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MATCH PREVIEW

PUBLISHED
09:30 28th December 2012
By  Dane Vincent

Preview: Stevenage (A)

TheMatch
Fixture: Stevenage V Notts County 
Competition: npower League 1
Location: Lamex Stadium
Date: Saturday 29 December 2012
Kick-Off: 3pm

TeamNews
Notts County: Dean Leacock (hamstring) and Alan Sheehan (calf) remain doubts, having missed the trip to Shrewsbury Town.

Damion Stewart is suspended, while Jordan Stewart (hamstring) and Tom Williams (thigh) are set to miss out. 

Manny Smith and Lee Hughes returned to action on Boxing Day and may start again against Boro. 

Stevenage: To follow...

Matchtalk
Keith Curle: “We’ve got to prepared to go there, match them and go toe-to-toe with them and then earn our right to play football.” (Magpie Player)

Gary Smith: To follow... 

FeaturedPlayer
Lucas Akins has now overtaken Meadow Lane match-winner Robin Shroot as Boro’s top scorer, following his finish in their 3-1 defeat to Coventry City.

The striker, who joined Stevenage from Tranmere in the summer, now has eight goals across 26 appearances. 

Akins was also on target at Meadow Lane earlier this season, netting a 83rd minute spot-kick. 

ClassicMatch
Notts have made two trips to the Lamex Stadium, both in the 2011.12 campaign.

The first of those ended in a hard-fought 2-0 victory for the Magpies.

On the day, Lee Hughes opened the scoring with a close-range finishe on the stroke of half time.

Ben Burgess added a second after the break with a well-taken header. 

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