael Rose, Dean Winnard, Rhys Turner, Steven Yawson, Reece Deakin, Patrick Brough, Adam McGurk, Luke Jordan. NEWPORT COUNTY Out: James Bittner, Paul Hayes, Marlon Jackson, Calaum Jahraldo-Martin, Jamie Turley. PORT VALE In: Scott Brown (free transfer). Out: Ryan Boot, Joe Slinn, Kjell Knops, Charlie Walford, Luke Dennis, Harry Middleton, Graham Kelly, Billy Reeves, Anton Forrester, Chris Regis. STEVENAGE In: Luther Wildin (undisclosed). Transfer listed: Kevin Lokko (fee required), Johnny Goddard (fee required), Joe Martin (free transfer), Jonathan Smith (free transfer). Out: Jack King, Fraser Franks, Dale Gorman, Tom Conlon, Chris Whelpdale, Alex Samuel, Jamie Gray. YEOVIL TOWN Out: Artur Krysiak, Nathan Smith, Ryan Dickson, Dan Alfei. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  4. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Accrington Stanley have been promoted to the third tier of English football for the first time thanks to a 2-0 win over Yeovil Town, Billy Kee scoring a brace for the League One-bound side. - The 2017-18 EFL Team of the Season has named Accrington's John Coleman as manager, while Kee and Wycombe's Adebayo Akinfenwa were included among the XI. - Kee was also named League Two's Player of the Year, while Ben Wilmot of Stevenage is the League Two Apprentice of the Year. - Luton Town quintet Danny Hylton, Luke Berry, Alan Sheehan, Dan Potts and Marek Stech were named in the PFA League Two Team of the Year. Accrington have three players in the side - striker Billy Kee, centre-back Mark Hughes and midfielder Sean McConville - while Coventry's Jack Grimmer, Notts County loanee Jorge Grant and Wycombe's Akinfenwa are also included. - Cheltenham Town defender Will Boyle signed a new deal to keep him with the Gloucestershire club until the summer of 2020. - Hearts announced the signature of Cambridge United striker Uche Ikpeazu on a pre-contract. The 23-year-old has agreed a two-year deal at Tynecastle and will move to Edinburgh on 1 July. - Colchester United winger Courtney Senior signed a new two-year contract with the Essex club. - Newport County reported a loss of more than £350,000 in their latest set of financial accounts, but the board says a profit is expected following their 2017-18 FA Cup exploits. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  5. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Elliott Whitehouse scored the only goal of the game as Lincoln City beat Shrewsbury Town 1-0 to win the EFL Trophy final at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. - Crewe Alexandra have extended the contracts of goalkeeper Dave Richards, until 2019 with a year option, and forward Owen Dale, until 2020 with a two-year option. - Cambridge United defender Greg Taylor has signed a new two-year deal to keep him at the club until 2020. - Watford have poured cold water on speculation linking them with Stevenage and England Under-19 defender Ben Wilmot, saying they had pursued him in January but have since moved on. - Dermot Drummy killed himself six months after losing his job at Crawley Town, an inquest heard. The club sacked Drummy in May 2017, and he went on to seek counselling for his "low mood". - Accrington Stanley's John Coleman has won the EFL League Two Manager of the Month award for March, while Cheltenham's Eisa is the Player of the Month. - Crawley Town's Karlan Ahearne Grant, Crewe Alexandra's Jordan Bowery, Cheltenham Town's Mohamed Eisa, Morecambe's Sam Lavelle, Coventry City's Marc McNulty and Lincoln City's Ollie Palmer have been nominated for the PFA Player of the Month award. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  6. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - 10 games in League Two, including Notts County's trip to Cheltenham Town, were postponed as a result of the blizzard-like conditions. - Mansfield Town named David Flitcroft as their new manager following the departure of Steve Evans. - Sol Campbell said he was waiting to hear back from Grimsby Town about their managerial vacancy. - Unfortunately for Sol, Grimsby ended up appointing former Burnley Under-23 boss Michael Jolley as their new manager on a rolling contract. - Crewe Alexandra defender Eddie Nolan triggered a one-year contract extension at Gresty Road until the end of the 2018-19 season. - Also relating to Crewe, the club restated their position that nobody at the club was aware of Barry Bennell's abuse of young players until their former youth coach was convicted of sexual assault in Florida in 1994. - Yeovil Town midfielder Jake Gray will miss the remainder of the season with an ankle injury - he had to have surgery after rupturing ankle ligaments in the Glovers' 1-0 defeat by Carlisle on 24 February. - Newport County manager Mike Flynn says he is "quietly excited" about the prospect of a new deal with captain Joss Labadie. Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  7. In contrast to January, which went super slow, February was a blink-and-you'll-miss-it month, but there was plenty to digest on the Notts County news front. In this article, Pride of Nottingham recaps all the key events from the month. 