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Meadow Lane Stadium (ATT 6,774) 8th September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: A Madley

Notts Co Notts County vs Shrewsbury Town Shrewsbury

Notts Co 3

F Zoko (57)
J Hughes (64)
L Hughes (87)

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Shrewsbury 2

M Richards (pen 61)
J Grandison (62)

Hughes puts Magpies on top

Last Updated: 08/09/12 6:24pm

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Hughes: Crucial winner

Hughes: Crucial winner

A late winner by veteran Lee Hughes saw Notts County overcome Shrewsbury 3-2 and go top of League One.

The game burst into life with four goals in seven minutes midway through the second period before Hughes came off the bench to hit an 87th-minute clincher.

The goal rush began after 57 minutes when Jeff Hughes centred for Francois Zoko to tap home and put County ahead.

Matt Richards levelled for Shrewsbury after 61 minutes, sending Bartosz Bialkowski the wrong way from the penalty spot after Dean Leacock was adjudged to have pulled back Marvin Morgan.

Shrewsbury then took the lead a minute later with a wonder-goal from full-back Jermaine Grandison, who went on a stunning individual run before slotting calmly past Bialkowski.

However, the lead lasted barely two minutes as Jeff Hughes looped a header over Chris Weale and substitute Lee Hughes slotted home the winner.

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Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 14 32
2 Peterborough United 14 26
3 Preston North End 12 25
4 Milton Keynes Dons 12 23
5 Notts County 13 23
6 Sheffield United 13 23
7 Swindon Town 12 22
8 Oldham Athletic 14 22
9 Rochdale 13 20
10 Chesterfield 13 19
11 Fleetwood Town 14 19
12 Bradford City 14 19
13 Crawley Town 14 17
14 Colchester United 14 16
15 Leyton Orient 13 15
16 Barnsley 13 15
17 Doncaster Rovers 12 14
18 Port Vale 14 13
19 Gillingham 14 13
20 Coventry City 14 13
21 Yeovil Town 14 13
22 Crewe Alexandra 14 13
23 Walsall 14 12
24 Scunthorpe United 14 12