25 February 2009

The Notts County Connection

The legacy of Notts County is the famous striped shirt sported by Juventus and a home to over twenty Irishmen.

Founded: 1862 (the oldest club in the Football League)
Grounds: 1862, The Park; 1864, The Meadows; 1877, Beeston Cricket Ground; 1880, Castle Ground; 1883, Trent Bridge; 1910, Meadow Lane.

League Career:
Founder Members of the Football League 1888/89-date.

Club Honours:
Football League Best Season: 3rd Division One 1890/91, 1900/01.
Football League Division Two (II) Champions 1896/97, 1913/14, 1922/23, Runners-Up 1894/95, 1980/81, Play-Off Winners 1990/91.
Football League Division Three (III) Runners-Up 1972/73, Play-Off Winners 1989/90.
Football League Division Three South Champions 1930/31, 1949/50.
Football League Division Three (IV) Champions 1997/98.
Football League Division Four (IV) Champions 1970/71, Runners-Up 1959/60.
FA Cup Winners 1893/94, Runners-Up 1890/91.
Football League Cup Best Season: 5th Round (1964, 1973, 1976)
Anglo-Italian Cup Winners 1994/95, Runners-Up 1993/94.

Players capped by IFA while with Notts County:
................. CUFC .....League ......Caps
Players......... Career ....App/Gl at NCFC Total
O'Neill M. ..... 1983-1984 . 64/ 5 ... 8 .. (64)
Wilson K. ...... 1991-1993 . 69/ 3 .. 15 .. (42)
Kennedy P. ..... 1996 ...... 22/ 0 ... 0 .. (20) 1 B Cap

Players capped by IFA before or after playing with Notts County:
Campbell D. .... 1986 loan . 18/ 2 ... 0 .. (10)
Crone R. ....... 1895-1896 . 32/ 0 ... 0 ... (4)
Davison A. ..... 1988-1989 .. 1/ 0 ... 0 ... (3)
Dickson W. ..... 1945-1947 . 21/ 2 ... 0 .. (12)
Elleman A. ..... 1891 ....... 6/ 2 ... 0 ... (2)
Fleming G. ..... 1989 loan .. 3/ 0 ... 0 .. (31)
Harkin T. ...... 1966 ...... 28/10 ... 0 ... (5)
Martin D. ...... 1938-1939 . 28/19 ... 0 .. (10)
McCann G. ...... 2000 loan .. 2/ 0 ... 0 .. (current)
McCavana T. .... 1948 ....... 3/ 0 ... 0 ... (3)
McMahon G. ..... 2000 trial . 0/ 0 ... 0 .. (17)
McManus E. ..... 1971-1978 .229/ 0 ............. Amateur
Quinn J. ....... 2001 loan .. 6/ 3 ... 0 .. (50)
Shield D. ...... 1965 ...... 29/ 6 ............. B & Amateur
Reilly M. ...... 1905 ...... 16/ 0 ... 0 ... (2)
Worthington N. . 1981-1983 . 67/ 4 ... 0 .. (66)

Ex-Glenavon wingers Harry Lunn and Albie Parks played for Notts County after the Second World War.
Peter Doherty was managerial advisor at Meadow Lane from 1965-1966.

Club Links:
Official Site
FCHD
Kit History
Wikipedia

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