Division Three                                                         
Sat 23 Aug  WIGAN ATHLETIC         W  2-0   3 533    -ViewWaitt, McParland(pen)
Sun 31      swindon town           W  2-1   7 350    2ViewMcParland 12, Goodwin 87, White 89
Sat  6 Sep  BOURNEMOUTH            D  1-1   3 619    3ViewPuckett, Waitt
Sat 13      darlington             L  1-2   1 814    8ViewRobinson, McPhee(pen) / Yates
Tue 16      port vale              D  1-1   3 725    8ViewJones / Waitt
Sat 20      FULHAM                 L  2-3   4 452   10ViewAchampong 35, Achampong 40, McParland 59, Coney 73, Thompson 87
Sat 27      chesterfield           W  2-1   3 249    9ViewCoyle / McParland, Clarke
Tue 30      BRISTOL ROVERS         W  3-0   3 409    5ViewClarke, Yates, Sims(pen)
Sat  4 Oct  bolton wanderers       D  1-1   4 248    8ViewOghani, Hartford(og)
Sat 11      ROTHERHAM UNITED       W  5-0   4 132    4ViewSims(pen), McParland, McParland, Thompson, Sims(pen)
Sat 18      blackpool              L  1-3   5 325    7ViewMayes, Taylor, Stewart / Young
Tue 21      MIDDLESBROUGH          W  1-0   4 405    5ViewMcParland 82
Sat 25      DONCASTER ROVERS       W  3-1   4 179    4ViewYoung, McParland, McParland / Burke
Sat  1 Nov  newport county         D  1-1   1 980    5ViewMardenborough, Young
Tue  4      brentford              L  0-1   3 057    5ViewCarroll 59
Sat  8      WALSALL                W  2-1   5 267    5ViewKelly, McParland, Clarke
Sat 22      gillingham             L  1-3   5 239    5ViewShearer, Shearer, Cascarino / Waitt
Sat 29      BRISTOL CITY           W  2-0   3 987    4ViewGoodwin, McParland
Sat 13 Dec  YORK CITY              W  5-1   3 614    3ViewYates, Yates, Thompson, Thompson Clarke / Canham
Sun 21      carlisle united        W  2-0   2 811    3ViewYates, Waitt
Fri 26      MANSFIELD TOWN         D  0-0   8 820    3View
Sat 27      bury                   W  2-0   3 232    2ViewClarke, McParland
Sat  3 Jan  GILLINGHAM             W  3-1   5 832    2ViewWaitt, Waitt, Waitt / Cascarino
Sat 24      bournemouth            L  0-3   6 022    3ViewCooke, Aylott, Richards
Sat 31      DARLINGTON             D  2-2   4 196    3ViewYates, Yates / Gorman, Currie
Sat  7 Feb  PORT VALE              W  4-1   5 277    3ViewMcParland, McParland, McParland(pen), Waitt / Bowden
Sat 14      fulham                 L  1-3   3 054    3ViewBarnett, Goodwin(og), Hicks / McParland
Tue 17      chester city           W  2-1   2 792    3ViewThompson 1, Bennett, Goodwin
Sat 21      CHESTERFIELD           W  2-1   5 020    3ViewMcParland(pen), McParland / Bloomer
Sat 28      bristol rovers         D  0-0   2 978    3View
Tue  3 Mar  NEWPORT COUNTY         W  5-2   3 814    2ViewGoodwin 36, Staniforth 43, Waitt 61, McParland 66, McParland 75, Vinter 81, Kevan 88
Sat  7      doncaster rovers       W  2-1   2 564    2ViewClayton, Waitt, Waitt
Sat 14      BLACKPOOL              W  3-2   5 920    2ViewCampbell, Yates, Young / Thomson, Stewart(pen)
Tue 17      middlesbrough          L  0-2   9 845    2ViewStephens 65, Slaven
Sat 21      rotherham united       D  1-1   3 787    3ViewGooding / McParland
Tue 24      wigan athletic         L  0-1   3 171    4ViewJewell
Sat 28      BOLTON WANDERERS       D  0-0   4 776    3View
Sat  4 Apr  walsall                D  1-1   5 206    4ViewDowning, Kelly
Sat 11      BRENTFORD              D  1-1   4 358    4ViewPriest, Yates
Sat 18      CHESTER CITY           D  1-1   4 528    4ViewThompson / Rimmer
Tue 21      mansfield town         W  2-1   6 094    5ViewKent, Hunt, Thompson 81
Sun 26      CARLISLE UNITED        W  2-1   4 808    5ViewMcParland, Campbell / Russell
Tue 28      SWINDON TOWN           L  2-3   6 354    5ViewHunt 43, Davis(og)67, Calderwood 78, McParland 80, Wade 84
Sat  2 May  bristol city           L  1-3   9 189    6ViewMarshall, Jordan, Morgan / McParland
Mon  4      BURY                   L  1-2   4 457    6ViewClarke / Taylor, Lee
Sat  9      york city              D  1-1   3 760    7ViewButler / Young