3 February Notts County put in one of their best performances of the season in front of the biggest Meadow Lane crowd of the 21st century - 17,274 people in total - in a 4-1 win over Crewe Alexandra. The Magpies charged just £2 for tickets for this League Two fixture, which went on to sell out on Friday afternoon, as part of Alan Hardy's one-year anniversary celebrations. 5 February Notts coach Mark Crossley revealed how Cardiff City allowed the Magpies to use their training facilities ahead of their FA Cup fourth-round replay with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. 6 February County's live-television FA Cup fourth-round replay at Swansea City ended on a humbling note as Carlos Carvalhal's charges ran out 8-1 winners. 8 February Adam Collin expressed his relief at being back in action after missing several months out through injury. The goalkeeper injured his knee in the 2-1 win over Barnet on October 14 and only returned to action in the 1-1 FA Cup draw with Swansea City. 10 February Notts County's hangover from the 8-1 defeat to Swansea City in the FA Cup continued with a last-gasp 1-0 defeat at Barnet in League Two. 12 February Notts County boss Kevin Nolan admitted that Mason Bennett was likely to be sidelined for a fairly long time after injuring his hamstring against Barnet. 14 February Notts County bounced back from their horror week with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Carlisle United thanks to Jon Stead's brace. Kevin Nolan provided a positive update on Michael O'Connor, saying the Notts County captain is "well on the road to recovery". 17 February Notts County lost further ground in the race for the League Two automatic spots after being held to a 0-0 draw at Newport County on Saturday. 18 February Kevin Nolan admitted that Notts County are on the lookout for unattached players following Mason Bennett's season-ending injury but said "nobody has been standing out". 19 February Kevin Nolan revealed that Notts County are considering a move for free agent Nile Ranger but is aware of his off-the-field issues and insists that "everybody has to agree" on a decision - in the end Alan Hardy confirmed no deal would be pursued. 21 February Notts County's promotion hopes took another blow as they fell to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Cambridge United at the Abbey Stadium. 24 February Notts County claimed a much-needed three points in a 2-0 win over Stevenage in Saturday at Meadow Lane, with Jorge Grant back on the goalscoring trail and Shola Ameobi adding a second. Share your thoughts about this news recap on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  8. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Steve Evans left Mansfield Town, citing a desire to work abroad, before signing a deal to work as manager of Peterborough United a day later. - David Flitcroft was swiftly appointed as the new Stags boss after leaving fellow League Two club Swindon Town. - Forest Green Rovers midfielder Drissa Traore left the club after his contract was terminated by mutual consent and linked up with Tranmere Rovers. - Port Vale striker Tom Pope has been struggling with a hernia problem that might soon require surgery. - Krystian Pearce, Mal Benning and Omari Sterling-James signed new one-year contracts at Mansfield with the options of a further 12 months. - Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale is hopeful that Ryan Brunt, who has spent around two years out with a knee injury, will return to first-team action soon. - A mediator has been appointed in the long-running legal battle between Coventry City, Wasps and Coventry City Council relating to the Ricoh Arena, which is set to take place in March. Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  9. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - The proposal to close the EFL's summer window early will be voted on by all 72 teams from the three divisions at Villa Park on Thursday. The proposal is for the window to close at 5pm on August 9. The loan window would stay open until August 31. - Phil Brown, former manager of Derby County, Hull City, Preston North End and Southend United, has reportedly turned down the opportunity to take the reins at Grimsby Town. The 58-year-old is without a club, having ended a near five-year stay at Southend when he was put on gardening leave on 17 January. - Dover Athletic have signed defender Kevin Lokko from Stevenage on loan until the end of the season. The 22-year-old has made only two substitute appearances for Boro, after joining them from Maidstone for an undisclosed fee last August, and spent much of this season on loan at Dagenham & Redbridge, making 25 appearances before being recalled earlier this month. - Yeovil Town have signed former Notts County goalkeeper Stuart Nelson until the end of the season. The 36-year-old left Gillingham by mutual consent on 31 January after making more than 220 appearances for them. - Newport County defender David Pipe has had his contract extended for another season after triggering an appearance clause in his current deal. The 34-year old has been rewarded with the extension having already played 35 games this season. - Also at Newport, defender Jazzi Barnum-Bobb had his contract cancelled by mutual consent. The 22-year-old has made over 40 appearances for the Exiles. Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  10. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Accrington Stanley marked 50 years since their reform by giving a replica shirt to every Year Three primary school child in the town. The scheme from club owner Andy Holt is expected to continue for the next five years, which will cost around £150,000. - Coventry City reached an agreement to remain at the Ricoh Arena until May 2019. The Sky Blues had less than one year remaining on their deal with Aviva Premiership rugby side Wasps, who own the ground. - Former Notts County manager Shaun Derry left Cambridge United by mutual consent, the club making an announcement just minutes after their goalless draw at home to Lincoln City on Friday. - The League Two games between Morecambe and Chesterfield, and Newport and Forest Green, were called off on Saturday due to waterlogged pitches. - Grimsby Town parted company with manager Russell Slade following a poor run of results. His last game in charge was Saturday's 3-0 defeat away to Crawley, a result that leaves them 17th after a run of 12 games without a win. - Wycombe Wanderers rejected a Championship club's approach to speak to boss Gareth Ainsworth. "Gareth is under contract with us and continues to do an outstanding job," said a club statement. "Therefore we are fully focused on continuing the progress we are making with him in charge." - Luton Town chief executive Gary Sweet said it was "unfathomable" that a decision over a proposed stadium, of up to 23,000 seats, has taken so long. The Hatters submitted a planning application to Luton Borough Council in August 2016. Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  11. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. Coventry City defender Tom Davies faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after breaking his collarbone in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Forest Green. Newport County midfielder Sean Rigg left the club by mutual consent and plans to pursue a career as a tattoo artist while playing part time for Bath City. Cheltenham Town defender Matt Bower has signed a new contract with the Robins until at least the end of the 2018-19 season. Cambridge United have extended striker Barry Corr's stay until the end of the season, having made three substitute appearances for the U's since joining on a three-week non-contract basis last month. Lincoln City will be playing at Wembley for the first time in their 133-year history after beating Chelsea's Under-21 side in the semi-finals of the EFL Trophy to contest the final against either Yeovil Town or Shrewsbury Town. Mike Flynn will stay on as Newport County manager until June 2020 after signing a contract extension on enhanced wages. Morecambe put out a statement saying the club has not been issued with a winding up order, stating: "The club would like to stress to fans that it is up to date with all payments in relation to HMRC and no action has been taken against the club." Grimsby Town confirmed that striker Akwasi Asant left the club by mutual consent. EFL chief Shaun Harvey stated that the Football League will not be pursuing the option of a winter break like the Premier League is planning to do. Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  12. The first month of 2018 is now out of the way (it seemed to last forever didn't it? -JJ) and it's been a pretty topsy-turvy January as far as Notts County are confirmed. An amazing run in the FA Cup tempered by a poor showing in League Two, while Ryan Yates's premature departure was followed up by not one but two midfielders arriving at Meadow Lane. And that's before we talk about the long, anxious wait for a striker on transfer deadline day! In this article, Pride of Nottingham recaps all the major news stories from January 2018. January 1 Notts County claimed their second win in three League Two games after Jon Stead scored a late penalty to secure a 1-0 victory over Port Vale on New Year's Day. January 4 Liam Noble stressed that his "head is in the right place now" as he prepared to begin his second spell at Notts County, being registered at the opening of the January window. January 6 Notts County put in a superb performance to beat Brentford 1-0 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at Griffin Park. January 9 Notts were drawn against either Swansea City or Wolverhampton Wanderers at Meadow Lane in round four of the FA Cup. Haydn Hollis left Meadow Lane to join Forest Green Rovers. January 10 Nottingham Forest recalled midfielder Ryan Yates, going on to send him on loan to Scunthorpe United. January 11 As a replacement, Matty Virtue was loaned from Liverpool. January 12 And Noor Husin then followed suit, joining Notts permanently from Crystal Palace. January 13 Notts left Sincil Bank with a point after Jorge Grant struck the equaliser in a 2-2 draw with Lincoln City. January 15 Notts County confirmed that the 2017/18 early bird season ticket price will be frozen for those who renew next season. January 16 Notts were given confirmation by Nottingham Forest that Jorge Grant will be able to stay on loan at Meadow