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Notts County Football Club NOTTS COUNTY
Ground: County Ground,
Meadow Lane,
Nottingham,
NG2 3HJ
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Tel: 0115-952-9000
Websites: Official website
Unofficial - nottscounty.net
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Media: BBC
Nottingham Evening Post
Getting there
By Car: (approx 125 miles from HW)
M40 east to junction 15a. Take A43 signposted Northampton. Continue to join A45 and follow signs for M1 north. Join M1 and continue north until junction 24. Continue on A453 (signposted Nottingham South). After approx 2 miles exit A453 (s/p Grantham A52) and continue on A52 for approx 6 miles. At third roundabout turn left onto the A6011 and keep right and go over flyover. After about a mile bear right over the Lady Bay Bridge. At next t-junction turn left into Meadow Lane. There are plenty of Car Parks around the ground but expect to pay for the privilege. Street parking across the river near Nottingham Forest's City Ground is another option. Check www.rac.co.uk for specific or more detailed directions.
Train: Nearest station Nottingham. Connections from London St.Pancras (journey time approx 1 hour 40 mins). Allow at least 3 hours travelling from High Wycombe via Marylebone. Check www.nationalrail.co.uk for specific times and connections of trains.
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Players who have appeared for both Clubs.
Reg Boreham - Influential character with the Wanderers in the 1920's. Spent time a short spell with County before returning to Wycombe and then moving on to Arsenal. Eventually returned to play again for Wycombe and was later Secretary of the Club for 13 years.

Andre Boucaud - Former QPR and Reading youngster but made his Football League debut while on loan at Peterborough United in March 2003. After a permanent spell with Posh moved to non-League Kettering Town in 2006 before spending the 2007/8 season at Wycombe where he made 10 League appearances. Returned to Kettering before a loan switch to York City in the first half of the 2010/11 season. That move was made permanent in January 2011 and he spent a year with The Minster Men, making 40 Conference apps before signing for Luton Town in January 2012. Originally joined County on loan in August 2012 after falling out of favour with Hatters boss Paul Buckle. The deal was made permanent in January 2013 and he totalled more than 70 First Team appearances before his release in May 2014 and a switch to Dagenham & Redbridge.

Guy Branston - Defender on loan at Wycombe from Rotherham United during the 2003/4 season - making 9 League appearances under Lawrie Sanchez. Made one loan appearance for County in January 2008 following his release from Peterborough United. The former Leicester City trainee in the late 1990's has a host of other Football League clubs under his CV before moving into non-League football with Kettering Town in February 2008. Spent time at Burton Albion at the start of their promotion season of 2009/10 before moving on loan to Torquay United in the January 2010 transfer window and made the move permanent in the summer of 2010. Moved to Bradford City in the summer of 2011 and made a brief return on loan to The Millers later that season. Signed for Aldershot Town in the summer of 2012.

Delroy Facey - Striker who made six Football League appearances for the Wanderers during the 2007/8 season while on loan from Gillingham. Switched to Notts County in the summer of 2008 after his contract was terminated by The Gills. Originally a trainee with Huddersfield Town. Signed by Sam Allardyce at Bolton in July 2002 and played in ten Premiership games before loan spells with Bradford City and Burnley. Moved to West Brom in January 2004 and then to Hull City in the summer of 2004 where he played under Wanderers Manager to be Peter Taylor. Went on to have short spells with Oldham Athletic, Tranmere Rovers and Rotherham United before his move to Gillingham in July 2007.

Michael Forsyth - Popular ex-Derby County defender who joined Wycombe from County in December 1996 for 50,000. Retired from the full-time game at the end of the 1998/1999 season but went on to play for Burton Albion before returning to Wycombe as Coach during the 2000/2001 campaign and went on to become Reserve and Youth Team Manager before being axed under the resign of Tony Adams in February 2004.

George Harris - Another player from the 1920's who moved to County from Wycombe. Went on to play for Queens Park Rangers and Fulham before returning to Wycombe as trainer during the time the Amateur Cup was won in 1931.

