• Sky Bet League Two
  • Date: Tue 21 August 2012
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Sixfields Stadium
Northampton Town

Northampton Town

Hackett 25"

Nicholls 85"

2 - 1

Northampton Town vs Rotherham United


Team Lineups

Northampton Town

21 Nicholls
2 Johnson
5 Langmead
18 Artell
3 Widdowson
8 Harding
4 Guttridge
11 Hackett25"
12 Tozer
14 Nicholls85"
9 Platt
Substitutes
13 Snedker
6 Charles
7 Demontagnac
10 Akinfenwa
15 Mukendi
16 Wilson
19 Moult

Rotherham United

1 Shearer
14 Bradley
4 Arnason
5 Sharps
3 Wilson
10 O'Connor
8 Taylor
19 Noble
15 Pringle41"
17 Nardiello
16 Odejayi
Substitutes
21 Warrington
6 Mullins
7 Ainsworth
9 Revell
11 Evans
22 Agard
24 Rose

Possession Stats

42%
58%

Form Guide - Sky Bet League Two

Northampton Town

L W D D L L D W

Rotherham United

L L W W W W W W
Head to Head
Rotherham
1-1
Northampton 05-May-2012
Northampton
1-1
Rotherham 29-Oct-2011
Northampton
2-2
Rotherham 22-Apr-2011
Rotherham
2-2
Northampton 23-Nov-2010
Rotherham
1-0
Northampton 13-Apr-2010
Northampton
3-1
Rotherham 29-Sep-2009


Live Text Commentary
94:11 +4.11
 

David Noble takes a shot. Alex Nicholls gets a block in.

93:35 +3.35
 

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa on Laurence Wilson, free kick awarded. Scott Shearer takes the direct free kick.

93:15 +3.15
 

Effort from 30 yards by Jason Taylor. Lee Nicholls makes a comfortable save.

92:28 +2.28
Yellow card
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Clive Platt. Scott Shearer restarts play with the free kick. Clive Platt receives a yellow card.

91:59 +1.59
 

Gareth Evans crosses the ball.

91:16 +1.16
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa challenges Laurence Wilson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Scott Shearer restarts play with the free kick.

88:59
 

Kieran Agard concedes a free kick for a foul on David Artell. Lee Nicholls takes the indirect free kick.

88:01
 

Centre by Jason Taylor, save made by Lee Nicholls.

86:52
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Pringle from the right by-line, clearance made by Adebayo Akinfenwa.

86:35
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa receives a caution for time wasting.

86:33
 

Jason Taylor has an effort at goal from 25 yards. Scott Shearer makes a save.

84:31
Goal
 

David Noble takes a shot. Blocked by Clive Platt. Alex Nicholls gets on the score sheet with a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Northampton 2-1 Rotherham.Assist by Clive Platt.

83:37
 

Corner from right by-line crossed in by Ben Pringle, Clive Platt manages to make a clearance.

83:21
 

The ball is crossed by Gareth Evans, Ben Tozer gets a block in.

82:17
 

The ball is swung over by Gareth Evans, Lee Nicholls makes a save.

81:48
 

David Noble decides to take the corner short.

81:22
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Pringle from the right by-line, clearance made by Kelvin Langmead.

81:11
 

The ball is delivered by Gareth Evans, David Artell makes a clearance.

80:20
 

Clive Platt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ian Sharps. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

79:43
 

Laurence Wilson delivers the ball.

79:34
 

A cross is delivered by Ben Pringle.

79:03
 

Gareth Evans takes a shot. Blocked by Ben Tozer.

77:10
Substitution
 

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ben Pringle played to the near post, Kieran Agard produces a header from inside the six-yard box that clears the bar. Alex Revell comes on in place of Kayode Odejayi.

76:46
 

Ben Pringle takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Mark Bradley.

76:06
 

Kieran Agard takes a shot. Save made by Lee Nicholls.

75:28
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ben Pringle, Clive Platt manages to make a clearance.

75:18
 

A cross is delivered by Gareth Evans, Chris Hackett makes a clearance.

75:02
 

Gareth Evans crosses the ball, David Artell makes a clearance.

73:57
 

Ian Sharps crosses the ball, save by Lee Nicholls.

73:04
 

The official flags Clive Platt offside. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

72:44
 

The ball is delivered by Gareth Evans, save by Scott Shearer.

71:59
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Ben Harding.

71:36
 

Corner taken by Ben Harding played to the near post, clearance by Mark Bradley.

70:13
 

Kieran Agard produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that goes over the bar.

69:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Harding on Ian Sharps. Scott Shearer restarts play with the free kick.

68:16
 

Gareth Evans sends in a cross, clearance made by John Johnson.

68:02
 

The ball is delivered by Kayode Odejayi, John Johnson makes a clearance.

67:13
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Clive Platt. Scott Shearer takes the indirect free kick.

66:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Mark Bradley on Alex Nicholls. Indirect free kick taken by David Artell.

65:10
Substitution
 

Joe Widdowson fouled by Jason Taylor, the ref awards a free kick. Lee Nicholls restarts play with the free kick. Adebayo Akinfenwa joins the action as a substitute, replacing Luke Guttridge.

64:25
 

Clive Platt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Scott Shearer. Scott Shearer takes the free kick.

