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Notts County from Non-League to Champions League

Started on 30 May 2020 by tedbro20
Latest Reply on 24 June 2020 by tazz21
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A good cup run comes to a halt. You can be very pleased with that effort.

January



In January we return to FA cup action with a nice easy tie against Yeovil where we run ut nice 2-0 winners to set up a big money tie against Brighton. The game against Brighton we play at home Geubbels shows his quality by getting the opening goal just before half time but White gets the equaliser just after half time and the game ends 1-1 and we get a reply in Brighton. In the league we get back to winning ways with winning every game going and winning them comfortably well apart from Plymouth where we had to come back from behind twice. We also got a superb win over Sunderland in the Checkatrade Trophy to show how far ahead we are in terms of progress and squad development.

League



February



Transfers Out



We have 6 players leave the team in this window. It was sad to see Sloth go with how important he was for us last season but he spent most of this season injured so we cashed in on him. We also sold top prospect Matt Brown to Norwich for £2 million plus 50% of next sale. At the moment we won't stand in the way of our young players moving onto a better team until we can develop them better and offer them the level of football that they need.


TheLFCFan Surprised I never got the sack after that loss haha
Jack I fully expect it to be around March
Griffo Was disappointing but hopefully we'll get an unbeaten season at some point
ScottT Yeah but thankfully another cup run keeps going.
A really impressive result against Brighton. Good luck in the replay although I suspect you won't be too disappointed should you lose. A great deal for Brown.
Just put Notts into the Prem already, they are making a laughing stock of any opposition they face
Very impressive season yet again. Sad to see a top prospect leave but it's the most ethical thing to so at this point, as you point out yourself.
An absolute mockery of League Two is going on, to reach the Fourth Round AND get a replay against Brighton is quite something, too.
Too easy. When the squad is capable of getting draws against a Premier League side, you know you have something special going on.
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Breaking News

Angus Gunn Signs for Notts County

Notts County have only made one signing in this transfer window and boy did they go big as even though they have an established No 1 in Jordan Archer who has been ruled out for two months they have secured the signature of Angus Gunn on the final day of the transfer window. Gunn had been transfer listed by Southampton and had only played 19 games for them since he completed his £10 million move from Manchester City in 2018. Gunn was transfer listed for £500,000 but with the need of a new keeper Notts County agreed a deal for £2.6 million but that will include Southampton paying £30,000 of his wages until 2023.

It may seem like a lot of money for a League 2 to spend on a keeper but with how things are going he should be an experienced keeper by the time we reach the Premier League and saves us having to find a new keeper by then.




ScottT It was a great result and the replay will help boost our finances again as well.
Griffo We are far too good just now but expect the Championship to be our first big challenge.
Zed Don't want him becoming unhappy and we should hopefully get more money from the transfer in a season or two
Jack We have exceeded expectations in the FA Cup which has been good for the bank balance.
TheLFCFan Hopefully next season will be just as easy if we raid the free transfers well again.
Ridiculous capture. Almost too good to be true!

February



The month starts off with the replay in the FA Cup where we travel to Brighton and what a game it is. We get to full time sitting at 0-0 before falling 1-0 down in the 3rd minute of extra time before we pulled it back in the 96th minute before we got the winner in the 98th minute to see is through to the 5th round where we will be facing Stoke City. The month also saw us reach the final of the Checkatrade final with good wins against Middlesbrough and Fleetwood Ton and we will now meet Arsenal U23's in the final.

The League form this month has been excellent this month with us picking up 15 points from 15. The big win though was against Crawley where the win sealed our promotion up to League 1 before the win against Exeter was enough to see us up as Champions with 10 games remaining. The hard work starts now to get the team ready for League 1 and we will be looking to the expiring contracts again at the end of the season.



League



March



Budgets



A good budget for getting promoted and we will be looking to make the most of it.


ScottT I've probably overpaid at the moment but hopefully we'll either make our money back or he stay with us up the leagues.
A walk in the park. Easy. What a win against Brighton though!
If you finish with 133 points then I will be blown away :))
Pretty good budget for a newly-promoted League One team. And of course, amazing form once again, but it goes without saying at this point!

March



Its been a busy month where we've managed to fit in 2 FA Cup games and 6 league games. In the FA Cup we started by welcoming Stoke to Nottingham where goals from Boldewijn and Geubbels saw us through to the next round where we faced Charlton. Against Charlton they pulled it back twice but we managed to get the third. Geubbels scored an excellent brace and Reeves scored in between the two goals from Geubbels. We now progress to the Semi final where we will face Arsenal at Wembley.

In the league is was as straight forward as usual where against Mansfield, Newport and Carlisle we scored goals for fun and our defence was solid as well (Well apart from the Carlisle game. Angus Gunn has had a good first month for us as well keeping 4 clean sheets which will hopefully be the first 4 of many over the next few seasons.

League



April



Youth

The youth intake looks like we have one good prospect coming through and hopefully one day we might see him making his first team debut.



Sam Morris is the standout and he looks not too bad for us.




ScottT It surpassed all my expectations and somehow a League 2 side has made it to the Semi Finals now.
Jack haha so will I.
Zed Hopefully can utilise the free transfers rather than spending cash as well
How you have managed some of these signings I don't know :O First Geubbels and now Gunn, someone who was exceptional for me in a save last season. Your team is certainly above this standard and probably looking at another walk in the park next season too. The FA Cup run is another remarkable achievement whilst Moss looks a very good prospect! Everything seems to be going your way so far!

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