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About Notts County FC

Notts County Football Club, nicknamed the Magpies, is an association football team from Nottingham. Founded in 1862, they are the oldest professional association football club in the world. They will participate in League Two, the fourth tier of English football, during the 2018–19 season.

The club has also played many times in the top division of English football, the most recent in 1991–92, when they played in the last season of the old First Division before the creation of the Premier League.

Well-known past managers of Notts County have been Jimmy Sirrel, Neil Warnock, and Sam Allardyce.

The club are known informally as Notts and their nickname is often shortened to the Pies. After playing at a few different home grounds during their first fifty years, including Trent Bridge, the club moved to Meadow Lane in 1910 and have remained there since. They traditionally play in black and white striped shirts and lent their colours to Juventus in 1903. Between 2014 and 2017, there was also a professional Notts County ladies team.

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Facts

Founded:
1862
Nickname:
The Magpies, County, Notts
Ground:
Meadow Lane
Manager:
Kevin Nolan
League:
Premier League

Honours

FA Cup
WINNERS: 1894, RUNNERS-UP: 1891