63:21
 

David Noble produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

61:51
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jason Taylor by Luke Guttridge. Indirect free kick taken by Scott Shearer. Booking for Luke Guttridge for unsporting behaviour. Gareth Evans comes on in place of Michael O'Connor.

61:18
 

A cross is delivered by Mark Bradley.

60:17
 

Kieran Agard fouled by Kelvin Langmead, the ref awards a free kick. Kari Arnason restarts play with the free kick.

59:30
 

Corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line, save by Lee Nicholls.

58:58
 

The ball is crossed by Michael O'Connor, Ben Pringle has a volleyed shot. John Johnson gets a block in.

57:26
 

The ball is sent over by Michael O'Connor, Headed effort from inside the area by Kieran Agard misses to the left of the target.

55:39
 

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

55:15
 

David Artell fouled by Ben Pringle, the ref awards a free kick. David Artell takes the free kick.

54:39
Substitution
 

Daniel Nardiello leaves the field to be replaced by Kieran Agard.

54:20
 

The ball is crossed by John Johnson.

53:48
 

Ben Harding takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Bradley.

52:02
 

Chris Hackett crosses the ball, Laurence Wilson gets a block in. Corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding, Kelvin Langmead concedes a free kick for a foul on Kayode Odejayi. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.

49:26
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Guttridge on Jason Taylor. David Noble restarts play with the free kick.

46:23 +1.23
 

Chris Hackett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Pringle. Kari Arnason takes the indirect free kick.

45:39 +0.39
 

Mark Bradley concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Widdowson. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.

45:48
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Alex Nicholls goes wide of the left-hand upright.

45:08 +0.08
 

Jason Taylor takes a shot. Ben Tozer gets a block in.

43:31
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kayode Odejayi on Joe Widdowson. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.

42:53
 

Shot by David Noble. Lee Nicholls makes a fantastic save.

41:47
Goal
 

Ben Pringle grabs a goal from just outside the box to the top left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-1 Rotherham.Assist by Kayode Odejayi.

41:04
 

Luke Guttridge has an effort at goal. Blocked by Ian Sharps.

40:06
 

Ben Pringle takes a shot from 25 yards. Save by Lee Nicholls.

39:13
 

Michael O'Connor takes a shot. Kelvin Langmead manages to make a clearance.

36:46
 

Centre by Laurence Wilson, Header from deep inside the area by Michael O'Connor goes over the bar.

35:17
 

Kayode Odejayi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Tozer. John Johnson takes the free kick.

34:35
 

Michael O'Connor produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the right-hand post.

33:07
 

Corner taken left-footed by Ben Pringle to the near post, Ian Sharps takes a shot.

32:54
 

The ball is crossed by Mark Bradley, Joe Widdowson makes a clearance.

31:47
 

Clive Platt takes a shot. Save made by Scott Shearer.

31:09
 

Ben Harding takes a shot from outside the penalty area that bounces off the post.

30:04
 

Foul by Clive Platt on Laurence Wilson, free kick awarded. Scott Shearer takes the free kick.

28:56
 

Jason Taylor takes a shot. Lee Nicholls makes a fantastic save.

28:30
 

Centre by Mark Bradley.

27:15
 

Corner taken by Chris Hackett from the left by-line, clearance made by Scott Shearer.

26:46
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Harding from the right by-line, clearance made by Kayode Odejayi.

26:35
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Hackett, blocked by Laurence Wilson.

25:07
Goal
 

Chris Hackett gets on the score sheet with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-0 Rotherham.Assist on the goal came from Alex Nicholls.

24:28
 

Mark Bradley produces a cross, David Artell makes a clearance.

21:07
 

Foul by Clive Platt on Ian Sharps, free kick awarded. Scott Shearer restarts play with the free kick.

20:07
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line, save made by Lee Nicholls.

19:03
 

Laurence Wilson fouled by Chris Hackett, the ref awards a free kick. David Noble fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, clearance by John Johnson.

18:20
 

A cross is delivered by Kayode Odejayi.

17:23
 

Mark Bradley sends in a cross, Kelvin Langmead manages to make a clearance.

14:43
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Hackett.

11:39
 

Alex Nicholls concedes a free kick for a foul on Laurence Wilson. Indirect free kick taken by Laurence Wilson.

10:29
 

Corner taken by Chris Hackett from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Mark Bradley.

10:05
 

John Johnson crosses the ball, Ian Sharps manages to make a clearance.

8:53
 

Ben Pringle gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John Johnson. Kelvin Langmead takes the free kick.

8:25
 

Daniel Nardiello produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the target.

6:27
 

The ball is sent over by John Johnson, Mark Bradley makes a clearance.

3:27
 

Kari Arnason concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Nicholls. Luke Guttridge produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

2:37
 

The ball is crossed by Mark Bradley, Lee Nicholls makes a save.

1:54
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ben Pringle by John Johnson. Laurence Wilson takes the free kick.

Sky Bet League Two table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Burton Albion 44 27 88
2 Shrewsbury 44 37 86
3 Wycombe 44 22 81
4 Bury 43 18 79
5 Southend 43 16 78
6 Stevenage 44 9 69
7 Plymouth 44 15 65
8 Luton 44 9 65
9 Newport County 44 -4 62
10 Northampton 44 8 61

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