League Two
Hartlepool2Notts County3

Hartlepool United 2-3 Notts County

Jon Stead scored twice as Notts County battled to seal all three points against struggling Hartlepool United.

Stead opened the scoring when he curled over Pools keeper Trevor Carson before Liam Noble latched on to Elliott Hewitt's delivery to double the lead.

Hartlepool fought back when Nathan Thomas picked out Jake Gray before Billy Paynter levelled soon after.

But Stead sealed all three points with just ten minutes remaining after latching onto a Noble corner.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 19RichardsSubstituted forHawkinsat 45'minutes
  • 6Bates
  • 26Jackson
  • 20Jones
  • 30Gray
  • 2MagnaySubstituted forFenwickat 88'minutes
  • 14WoodsSubstituted forFeatherstoneat 80'minutes
  • 33James
  • 10Paynter
  • 7Thomas

Substitutes

  • 3Carroll
  • 5Harrison
  • 13Bartlett
  • 15Oates
  • 16Featherstone
  • 17Fenwick
  • 18Hawkins

Notts County

  • 1Carroll
  • 3Adams
  • 6Hollis
  • 27Mackenzie
  • 18Hewitt
  • 16NobleSubstituted forAtkinsonat 88'minutes
  • 15Thompson
  • 4Smith
  • 28BantonSubstituted forCampbellat 76'minutes
  • 30Stead
  • 39McLeodSubstituted forMurrayat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Murray
  • 13Loach
  • 17Sharpe
  • 24Campbell
  • 26Burke
  • 29Atkinson
  • 31Audel
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
3,433

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home12
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home7
Away3
Fouls
Home3
Away6

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Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Lewis Hawkins replaces Jordan Richards.

Match ends, Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 3.

Foul by Luke James (Hartlepool United).

Alan Smith (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by Adam Jackson (Hartlepool United).

Gary Mackenzie (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Roy Carroll.

Luke James (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Smith (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Scott Fenwick replaces Carl Magnay.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Wesley Atkinson replaces Liam Noble.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Ronan Murray replaces Izale McLeod.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 3. Jon Stead (Notts County) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Liam Noble with a cross following a corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Nicky Featherstone replaces Michael Woods.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Dan Jones.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Adam Campbell replaces Jason Banton.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Blair Adams.

Attempt missed. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Luke James (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 2. Billy Paynter (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nathan Thomas with a cross.

Michael Woods (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Smith (Notts County).

Attempt missed. Billy Paynter (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jason Banton (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Notts County 2. Jake Gray (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Nathan Thomas.

Attempt missed. Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right from a direct free kick.

Foul by Blair Adams (Notts County).

Luke James (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Nathan Thomas.

Attempt missed. Dan Jones (Hartlepool United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Jason Banton (Notts County).

Nathan Thomas (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Billy Paynter (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Dan Jones (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Adam Jackson.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Curtis Thompson.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Alan Smith.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton30214556312567
2Plymouth30185746262059
3Oxford Utd301510548282055
4Accrington28147748331549
5Wycombe3014793629749
6Portsmouth291212548262248
7Mansfield32139104337648
8Bristol Rovers30145114032847
9Leyton Orient31121094645146
10Wimbledon29129846361045
11Cambridge31128114443144
12Carlisle28111074642443
13Exeter30117123943-440
14Notts County29116124450-639
15Luton31108134345-238
16Crawley31114163652-1637
17Morecambe31106155257-536
18Barnet29106133844-636
19Stevenage32810144254-1234
20Newport2979133343-1030
21Hartlepool2883172847-1927
22York3068163353-2026
23Yeovil3059163146-1524
24Dag & Red3048183054-2420
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