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  • Date:06 Aug 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Brunton Park
  • Attendance:5,941
  • Hughes (12) Francois Zoko - og (31)
    Hughes (45)
Goal!

Live Commentary

92:46 +2.46

Francois Zoko has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.

92:30 +2.30

Short corner worked by Andrew Welsh.

90:13 +0.13

Short corner taken by Jude Stirling.

90:03 +0.03

The ball is sent over by Ishmel Demontagnac, Peter Murphy makes a clearance.

89:31

Craig Westcarr produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

88:30

Andrew Welsh crosses the ball, save made by Stuart Nelson.

88:05

Andrew Welsh takes the inswinging corner, Hamza Bencherif manages to make a clearance.

87:56

The ball is sent over by Jon-Paul McGovern, clearance made by Julian Kelly.

86:11

Unfair challenge on James Berrett by Richard Ravenhill results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Liam Noble.

81:56

The referee penalises Jon-Paul McGovern for handball. Indirect free kick taken by Stuart Nelson.

81:18

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by James Berrett.

81:09

The ball is crossed by Matthew Robson, Julian Kelly makes a clearance.

78:48

Neal Bishop fouled by Liam Noble, the ref awards a free kick. Liam Noble is given a yellow card. Karl Hawley leaves the field to be replaced by Ishmel Demontagnac. Free kick taken by Stuart Nelson.

77:57

The ball is swung over by Karl Hawley, save by Adam Collin.

76:29

Unfair challenge on Jon-Paul McGovern by Neal Bishop results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by James Berrett.

75:00

The referee blows for offside against Karl Hawley. Indirect free kick taken by Adam Collin.

74:50

The ball is delivered by Craig Westcarr, clearance by Lubomir Michalik.

68:23

Francois Zoko gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Richard Ravenhill. Stuart Nelson takes the direct free kick.

67:07

Jude Stirling comes on in place of Jeff Hughes.

66:37

Craig Westcarr sends in a cross, Jeff Hughes takes a shot. Adam Collin makes a save.

66:25

Craig Westcarr crosses the ball, Lubomir Michalik makes a clearance.

64:38

Julian Kelly crosses the ball, Shot by Craig Westcarr from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

62:37

Lubomir Michalik concedes a free kick for a foul on Neal Bishop. Stuart Nelson takes the direct free kick.

61:43

Unfair challenge on Matthew Robson by Richard Ravenhill results in a free kick. Caution for Julian Kelly. The free kick is swung in right-footed by James Berrett, clearance made by Jeff Hughes.

60:57

Headed effort from inside the area by Hamza Bencherif misses to the right of the target.

60:02

Lubomir Michalik gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Neal Bishop. Mike Edwards takes the free kick.

58:04

The ball is swung over by Tom Taiwo, Header from deep inside the penalty area by Andrew Welsh goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

55:51

Karl Hawley concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Murphy. Liam Noble restarts play with the free kick.

55:19

Andrew Welsh produces a drilled right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

54:32

Foul by Liam Noble on Jeff Hughes, free kick awarded. Richard Ravenhill takes the free kick.

52:57

A cross is delivered by Rory Loy, Stuart Nelson makes a save.

52:01

Corner taken right-footed by James Berrett from the left by-line, Peter Murphy takes a shot. Save by Stuart Nelson.

50:46

Corner from the left by-line taken by Richard Ravenhill, Adam Collin makes a save.

49:12

(Notts County) makes a substitution, with Craig Westcarr coming on for Lee Hughes.

47:48 +2.48

Lee Hughes scores a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Carlisle 0-3 Notts County.

47:13

Foul by Lee Hughes on Andrew Welsh, free kick awarded. The referee shows Lee Hughes a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Adam Collin takes the free kick.

46:48 +1.48

Francois Zoko fouled by Mike Edwards, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Thirlwell restarts play with the free kick.

46:35

Foul by Hamza Bencherif on Francois Zoko, free kick awarded. James Berrett takes the direct free kick.

45:35 +0.35

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by James Berrett from the right by-line, clearance by Jeff Hughes.

45:14 +0.14

Corner taken right-footed by James Berrett from the left by-line, clearance made by Mike Edwards.

45:01

(Carlisle) makes a substitution, with Rory Loy coming on for Craig Curran. Paul Thirlwell goes off and Andrew Welsh comes on.

43:24

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Jeff Hughes from the right by-line to the near post.

42:17

Corner taken right-footed by James Berrett from the right by-line, save made by Stuart Nelson.

41:34

Corner from the right by-line taken by James Berrett, clearance by Julian Kelly.

40:34

Corner taken by James Berrett from the left by-line, Liam Noble joins the action as a substitute, replacing Frank Simek. Clearance by Hamza Bencherif.

37:59

Effort from the edge of the area by Lubomir Michalik goes wide of the right-hand upright.

37:28

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon-Paul McGovern by Hamza Bencherif. Direct free kick taken by James Berrett.

36:42

The ball is swung over by Matthew Robson.

33:51

The ball is swung over by Julian Kelly, clearance by Paul Thirlwell. The ball is sent over by Alan Sheehan, save made by Adam Collin.

30:55

Karl Hawley fouled by Matthew Robson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Alan Sheehan, Francois Zoko heads into his own net. Carlisle 0-2 Notts County.Assist on the goal came from Alan Sheehan.

29:28

Foul by Francois Zoko on Hamza Bencherif, free kick awarded. Alan Sheehan takes the free kick.

28:04

The assistant referee flags for offside against Karl Hawley. Peter Murphy takes the free kick.

26:54

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jeff Hughes on Frank Simek. Free kick taken by Adam Collin.

