Match ends, Notts County 1, Stevenage 0.
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.
- 29AtkinsonBooked at 88mins
- 33Opoku Aborah
- 24CampbellSubstituted forMcLeodat 63'minutes
- 31AudelBooked at 36mins
- 23ValencicSubstituted forSharpeat 90+1'minutes
- 30SteadBooked at 53mins
- 7WhelpdaleSubstituted forHarrisonat 45'minutesBooked at 71mins
- 28PritchardSubstituted forAdamsat 45+3'minutes
- 34GormanBooked at 79mins
- 10O'ConnorSubstituted forKennedyat 81'minutes
- Mark Heywood
- Shots on Target
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, Notts County. Rhys Sharpe replaces Filip Valencic.
Foul by Izale McLeod (Notts County).
Dean Wells (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
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, Stevenage. Ben Kennedy replaces Aaron O'Connor.