PRO FOOTBALL: Notts County out of relegation zone

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The incredible turnaround of fortunes continued for Notts County as they climbed out of the League One drop zone on goal difference after victory over Colchester.

The 2-0 success at Meadow Lane was the Magpies’ third win on the spin.

The home side got off to a flier and were in front just five minutes in as Ronan Murray broke clear and finished with aplomb.

The points were sealed when, on the stroke of half-time, Haydn Hollis nodded home his third goal in as many games In the second period, Colchester almost grabbed a lifeline but an effort from Freddie Sears struck an upright.