Personalised Notts County Football Books - Gift Details
At I Just Love It, our undisputed heavyweight of football gifts is the personalised football book. We’re the original purveyors of the tabloid-sized bad boy, which features reprinted reports from the Daily Mirror on your chosen team – Notts County. Things kick off in the early part of the 20th century and finish at the end of last season, so you’re looking at a reportage-based history of your team’s best bits from the last 100 years or so.
From 1908 to the end of last season, this Notts County Football Book charts the ups and downs of the world’s oldest football club. Highlights include various championships and play-off successes.
Like so many clubs, Notts County haven’t had it easy in recent years. But it wasn’t that long ago – in 1992 – that the Magpies were in the country’s top flight. It marked the ‘culmination’ of lots of yo-yoing between leagues – a trend that recommenced afterwards. Using reprints of original newspaper reports, this football book perfectly illustrates the old adage – there’s never a dull moment supporting County. It also covers the club’s numerous league and play-off wins, as well as providing a fantastic way of reliving the exploits of County legends like Les Bradd, Albert Iremonger, Brian Tubbs and Perdo Richards.
All the articles are printed on luxury paper and independently cut and bound in a hardback book.
Now available with colour print option for coverage from 2006 onwards.
Personalise the Notts County Football Book by featuring the recipient’s Name and a Message on the certificate on the title page. The recipient’s Name can also be gold embossed on the front cover.
This personalised Football Book is 'Tabloid' size 38 x 31cm, and you can pick from a selection of smart, high-quality covers (see below). All reports in this book are taken from The Daily Mirror.Choose to have black and white pages in your book or, for an extra £5 only, you can even choose to have colour pages included in your football book. What's more, you can have their Name embossed on the cover in gold lettering for a small extra charge. Here's what you can choose from:
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This Notts County Football book opens with a critical 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in April 1908 to secure their position in the First Division, at the expense of Bolton Wanderers who were relegated. The book covers the history of Notts County Football Club, their successes and setbacks as they travelled across the divisions. They were most recently in the top division in 1991-92.
Included are newspaper reports of wins against some of the most famous teams in the land; 5 and 6 – nil wins over Chelsea in 1924 and 1926, as well as wins over Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Aston Villa. Also covered are many of the local derbies. The book includes newspaper coverage of wins against Nottingham Forest in 1950 (2-0), 1957 (2-4), 1982 ((3-2), and 1994 (2-1). There is also coverage of wins over local rivals, Derby County.
This book on Notts County also includes some of the highest scoring matches in their history – a 9-1 win over Horsham in the 1947 FA Cup, a 11-1 thrashing of Newport in 1949, a 6-0 win against Peterbrough in 1971, and a 6-1 walloping of Sunderland in 1983.
NCFC have had some notbale Managers during their history, which include Jimmy Sirrel, Neil Warnock, and Sam Allardyce – who also feature in this book.