• Sky Bet League Two
  • Date: Sat 06 October 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Memorial Stadium
Bristol Rovers

Bristol Rovers

Eaves 52"

Kenneth 56"

Norburn 83"

3 - 1
Northampton Town

Northampton Town

Akinfenwa 74"

Bristol Rovers vs Northampton Town


Team Lineups

Bristol Rovers

38 Etheridge
26 Lund
6 Parkes
5 Kenneth56"
3 Paterson
10 Richards
15 Norburn83"
7 Clarkson
11 Broghammer
32 Eaves52"
27 Riordan
Substitutes
28 Walker
2 Smith
14 Brown
16 Anyinsah
21 Brown
19 Virgo
25 Clucas

Northampton Town

21 Nicholls
23 East
3 Widdowson
5 Langmead
6 Charles
12 Tozer
11 Hackett
19 Moult
27 Roofe
10 Akinfenwa74"
14 Nicholls
Substitutes
1 Higgs
7 Demontagnac
9 Platt
15 Mukendi
16 Wilson
18 Artell

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet League Two

Bristol Rovers

L W L L W W W L

Northampton Town

W L L W W L L D
Head to Head
Northampton
3-2
Bristol Rovers 06-Mar-2012
Bristol Rovers
2-1
Northampton 16-Aug-2011
Northampton
4-0
Bristol Rovers 19-Nov-2005
Bristol Rovers
0-0
Northampton 07-Oct-2005
Bristol Rovers
3-1
Northampton 03-Jan-2005
Northampton
2-1
Bristol Rovers 25-Sep-2004


Live Text Commentary
92:47 +2.47
 

Tom Eaves challenges Joe Widdowson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.

89:54
Yellow card
 

Alex Nicholls concedes a free kick for a foul on Lee Brown. The referee shows Alex Nicholls a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Garry Kenneth takes the indirect free kick.

88:28
 

Foul by Oliver Norburn on Ben Tozer, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ben Tozer.

88:00
 

Short corner taken by Lee Brown from the right by-line.

86:10
 

Short corner taken by Lee Brown.

85:25
 

Henoc Mukendi challenges Eliot Richards unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Smith takes the free kick.

83:18
Goal
 

Oliver Norburn scores a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Bristol Rovers 3-1 Northampton.Assist by Lee Brown.

82:20
Substitution
 

Henoc Mukendi on for Kemar Roofe.

81:48
 

The ball is swung over by Alex Nicholls, Garry Kenneth makes a clearance.

80:32
 

Michael Smith concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Widdowson. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.

78:16
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Hackett by Tom Parkes. Tom Parkes booked for unsporting behaviour. Kemar Roofe produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

77:58
 

Lee Brown has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.

77:30
 

Foul by Ben Tozer on Eliot Richards, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Wayne Brown.

76:53
 

Shot by Tom Eaves from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

74:33
Goal
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa finds the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Bristol Rovers 2-1 Northampton.Assist by Ben Tozer.

72:18
 

Centre by Lee Brown, clearance by Joe Widdowson.

71:58
 

Alex Nicholls takes a shot. Neil Etheridge makes a save.

69:57
 

Effort on goal by Eliot Richards from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.

69:38
 

Eliot Richards sends in a cross, Adebayo Akinfenwa manages to make a clearance.

67:11
 

Lee Brown sends in a cross, Kelvin Langmead makes a clearance.

66:30
 

The ball is swung over by Lee Brown, David Artell manages to make a clearance.

65:40
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Garry Kenneth by Joe Widdowson results in a free kick. Booking for Joe Widdowson. Free kick taken by Garry Kenneth.

63:40
Substitution
 

Lee Brown on for Fabian Broghammer. David Artell comes on in place of Louis Moult.

62:11
Yellow card
 

Kemar Roofe fouled by Matthew Lund, the ref awards a free kick. Matthew Lund is booked. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Hackett.

61:39
 

Tom Eaves takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

60:33
 

A cross is delivered by Jim Paterson, Ben Tozer manages to make a clearance.

59:15
 

Corner taken by Eliot Richards, Lee Nicholls makes a save.

58:04
 

Kelvin Langmead takes a shot. Save by Neil Etheridge.

56:10
Goal
 

Jim Paterson sends in a cross, Alex Nicholls manages to make a clearance. Eliot Richards takes the inswinging corner, Garry Kenneth finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Bristol Rovers 2-0 Northampton.The assist for the goal came from Jim Paterson.

