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Hartlepool United 2-0 Notts County

Nicky Featherstone scored a second-half brace as Hartlepool claimed a 2-0 National League victory over Notts County at Victoria Park.

Gime Toure had an early chance for the hosts saved well in the opening exchanges before Ryan Donaldson fired the rebound over the crossbar.

On-loan Burnley striker Rob Harker's header was also kept out by Notts County goalkeeper Joe McDonnell midway through the first half as Hartlepool continued to press for an opener.

At the other end, Kyle Wootton came close for the Magpies but he blasted the ball over just before the half-hour mark and his header from Callum Roberts' corner 12 minutes before the break soared off target - not helped by the conditions.

Pools took the lead at the beginning of the second half as Featherstone's long-range cross found the back of the net.

The former Hull youth player completed his double just before the hour mark as he fired his free-kick into the far corner as Hartlepool recorded their second-straight win to move up to 11th.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Killip
  • 16Liddle
  • 3Kitching
  • 29Shelton
  • 2Southam
  • 12Odusina
  • 8Featherstone
  • 7Donaldson
  • 21MolyneuxSubstituted forHolohanat 88'minutes
  • 9HarkerSubstituted forMafutaat 64'minutes
  • 23ToureSubstituted forKeenaat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 11Hawkes
  • 14Holohan
  • 15Mafuta
  • 17Anderson
  • 35Keena

Notts County

  • 40McDonnell
  • 13Rawlinson
  • 16Kelly-Evans
  • 8Doyle
  • 20Brindley
  • Long
  • 4RoseSubstituted forCrawfordat 81'minutes
  • 37RobertsSubstituted forOsborneat 82'minutes
  • 14Wootton
  • 11Boldewijn
  • 9DennisSubstituted forO'Brienat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6O'Brien
  • 19Bird
  • 22Crawford
  • 23Osborne
  • 33Bagan
Referee:
Ben Speedie
Attendance:
3,839

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 0.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Gavan Holohan replaces Luke Molyneux.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Aidan Keena replaces Gime Toure.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Samuel Osborne replaces Callum Roberts.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Tom Crawford replaces Mitch Rose.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Gus Mafuta replaces Rob Harker.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 2, Notts County 0. Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, Notts County 0. Nicky Featherstone (Hartlepool United).

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Jim O'Brien replaces Kristian Dennis.

Second Half

Second Half begins Hartlepool United 0, Notts County 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Hartlepool United 0, Notts County 0.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Barrow35207866363067
2Harrogate35188956401662
3Boreham Wood331510849341555
4Halifax34167114946355
5Yeovil351591157441354
6Dover35158124844453
7Notts County341312950361451
8Solihull Moors35149124536951
9Bromley36149135650651
10Stockport36149134752-551
11Hartlepool351311115347650
12Barnet32131094638849
13Woking351310124552-749
14Torquay34136155459-545
15Sutton United341013114340343
16Aldershot351110143948-943
17Wrexham35119154646042
18Eastleigh341012124150-942
19Dag & Red341011133740-341
20Maidenhead United34125174250-841
21Chesterfield351010154959-1040
22Ebbsfleet35712164266-2433
23Fylde33711154057-1732
24Chorley35414172959-3026
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