26:27

Neal Bishop fouled by Jon-Paul McGovern, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Stuart Nelson.

25:40

Shot on goal by Richard Ravenhill from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.

23:23

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Francois Zoko by Jeff Hughes. Jeff Hughes is booked. The ball is crossed by James Berrett, Peter Murphy produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

21:45

The assistant referee flags for offside against Craig Curran. Stuart Nelson restarts play with the free kick.

18:47

Corner taken by Jeff Hughes, Header by Neal Bishop from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

18:19

Hamza Bencherif takes a shot from 35 yards. Blocked by Tom Taiwo.

16:36

Unfair challenge on Hamza Bencherif by Francois Zoko results in a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Alan Sheehan from right channel, save by Adam Collin.

15:36

Richard Ravenhill takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Peter Murphy.

15:09

Neal Bishop takes a shot. Adam Collin makes a save.

12:34

Lee Hughes crosses the ball, Jeff Hughes finds the net with a goal from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Carlisle 0-1 Notts County.Lee Hughes provided the assist for the goal.

11:32

Paul Thirlwell is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Neal Bishop.

9:55

Matthew Robson produces a cross, Stuart Nelson makes a save.

9:41

The ball is sent over by Matthew Robson, Alan Sheehan makes a clearance.

9:20

Jon-Paul McGovern sends in a cross, clearance made by Jeff Hughes.

8:42

Free kick awarded for a foul by James Berrett on Richard Ravenhill. Alan Sheehan restarts play with the free kick.

6:28

The ball is sent over by Frank Simek, save by Stuart Nelson.

4:53

The assistant referee flags for offside against Mike Edwards. Lubomir Michalik restarts play with the free kick.

3:40

The ball is sent over by Lee Hughes.

Match Preview

Abbott confident over duo Carlisle manager Greg Abbott expects both defender Peter Murphy and striker Craig Curran to be fit for the home clash with Notts County. Centre-half Murphy was withdrawn from the recent friendly win over Bradford with a lower back problem, while Curran sustained a dead-leg in the same match, but both players returned to full training in midweek and suffered no reaction. Abbott has only one other injury concern with striker Paddy Madden, ruled out for three months after breaking a bone in his foot at Workington in pre-season, undergoing surgery on Tuesday. Summer signing Andy Welsh, Rory Loy, Francois Zoko and Curran are among those vying for a place up front and three more new recruits, Stephen O'Halloran, Jon-Paul McGovern and Liam Noble, are all in contention for a place in the starting line-up. Abbott must choose two central defenders from O'Halloran, Murphy, Danny Livesey and Lubo Michalik, while midfielders McGovern and Noble both featured against Bradford. Lee Hughes could be risked for Notts County's opening game of the season. The veteran striker suffered the bends while scuba diving on holiday and had to undergo a sinus operation three weeks ago. But Magpies manager Martin Allen said: "You need people like Hughes. It will be a bit of a gamble if I play him in the first game but it's a calculated gamble because he brings a lot to the team." Midfielders Neal Bishop (ankle) and Alan Judge (hamstring) will also face late fitness tests. Former Carlisle striker Karl Hawley could be in Allen's squad along with new signings Jeff Hughes, Alan Sheehan, Jude Stirling and Ishmel Demontagnac. Defender Stephen Hunt (ankle) and forward Ben Burgess (hamstring) are out.

Formation:442Manager: Greg Abbott

Carlisle

Formation: 442Manager: Martin Allen

Notts County

  • Adam Collin
  • Frank Simek
  • Lubomir Michalik
  • Peter Murphy
  • Matthew Robson
  • Tom Taiwo
  • Paul Thirlwell
  • James Berrett
  • Jon-Paul McGovern
  • Francois Zoko
  • Craig Curran
  • SUBS
  • Mark Gillespie
  • Andrew Welsh
  • Rory Loy
  • Liam Noble
  • Stephen O'Halloran

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Match Report

County cruise to opening-day win Martin Allen's Notts County got their npower League One campaign off to a dream start as a dominant first-half performance set up a 3-0 victory at Carlisle. The Cumbrians started slowly and it was no surprise to see the visitors building the pressure early on. After 13 minutes, they opened the scoring in controversial fashion. Lee Hughes appeared to foul Peter Murphy in the build-up but, when the referee waved play on, Jeff Hughes swept the ball home from the left, leaving the home fans jeering in disapproval. After half an hour, and with Carlisle no closer to threatening, the Magpies doubled their lead. A Matty Robson foul gave County a free-kick and Alan Sheehan's delivery was headed by Francois Zoko past his own goalkeeper. Frank Simek was forced off injured before Notts County's third, Lee Hughes intercepting a loose pass before rounding Adam Collin and sliding home. The divisive striker was substituted after another ugly foul earned him a yellow card but Carlisle could not get back into the game, despite the introduction of Rory Loy and Andy Welsh from the bench in the second period. Welsh, installed on the wing after replacing Paul Thirlwell, looked lively but County cantered towards the final whistle.

Form Guide

  • Carlisle
  • VS
  • Notts County

Last Meetings

  • Notts County
  • 0 - 1
  • Carlisle
  • 22/01/2011
  • Carlisle
  • 1 - 0
  • Notts County
  • 09/10/2010
  • Notts County
  • 3 - 1
  • Carlisle
  • 30/03/1996
  • Carlisle
  • 0 - 0
  • Notts County
  • 07/10/1995
  • Notts County
  • 2 - 1
  • Carlisle
  • 26/04/1987
  • Carlisle
  • 0 - 2
  • Notts County
  • 21/12/1986

Top Scorers

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