54:46
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Eliot Richards on Joe Widdowson. Free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.

53:39
Substitution
 

Michael Smith on for Derek Riordan.

52:05
Goal
 

Tom Eaves grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Bristol Rovers 1-0 Northampton.Eliot Richards provided the assist for the goal.

51:07
 

Tom Parkes produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.

48:39
Substitution
 

Corner taken left-footed by Derek Riordan, Lewis Wilson replaces Danny East. Clearance made by Kelvin Langmead.

48:03
 

The ball is crossed by Jim Paterson, Joe Widdowson makes a clearance.

46:24 +1.24
 

Kemar Roofe produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

45:47
 

Kemar Roofe produces a cross, Neil Etheridge makes a clearance.

45:01
Substitution
 

Wayne Brown joins the action as a substitute, replacing David Clarkson.

43:11
 

Unfair challenge on Adebayo Akinfenwa by Oliver Norburn results in a free kick. Danny East restarts play with the free kick.

41:46
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa sends in a cross, Kemar Roofe produces a header from inside the area that goes over the crossbar.

40:35
 

Oliver Norburn has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide left of the target.

39:14
 

Foul by Eliot Richards on Joe Widdowson, free kick awarded. Lee Nicholls restarts play with the free kick.

36:58
 

Foul by Kemar Roofe on Eliot Richards, free kick awarded. Fabian Broghammer crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Tom Parkes manages to make a clearance.

35:33
Yellow card
 

Foul by Chris Hackett on David Clarkson, free kick awarded. Tom Parkes takes the free kick. The referee shows Chris Hackett a yellow card.

34:47
 

Tom Eaves takes a shot. Save by Lee Nicholls.

34:25
 

Fabian Broghammer produces a cross.

31:59
 

Shot from just outside the box by Alex Nicholls goes over the bar.

31:05
 

The ball is swung over by Alex Nicholls, Tom Parkes makes a clearance. Foul by Tom Eaves on Joe Widdowson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.

30:00
 

Kelvin Langmead takes a shot. Save by Neil Etheridge.

28:36
 

Tom Eaves challenges Danny East unfairly and gives away a free kick. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick. Tom Eaves is cautioned.

28:19
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Nicholls by Tom Parkes. Danny East takes the direct free kick.

27:14
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Eliot Richards goes wide of the left-hand post.

26:35
 

Kelvin Langmead challenges Neil Etheridge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Neil Etheridge takes the indirect free kick.

22:45
Red card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Derek Riordan by Anthony Charles. Anthony Charles is sent off by the referee. Derek Riordan takes the free kick.

20:39
 

Alex Nicholls sends in a cross, clearance by Tom Parkes.

19:31
 

The official flags Derek Riordan offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.

18:48
 

Chris Hackett produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.

16:58
 

Alex Nicholls takes a shot. Save by Neil Etheridge.

15:18
 

Anthony Charles takes a shot. Neil Etheridge makes a save.

14:06
 

David Clarkson takes a shot. Lee Nicholls makes a comfortable save.

12:14
 

The ball is sent over by Louis Moult, clearance by Matthew Lund. Header by Kemar Roofe from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

10:02
 

Fabian Broghammer is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Lee Nicholls.

7:35
 

Louis Moult gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oliver Norburn. Derek Riordan produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

6:47
 

Centre by Matthew Lund, clearance by Anthony Charles.

6:00
 

Louis Moult concedes a free kick for a foul on David Clarkson. Oliver Norburn takes the indirect free kick.

4:29
 

Centre by Fabian Broghammer, Tom Eaves takes a shot. Lee Nicholls makes a save. Fabian Broghammer takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Anthony Charles.

3:16
 

Kemar Roofe has an effort at goal from outside the box which goes wide left of the goal.

2:29
 

A cross is delivered by Jim Paterson, Joe Widdowson manages to make a clearance.

1:22
 

The ball is sent over by Matthew Lund, comfortable save by Lee Nicholls.

:34
 

Chris Hackett challenges Jim Paterson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Oliver Norburn restarts play with the free kick.

Sky Bet League Two table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Leyton Orient 5 10 15
2 Plymouth 5 7 12
3 Wycombe 5 6 11
4 Portsmouth 5 5 11
5 Oxford Utd 5 4 9
6 Hartlepool 5 1 9
7 Bristol Rovers 5 1 9
8 Mansfield 5 2 8
9 Cambridge Utd 5 1 8
10 Morecambe 5 1 7

Full Sky Bet League Two Table