Notts County Football Club is an association football club based in Nottingham, England. It is the oldest professional club in the world, having formed in 1862. The club currently plays in Football League Two (formerly the Fourth Division) of the Coca-Cola Football League, part of the English football league system. “The Magpies” play their home games at the Meadow Lane stadium in black and white striped shirts.
The club have had several spells in the top division of English football, the most recent in 1991-92, when they played in the old First Division.
Well-known former managers of Notts County include Jimmy Sirrel, Neil Warnock, Howard Kendall and Sam Allardyce. On 22 July 2009 the former England national football team coach, Sven-Göran Eriksson joined the club as director of football.
Yesterday, Notts County announced a kit deal with Nike & debuted their 2009/10 home kit in their season-opening 5-0 thumping of Bradford City.
The Notts County 09/10 Nike home kit will be officially launched on Friday 21 August, when the replica kits go on sale in the Club Shop and Online.