Posts Tagged: Notts County

Another Sky reschedule puts Kenilworth Road insight

On the pitch at Kenilworth Road doing the 92 club challenge

Many fans bemoan the number of games moved for TV coverage in the modern game. However for those seeking to join the 92 club it can present many an opportunity. With Newcastle being box office in the Championship this year it has presented season ticket holder Colin Harrison with a number of free Saturday afternoons… Ground 77/92: Kenilworth Road Game: Luton Town 2-1 Notts County Date: 22/04/2017 With Newcastle United’s match at home to Preston moved to the Monday night, it gave me a free Saturday and a possibility to tick off another ground in my quest for ‘The 92’…. Read more »

An offer not to be refused at Meadow Lane

The Jimmy Sirrell Stand at Meadow Lane Notts County

With just a trio of grounds left to tick off his 92 blogger Michael Pilcher heard Notts County’s call for a 12th man. Under new ownership and management the Pies were eager for a bumper crowd for a relegation 6 pointer and had an offer to boot to entice the fans back to Meadow Lane… Ground 90/92: Meadow Lane Notts County 2 – 1 Cheltenham Town 11/02/2017 Back in August I ticked the City Ground off my 92, and had to walk straight past neighbouring Meadow Lane en route to Forest from the train station. It was still on my ‘to do’… Read more »

Blundell Park Returns to the 92

Grimsby Town Blundell Park

After a number of painstaking play off campaigns Grimsby Town finally made a return to the Football League in May. The Mariners victory over Forest Green at Wembley Stadium saw Blundell Park take its place back in the 92. We caught up with Tony from Cod Almighty, the independent Grimsby Town FC fanzine to talk promotion, non-league and what fans visiting North East Lincolnshire this season can expect. The Groundsman: It was fourth time lucky in the play offs, how did it feel to finally get up after being so close for the last 3 seasons? Tony: Curiously flat after the… Read more »

Revisiting Meadow Lane doing the 92

looking towards the Kop at meadow lane home of the magpies notts county

Blogger and Glovers fan pb1uk headed to the home of Notts County as Yeovil made the journey from the West Country to the East Midlands. Ground: Meadow Lane (Revisiting) Still 52/92 Game: Notts County 2-0 Yeovil Town Date: 19/10/2015 Thoughts on the ground: Being a Glovers exile living in the East Midlands, Notts County is the away game I look for first on the fixture list. Living almost 200 miles from Huish Park, being able to hop on a train to make the 9 mile journey to see my team play is somewhat of a luxury. Despite winning on the… Read more »

Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium reviewed

Notts County celebrate the winner in the johnstone's paint trophy tie at donaster

Dan White continues to reflect on his 92 to date looking back on a trip to Doncaster Rover’s Keepmoat Stadium as Notts County were the visitors in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy. Ground: Keepmoat Stadium 3/92 Game: Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Notts County Date: 9/12/2014 Thoughts on the ground: Walking to the ground from the train station took about 20 minutes and is located next to a shopping outlet. I also remember how cold it was. So cold and very windy! So windy that traffic cones were flying everywhere. Upon arriving I had a look at the things you’re not allowed to… Read more »