Lane for the remainder of the season. January 20 Alan Hardy revealed that Notts County are quarter of a million pounds inside their budget at present. Notts lost their superb unbeaten home record in League Two after fellow promotion chasers Exeter City claimed a 2-1 win at Meadow Lane. January 23 Notts suffered a second League Two home defeat in the space of three days as Crawley Town emerged 2-1 winners at Meadow Lane on Tuesday night. January 26 Notts announced the departure of Curtis Thompson on loan to Wycombe Wanderers until the end of the season. January 27 Notts held Premier League side Swansea City to a 1-1 draw in Saturday's FA Cup fourth-round encounter at Meadow Lane. January 29 The winner of Notts v Swansea was drawn to face Sheffield Wednesday away in round five of the FA Cup. January 31 Notts recruited Brighton & Hove Albion defender Ben Hall and Derby County forward Mason Bennett on loan on transfer deadline day. Share your thoughts about this news recap on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  13. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Exeter City have signed forward Ryan Loft on loan from Tottenham Hotspur until the end of the season. - Crewe Alexandra will be without leading scorers Chris Porter and Chris Dagnall for several weeks because of injury. - The Railwaymen have also completed the loan signing of Carlisle United striker Shaun Miller on a deal until the end of the season. - Mansfield Town leading goalscorer Danny Rose has signed a new deal which keeps him tied to the One Call Stadium outfit until the end of the 2019-20 season. - Yeovil Town midfielder Otis Khan has been banned for five games for shoving the referee in Saturday's defeat to Chesterfield and will miss Friday's FA Cup tie against Manchester United. - Colchester United have signed Millwall defender Paul Rooney on a deal until the end of the 2018-19 season for an undisclosed fee. - Forest Green Rovers have signed West Bromwich Albion striker Tahvon Campbell on loan until the end of the season. (Sources: BBC Sport and Sky Sports News) Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  14. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Forest Green Rovers boss Mark Cooper accused his top scorer Christian Doidge of diving twice in an attempt to win a penalty in their 1-0 defeat at Swindon Town. He said: "I'm very angry with Christian. He dived twice in the box. Nobody is near him and he's chosen to fall on the floor when he had a chance to score his 18th and 19th goals." - Crewe Alexandra midfielder Tom Lowery has signed a new three-and-a-half-year contract at the club. A graduate from the Alex academy, he has made 29 league appearances this season, with his contract having been due to expire this summer. - Barnet have named former Newport County boss Graham Westley as their new head coach to take charge of first-team affairs. Mark McGhee was originally announced as Barnet's new manager in November but the Scot is now in the role of head of technical. - Cambridge United have appointed Mark Bonner as their first-team coach after Mick Halsall left the club. Bonner had previously been the U's academy manager and will now assist Shaun Derry and assistant Joe Dunne. - Swindon have signed forward Marc Richards on a free transfer following his release by Northampton. The 35-year-old has agreed an 18-month deal with the Robins, who are ninth but just two points off a top-three spot. - The Robins have also have signed Crystal Palace forward Keshi Anderson on a two-and-a-half-year deal for an undisclosed fee, having been on loan with them this term, scoring four goals in 22 league games. - Nottingham Forest midfielder Jorge Grant is to see out his season-long loan deal with Notts County, according to Magpies owner and chairman Alan Hardy. The news follows a spat between the two clubs after Ryan Yates was prematurely recalled by the Reds. - Wycombe Wanderers duo Nick Freeman and Yves Ma-Kalambay have agreed extended contracts with the club - the former has signed a deal until 2020 while the latter will stay with Wycombe until the end of the season. - Brandon Comley has agreed a permanent move to Colchester United from Queens Park Rangers for an undisclosed fee. The 22-year-old midfielder, who joined the U's on loan in August, has signed a contract until the summer of 2020. - Swindon have made an offer to acquire the freehold of their County Ground home. The Robins say representatives engaged in "several positive meetings" with Swindon Borough Council last year and the club have now made a formal offer to purchase the stadium. (Sources: BBC Sport and Sky Sports News) Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  15. