NOTTS COUNTY

("The Magpies)

Year formed1862
Turned professional1885
Limited company1890
Previous names

None

Ground

Meadow Lane, Nottingham NG2 3HJ

(for pictures of the ground click here)

Club's ground since 1910
Pitch measurements113 x 72 yards (103 x 66 metres)
Ground capacity19,841
Record attendance at present ground

47,310 v York City, FA Cup 6th round, 12th March 1955 (lost 0-1)

First game at present ground

3 September 1910 v Nottingham Forest, Division One (drew 1-1)

Previous grounds

Park Hollow: 1862 - 1883

Trent Bridge: 1883 - 1910

plus various fixtures at the following:

Castle Cricket Ground: 1884

Town Ground: 1895 and 1896

City Ground: 1899 - 1909

League career

Football League/Division One: 1888 - 1892

Division Two: 1892 - 1897

Division One: 1897 - 1913

Division Two: 1913 - 1914

Division One: 1914 - 1920

Division Two: 1920 - 1923

Division One: 1923 - 1926

Division Two: 1926 - 1930

Division Three (South): 1930 - 1931

Division Two: 1931 - 1935

Division Three (South): 1935 - 1950

Division Two: 1950 - 1958

Division Three: 1958 - 1959

Division Four: 1959 - 1960

Division Three: 1960 - 1964

Division Four: 1964 - 1971

Division Three: 1971 - 1973

Division Two: 1973 - 1981

Division One: 1981 - 1984

Division Two: 1984 - 1985

Division Three: 1985 - 1990

Division Two: 1990 - 1991

Division One: 1991 - 1992

Division One: 1992 - 1995

Division Two: 1995 - 1997

Division Three: 1997 - 1998

Division Two: 1998 - 2004

League Two: 2004 - 2010

League One: 2010 - 2015

League Two: 2015 - .

First Football League game

15th September 1888 v Everton, Football League, lost 1-2

  
Honours 
European

Anglo-Italian Cup winners: 1994-95

Anglo-Italian Cup runners-up: 1993-94

Anglo-Scottish Cup runners-up: 1980-81

Domestic - League

Division Two champions: 1896-97, 1913-14, 1922-23

Division Two runners-up: 1894-95, 1980-81

Division Three runners-up: 1972-73

Division Three (South) champions: 1930-31, 1949-50

Division Three (South) runners-up: 1936-37

Division Four/Three/League Two champions: 1970-71, 1997-98, 2009-10

Division Four runners-up: 1959-60

Domestic - Cup

FA Cup winners: 1893-94

FA Cup runners-up: 1890-91

Best League position3rd, Division One, 1890-91, 1900-01
Lowest League position

21st, League Two, 2005-06, 2007-08

Furthest in FA Cupsee above
Furthest in League CupQuarter-final, 1963-64, 1972-73, 1975-76
  
Most League points 
2 for a win69, Division Four, 1970-71
3 for a win99, Division Three, 1997-98
Fewest League points 
2 for a win12, Division One, 1888-89
3 for a win35, Division Two, 1996-97
Most League goals scored

107, Division Four, 1959-60

Most League goals conceded

96, Division Four, 1958-59

Fewest League goals scored

28, Division One, 1912-13

Fewest League goals conceded

31, Division One, 1924-25

31, League Two, 2009-10

Most wins in a League season30, Division Four, 1970-71
Fewest wins in a League season5, Division One, 1888-89, 1904-05
Most draws in a League season

18, Division Four, 1968-69

Fewest draws in a League season

2, Division One, 1888-89

2, Division Two, 1895-96

Most losses in a League season

28, Division Three, 1963-64

Fewest losses in a League season

5, Division Three, 1997-98

Record League win11-1 v Newport County, Division Three (South), 15th January 1949
Record Cup win15-0 v Rotherham Town, FA Cup 1st round, 24th October 1885
Record defeat

1-9 v Blackburn Rovers, Division One, 16th November 1889

1-9 v Aston Villa, Division One, 29th September 1888

1-9 v Portsmouth, Division Two, 9th April 1927

  
Highest number of League goals scored 
in a season39, Tom Keetley, Division Three (South), 1930-31
in total125, Les Bradd, 1967-78
  
Most League goals scored in one match

5, Robert Jardine v Burnley, Division One, 27th October 1888

5, Daniel Bruce v Port Vale, Division Two, 26th February 1895

5, Bertie Mills v Barnsley, Division Two, 19th November 1927

Most League appearances564, Albert Iremonger, 1904-26
Most capped player15, Kevin Wilson for Northern Ireland
Youngest League playerTony Bircumshaw, 16 years 54 days v Brentford, 3rd April 1961
Highest transfer fee received£2,500,000 for Craig Short to Derby County, September 1992
Highest transfer fee paid£800,000 for Kasper Schmeichel from Manchester City, July 2009