• Sky Bet League Two
  • Date: Sat 25 February 2012
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: Sixfields Stadium
Northampton Town

Northampton Town

Akinfenwa 80"

1 - 2
Port Vale

Port Vale

McCombe 3"

Rigg 57"

Northampton Town vs Port Vale


Team Lineups

Northampton Town

33 Duke
14 Johnson
28 Langmead
25 Carlisle
29 Adams
24 Brito Silva
22 Guttridge
27 Harding
17 Jacobs
9 Williams
10 Akinfenwa80"
Substitutes
13 Kitson
2 Young
5 Tozer
6 Webster
8 Robinson

Port Vale

12 Tomlinson
4 Griffith
5 McCombe3"
25 McDonald
3 Taylor
14 Marshall
7 Loft
8 Dodds
20 Shuker
9 Richards
17 Rigg57"
Substitutes
1 Martin
6 Owen
18 Morsy
19 Williamson
21 James

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Sky Bet League Two

Northampton Town

D D L L D W L L

Port Vale

W D W D D D D D
Head to Head
Port Vale
3-0
Northampton 14-Oct-2011
Port Vale
1-1
Northampton 12-Feb-2011
Northampton
0-0
Port Vale 13-Nov-2010
Port Vale
1-3
Northampton 06-Mar-2010
Northampton
1-1
Port Vale 12-Dec-2009
Port Vale
0-0
Northampton 03-May-1986


Live Text Commentary
91:10 +1.1
 

Unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Luke Guttridge results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.

88:19
 

Kelvin Langmead concedes a free kick for a foul on John McCombe. Stuart Tomlinson takes the free kick.

87:22
Substitution
 

Ben Williamson on for Sean Rigg.

86:35
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding, Clayton McDonald manages to make a clearance.

86:09
 

Ben Harding fouled by Doug Loft, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Jacobs.

84:36
 

Anthony Griffith fouled by Luke Guttridge, the ref awards a free kick. Clayton McDonald restarts play with the free kick.

82:34
 

Michael Jacobs takes a inswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Clayton McDonald.

81:52
Substitution
 

Chris Shuker leaves the field to be replaced by Gareth Owen.

80:41
Goal
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-2 Port Vale.Assist by Jake Robinson.

78:49
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Sean Rigg. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

78:16
 

Unfair challenge on Robert Taylor by Jake Robinson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Chris Shuker.

77:39
Substitution
 

Sam Morsy on for Paul Marshall.

73:42
Yellow card
 

Unfair challenge on Luke Guttridge by Doug Loft results in a free kick. Doug Loft is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Michael Jacobs takes the free kick. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ben Harding.

72:21
Substitution
 

Marc Richards is caught offside. Jake Robinson is brought on as a substitute for Brett Williams. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

68:18
 

Effort on goal by Adebayo Akinfenwa from 20 yards. Corner from the right by-line taken by Ben Harding, John McCombe manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Stuart Tomlinson by Adebayo Akinfenwa. Stuart Tomlinson takes the indirect free kick. Robert Taylor gets a block in.

67:38
 

Foul by Louis Dodds on Ben Harding, free kick awarded. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.

65:11
 

Marc Richards is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matt Duke.

60:21
Substitution
 

Ben Tozer is brought on as a substitute for Toni Brito Silva.

57:51
Goal
 

Sean Rigg finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Northampton 0-2 Port Vale.

56:30
 

Marc Richards is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.

55:01
 

Louis Dodds gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Blair Adams. Ben Harding takes the indirect free kick.

53:49
 

Foul by Robert Taylor on Toni Brito Silva, free kick awarded. Ben Harding takes the indirect free kick.

50:18
 

John Johnson delivers the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Brett Williams misses to the left of the goal. Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line, clearance made by Stuart Tomlinson.

46:30 +1.3
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa challenges Robert Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Stuart Tomlinson.

46:50
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Sean Rigg. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.

44:54
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Harding, clearance made by John McCombe.

43:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Brett Williams on John McCombe. Free kick taken by Doug Loft.

42:45
 

Ben Harding concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Marshall. Paul Marshall takes the free kick. Ben Harding is cautioned.

42:06
 

Foul by Michael Jacobs on Anthony Griffith, free kick awarded. Paul Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

41:05
 

Corner taken right-footed by Chris Shuker.

39:53
Yellow card
 

Anthony Griffith concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Guttridge. Blair Adams takes the free kick. The referee shows Anthony Griffith a yellow card.

38:49
 

Chris Shuker fouled by Blair Adams, the ref awards a free kick. Paul Marshall restarts play with the free kick.

37:41
 

John McCombe is caught offside. Free kick taken by Matt Duke.

36:49
 

Unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Luke Guttridge results in a free kick. Paul Marshall takes the indirect free kick. Luke Guttridge receives a caution.

35:01
 

The referee blows for offside. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.

33:40
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Robert Taylor by Toni Brito Silva. Free kick taken by Robert Taylor.

32:01
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Marc Richards on Blair Adams. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

30:50
 

Paul Marshall challenges Toni Brito Silva unfairly and gives away a free kick. Luke Guttridge takes the indirect free kick.

29:28
 

Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs, save by Stuart Tomlinson.

27:49
 

Matt Duke crosses the ball.

27:27
 

Shot by Doug Loft from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.

24:45
 

Ben Harding concedes a free kick for a foul on Chris Shuker. Direct free kick taken by Doug Loft.

23:19
 

Foul by Anthony Griffith on Michael Jacobs, free kick awarded. Michael Jacobs restarts play with the free kick.

22:08
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Adebayo Akinfenwa. Stuart Tomlinson restarts play with the free kick.

21:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Kelvin Langmead by Marc Richards. Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.

20:26
 

Paul Marshall is penalised for a handball. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

18:43
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Griffith by Luke Guttridge. Shot comes in from Paul Marshall from the free kick.

14:38
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Paul Marshall, Louis Dodds takes a shot. Save by Matt Duke.

13:44
 

The referee gives a free kick against Adebayo Akinfenwa for handball. Stuart Tomlinson takes the indirect free kick.

10:20
 

Marc Richards is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Matt Duke takes the free kick.

7:45
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Chris Shuker, Matt Duke makes a save.

3:32
Goal
 

Corner taken left-footed by Paul Marshall from the right by-line, Clarke Carlisle makes a clearance. John McCombe grabs a headed goal from close in. Northampton 0-1 Port Vale.Assist by Anthony Griffith.

3:08
 

Louis Dodds has a drilled shot. Save by Matt Duke.

1:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Doug Loft on Michael Jacobs. Michael Jacobs restarts play with the free kick.

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