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. Carlisle United striker Steven Rigg left the club on conclusion of his short-term contract, signed in October. Notts County signed Liverpool Under-23 captain Matty Virtue on loan as a replacement for Ryan Yates, who was recalled by parent club Nottingham Forest and shipped out to Scunthorpe United until the end of the season. Port Vale signed Wolverhampton Wanderers forward Donovan Wilson on loan until the end of the season and also recruited Dior Angus permanently from Redditch United, whilst letting Anthony de Freitas go upon expiry of his contract. Winger Reece Mitchell left Chesterfield after his contract was cancelled by mutual consent. Forest Green Rovers snapped up former Notts defender Haydn Hollis after his contract was cancelled at Meadow Lane, and Reuben Reid has also joined from Exeter City. FGR also signed Gavin Gunning from Port Vale and Farrend Rawson from Derby. Cheltenham Town signed Fulham striker Elijah Adebayo on loan until the end of the season. Crewe Alexandra midfielder James Jones will be out for 10 to 12 weeks after damaging a medial collateral knee ligament in training. Grimsby Town signed Derby striker Charles Vernam on loan until the end of the season. Chesterfield owner Dave Allen reportedly agreed in principle an offer in the region of £10m to sell the club to a Chinese investment consortium. Share your thoughts about this news story on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  16. Another calendar year comes to an end as 2017 is now officially in the past and 2018 is here. Notts County's season continues to go from strength to strength, with the Magpies still very much in contention from automatic promotion from League Two. How did December pan out for Notts? Here is a recap of the biggest stories from the final month of 2017. December 2 Notts left it late to beat non-league Oxford City, courtesy of Jorge Grant's winner, to claim a 3-2 win at Meadow Lane and win a place in the FA Cup third round. December 3 Alan Hardy revealed that Notts are paying over £40,000 a month in win bonuses to manager Kevin Nolan and the club's players. December 4 Notts were drawn away at Championship side Brentford in the third round of the FA Cup. December 5 Kevin Nolan was nominated for November's League Two Manager of the Month award, the accolade ultimately going to Luton Town boss Nathan Jones. December 9 Notts County launched Generation 8, a new initiative which aims to generate interest in the Magpies among youngsters with a view to attracting future fans to the club. The Magpies were tasked with the hardest challenge of the season so far in a fixture away at League Two leaders Luton Town but emerged from the game with a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw. December 13 Alan Hardy revealed his hopes of having a new training ground for Notts ready by January 2019. December 16 Notts maintained their unbeaten home record but lost ground on League Two leaders Luton Town in a 0-0 draw with Grimsby Town at Meadow Lane. December 22 Notts assistant manager Richard Thomas confirmed that goalkeeper Adam Collin had returned to full training after a lengthy injury layoff. December 23 Notts fought back from three goals down to claim a 3-3 draw with Cambridge United in Saturday's League Two clash at Meadow Lane. December 26 Notts returned to winning ways in emphatic fashion with a 4-1 win over Morecambe at the Globe Arena. December 30 Notts County ended 2017 on a sour note as their unbeaten run in League Two came to an end in a 1-0 defeat at Swindon Town. December 31 Kevin Nolan confirmed that Rob Milsom will need to see a specialist for his injury, while goalkeeper Adam Collin is now "a couple of weeks away" from a return and captain Michael O'Connor is now back in training. Share your thoughts about this news recap on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  17. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Port Vale confirmed that they have extended the contract of Adam Yates until the end of the season following the defender's reconstructive facial surgery after a freak collision during a game last month, despite reports from Sky Sports suggesting that he was going to be let go upon expiry of his contract at the end of the month. - Cheltenham Town manager Gary Johnson could have died within 36 hours after complications following emergency heart surgery earlier this year, his son Lee has revealed. However the surgeon - the father of Bristol City defender Joe Bryan - spotted the development of Guillain-Barre syndrome in Johnson Sr and had him treated accordingly. - Chesterfield signed keeper Jake Eastwood on an emergency loan from Sheffield United following loanee stopper Cameron Dawson's return to Sheffield Wednesday, as well as agreeing a deal for full-back Drew Talbot to be completed on January 1. - Luton Town forward Aaron Jarvis joined National League side Boreham Wood on a month's youth loan. - Newport County are investigating claims suggesting Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley was hit by coins thrown from the crowd at Rodney Parade during their 0-0 draw with Newport County. - Stevenage accepted an undisclosed bid from Guiseley Town for striker Rowan Liburd. - Colchester United confirmed that Sanmi Odelusi will leave the club when his contract expires on December 31, the striker playing in a reserve game for Cheltenham. - Bristol City confirmed that Taylor Moore and Joe Morrell will remain with Cheltenham on loan for the rest of the season. - Coventry City boss Mark Robins says Josh Barrett will be joined at the club by another signing which is "imminent", though no names or clues have been given. Share your thoughts about this news round-up on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  18. