• FT

    Bournemouth

    1

    MK Dons

    1

  • FT

    Brentford

    1

    Yeovil

    3

  • FT

    Carlisle

    0

    Tranmere

    3

  • FT

    Colchester

    2

    Portsmouth

    2

  • FT

    Coventry

    1

    Sheff Utd

    1

  • FT

    Doncaster

    2

    Bury

    1

  • FT

    L Orient

    0

    Stevenage

    1

  • FT

    Notts County

    2

    Hartlepool

    0

  • FT

    Oldham

    1

    Walsall

    1

  • FT

    Scunthorpe

    1

    Crewe

    2

  • FT

    Shrewsbury

    1

    Preston

    0

  • FT

    Swindon

    3

    Crawley Town

    0

ENGLISH LEAGUE ONE

Meadow Lane, England

Referee: Stuart Attwell | Attendance: 4913

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Notts County

  • Francois Zoko 17'
  • Neal Bishop 86'

2 - 0

FT

Magpies class above sorry Pools

Notts County maintained their 100% start to the League One season with a well-deserved 2-0 victory over a disappointing Hartlepool side.

A torrential thunderstorm before kick-off and throughout the opening exchanges meant quality football was virtually impossible in the first half as both teams struggled to pass the ball on a saturated Meadow Lane pitch.

However the first chance of note was taken by the home side after 17 minutes when Alan Sheehan's curling cross was headed home by Francois Zoko.

The Magpies could have scored again after 34 minutes when Andre Boucard played through Lee Hughes but his first time shot was gathered at the second attempt by Hartlepool goalkeeper Scott Flinders.

Pools' only real threat in a disjointed performance came with 58 minutes on the clock as Steve Howard headed a Jonathan Franks cross wide when well placed.

County made the points safe after 86 minutes when a Julian Kelly cross was cushioned by Hughes into the path of Neal Bishop and he fired home to cement a comfortable victory.

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Scoring Summary

  • Notts County
  • Hartlepool United
 

Match Stats

  • Notts County
  • Hartlepool United
7(5) Shots (on goal) 2(0)
8 Fouls 10
6 Corner kicks 2
5 Offsides 1
49% Time of Possession 51%
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
1 Saves 4

Teams

  • Notts County
  • Hartlepool United
Substitutes
Substitutions
Yellow Cards
Sam Collins (79')