Players, staff and fans of Notts County Ladies FC today heard the devastating news that the club has folded.
Notts County Chairman Alan Hardy explained that it was imposssible for the club to meet its bills and stay afloat. In a Club statement he said 'I am devastated that we cannot continue the Ladies project but the numbers simply do not stack up. Continuing would have been little short of financial suicide.'
Notts County were due to kick off their FAWSL 1 Spring Series season with an away game against Arsenal on Sunday 23rd April.
Questions are likely to be asked as to how a team in the top flight of women's football could be allowed to fold just two days before the start of the season.