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Morecambe defender Sam Lavelle will serve a two-match ban for 'deceiving a match official' in earning a penalty in Saturday's 1-1 draw against Carlisle United, the Shrimps unsuccessfully appealing the suspension. - Exeter City re-signed centre-back Danny Seaborne, who began his career with the Grecians and helped the club win promotion from the National League to League One between 2007 and 2009, as cover for Troy Brown and Luke Croll. Seaborne had been without a club since leaving Hamilton Academical in the summer. - Yeovil Town signed free agent Oscar Gobern - who left Scottish club Ross County in the summer and has played for Southampton, Huddersfield Town, Queens Park Rangers and Mansfield Town - on non-contract terms until the end of the season. - Cambridge United changed the name of their ground back to the Abbey Stadium after eight years. They initially sold naming rights in 2009 and the ground had been known as the Cambs Glass Stadium since 2015 but the company has allowed the club to return to its traditional stadium name. - Newport County manager Mike Flynn claimed that he would rather spend any FA Cup prize money on a new training ground than new players for his squad in January - and with the Exiles having drawn Championship side Leeds United in the third round, more funds will be coming their way. - Notts County are being "challenged financially" because of their success this season, says owner Alan Hardy, with over £40,000 a month being paid out to players and management on win bonuses. - Carlisle United defender Clint Hill has revealed that he could play on towards his 40th birthday if his side mount a play-off challenge this season, saying: "I'm pushing 40 next year - maybe it'd be time to hang up my boots, but it depends how the next 20-odd games go." - Forest Green Rovers have signed midfielder Dayle Grubb from non-league side Weston-super-Mare for an undisclosed fee, the 26-year-old having scored 29 times so far in the 2017 calendar year, and will join Forest Green on 1 January, leaving his job as a sports teacher in the process. - More criticism came the way of the EFL/Checkatrade Trophy after Leicester City fielded an Under-21 side with six over-age players, three internationals and transfer fees worth around £45m in their 2-1 second-round win at Scunthorpe United, while Michy Batshuayi played for Chelsea in the competition a day after turning out against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. - Chesterfield have signed Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Cameron Dawson on an emergency loan deal until January as cover for first choice Joe Anyon, who broke his arm in the EFL Trophy defeat at Fleetwood Town. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  19. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Talented Coventry City winger Jodi Jones, 20, will miss the rest of the season with a cruciate ligament injury after being taken off on a stretcher in last week's draw with Stevenage. - Cambridge United boss Shaun Derry revealed midfielder Gary Deegan played three matches with a broken foot before finally succumbing to the injury, which is expected to rule him out for several weeks. - Former Crawley Town head coach Dermot Drummy died aged just 56, with his son Joe confirming the tragic news on social media. - Former Chelsea, Coventry City, Queens Park Rangers, Plymouth Argyle and Cambridge United full-back Allan Harris passed away aged 74. - Mansfield Town have begun work on a £2m training facility in Pleasley, which is expected to be completed by the start of next season. - Crawley Town head coach Harry Kewell insists that he 'loves the club and everything about it', a week after an incident in which he appeared to square up to one of his team's fans after an away defeat. - Swindon Town defender Ben Purkiss was elected chairman of the Professional Footballers' Association, taking over over from Sheffield FC player Ritchie Humphreys as the head of the football players' union. - Crewe Alexandra midfielder Ryan Wintle, 20, has signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract with the Cheshire club. He has made 11 appearances for his side this season but is currently out of action with a stress fracture of his tibia. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  20. