• Date: Mon 17 April 2017
  • Kick-off: 14:00
  • Venue: Sixfields Stadium
Northampton Town

Northampton Town

M. Richards 21"

1 - 1
Shrewsbury Town

Shrewsbury Town

M. Sadler 66"

Northampton Town vs Shrewsbury Town

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John-Joe O'Toole misses out again for Northampton

Midfielder John-Joe O'Toole is likely to be missing again for Northampton's Sky Bet League One clash with Shrewsbury.

O'Toole, the Cobblers' leading goalscorer with 12 this term, missed Good Friday's 3-0 defeat to Millwall with a nagging groin injury and is again set to be sidelined.

Northampton boss Justin Edinburgh has no other fresh injury worries to contend with.

Gabriel Zakuani and Sam Hoskins remain long-term absentees.

Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst has to decide which striker to play up alongside Stefan Payne after substituting top scorer Louis Dodds at half-time in the 1-1 home draw with Walsall.

Dodds had hardly trained last week after his wife gave birth on Wednesday but Hurst still selected him to partner Payne, who netted Shrewsbury's late equaliser against the Saddlers.

Hurst switched Dodds for Stephen Humphrys at half-time and has to decide whether he should start with the on-loan Fulham man against Northampton.

Midfielder Abu Ogogo could be back from a knee ligament injury after returning to full training and defender Joe Riley, an unused substitute against Walsall, will look to feature after recovering from an injury to his pelvis.
Team Lineups

Northampton Town

1 A. Smith
5 Z. Diamond
22 L. Nyatanga
2 B. Moloney
3 D. Buchanan
31 M. Taylor
4 P. Anderson
21 J. O'Toole
8 H. Boateng
9 M. Richards 21"
10 A. Revell
A. Phillips > H. Boateng 60"
S. McWilliams > M. Taylor 72"
R. McDonald > A. Revell 90+2"
K. Anderson
J. McCourt
H. Beautyman
D. Cornell

Shrewsbury Town

1 J. Leutwiler
3 M. Sadler66"
22 A. Nsiala
14 J. Grimmer
23 A. Rodman
8 A. Ogogo
12 J. Brown
17 R. Yates
10 L. Dodds
7 S. Whalley
45 S. Payne
S. Humphrys > A. Rodman 62"
A. Leitch-Smith > S. Payne 88"
R. McGivern
B. Morris
G. Deegan
M. Halstead
Adam El-Abd

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