Last updated : 29 January 2010 By Jaybee


Kasper Schmeichel joined County from Manchester City in August 2009. He is the son of former Manchester United keeper, Peter Schmeichel. He made just 8 league appearances at City and was sent out on loan to Darlington, Bury, Falkirk, Cardiff and Coventry. Notts County League Appearances: 20.

Kevin Pilkington joined the club from Mansfield in 2005. He made over 150 appearances for the Stags in nearly 5 years at Field Mill. He has also played for Wigan and Port Vale. He is currently on loan at Luton Town. Notts County League Appearances: 141.

Russell Hoult signed for Notts County in July 2008. He had a spell on loan at Meadow Lane last season. He began his career at Leicester and had loan spells with Lincoln, Blackpool, Bolton and Derby before signing for the Rams in 1995 for £200,000. He made over 100 appearances for Derby before moving to Portsmouth in 2000 for £300,000. Less than a year later he moved to WBA for £450,000 and he was at the Hawthorns for 6 years, making over 200 appearances for them. He joined Stoke in 2007, but made just 2 appearances for them and was released at the end of last season. He has had a spell on loan at Darlington this season. Notts County League Appearances: 33.


Jamie Clapham started his career at Tottenham but joined Ipswich Town in 1998 for £300,000 and made over 200 appearances for the Tractor Boys before joining Birmingham in 2003 for £1.3. He later played for Wolves and Leicester and had a loan spell with Leeds last season. He joined County in 2008. Notts County League Appearances: 49(4), Goals: 2.

Stephen Hunt came from Colchester United, in 2006, where he found it hard to get into the first team. Notts County League Appearances: 77(12), Goals: 4.

Mike Edwards is in his fourth season with the club having made over 100 appearances for County since signing from Grimsby Town. He was previously with Colchester and Hull City. Notts County League Appearances: 173(6), Goals: 15.

Graeme Lee was signed by County from Bradford City in June 2009. He made 44 appearances for the Bantams last season. He joined Bradford City in June 2008 after being released by Doncaster Rovers. He began his career at Hartlepool and played over 200 league games for them in nearly 8 years at the club. He moved to Sheffield Wednesday in 2003 and three years later moved to Doncaster. He was a squad player last season as Doncaster won promotion to the Championship, but also went out on loan to Hartlepool and Shrewsbury. League Appearances for Notts County: 12, Goals: 1.


John Thompson joined County on loan in October 2008, but then signed for the Magpies on a permanent basis in January 2009.He is a former Nottm Forest and Tranmere player. Notts County League Appearances: 53(2), Goals: 2.

Ricky Ravenhill joined Notts County from Darlington in May 2009. He joined Darlington on loan from Grimsby Town in January 2007 before making the move permanent shortly afterwards. He has also played for Chester, Barnsley and Doncaster for whom he made over 150 appearances. He made 88 league appearances for Darlington in 2 ½ years. League Appearances for Notts County: 17, Goals: 2.

Neal Bishop joined Notts County in May 2009 from Barnet. He joined Barnet in the summer of 2007 from York City, where he had been the Conference side’s player of the year for 2006/07. He scored 3 goals in 83 league appearances for the Bees. He was capped by Paul Fairclough with the England National Game XI. Before moving to York, he played for Scarborough, Whitby Town, Gateshead and Spennymoor. Notts County League Appearances: 16(4).

Ben Davies joined Notts County from Shrewsbury Town in June 2009. He made over 100 league appearances for Shrewsbury. He is a former Kidderminster and Chester City player, who made nearly 150 appearances for Chester. League appearances for Notts County: 22, Goals: 5.

Matt Hamshaw was signed from Mansfield in June 2008. He made 83 league starts for the Stags, scoring 6 goals after joining them from Stockport County in 2006 and was previously with Sheffield Wednesday. Notts County League Appearances: 39(10), Goals: 3.

Johnnie Jackson joined County in August 2009 from Colchester. He began his career at Tottenham where he managed 20 league appearances, scoring 1 goal. While at White Hart Lane, he had loan spells at Swindon, Colchester, Coventry, Watford and Derby before re-joining Colchester on a permanent basis in June 2006. He made over 100 league appearances for Colchester.  League appearances for Notts County: 16, Goals: 1.


Ben Fairclough joined County in the summer of 2008 from neighbouring club, Nottm Forest after impressing on trial. Notts County League Appearances: 0(4).

Sean Canham joined County from Team Bath in the summer of 2008. He was previously with Exeter. He has been on loan this season at Hayes & Yeading. Notts County League Appearances: 7(16), Goals; 3.

Delroy Facey is a very experienced player who has played for a number of clubs including Huddersfield Town, Bolton, WBA, Oldham, Tranmere, Gillingham and Rotherham. He is currently on loan at Lincoln City. Notts County League Appearances: 44(3), Goals; 9.

Karl Hawley joined County in August 2009 from Preston. He started his career at Walsall but didn’t break into the first team and was loaned out to Raith and Hereford before joining Carlisle in 2004 where he helped them win consecutive promotions from the Conference to League one before moving to Preston in 2007. He had loan spells at Northampton and Colchester last season. Notts County League Appearances: 7(12), Goals; 2.

Craig Westcarr joined County in May 2009 after being released by Kettering Town. He made 39 league appearances for the Blue Square Premier club in season 2008/09, scoring 4 goals. He joined the Poppies in 2006 from Cambridge United. He previously played for Nottm Forest and had loan spells at MK Dons and Lincoln. Notts County League Appearances: 12(8), Goals: 4.

Lee Hughes joined Notts County from Oldham in July 2009. He started his career at Kidderminster and joined WBA in 1997 for £350,000. He scored 79 goals for Albion before moving to Coventry in 2001 for £5m. A year later he was back at WBA for £2.5m and he joined Oldham in 2007. He scored 25 goals in 55 league appearances for the Latics and had a loan spell at Blackpool last season. Notts County League Appearances: 22, Goals; 8.

Luke Rodgers joined County from Yeovil Town in 2009. He started his career at Shrewsbury and helped them win promotion from the Conference in 2004. He scored 65 goals in 176 league appearances for the Shrews before joining Crewe in 2005 and them moving on to Port Vale two years later. He joined Yeovil last season after being initially there on loan. Notts County League Appearances: 15(6), Goals: 6.

Ade Akinbiyi joined County from American club, Houston Dynamos in September 2009. He began his career at Norwich City where he made over 50 first team appearances for the Canaries and was loaned out to Hereford and Brighton before joining Gillingham in 1997 for £250,000. He scored 28 league goals in just over a year for the Gills and this form persuaded Bristol City to pay £1.2m for him in 1998. He scored 21 goals at Ashton gate and then moved to Wolves for a massive £3.5m in 1999, scoring 16 goals for Wolves before joining Leicester City less than a year later for £5m. Despite a lack of success at Leicester, Crystal Palace paid £2.2m for him in 2002, but the following year he was allowed to join Stoke on a free transfer. At Stoke, his goal scoring form improved and Burnley snapped him up in 2005 for £600,000. Less than a year later he was off again, this time to Sheffield United for £1,175,000, but in 2007 he re-joined Burnley for £1m less than the Blades paid for him. He joined Houston Dynamos in March of last year. Notts County League Appearances: 1(5).