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Notts County 1-0 Hartlepool United

Jon Stead grabs the only goal against Hartlepool
Jon Stead has scored 13 goals in 43 appearances for Notts since joining in the summer

Jon Stead grabbed the only goal as Notts County beat Hartlepool United to secure back-to-back wins for the first time since September and end any lingering relegation fears.

Stead scored the winner with his right foot from Elliott Hewitt's cross after a Liam Noble through-ball.

Pools made an enterprising start but struggled to create chances despite plenty of promising situations.

And Stead's 13th goal of the season after the break settled the match.

Noble went close to adding to the lead as the hosts continued to have the upper hand and they were able to see out the game to ensure they move level on points with Hartlepool.

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 13Loach
  • 18Hewitt
  • 35Edwards
  • 6Hollis
  • 31Audel
  • 29Atkinson
  • 16NobleSubstituted forAmevorat 90+2'minutes
  • 33Opoku AborahBooked at 6mins
  • 23ValencicSubstituted forCampbellat 71'minutes
  • 30SteadSubstituted forGibsonat 81'minutes
  • 39McLeod

Substitutes

  • 1Carroll
  • 2Amevor
  • 10Murray
  • 11Snijders
  • 21Sarpong
  • 24Campbell
  • 34Gibson

Hartlepool

  • 1Carson
  • 2MagnayBooked at 44mins
  • 26Jackson
  • 29Jones
  • 21Duckworth
  • 14Woods
  • 16Featherstone
  • 18HawkinsBooked at 70mins
  • 15OatesSubstituted forBinghamat 83'minutes
  • 33James
  • 30GraySubstituted forWalkerat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 8Walker
  • 9Bingham
  • 13Bartlett
  • 19Richards
  • 20Jones
  • 23Smith
  • 28Laurent
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
3,597

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamHartlepool
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home13
Away11
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Notts County 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Notts County 1, Hartlepool United 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Carl Magnay (Hartlepool United) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Elliott Hewitt.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Mawouna Kodjo Amevor replaces Liam Noble.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Liam Noble (Notts County).

  7. Post update

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

  8. Post update

    Foul by Wesley Atkinson (Notts County).

  9. Post update

    Michael Duckworth (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke James (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Brad Walker (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  12. Post update

    Stanley Aborah (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Luke James (Hartlepool United).

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Rakish Bingham replaces Rhys Oates.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Hartlepool United. Brad Walker replaces Jake Gray.

  16. Post update

    Hand ball by Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Notts County. Montel Gibson replaces Jon Stead.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Lewis Hawkins.

  19. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Thierry Audel (Notts County) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Adam Jackson.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton412610575433288
2Oxford Utd412113774373776
3Accrington412111966452174
4Bristol Rovers412261366422472
5Plymouth412181258391971
6Portsmouth401815767363169
7Wimbledon4017111259491062
8Wycombe411711134337662
9Exeter411711135854462
10Carlisle411515116058260
11Leyton Orient411612135455-160
12Cambridge411611145552359
13Mansfield411511155249356
14Luton41168175354-156
15Barnet41159175661-554
16Hartlepool41146214660-1448
17Notts County41139195168-1748
18Crawley41138204468-2447
19Morecambe41127226476-1243
20Yeovil411013183752-1543
21Newport411011204058-1841
22Stevenage41912204665-1939
23York41612234576-3130
24Dag & Red41610253772-3528
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