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Sky Bet and EFL signed a new five-year headline sponsorship deal, which runs through to the 2023/24 season - it will see a 20 per cent year-on-year increase from 2019/20 on the current deal and will see the partnership extended to 11 years. - Coventry City midfielder Jordan Shipley won the Sky Bet League Two Goal of the Month award for October, receiving 47 per cent of the public vote for his free kick against Luton Town. - Crawley Town manager Harry Kewell was involved in a confrontation with one of his team's fans following the 4-0 defeat at Wycombe Wanderers, having to be pulled back by players and stewards, and went on to issue an apology "for any misunderstanding". - The EFL has confirmed that Checkatrade Trophy matches up to the quarter-finals of this season's competition will be streamed live online on iFollow, starting with the 16 second-round ties in December. The semi-finals and final will be shown on Sky Sports. - Grimsby Town issued a statement insisting that Curtis Woodhouse was not being given the first-team job at the club and was merely attending a first-team training session. Taking aim at Matt Dean of Radio Humberside, the statement claimed that had they "taken the time to properly research and report on this, they would have realised that this speculation is unfounded and undermines the current management staff at the club." - Former Wales international Christian Ribeiro, who has played for a number of lower-league clubs including Exeter City and enjoyed loan spells at the likes of Colchester United and Carlisle United, has retired aged just 27 due to a knee injury. All news stories sourced from BBC Sport and Sky Sports. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  21. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Nathan Jones of Luton Town won the League Two Manager of the Month award for October, while Tom Pope of Port Vale won the Player of the Month award. - Plymouth manager Derek Adams offered to pay for the club's disability squad training sessions for the rest of the season after making an impression on him when he joined in at a recent session as part of the club's community programme. - Barnet appointed Mark McGhee as their new manager after he left his role as Scotland's assistant manager after the end of their failed bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. - Shamir Mullings returned to Forest Green Rovers after his loan spell at Macclesfield was cancelled. - Swindon Town winger Donal McDermott will be out for four to six weeks after suffering an ankle ligament injury. - Carlisle United will be without winger Nicky Adams for the rest of the season after he suffered a knee injury in Saturday's win against Yeovil Town. - Luton Town left-back Jack Senior signed a one-year extension to his contract, and will remain at Kenilworth Road until the summer of 2019. - Colin Slater, BBC Radio Nottingham's former Notts County match commentator, has been named as an honorary vice president of the club. - Cheltenham Town defender Jordan Cranston was ruled out for the rest of season with a hamstring injury. - Coventry Rugby Football Club chairman Jon Sharp ruled out any possibility of footballing neighbours Coventry City moving to the Butts Park Arena. - The cost of watching football in League Two has risen more than in any other English league for the 2017-18 season, BBC's Price of Football survey found. All news stories sourced from BBC Sport and Sky Sports. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  22. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Newport County won their appeal against Dan Butler's red card for his elbow on Matt Tootle in the 3-0 loss at Notts County last weekend. - All 72 EFL clubs agreed to implement three-year bans for supporters found using smoke bombs, flares and fireworks in a bid to “put an end to the dangerous use of pyrotechnics”. - Chesterfield goalkeeper Tommy Lee has been forced to retire at the age of 31 because of a long-term shoulder injury. - Newport were told new signing Paul Hayes cannot play until January 2018 due to registration regulations, the EFL saying the application cannot be formally processed until the opening of the transfer window. - Port Vale signed midfielder Chris Regis - a former youth player with Arsenal and Southampton - on a contract to the end of the season. - Forest Green Rovers striker Shamir Mullings joined National League side Macclesfield Town on a two-month loan deal. - Luton Town boss Nathan Jones reached 100 games in charge of the club during Saturday’s home defeat to Coventry City. All news stories sourced from BBC Sport and Sky Sports. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  23. October is now done and dusted, we're a third of the way into the season, and Notts County remain top of League Two! The month just gone proved a little bumpier than the almost perfect September, but nonetheless the Magpies got through it well enough and ended it on a high note. In this article, Pride of Nottingham recaps all the biggest stories from Meadow Lane and elsewhere in the Notts world that happened in October 2017. October 3 - Alan Hardy described Kevin Nolan as "a star of the future" after the Notts manager was nominated for September's League Two Manager of the Month award. - Kevin Nolan hit out at a "ridiculous" festive fixture list for Notts County this season which includes a trip to Morecambe on Boxing Day and a journey to Swindon Town three days later. October 4 - Notts announced that club record goalscorer Les Bradd was to donate £1 from every sale of his forthcoming book, Far Post: A Striker’s Tale of Scoring Goals and Breaking Records, to the beneficiaries of the CEO Sleepout that took place early in the month. October 5 Kevin Nolan expressed his delight with Shola Ameobi's return for Notts County from a hamstring injury, but insisted that he wouldn't rush him back into action. October 6 Kevin Nolan was named