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PL Cup: Newcastle 2-1 Notts

Chettle's men produce brave display on Tyneside

4 October 2018

Notts County's Under 23s were beaten 2-1 by their Newcastle United counterparts in the first game of their Premier League Cup group stage.

Goals from Elias Sørensen and Cal Roberts fired the Geordies into a 2-0 half-time lead, which was halved by substitute - and trialist - Josh Bingham 13 minutes from time.

But the Australian's header wasn't enough to force a comeback, despite a spirited display from Steve Chettle's men.

Reaction and highlights to follow.

Notts: Culverwell, Ramirez, Kennedy-Williams, Davies, Bird (Betts 76'), Dunn, Osborne (Bingham 62'), Crawford, Howes (Bucalossi 62'), Patching, Campbell.

Subs not used: Brooks, Etete

Remaining group-stage fixtures

Thursday 25 October (2pm) - Leeds @ Ilkeston Town

Wednesday 28 November (2pm) - Southampton @ Ilkeston Town

Tuesday 22 January (2pm) - Newcastle @ Ilkeston Town

Friday 15 February (2pm) - Leeds (A)

Friday 22 February (7pm) - Southampton (A)


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