League Two
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Carlisle United 1-1 Notts County

Notts County missed the chance to go top of League Two as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Carlisle.

Luton's draw at Crawley opened the door for Kevin Nolan's men to return to the summit but they could not find a winner at Brunton Park.

Hallam Hope had given the hosts a first-half lead but Ryan Yates scored a 58th-minute equaliser before Shola Ameobi hit a post late on.

Tom Miller should have put the hosts ahead early on but goalkeeper Ross Fitzsimons denied him from six yards out with a fine stop.

Hope was then slipped through on goal and his shot was parried into the path of Reggie Brown, whose diving header was also thwarted by Fitzsimons.

The Cumbrians took the lead in the 24th minute when County failed to clear Nicky Adams' cross and Jamie Devitt's ball was bundled home by Hope from a yard.

The visitors were level when Terry Hawkridge drove through the midfield and played in Matt Tootle, whose cut-back was finished well by Yates.

Ameobi's late chance was County's best but Carlisle, still without a home win since August, held on for a point.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Carlisle

  • 1Bonham
  • 17Brown
  • 5Liddle
  • 29Hill
  • 2MillerBooked at 90mins
  • 19Lambe
  • 8Jones
  • 11DevittSubstituted forRiggat 79'minutes
  • 4Joyce
  • 10Adams
  • 9HopeSubstituted forBennettat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 12Nabi
  • 14Bennett
  • 15Cosgrove
  • 23George
  • 24Salkeld
  • 27Hutchinson
  • 28Rigg

Notts County

  • 34Fitzsimons
  • 2TootleSubstituted forHuntat 90+3'minutes
  • 5Duffy
  • 16Brisley
  • 3Dickinson
  • 11Hawkridge
  • 4Hewitt
  • 22Yates
  • 10Grant
  • 9AmeobiSubstituted forSmithat 89'minutes
  • 30SteadSubstituted forAlessandraat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Alessandra
  • 13Pindroch
  • 14Forte
  • 17Smith
  • 19Hunt
  • 20Walker
  • 24Milsom
Referee:
David Webb
Attendance:
4,730

Match Stats

Home TeamCarlisleAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home12
Away10
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away6
Fouls
Home7
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Carlisle United 1, Notts County 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Carlisle United 1, Notts County 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Nicky Hunt replaces Matt Tootle.

Attempt missed. Tom Miller (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Ryan Yates (Notts County) header from very close range is just a bit too high.

Matt Tootle (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Tom Miller (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Miller (Carlisle United).

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Alan Smith replaces Shola Ameobi.

Carl Dickinson (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Nicky Adams (Carlisle United).

Hand ball by Matt Tootle (Notts County).

Foul by Shaun Brisley (Notts County).

Richard Bennett (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Richard Duffy (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Richard Bennett (Carlisle United).

Attempt missed. Richard Bennett (Carlisle United) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Shola Ameobi (Notts County) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Lewis Alessandra replaces Jon Stead.

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Steven Rigg replaces Jamie Devitt.

Shola Ameobi (Notts County) hits the right post with a header from the centre of the box.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Gary Liddle.

Attempt saved. Michael Jones (Carlisle United) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jamie Devitt (Carlisle United) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Foul by Richard Bennett (Carlisle United).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Carlisle United. Richard Bennett replaces Hallam Hope.

Foul by Shola Ameobi (Notts County).

Nicky Adams (Carlisle United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Goal!

Goal! Carlisle United 1, Notts County 1. Ryan Yates (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Matt Tootle.

Attempt missed. Jorge Grant (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Shola Ameobi (Notts County).

Clint Hill (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Shaun Brisley (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Reggie Lambe (Carlisle United).

Terry Hawkridge (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Carlisle United 1, Notts County 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Carlisle United 1, Notts County 0.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by James Brown.

Attempt saved. Matt Tootle (Notts County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton1594234122231
2Notts County159332516930
3Accrington159242618829
4Exeter159242217529
5Wycombe157532822626
6Newport157442315825
7Swindon158162118325
8Coventry15735148624
9Stevenage157352424024
10Lincoln City156541614223
11Cambridge157261616023
12Grimsby156451921-222
13Mansfield155642120121
14Cheltenham156272020020
15Colchester155462020019
16Carlisle155462021-119
17Crewe155281522-717
18Yeovil154472129-816
19Crawley154381216-415
20Barnet153571820-214
21Port Vale154291620-414
22Morecambe153571220-814
23Forest Green153391432-1812
24Chesterfield1522111329-168
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