the League Two Manager of the Month following a near-perfect September for Notts County. October 7 Kevin Nolan gave a positive assessment of Michael O'Connor's rehabilitation from a serious knee injury describing the midfielder as being "in a good place". Notts County claimed a point against Forest Green as Rob Milsom struck in the 96th minute to give his side a 1-1 draw at Meadow Lane. October 12 Notts confirmed that Liam Noble, recently released by Forest Green, had returned to Meadow Lane and would be available for selection from January. October 14 Notts County returned to winning ways and sat at the top of League Two once again following a 2-1 win over Barnet at Meadow Lane. October 16 Kevin Nolan confirmed that goalkeeper Adam Collin had suffered an injury against Barnet and was to be sent for a scan on his knee. Notts County were handed a home draw against Bristol Rovers in the first round of the FA Cup. October 17 Notts suffered a 2-0 defeat away at Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday night which knocked them off the top of League Two. October 20 Alan Hardy revealed that Notts County have complained to the Football League over their fixture list this season. October 21 Alan Hardy spoke out in favour of the introduction a safe standing area at Meadow Lane and said he was eager to consult fans on the topic. Notts County fought back from a goal down to claim a 1-1 draw in Saturday's League Two encounter at Carlisle United. October 23 Kevin Nolan confirmed that Adam Collin has suffered ligament damage and is likely to be out for between two and three months. October 25 Notts County fell to a 2-1 defeat against Mansfield Town in their EFL Trophy Group G clash at Meadow Lane on Tuesday night. October 28 Notts County returned to the top of League Two thanks to an emphatic 3-0 win over Newport County at Meadow Lane on Saturday. October 31 Alan Hardy revealed that additional turnstile checks at Meadow Lane on Saturday for Notts County's game against Newport County were put in place to stop people using "tickets to which they are not entitled". Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  24. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Chesterfield have confirmed that midfielder Jordan Flores, on loan from Wigan Athletic, was involved in a car accident on Monday and was taken to hospital for treatment, where it is reported that he will be undergoing surgery. - Lincoln City have signed former Manchester United youth winger Cameron Stewart, who had been without a club since leaving Ipswich Town in the summer, on a short-term deal until January. - The EFL has confirmed that "no specific action" will be taken against Stevenage following complaints of stewards acting inappropriately by asking some female Grimsby Town fans to show their bras to security staff ahead of their League Two match at the Lamex Stadium in August. - Wycombe Wanderers have been forced to recall defender Will de Havilland from his loan spell at Aldershot following a spate of defensive injuries in the Chairboys ranks. - Carlisle United striker Shaun Miller has become the first player in English football to be retrospectively banned for diving due to 'successful deception of a match official', a new offence which came into force at the start of the season, in their 3-3 draw with Wycombe. - Coventry City have banned a supporter for life after he came onto the pitch during their home defeat against Forest Green and shouted at the Sky Blues players. - Mansfield Town have opted to recall midfielder Jack Thomas from his loan spell at National League North side Boston United. All news stories sourced from BBC Sport and Sky Sports. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.
  25. What's been happening in League Two over the last week? Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days. - Carlisle United striker Shaun Miller became the first player to be charged by the FA since simulation laws were introduced in May, the 30-year-old being charged with "successful deception of a match official". - Grimsby Town announced the signing of former Norwich City defender Reece Hall-Johnson on an initial one-year contract before loaning him to Chester FC. - Newport County signed 34-year-old striker Paul Hayes, formerly of Wycombe Wanderers, after manager Mike Flynn contacted the player on LinkedIn. - A pitch invader angrily confronted Coventry City players in their 1-0 home defeat to Forest Green Rovers in their League Two game at the Ricoh Arena on Tuesday. - Accrington Stanley announced that Jordan Moseley, an academy player in their Under-16 side, sadly passed away. - Notts County announced the signing of Liam Noble just days after having his contract cancelled by Forest Green Rovers by mutual consent. All news stories sourced from BBC Sport and Sky Sports. Share your thoughts about this news roundup on Pride of Nottingham by signing up to the website, visiting the forum and joining in the chat with hundreds of fellow Notts County fans. Fancy showcasing your brand or business on Pride of Nottingham? Click here to find out more about sponsorship and advertising opportunities with us.

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