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.