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Mason Bennett in line for Notts County debut against Crewe

Kevin Nolan’s side could go second in League Two if they beat Crewe

Kevin Nolan could hand debuts to his two new signings
Kevin Nolan could hand debuts to his two new signings

Notts County have two new players available when they welcome Crewe to Meadow Lane for their League Two clash.

The promotion hopefuls completed two loan signings on transfer deadline day as Kevin Nolan looks for a win which could move the Magpies up into second place.

Highly-rated forward Mason Bennett has joined on loan from Derby while Ben Hall comes in from Brighton.

Goalkeeper Ross Fitzsimons remains out as he serves the second of a three-match ban following his red card against Crawley.

Crewe could hand a debut to defender Jamie Sterry, who joined on loan from Newcastle on deadline day.

David Artell’s defensive options have taken a hit as Zoumana Bakayogo misses out through suspension.

The Ivorian was sent off at Swindon last weekend as a late Marc Richards strike condemned Crewe to a third straight league defeat.

Fellow defender Michael Raynes (shoulder) faces a fitness test, as does goalkeeper Dave Richards after he was forced off in the Swindon loss with a calf problem.

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