Notts Valiantly Bow Out

Last updated : 03 January 2004 By Rob Davies
Notts' chances were effectively ended after 35 minutes when captain for the day Tony Barras was sent off after he was deemed to have brought down Boro' forward Michael Ricketts when he was through on goal.

Despite fighting with 10 men for nearly 3 quarters of the game Notts didn't let the Premiership side run away with it, but had goalkeeper Steven Mildenhall to thank for producing a number of stunning saves.

A full report will be on the site shortly when our reporter returns from Middlesborough.