League Two
Notts County1Stevenage0

Notts County 1-0 Stevenage

Liam Noble
Liam Noble's winner was his 10th goal of the season.

Notts County secured their first home win of 2016, and first under new manager Mark Cooper, with a late goal against Stevenage.

Jon Stead volleyed home for County in the first half, but his effort was ruled out for offside.

Fraser Franks produced Stevenage's best effort from Chris Whepldale's free-kick, but Scott Loach saved superbly.

With time running out, Liam Noble rifled into the corner from the edge of the area to give County the points.

The defeat left Stevenage 22nd in the table, but nine points clear of the relegation places with five games remaining, while County climbed to 18th.

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 13Loach
  • 18Hewitt
  • 35Edwards
  • 6Hollis
  • 29AtkinsonBooked at 88mins
  • 16Noble
  • 33Opoku Aborah
  • 24CampbellSubstituted forMcLeodat 63'minutes
  • 31AudelBooked at 36mins
  • 23ValencicSubstituted forSharpeat 90+1'minutes
  • 30SteadBooked at 53mins

Substitutes

  • 1Carroll
  • 2Amevor
  • 10Murray
  • 17Sharpe
  • 21Sarpong
  • 34Gibson
  • 39McLeod

Stevenage

  • 1Jones
  • 25Henry
  • 2Wilkinson
  • 19Wells
  • 5Franks
  • 7WhelpdaleSubstituted forHarrisonat 45'minutesBooked at 71mins
  • 15Tonge
  • 28PritchardSubstituted forAdamsat 45+3'minutes
  • 34GormanBooked at 79mins
  • 32Conlon
  • 10O'ConnorSubstituted forKennedyat 81'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Pett
  • 13Harrison
  • 16Day
  • 18Parrett
  • 23Okimo
  • 31Adams
  • 33Kennedy
Referee:
Mark Heywood
Attendance:
4,172

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamStevenage
Possession
Home62%
Away38%
Shots
Home17
Away3
Shots on Target
Home4
Away1
Corners
Home3
Away0
Fouls
Home10
Away20

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 1, Stevenage 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 1, Stevenage 0.

Foul by Thierry Audel (Notts County).

Charlie Adams (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stanley Aborah (Notts County).

Tom Conlon (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay in match Scott Loach (Notts County) because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Rhys Sharpe replaces Filip Valencic.

Foul by Izale McLeod (Notts County).

Dean Wells (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Wesley Atkinson (Notts County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Fraser Franks (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Wesley Atkinson (Notts County).

Delay in match Liam Noble (Notts County) because of an injury.

Liam Noble (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dale Gorman (Stevenage).

Attempt missed. Haydn Hollis (Notts County) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Stanley Aborah (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Conlon (Stevenage).

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Ben Kennedy replaces Aaron O'Connor.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 1, Stevenage 0. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from the left side of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Jon Stead.

Booking

Dale Gorman (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Thierry Audel (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dale Gorman (Stevenage).

Attempt saved. Liam Noble (Notts County) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Stanley Aborah (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Izale McLeod (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Izale McLeod (Notts County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage).

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Ronnie Henry.

Booking

Byron Harrison (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Byron Harrison (Stevenage).

Stanley Aborah (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tom Conlon (Stevenage).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Luke Wilkinson (Stevenage) because of an injury.

Dale Gorman (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Stanley Aborah (Notts County).

Attempt missed. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton412610575433288
2Oxford Utd412113774373776
3Accrington412111966452174
4Bristol Rovers412261366422472
5Plymouth412181258391971
6Portsmouth401815767363169
7Wimbledon4017111259491062
8Wycombe411711134337662
9Exeter411711135854462
10Carlisle411515116058260
11Leyton Orient411612135455-160
12Cambridge411611145552359
13Mansfield411511155249356
14Barnet41159175661-554
15Luton40158175254-253
16Hartlepool40146204659-1348
17Crawley41138204468-2447
18Notts County40129195068-1845
19Morecambe41127226476-1243
20Yeovil411013183752-1543
21Newport411011204058-1841
22Stevenage41912204665-1939
23York41612234576-3130
24Dag & Red40610243771-3428
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