Bygones – Notts Fooball Team Photos 2000-Today

As the digital age moves into the new millennium it’s never been easier to upload, download, send and share images of your teams and we urge all clubs from across the county to send us their squad snaps so we can share them back to the people of Notts. If you want to contribute towards our growing list of images then please send your photos in to with a short description of the team you’ve sent matched with the year it was taken and we’ll not only upload on our website but also share with the Nottingham Community through Facebook and twitter with full recognition back to those who take the trouble to send.

Pelican (2003)

After winning the Notts Alliance Senior Division the season before Pelican would win the 2002/03 Central Midlands Premier Division with this fine team. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Radcliffe Olympic (2003/04)

Formed in 1896 as one of the counties oldest teams Radcliffe had local born Harry Butler Daft who played for the club in the 1890’s go on to play for Forest, Notts, England and Notts at cricket. This team of the 2003/04 season went on to win the Central Midlands Premier Division title. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Premium 2005/06

Formed in 1977 as Premium Athletic the team have long played in the Notts Sunday Football League with Saturday teams also playing in the Notts Amateur League and Notts Alliance. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Cotgrave Welfare (2007)

Founder members of the Nottinghamshire Senior League in 2004 the club became NSL champions three years later and now known simply as ‘Cotgrave FC’ still play in the NSL top division. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Nottinghamshire Police (2008)

Twice winners of the Notts Alliance in 2004 Notts Police became founder members of the NSL before duty called and the team were forced to resign from regular league football due to lack of numbers often caused by problematic shifts. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

NSL Representative XI (2008)

Made up of some of the best players within the league the NSL Rep team played a number of inter-league friendly games during the early years of the competitions formation from 2004. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Wollaton (2008/09)

The first ever winners of the Nottinghamshire Senior League in 2004 this Wollaton team went on to win the NSL Senior Cup in 2008/09 beating Boots Athletic in the final. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Dunkirk (2009)

Founded in 1946 the Boatmen have always been known for producing some of the best young footballers to come out of the county. Pictured here in 2009/10 en route to winning the East Midlands Counties League title. *Image courtesy of Dunkirk Football Club.

Scots Grey (2009)

Pictured the treble winning Sunday pub side from Bulwell, Scots Grey who became the first team in the county to win the National FA Sunday Cup when they beat Oyster Martyrs at Anfield. The side were dominant during the early 2000’s in local Sunday morning football. *Image courtesy of Ray Walker.

Carlton Town Academy (2010)

The young development team joined the NSL reaching the final of the League Junior Cup in their first season which they won before 2 years later repeating the feat whilst also winning the Second Division. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Newark Flowserve Academy (2010)

The young team reached the final of the NSL Junior Cup in 2010 where they would play Carlton Town Academy at Calverton Miners Welfare. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Bilborough Pelican (2010)

Pictured a year after winning the Nottinghamshire Senior League the club were formed in 2005 following a merger between Bilborough FC and Pelican FC until disbanding in 2014. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Boots Athletic (2010/11)

One of the oldest most recognisable sides of the county in existence since 1895 Boots won the NSL with the above team during the 2010/11 campaign but sadly resigned in 2015 before merging with AFC Beeston and Beeston Centurions to form Beeston FC. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

Burton Joyce (2010/11)

Notts Amateur Alliance Premier Division winners for two years running (2009/10 & 2010/11) this Burton Joyce team then followed up promotion to make a hat-trick of titles in 2011/12 when they won the NSL Second Division in their first season. *Image courtesy of Danny Harris.

Clifton All Whites (2010/11)

The 2009/10 NSL champions in all their glory. Clifton All Whites are one of the most famous teams in the county and are well known across the country for a conveyor belt of talent from future Forest & County stars to England Internationals. *Image courtesy of Neil Frazer.

FC05 Bilsthorpe (2011/12)

Central Midlands League North division winners. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Ollerton Town (2013)

Founded in 1988 as Ollerton & Bevercotes the club played in the Notts Alliance from 1991 until 2000 before joining the Central Midlands League in which they played in for 16 straight seasons before gaining promotion to the Northern Counties East League. *Image courtesy of Liam Kent.

Selston (2013/14)

NSL League Champions Selston celebrate their title win. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Nottinghamshire FC (2014/15)

Playing their football at Grassington Road in Aspley Notts FC formed in 1895 finished 12th in the NSL First Division with this team having previously played in the Midland Amateur Alliance and Notts Amateur Alliance leagues since the Millennium. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Real United (2015)

Back row: Danny Peacock, Richard Broderick, Luke Wigley, Kuwesi Ofushine, Glodi Bange, Theo Brown, Austin Wallace, Aaron Large, Jamie Spiers, Grant Walton, Steve Venables, Roly Ash, Roger Henry. Front row: Liam Moran, Jarek Zboch, Ryan Tittensor, Ryan Bowen, Jonathan Hart, Chris Hopkinson, Chris Rhodes, Gary Hayward.

Formed in 2008 this team finished seventh in the NSL Premier Division in the 2015/16 season reaching the League Cup Final before changing their name to Real Community in 2017. *Image courtesy of Roger Henry.

Ruddington Village (2016)

Winning the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division in the 2015/16 season Ruddington Village have been a mainstay in the NSL since its formation in 2004. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Hucknall Rolls Leisure (2016/17)

The team celebrating at Alfreton Town FC’s North Street Ground after winning the Central Midlands League Cup beating Blidworth in the final.*Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Ollerton Town (2016/17)

After gaining promotion to the Northern Counties East League following a second placed Central Midlands North place finish in 2015/16 the club have been in the NCEL Division One (step 10 of the football pyramid) ever since. *Image courtesy of Liam Kent.

Attenborough Cavaliers (2017)

Treble winning Long Eaton Sunday side Attenborough Cavs went 20 league games winning them all and taking both cups on top. *Image courtesy of Attenborough Cavaliers Football Club.

Attenborough (2017/18)

Formed in 1947 this Attenborough team pictured won the Notts Intermediate Cup Final in 2016/17. *Image courtesy of Jonathan Holt.

Ollerton Town (2017/18)

The team that would go on to finish fifteenth in their second NCEL season in Division One after taking 47 points from their 42 league games played. *Image courtesy of Liam Kent.

Radford (2018)

After winning the East Midlands Counties League Cup Final which they won 6-0 against Anstey Nomads at Coronation Park in Eastwood. *Image courtesy of Radford Football Club.

Crusader (2019)

Notts Sunday Premier League winners Crusader won 19 games from 20 matches drawing the other and winning the Notts Sunday Senior Challenge Cup along the way. *Image courtesy of Brett Soiza.

Southwell City (2019/20)

Finishing third in the Nottinghamshire Senior League in 2018/19 this team was one of the front runners for the title in 2020. *Image courtesy of Southwell City Football Club.

Linby Colliery Welfare Reserves (2020)

Paying homage to their 1959 FA Cup history-making team in all green Linby are pictured here at Canon Park as they took on Retford United in the Central Midlands League. *Image courtesy of Linby Colliery Welfare Football Club.

Take a look at more team photos from 1850-1899 here