F.A CUP
Sat 15 Nov  CARLISLE UNITED (R1)   D  1-1   4 626     ViewDavis / Bishop
Tue 18      carlisle united (rply) W  3-0   3 742     ViewYoung, McParland, McParland
Sun  7 Dec  MIDDLESBROUGH (R2)     L  0-1   7 415     ViewHamilton 53 

LEAGUE CUP
Tue 26 Aug  PORT VALE (R1/L1)      L  1-3   2 127     ViewMcParland / Jones(pen), Jones(pen), O'Kelly
Wed  3 Sep  port vale (r1/L2)      L  1-4   3 436     ViewJones, O'Kelly, Walker, Smith / Waitt

Associate Members Cup
Tue 25 Nov  GILLINGHAM (PR)        L  0-5   1 668     ViewCascarino 33, Robinson 50, Shearer, Shearer, Cascarino
Mon  5 Jan  northampton town (pr)  L  0-3   3 578     ViewHill, Gilbert, Mann
Final League Table           W   D   L   GD Pts   
 1. Bournemouth             29  10   7  +36  97    
 2. Middlesbrough           28  10   8  +37  94
 3. Swindon Town            25  12   9  +30  87
 4. Wigan Athletic          25  10  11  +23  85
 5. Gillingham              22  13  11  +17  78
 6. Bristol City            21  14  11  +27  77
 7. Notts County            21  13  12  +21  76
 8. Walsall                 22   9  15  +13  75
 9. Blackpool               16  16  14  +15  64
10. Mansfield Town          15  16  15  -3   61
11. Brentford               15  15  16  -2   60
12. Port Vale               15  12  19  +6   57
13. Doncaster Rovers        14  15  17  -6   57
14. Rotherham United        15  12  19  -9   57
15. Chester City            13  17  16  +2   56
16. Bury                    14  13  19  -6   55
17. Chesterfield            13  15  18  -13  54
18. Fulham                  12  17  17  -18  53
19. Bristol Rovers          13  12  21  -26  51
20. York City               12  13  21  -24  49
21. Bolton Wanderers        10  15  21  -12  45
22. Carlisle United         10   8  28  -39  38
23. Darlington               7  16  23  -32  37
24. Newport County           8  13  25  -37  37
        NOTE: THIS SEASON SAW THE INTRODUCTION OF THE PLAY OFFS. INITIALLY THEY WERE BROUGHT IN TO
              EASE THROUGH THE REDUCTION OF THE TOP LEAGUE TO 20 CLUBS OVER 2 SEASONS.
              6TH DID NOT QUALIFY AT THIS STAGE - 3RD BOTTOM OF THE DIVISION ABOVE TOOK PART INSTEAD.
              LIKEWISE 21ST TOOK PART IN THE BASEMENT DIVISION PLAY OFFS.
Manager
Jimmy Sirrel                          Retired at the end of the season
Goalkeepers           Age  League Apps.
Mick Leonard           27      41
Paul Crichton (loan)   21      5      Loaned from Nottingham Forest Oct-Nov 
Defenders       
Darren Davis           19      45
Paul Smalley           20      43 (3)
Dean Yates             19      42
Tristan Benjamin       29      24     Left at the end of the season and joined Chesterfield
Steve Sims             29      10     Left for Watford on 1st October
Wayne Fairclough       18      4  (5)
Craig Jackson          18      3  (1) Quit football to become a policeman late 1987
Midfield
David Thompson         24      45 (1) Joined from Rochdale pre-season
Mark Goodwin           26      45     Left for Walsall after end of season
David Kevan            18      31 (2)
David Hunt             27      30     Left for Aston Villa after end of season
David Clarke           22      21 (2) Left for Lincoln City after end of season
Keith Downing          21      8      Left for Wolves after end of season
Forwards        
Ian McParland          25      45
Mick Waitt             26      28 (4) Left for Lincoln City after end of season
Richard Young          18      18 (17)Left for Southend United after end of season
David Campbell(loan)   21      18     Loaned from Nottingham Forest Feb-May
players ages correct as of  31st December 1986.


Notts County FC 1986/87  - Click on image for a large scan
Back row; Davis, Benjamin, Leonard, Hunt, Barnes
Middle; Jones(Physio), Sims, Waitt, Yates, Bate(Coach)
Front; Smalley, Clarke, Edge, Sirrel(Manager), Kevan, Harbottle, McParland

See also 1986/87 Squad Pics

Home colours
Back to traditional stripes with a white bib area for the sponsor Wrangler and the new club badge. Black shorts, white socks.
The shorts/socks included multiple Admiral logo's along the stripe/hoop. See here.
Change colours
Notts continued with the previous season's all yellow strip with green trim, even though it had the old badge.

Past Seasons

30.12.2012

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