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

Northampton Town

Akinfenwa 64"

Artell 81"

Nicholls 85"

3 - 3
Southend United

Southend United

Assombalonga 56"

Ferdinand 77"

Cresswell 90"

Northampton Town vs Southend United


Team Lineups

Northampton Town

21 Nicholls
2 Johnson
5 Langmead
18 Artell81"
3 Widdowson
11 Hackett
4 Guttridge
12 Tozer
8 Harding
14 Nicholls85"
9 Platt
Substitutes
13 Snedker
6 Charles
7 Demontagnac
10 Akinfenwa64"
15 Mukendi
16 Wilson
19 Moult

Southend United

34 Belford
2 Clohessy
15 Phillips
6 Cresswell90"
16 Prosser
18 Leonard
19 Spicer
12 Ferdinand77"
11 Martin
20 Assombalonga56"
21 Tomlin
Substitutes
1 Smith
3 Straker
9 Harris
14 Hurst
23 Barker
24 Benyon
30 Woodyard

Possession Stats

43%
57%

Form Guide - Sky Bet League Two

Northampton Town

W W W L W L L W

Southend United

L W D D W L D D
Head to Head
Northampton
2-5
Southend 14-Jan-2012
Southend
2-2
Northampton 03-Sep-2011
Southend
1-1
Northampton 26-Feb-2011
Northampton
2-1
Southend 11-Sep-2010
Northampton
1-2
Southend 19-Feb-2005
Southend
2-1
Northampton 30-Oct-2004

Live Text Commentary
94:15 +4.15
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Ryan Cresswell from close range to the bottom right corner of the goal. Northampton 3-3 Southend.

93:43 +3.43
 

Ryan Cresswell has an effort at goal. Blocked by David Artell.

90:15 +0.15
 

Effort from a long way out by Chris Hackett goes wide right of the target.

89:23
 

Alex Nicholls has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

88:03
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Sean Clohessy. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.

87:42
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Chris Barker by Adebayo Akinfenwa. Free kick taken by Cameron Belford.

87:07
Substitution
 

Ryan Leonard goes off and Chris Barker comes on.

85:11
Goal
 

Alex Nicholls finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Northampton 3-2 Southend.Assist by Kelvin Langmead.

84:37
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Chris Hackett from the left by-line.

84:02
 

Corner taken by Ben Harding, Ryan Cresswell makes a clearance.

82:41
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Ryan Leonard from the right by-line to the near post, save by Lee Nicholls.

81:05
Goal
 

A goal is scored by David Artell from inside the six-yard box high into the middle of the goal. Northampton 2-2 Southend.Assist on the goal came from Chris Hackett.

79:21
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adebayo Akinfenwa by Mark Phillips. Kane Ferdinand is cautioned by the ref for time wasting. Shot comes in from Chris Hackett from the free kick, save by Cameron Belford.

77:04
Goal
 

The ball is swung over by Kevan Hurst, Kane Ferdinand finds the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-2 Southend.Assist on the goal came from Kevan Hurst.

75:24
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Gavin Tomlin on Chris Hackett. Free kick crossed left-footed by Ben Harding.

74:33
 

Ben Harding gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Leonard. Sean Clohessy takes the free kick.

73:30
Yellow card
 

John Spicer challenges John Johnson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Lee Nicholls. John Spicer booked.

72:34
 

Shot by Britt Assombalonga from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

72:06
 

Alex Nicholls takes a shot. Fantastic save by Cameron Belford.

70:52
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Widdowson on Kane Ferdinand. Cameron Belford takes the free kick. Booking for Joe Widdowson for unsporting behaviour.

70:02
 

The official flags Britt Assombalonga offside. Lee Nicholls restarts play with the free kick.

68:40
Yellow card
 

Foul by Alex Nicholls on Luke Prosser, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Ryan Cresswell. Alex Nicholls is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

67:34
 

Volleyed right-footed shot by Kane Ferdinand. Clearance made by John Johnson.

66:25
 

Corner taken right-footed by Ryan Leonard, save by Lee Nicholls.

64:47
Goal
 

The ball is crossed by Joe Widdowson, A goal is scored by Adebayo Akinfenwa from close range high into the middle of the goal. Northampton 1-1 Southend.Assist by Joe Widdowson.

63:55
 

Short corner taken by Chris Hackett.

63:36
 

The ball is delivered by Chris Hackett, clearance by Ryan Leonard.

