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Peter Murphy crosses the ball, Mike Edwards manages to make a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Alan Judge by Chris Chantler results in a free kick. Neal Bishop restarts play with the free kick.
Mike Edwards crosses the ball, clearance made by Adam Collin.
The ball is swung over by Jordan Cook, clearance made by Kieron Freeman.
Unfair challenge on Chris Chantler by Alan Judge results in a free kick. Liam Noble takes the direct free kick.
Liam Chilvers leaves the field to be replaced by Damion Stewart.
The ball is delivered by Jon-Paul McGovern.
Jonathan Forte leaves the field to be replaced by Ishmel Demontagnac.
Effort from inside the area by Jon-Paul McGovern misses to the left of the target.
Lee Miller has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the right of the target.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by James Berrett, Liam Chilvers makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Chris Chantler by Alan Judge results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Francois Zoko.
Shot by Jonathan Forte from deep inside the penalty area misses wide to the left of the target.
The ball is swung over by Neal Bishop, Frank Simek makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jon-Paul McGovern by Alan Sheehan. James Berrett takes the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Alan Judge, Lubomir Michalik makes a clearance.
Jordan Cook takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Chilvers.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gavin Mahon on Jordan Cook. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Peter Murphy, save by Stuart Nelson.
Peter Murphy challenges Mike Edwards unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Murphy goes into the book. Hamza Bencherif takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Liam Noble on Neal Bishop. Liam Chilvers takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Alan Judge misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alan Judge by Tom Taiwo. Tom Taiwo receives a yellow card. Tom Taiwo leaves the field to be replaced by Liam Noble. Jordan Cook on for Patrick Madden. Alan Sheehan takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by James Berrett to the near post, Mike Edwards makes a clearance.
Corner taken by James Berrett.
The ball is swung over by James Berrett, Jeff Hughes makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Lee Miller by Hamza Bencherif results in a free kick. Peter Murphy takes the free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by James Berrett, Header from close range by Peter Murphy misses to the right of the goal.
Neal Bishop challenges Jon-Paul McGovern unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gavin Mahon joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ben Burgess. Adam Collin restarts play with the free kick.
Handball decision goes against Frank Simek. Direct free kick taken by Stuart Nelson.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Neal Bishop by Tom Taiwo. Free kick taken by Hamza Bencherif.
A cross is delivered by Chris Chantler, Stuart Nelson makes a save.
Effort from deep inside the area by Neal Bishop misses to the left of the goal.
Effort from deep inside the area by Patrick Madden clears the bar.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Jeff Hughes. Adam Collin takes the free kick.
Hamza Bencherif sends in a cross, Adam Collin makes a save.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Hamza Bencherif by Tom Taiwo. Stuart Nelson takes the free kick.
Shot from just outside the area by Hamza Bencherif misses to the right of the target.
Foul by Lubomir Michalik on Alan Sheehan, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Stuart Nelson.
Lubomir Michalik challenges Jonathan Forte unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lubomir Michalik receives a caution. Cross/shot scored by Alan Sheehan. Notts County 2-0 Carlisle.The assist for the goal came from Jonathan Forte.
Jonathan Forte grabs a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Notts County 1-0 Carlisle.Assist by Alan Judge.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lee Miller by Alan Sheehan. Lubomir Michalik takes the direct free kick.
Jon-Paul McGovern sends in a cross.
Francois Zoko fouled by Neal Bishop, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by James Berrett, clearance made by Alan Judge.
Centre by Alan Sheehan, save by Adam Collin.
Unfair challenge on Lubomir Michalik by Kieron Freeman results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Collin.
The ball is delivered by Alan Judge.
The ball is delivered by Alan Sheehan, clearance made by Jon-Paul McGovern.
James Berrett takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Hamza Bencherif.
Corner taken right-footed by James Berrett from the right by-line, Peter Murphy takes a shot. Kieron Freeman gets a block in.
Shot by Neal Bishop. Save by Adam Collin.
The ball is swung over by Alan Judge, Frank Simek makes a clearance.
Hamza Bencherif produces a right-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
James Berrett takes the outswinging corner, clearance by Liam Chilvers.
The ball is swung over by James Berrett, clearance made by Jeff Hughes.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Chantler, clearance made by Hamza Bencherif.
The ball is crossed by Tom Taiwo, Neal Bishop manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Mike Edwards, Hamza Bencherif has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.
The ball is delivered by Alan Sheehan, clearance made by Peter Murphy.
Neal Bishop is ruled offside. Direct free kick taken by Adam Collin.
The ball is swung over by Stuart Nelson.
Effort on goal by James Berrett from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Effort from deep inside the area by Jonathan Forte misses to the right of the target.
Ben Burgess challenges Lubomir Michalik unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Adam Collin.
Hughes high and dry for County
Lee Hughes will miss Notts County's home clash against play-off rivals Carlisle through suspension.
Hughes was sent off in the 90th minute of the 1-0 victory at Rochdale on Tuesday night and the veteran striker will begin a three-match ban after the club decided not to appeal against the decision.
Alan Sheehan has resumed training. The full-back was a late withdrawal from the squad to face Chesterfield last Saturday and the injury forced him to miss out against Rochdale.
Fellow defenders Damion Stewart and Kieron Freeman have returned from international duty and will be assessed.
Defenders Stephen Hunt (ankle) and Jude Stirling (thigh) and goalkeeper Rob Burch (knee) will continue to miss out.
Carlisle defender Matty Robson could return to the side.
Robson, a converted winger, has been struggling with a back injury but could go straight back in at left-back following the return of loanee Ben Parker to Leeds.
Manager Greg Abbott, who has no new injury or suspension worries, must decide whether to recall central defender Lubo Michalik after dropping the Slovakia international for last week's win over Yeovil in favour of Danny Livesey.
Striker Lee Miller returned from suspension last Saturday and is expected to continue his partnership up front with Francois Zoko, while fellow forward Paddy Madden is likely to start again after firing his first goal for the club against Yeovil last week.
On-loan striker Jordan Cook, from Sunderland, and midfield pair Liam Noble and Chris Chantler are all pushing for a place in the starting line-up as the Cumbrians bid to reclaim a play-off spot.
County sink Carlisle
Alan Sheehan's fantastic free-kick helped Notts County to a fourth successive victory under new manager Keith Curle as they moved into the League One play-offs with a 2-0 win against Carlisle.
They took the lead after 33 minutes when Alan Judge did well down the right and sent a tempting cross to the far post, where on-loan Southampton striker Jonathan Forte rose highest to nod the ball back across Adam Collin and into the net.
Six minutes later, after Lubomir Michalik had fouled Forte, Sheehan stepped up and fired a majestic free-kick into the top corner.
County looked to defend their lead after the break and worked hard to keep the Cumbrians at bay, with substitute Jordan Cook's long-range effort blocked by Kieron Freeman.
In the final moments Jon-Paul McGovern beat the offside trap and should have scored, but could only fire into the side-netting.
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