Pre-season schedule update
DATE: 05.06.2018 - THE CUNNING FOX - BLOG
The pre-season is one looking forward to
and follow up. We are all curious about opponents, where the team
will play and how results will be in preperation for the start in
So far two fixtures are confirmed. An away game at Meadow Lane v.
Notts County on Saturday July 21,
kick off 3 o'clock. The other one is a home game v.
Valencia, on Wednesday August 1.
Notts County and Leicester City are like friends and never been
regarded as local rivals, despite County being from Nottingham.
Forest and Derby are the two rivals and in a way Notts County is one
club we would like to regard as friends.
A number of people are previous and present staff and players at
both clubs, with names such as Paul Mace, Alan Birchenall and Mark
Draper coming to my mind, of course others also but in a way those
three are well documented.
worked at Leicester for many years and there is no secret that they
fellow is a long life Notts County supporter, being brought up as a
fan and also working at the club with several projects as he has
also done at Leicester City.
is one who also is a Notts County fan, with his father a long life
Magpies supporter. Birch played for a short period at Meadow Lane
after his days at Leicester City.
was the first player to ever be signed for
£ 1 million or more by Leicester City when he arrived from Notts
County in the summer of 1994. He only played one season at Leicester
City, but for always in the record books with that transfer fee to
Valencia on a
visit to King Power on August 1st, is of course a thrill and a great
test. Valencia ended 4th in the Spanish top flight. The club with
four previous English managers will be interesting to watch.
We all know Gary Neville had a short lived career at the club, but
few might probably now that James Herriott, Radolfo Galloway and
Jack Greenwell all had spells at the club in the first years of
is also a prevous manager at the club, being in charge at Valencia
from 1997 to 1999. Former Arsenal players
are currently playing at the club.
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