62:48
Substitution
 

David Martin goes off and Kevan Hurst comes on.

61:14
Substitution
 

Adebayo Akinfenwa on for Luke Guttridge.

59:52
 

Ben Harding crosses the ball, Clive Platt takes a shot. Save made by Cameron Belford.

58:09
 

John Johnson has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

57:51
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Gavin Tomlin. John Johnson restarts play with the free kick.

56:41
Goal
 

Britt Assombalonga gets on the score sheet with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 0-1 Southend.

55:43
 

Corner taken by Ben Harding from the right by-line, Alex Nicholls takes a shot. Save by Cameron Belford.

55:10
 

Corner taken by Chris Hackett, Ryan Cresswell makes a clearance.

54:28
 

Inswinging corner taken by Ben Harding, save made by Cameron Belford.

53:32
 

Short corner worked by Ben Harding.

53:07
 

Chris Hackett takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Cresswell.

52:19
 

Ben Harding takes a shot. Mark Phillips gets a block in.

51:41
 

Luke Guttridge fouled by John Spicer, the ref awards a free kick. David Artell takes the free kick.

50:52
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Gavin Tomlin. Lee Nicholls takes the free kick.

50:18
 

Ben Harding has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box missing to the wide right of the goal.

49:53
 

The ball is delivered by John Johnson.

46:18
 

The official flags Gavin Tomlin offside. Lee Nicholls restarts play with the free kick.

43:54
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Hackett, Ben Tozer takes a shot. Save made by Cameron Belford.

41:55
 

David Martin crosses the ball, Lee Nicholls makes a save.

40:53
 

Unfair challenge on Luke Prosser by Luke Guttridge results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Cameron Belford.

40:07
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Alex Nicholls by Mark Phillips. David Artell restarts play with the free kick.

39:08
 

Centre by Gavin Tomlin, clearance by Kelvin Langmead.

37:53
 

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by David Martin, save made by Lee Nicholls.

36:23
 

Effort from inside the area by Ryan Leonard misses to the right of the target.

35:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Martin by Luke Guttridge. The free kick is swung in left-footed by David Martin, Kelvin Langmead makes a clearance.

33:56
 

Chris Hackett delivers the ball, Kelvin Langmead concedes a free kick for a foul on Mark Phillips. Cameron Belford restarts play with the free kick.

29:56
 

Inswinging corner taken by Chris Hackett from the left by-line.

27:19
 

Gavin Tomlin takes a shot.

26:49
 

A cross is delivered by Sean Clohessy, clearance made by Kelvin Langmead.

25:19
 

Luke Guttridge crosses the ball.

24:47
 

A cross is delivered by Chris Hackett, clearance by Ryan Cresswell.

21:59
 

Foul by Gavin Tomlin on Joe Widdowson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Joe Widdowson.

21:35
 

Chris Hackett crosses the ball.

19:01
 

Corner taken by Chris Hackett, save made by Cameron Belford.

18:14
 

Alex Nicholls takes a shot. Mark Phillips manages to make a clearance.

16:27
 

Inswinging corner taken by David Martin.

15:00
 

Sean Clohessy produces a cross, Lee Nicholls makes a save.

14:28
 

David Martin crosses the ball.

12:19
 

Chris Hackett produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

11:19
 

Kane Ferdinand challenges Luke Guttridge unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Artell.

8:54
 

Clive Platt concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Prosser. Cameron Belford takes the free kick.

7:31
 

The ball is sent over by Chris Hackett, clearance made by Ryan Cresswell.

5:21
 

Luke Prosser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Clive Platt. John Johnson crosses the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Sean Clohessy manages to make a clearance.

4:06
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Britt Assombalonga misses to the left of the target.

3:02
 

The ball is crossed by Sean Clohessy, save by Lee Nicholls.

2:02
 

Corner taken by David Martin.

1:29
 

David Martin crosses the ball, blocked by John Johnson.

:45
 

Centre by Britt Assombalonga.

Sky Bet League Two table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Burton Albion 38 24 76
2 Shrewsbury 39 30 74
3 Wycombe 39 22 74
4 Bury 39 13 68
5 Southend 39 9 64
6 Newport County 39 3 61
7 Plymouth 39 17 60
8 Luton 39 7 58
9 Stevenage 38 6 57
10 Northampton 39 8 56

Full Sky Bet League Two Table