Indeed, started in Mansfield and moved to Nottingham. There were actually more successful in terms of crowd than any reasonable person would expect. However, the Mansfield FC Chairman was not such a reasonable man. At their first match, the management of the clubs expected attendances dwarfing the soccer club. They actually got over 2,000 for the first match, which was clearly very good for a second division fixture, yet was still considered a disappointment.