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Notts County: 10 Things

Posted by Kelly Gilchrist
Posted on Thu 12 Sep 2019
Posted in 10 Things
  1. Until last year the world’s oldest football league club having formed into 1862
  2. Notts County have an unconventional connection Italian giants Juventus after supplying the Old Lady with their kits back in 1903.
  3. Notts County became the first team to ever win the FA Cup whilst not in the top flight back in 1894 beating Bolton Wanderers 4-1.
  4. Harry Cursham is the current top-scorer in the FA Cup and has held the record since 1887. The striker scored 49 goals – all of them in a Notts shirt.
  5. On the 8th of September 2011 Notts County played Juventus in the opening game in their new stadium the Allianz Stadium.
  6. Highest ever attendance, 47,310 v York City, FA Cup sixth round, 12 March 1955.
  7. Biggest ever victory, 15-0 v Rotherham Town, FA Cup first round, 24 October 1885.
  8. Record transfer fee, £685,000 to Sheffield United for Tony Agana, November 1991.
  9. Biggest ever defeat, 1-9 v Blackburn Rovers, Division One, 16 November 1889.
  10. Record transfer fee received, £2.5m from Derby County for Craig Short, September 1992.

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