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County to play Nottingham Forest and Walsall as pre-season schedule announced

6 June 2016

The Magpies are to face Nottingham Forest and Walsall as our pre-season schedule is announced.

N­­­­­otts will start their pre-season schedule on Saturday 9thJuly with an away trip to Notts County Academy Pathway partners Rolls Royce Leisure FC (Kick Off 3pm).


Rolls Royce Leisure offer the chance for young footballers to progress into the Notts County professional set up, as well as offering chances for physiotherapists, nutritionists and fitness instructors along with many other roles, whilst providing the 16-18 year olds with a full education programme.


 July (KO 7:30pm) before travelling to nearby Ilkeston on Saturday 16th July (3pm KO).thThe Magpies will follow this by a trip to Northern Premier League Division One South side Carlton Town FC three days later, on Tuesday 12 July sees Notts thTuesday 19make the trip to Derbyshire outfit Alfreton Town (KO 7:30pm).

County will then return to Meadow Lane for their final preparations for the new season. A bumper crowd is expected as we play host to Championship side Nottingham Forest for Mike Edwards' Testimonial match on Saturday 23rd July (KO 3pm) in what is sure to be one of the highlights of the summer.

Two more home fixtures will follow, as we host League One Walsall FC on Tuesday 26th July (KO 7:45pm) as well as a final mouthwatering fixture Sunday 31st July (KO 3pm) with the opponents to be Blackburn Rovers.


Ticket details will be released shortly and will be on sale later this week.



Here's a full list of Notts County’s First Team Pre-Season Fixtures:


Saturday 9th July: Rolls Royce Leisure (A) - 3pm

Tuesday 12th July: Carlton Town FC (A) - 7:30pm

Saturday 16th July: Ilkeston (A) - 3pm

Tuesday 19th July: Alfreton Town (A) - 7:30pm

Saturday 23rd July: Nottingham Forest (H) - 3pm

Tuesday 26th July: Walsall (H) - 7:45pm

Sunday 31st July:Blackburn Rovers (H)  - 3pm

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