Games of Remembrance come to Meadow Lane

Notts County and Nottingham Forest have joined forces with the British Army Football Association to host the Greatest Games of Remembrance on Thursday 8 November. The Games of Remembrance, which first took place in 2014, see troops from the British Army Football Association take on the German Bundeswehr (Armed Forces) to commemorate soldiers from both sides who made the ultimate sacrifice during the First World War. This year also marks the centenary of Armistice Day, with Notts will hosting the women's match at Meadow Lane (kick-off 12pm). The men’s match will take place at The City Ground (7pm). Notts legend Les Bradd, along with club captain Richard Duffy, represented the Magpies at a lau

Birthdays 1st to 30th November

1st - Paul Gibson, Wayne Corden and Jamie Forrester. 2nd - Graham Smith. 3rd - Tcham N'Toya. 4th - Andy Roddie, Nigel Worthington, Kevin McDonald and Colby Bishop. 5th - Les Bradd, Shaun Murphy, David Pipe, Matt Williams, Andrew Boyce and Kasper Schmeichel. 6th - Liam Chilvers, Andy White and Jordan Williams. 7th - Tim Wilkes. 8th - Matt Gill, Craig Ludlam, Manny Smith and Paul Mitchell. 9th - Jeff King, Ricky Otto, Richard Walker and Barry Butlin. 10th - Jackie Lane. 11th - Mark Draper, Gary Mills, Stephen Hunt, Alan Judge and Jordan Cranston. 12th - Matt Redmile, Mark Warren and Phil Picken. 13th - Steve Slawson. 14th - John Bowers, Alex Dyer, Eric McManus and Jack Barmby. 16

Flying winger Charlie Crickmore dies at 76

Charlie Crickmore, who was an ever-present in both League and Cup games in Notts 1970-71 promotion season from the Fourth Division (now League Two), has died in his native Hull after a long illness at the age of 76. Jimmy Sirrel had been appointed as the Notts manager in November, 1969 and waited until the following March before making his first foray into the transfer market. He then signed Crickmore £7,500 from Norwich City in order to add greater pace to the forward line. Crickmore, a flying left winger, did not disappoint, thrilling Meadow Lane crowds by regularly outpacing visiting defenders before firing inch-perfect crosses into the goalmouth. Waiting to meet the ball were any one of

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