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Notts County 1-1 Bristol City

Alan Sheehan scores from the penalty spot to earn Notts County a draw against Bristol City

Alan Sheehan's last-gasp penalty earned Notts County a point against fellow League One strugglers Bristol City.

The Robins, who saw Louis Carey make a record-equalling 645th club appearance, seemed set to climb off the foot of the table thanks to Sam Baldock's penalty.

But Notts defender Dean Leacock made amends for pushing Aden Flint to concede the first-half spot-kick.

Leacock was held by Marvin Elliott and Sheehan netted from the spot to ensure City stay bottom of the league.

Carey has become joint record holder with John Atyeo.

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Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill told BBC Radio Bristol:

Steve Cotterill

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Post-match: Bristol City's Cotterill

"I think it was probably a drawn game. When you look at it all the stats stack up as possession even, they had probably two more shots than we had as well as one more corner.

"[They were] two of the softest penalties that you'll see. Ours was a soft one if that was a penalty he should have given us two.

"We could have gone in at half-time 3-0 up. We've had two great chances before the goal, and if we put them away then it's a different game completely. We do have to be more ruthless when we get our chances."

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 1Bialkowski
  • 24Freeman
  • 37Fox
  • 28BoucaudBooked at 20mins
  • 6LeacockBooked at 41mins
  • 3Sheehan
  • 20Campbell-RyceBooked at 58minsSubstituted forShowunmiat 77'minutes
  • 4LiddleSubstituted forFotheringhamat 30'minutes
  • 38BallSubstituted forMurrayat 45+10'minutes
  • 7Grealish
  • 8McGregor

Substitutes

  • 5Smith
  • 9Showunmi
  • 11Bell
  • 19Murray
  • 22Fotheringham
  • 25Tempest
  • 35Pilkington

Bristol City

  • 13Parish
  • 21Pack
  • 17Cunningham
  • 3Williams
  • 5Flint
  • 6CareyBooked at 44mins
  • 11WagstaffBooked at 56mins
  • 14ReidSubstituted forMoloneyat 72'minutesBooked at 77mins
  • 10Emmanuel-ThomasSubstituted forBurnsat 90'minutes
  • 9Baldock
  • 34GillettBooked at 52minsSubstituted forElliottat 82'minutesBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 1Fielding
  • 2Moloney
  • 15Bryan
  • 18Taylor
  • 22Shorey
  • 25Elliott
  • 27Burns
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
6,523

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamBristol City
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home19
Away14
Shots on Target
Home4
Away9
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home12
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 1, Bristol City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 1, Bristol City 1.

Enoch Showunmi (Notts County) hits the left post with a left footed shot from the centre of the box.

Attempt saved. Marlon Pack (Bristol City) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Scott Wagstaff (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jack Grealish (Notts County).

Greg Cunningham (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jack Grealish (Notts County).

Wes Burns (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Wes Burns replaces Jay Emmanuel-Thomas.

Goal!

Goal! Notts County 1, Bristol City 1. Alan Sheehan (Notts County) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Marvin Elliott (Bristol City) is shown the yellow card.

Penalty Notts County. Dean Leacock draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Marvin Elliott (Bristol City) after a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Greg Cunningham.

Attempt blocked. Callum McGregor (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Ronan Murray (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Callum McGregor (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Marvin Elliott replaces Simon Gillett.

Attempt blocked. Ronan Murray (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Derrick Williams (Bristol City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Enoch Showunmi (Notts County) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Ronan Murray (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Simon Gillett (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Enoch Showunmi replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Booking

Brendan Moloney (Bristol City) is shown the yellow card.

Jack Grealish (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Brendan Moloney (Bristol City).

Attempt missed. Scott Wagstaff (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Bristol City. Conceded by Alan Sheehan.

Foul by Ronan Murray (Notts County).

Louis Carey (Bristol City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Bristol City. Brendan Moloney replaces Bobby Reid.

Attempt blocked. Mark Fotheringham (Notts County) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Andre Boucaud (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Bobby Reid (Bristol City).

Attempt blocked. Callum McGregor (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Aden Flint.

Attempt saved. Jay Emmanuel-Thomas (Bristol City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Jamal Campbell-Ryce (Notts County) left footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Leyton Orient2113532444
2Wolves2113531944
3Brentford2113441443
4Peterborough2112361139
5Preston211083838
6Rotherham21984935
7Swindon2110381033
8Walsall21966533
9Bradford217951030
10Port Vale21939-330
11MK Dons20848428
12Crawley21687-426
13Coventry211056625
14Gillingham227411-925
15Colchester21597-724
16Carlisle21669-1224
17Shrewsbury21588-223
18Oldham206410-522
19Sheff Utd215610-921
20Tranmere215511-1520
21Stevenage215412-1319
22Notts County225314-918
23Crewe214611-2518
24Bristol City212109-716
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