Wayne Henderson - Goalkeeper who made three appearances for Wanderers at the end of the 2003/4 season while on the books of Aston Villa. Had two loan spells at County the following season, while still at Villa, making 11 League appearances. Later spent time on loan at Brighton & Hove Albion before a permanent move to The Seagulls in January 2005. Made a 150,000 move to Preston North End in January 2007 but a back serious back injury eventually ended his career following a brief loan spell at Grimsby Town.

Julian Kelly - Former Reading youth-teamer who made 9 appearances for Wanderers during the 2009/10 season on loan from The Royals - scoring on his debut in the 1-0 victory over Millwall in February 2010. The following season he spent time on loan at Lincoln City - making his debut in The Imps 2-1 victory over Wanderers at Sincil Bank. Joined County on a two year deal from Reading in June 2011 - scoring 4 goals in 54 League appearances before he was released at the end of the 2012/13 campaign.

Louis Laing - Defender who made 11 appearances for Wanderers during the 2011/12 season aged 18 while at his accademy club Sunderland. Injuries effected his progress at Sunderland and he eventually joined Nottingham Forest in the summer of 2014 but failed to make a First Team breakthrough and was loaned to County in September 2014 - going on to make 10 League appearances. Later played on loan at Motherwell before a permanent move there in the summer of 2015.


Stefan Oakes - Former Leicester City trainee who signed for Wanderers in the summer of 2005 from County. Made 49 appearances in 15 months for County, scoring 3 goals, including a stunning strike in the 2-1 victory at Adams Park in February 2005. Made 124 appearances for Wycombe, scoring nine times before switching to Lincoln City in June 2008.

Chris Palmer - Joined Wycombe from Notts County in the summer of 2007 as Paul Lambert's first signing but never settled. Released by Wycombe towards the end of the 2007/2008 season and joined Walsall in August 2008. Also played on loan for Darlington during his time with Wycombe.

Brian Parkin - 'Keeper played one game on loan for Notts County in October 1998 - wasn't asked back! Made 29 apps for Wycombe in a two season spell between July 1996 and May 1998.

Matt Richards - Midfielder who signed for Wanderers on a free from Derby County in December 2008 aged 19. Failed to make a Wycombe First Team app and was loaned to County towards the end of the 2008/9 season - making his senior debut as substitute in what turned out to be his only appearance for County - the final game of the 2008/9 season - a 2-1 victory at Wycombe not quite preventing Wanderers being promoted.

Mark Robson - Midfielder who was loaned to Wycombe from County in October 1998 - making 4 apps in a Wycombe shirt. Spent four seasons with Charlton prior to joining County in August 1997.

Gary Silk - Defender who spent the vast majority of the 2004/5 season on loan to Wycombe from Portsmouth. Eventually recalled early by Pompey in March 2005 and eventually joined Notts County on a free during the summer of 2006. Went on to join Mansfield in the summer of 2008. Also played on loan at Boston United while at Portsmouth.

Michael Simpson - Midfielder who was originally signed for Wycombe by John Gregory from Notts County in December 1996. Transfered to Leyton Orient in the summer of 2004 having been discarded by Wanderers' Manager Tony Adams. Made 339 First Team apps for Wycombe, scoring 20 times.

Mark Stallard - Ex-Bradford City striker who scored 25 goals in 78 apps for Wycombe before moving to County in March 1999.

Nathan Tyson - Former Reading trainee who scored 44 times in 87 appearances for Wanderers between December 2003 and November 2005 before a 675,000 move to Nottingham Forest. Scored more than 40 goals at Forest in close to 200 appearances before switching to Derby County in the summer of 2011 on a free. Made four League appearances for Millwall on loan during an indifferent time with County before another free transfer, this time to Blackpool in September 2013. Failed to score in 10 League appearance for County on loan from Blackpool during the 2023/14 season. Joined Doncaster Rovers in July 2014 - finding his goalscoring touch again - bagging 14 goals in his first season.

