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Notts County 0-0 Oldham Athletic

An inspired Ross Fitzsimons kept Oldham at bay as Notts County held onto a valuable point with a goalless draw at Meadow Lane.

Ishmael Miller went close to scoring his third goal in as many games early in the first period, with the former Manchester City youngster drawing a fine save from Magpies goalkeeper Fitzsimons.

Just past the half-hour mark, the Latics threatened twice in quick succession.

Andy Taylor saw his header from a Gevaro Nepomuceno corner cleared off the line by Jamie Turley and then the visitors recycled the ball and Nepomuceno crossed for Peter Clarke, whose attempt was superbly saved by Fitzsimons.

Callum Lang headed just wide from another delivery from Curacao international winger Nepomuceno before the Magpies went close when Enzio Boldewijn latched on to a long ball from Fitzsimons, but Oldham goalkeeper Daniel Iversen kept out both his effort and Nathan Thomas' follow-up.

At the other end, Fitzsimons saved from Dan Gardner, while County almost nicked it in added time but Boldewijn prodded an instinctive shot against a post.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Notts County

  • 1Fitzsimons
  • 26Turley
  • 16Brisley
  • 19Ward
  • 25Evina
  • 11Boldewijn
  • 4HewittBooked at 82mins
  • 24Milsom
  • 7Alessandra
  • 10Thomas
  • 9DennisSubstituted forDuffyat 59'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Tootle
  • 5Duffy
  • 13Pindroch
  • 18Hawkridge
  • 21Davies
  • 33Dunn
  • 37Etete

Oldham

  • 1Iversen
  • 23Hunt
  • 4Edmundson
  • 26Clarke
  • 3Taylor
  • 19Lang
  • 6Gardner
  • 5Lyden
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 14BentekeSubstituted forO'Gradyat 85'minutes
  • 11MillerSubstituted forBaxterat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Dummigan
  • 8Baxter
  • 10O'Grady
  • 17Missilou
  • 18Graham
  • 28Maouche
  • 43McFarlane
Referee:
Ollie Yates
Attendance:
4,487

Match Stats

Home TeamNotts CountyAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home5
Away19
Shots on Target
Home1
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away9
Fouls
Home7
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Notts County 0, Oldham Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Notts County 0, Oldham Athletic 0.

Enzio Boldewijn (Notts County) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box.

George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Elliott Hewitt (Notts County).

Attempt blocked. Andy Taylor (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Andy Taylor (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jamie Turley (Notts County).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Chris O'Grady replaces Jonathan Benteke because of an injury.

Booking

Elliott Hewitt (Notts County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Elliott Hewitt (Notts County).

Jonathan Benteke (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic).

Cedric Evina (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Jose Baxter replaces Ishmael Miller.

Foul by Lewis Alessandra (Notts County).

Rob Hunt (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Enzio Boldewijn (Notts County).

Jordan Lyden (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Peter Clarke (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Ross Fitzsimons.

Attempt saved. Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Elliott Ward.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Turley.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Benteke (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Richard Duffy (Notts County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jonathan Benteke (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Ishmael Miller (Oldham Athletic).

Jamie Turley (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Attempt saved. Enzio Boldewijn (Notts County) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Jonathan Benteke (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Attempt blocked. Gevaro Nepomuceno (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Richard Duffy replaces Kristian Dennis.

Attempt missed. Ishmael Miller (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Attempt blocked. Callum Lang (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Cedric Evina.

Attempt missed. George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jamie Turley.

Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City17113332151736
2MK Dons1797124101434
3Colchester1794431161531
4Tranmere178632516930
5Exeter178542617929
6Newport178542529-429
7Mansfield17610125131228
8Stevenage178452116528
9Forest Green176922617927
10Bury1775528181026
11Carlisle177281922-323
12Crawley177282429-523
13Port Vale176471721-422
14Yeovil165652318521
15Oldham175662118321
16Northampton175662021-121
17Swindon175661922-321
18Crewe175481619-319
19Cambridge175391627-1118
20Morecambe1752101729-1217
21Grimsby1743101123-1215
22Notts County173592036-1614
23Cheltenham162591225-1311
24Macclesfield1714121435-217
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