NOTTS COUNTY 0 CITY 2
Worthington Cup 1st Round 1st Leg
11th August 1998
Scorers Tskhadadze(72), Allsopp(90)
City Weaver, Tskhadadze, Edghill, Vaughan, Wiekens, Mason, Pollock, Jim Whitley, Horlock, Dickov, Bradbury – subs Allsopp(71), Wright(unused), Conlon(unused), Brown(unused), Fenton(unused)
County Ward, Hendon, Pearce, Redmile, Fairclough, Strodder, Billy, Owers, Farrell, Jones, Murray – subs Torpey(58), Liburd(39), Dyer(23), Lindley(unused), Quayle(unused)
Unlikely goal hero Georgian defender Kakhaber Tskhadadze scored his second goal in two goals with a powerful header from Kevin Horlock’s corner to give City the lead in a game they had dominated.
Then in the last minute of schedule time substitute Danny Allsop made it 2-0 to give City a good platform to progress in the second leg at Maine Road.