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Prenton Park (ATT 4,292) 15th March 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Tranmere Tranmere Rovers vs Notts County Notts Co

Tranmere 3

J Koumas (25)
R Lowe (28)
S Jennings (84)

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Notts Co 2

R Murray (14)
A Sheehan (61)

Jennings stunner boosts Rovers

Last Updated: 15/03/14 5:56pm

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Steve Jennings: Scored a stunner

Steve Jennings: Scored a stunner

Steve Jennings fired home from 30 yards late on as Tranmere sent Notts County crashing to their fifth defeat in six with a 2-1 win.

The Magpies were on course to leave with just their second point in six games when Alan Sheehan made it 2-2 just after the hour but Jennings lashed home the winner in the 84th minute.

Ronan Murray put County 1-0 ahead in the 14th minute before two quick goals from Ryan Lowe and Jason Koumas gave Rovers the lead and Sheehan missed from the spot - all before half time.

The visitors drew first blood when Tranmere failed to clear a Sheehan corner and Murray fired low past Owain fon Williams but Rovers were not behind for long.

Koumas fired home a great strike from 20 yards in the 25th minute before Lowe hit a Liam Ridehalgh cross into the roof of the net three minutes later.

Gary Liddle was body checked by Ash Taylor in the box moments later but Sheehan saw his spot-kick saved by the legs of fon Williams.

Sheehan made amends though, equalising with a superb 30-yard free-kick, but Jennings denied the Magpies a point with a fine strike from distance at the death.

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