John Williams - Scored two goals in a short loan spell with County in October 1994 while he was still with Coventry City. Wycombe paid 150,000 to City for the ex-postman in September 1995 but after 14 goals in 60 apps left on a free to join Hereford United. Has since played for York City in Division Three and now back with another of his former club's, Swansea City.

Tom Williams - Defender and former West Ham trainee who made 10 League appearances for Wycombe during the 2007/2008 season having switched from Swansea City in the summer of 2007 on a two year deal. Never settled at Wycombe and eventually moved to Peterborough United in January 2008. Played for numerous clubs during his career - making three appearance for County during the opening months of the 2012/12 season before being released. His long list of clubs also include, Birmingham City, QPR. Barnsley, Gillingham and Preston North End (loan).

Nico Yennaris - Defender who made two loan appearances for County towards the end of the 2011/12 season while on the books of Arsenal. Joined Brentford in January 2014 on a two and a half year deal. His time with Wanderers came during the second-half of the 2014/15 campaing where a successful loan spell from Brentford saw his feature in Wycombe's route to the League Two play-off final at Wembley. He also bagged his first senior goal during the 3-2 victory at Northampton Town in May 2015.


Also: Martin O'Neill who played for County in the mid 1980's before moving into management with Grantham - the rest is history.
Chairboys all-time record against The Magpies
DATE Comp V Res SCORE Att
Sat, Aug 19, 1995 FL2 A L 0-2 5,552
Sat, Jan 13, 1996 FL2 H D 1-1 4,908
Sat, Oct 5, 1996 FL2 H W 1-0 4,606
Sat, Apr 12, 1997 FL2 A W 2-1 4,290
Sat, Oct 3, 1998 FL2 H D 1-1 4,164
Tue, Apr 27, 1999 FL2 A L 0-1 4,271
Sat, Oct 16, 1999 FL2 A L 1-2 5,710
Fri, Apr 21, 2000 FL2 H W 2-0 4,369
Fri, Oct 6, 2000 FL2 H W 3-1 5,080
Thu, Apr 26, 2001 FL2 A W 2-0 3,522
Sat, Oct 6, 2001 FL2 A W 1-0 4,483
Sat, Dec 8, 2001 FAC2 H W 3-0 4,725
Sat, Jan 26, 2002 FL2 H W 3-0 5,574
Sat, Aug 10, 2002 FL2 A D 1-1 6,013
Sat, Feb 1, 2003 FL2 H W 3-1 5,690
Sat, Dec 13, 2003 FL2 A D 1-1 5,014
Sat, Mar 13, 2004 FL2 H D 1-1 5,125
Sat, Dec 11, 2004 FL3 A W 1-0 6,529
Sat, Feb 26, 2005 FL3 H L 1-2 4,199
Sat, Jan 14, 2006 FL3 H W 2-0 5,185
Tues, Feb 14, 2006 FL3 A W 2-1 3,710
Sat, Aug 12, 2006 FL3 A L 0-1 4,053
Tues, Nov 7, 2006 LC4 A W 1-0 7,395
Sat, Feb 10, 2007 FL3 H D 0-0 4,836
Sat, Oct 6, 2007 FL3 H W 3-1 4,199
Sat, Apr 26, 2008 FL3 A L 0-1 7,327
Tue, Nov 25, 2008 FL3 A W 2-0 2,964
Sat, May 2, 2009 FL3 H L 1-2 9,625
Sat, Nov 5, 2011 FL2 A D 1-1 7,664
Sat, Apr 28, 2012 FL2 H L 3-4 5,947
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 FL3 H D 2-2 2,886
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 FL3 A D 0-0 4,452
Sat, Dec 10, 2016 FL3 A W 2-0 3,680
Key:
FL2 = Football League Division Two
FL3 = Football League Division Three/'League Two'
FAC = Football Association Challenge Cup
LC = Football League Cup
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