skip to content
The referee blows the whistle to end the game.
Antony Sweeney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ricky Ravenhill.
Corner taken by Jack Compton.
Antony Sweeney challenges Mathias Kouo-Doumbe unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Antony Sweeney on Kane Ferdinand.
Luke James goes off and Nialle Rodney comes on.
Foul by Ben Tozer on Andy Monkhouse, free kick awarded.
Jack Compton takes a fantastic shot and missed to the left of the net.
Shot by Bradley Walker.
Corner taken by Danny Emerton from the right by-line.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Luke James.
Bradley Walker joins the action as a substitute, replacing Matthew Dolan.
Stuart Dallas leaves the field to be replaced by Clive Platt.
Ian Morris crosses the ball.
Header at goal by Jack Compton. Matt Duke catches the ball.
Neil Austin delivers the ball.
Corner taken by Matthew Dolan from the left by-line.
Shot by Luke James. Matt Duke catches the ball.
Christian Burgess fouled by Jacob Blyth, the ref awards a free kick.
Header at goal by Christian Burgess goes over the bar.
Ian Morris comes on in place of Luke Norris.
Free kick taken by Matthew Dolan.
Matthew Dolan fouled by Ricky Ravenhill, the ref awards a free kick.
James Poole leaves the field to be replaced by Antony Sweeney.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ricky Ravenhill by Matthew Dolan.
The ball is sent over by Jack Compton.
Jack Compton fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Matt Duke parries the ball away.
Jack Compton restarts play with the free kick.
Simon Walton fouled by Danny Emerton, the ref awards a free kick.
Jacob Blyth is caught offside.
Penalty taken right-footed by Simon Walton and scored. Hartlepool 2-0 Northampton.
Mathias Kouo-Doumbe challenges James Poole unfairly and gives away a Penalty.
The second half kicks off.
The match has reached half-time.
Scott Flinders restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jack Baldwin by Luke Norris results in a free kick.
Shot by Jack Compton went wide of the right-hand post.
Luke James takes a shot and strikes the bar.
Matthew Dolan takes the free kick.
Booking for Paul Reid.
Paul Reid concedes a free kick for a foul on James Poole.
Clearance by Mathias Kouo-Doumbe.
Corner taken by Matthew Dolan.
Matthew Dolan restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on James Poole by Paul Reid results in a free kick.
Danny Emerton restarts play with the free kick.
Jack Baldwin challenges Luke Norris unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Free kick taken by Scott Flinders.
Foul by Mathias Kouo-Doumbe on Michael Duckworth, free kick awarded.
Mathias Kouo-Doumbe has an effort at goal. Scott Flinders safely holds on.
Michael Duckworth crosses the ball.
Andy Monkhouse takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Matt Duke restarts play with the free kick.
Ben Tozer fouled by Andy Monkhouse, the ref awards a free kick.
Luke Norris shoots direct from the free kick. Scott Flinders catches the ball.
Luke Norris takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Stuart Dallas by Matthew Dolan results in a free kick.
Luke James slots the ball right footed into the goal. Hartlepool 1-0 Northampton.
Jacob Blyth makes a clearance.
Matt Duke takes the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Michael Duckworth.
The official flags Luke Norris offside.
Danny Emerton takes a shot and missed to the left of the goal.
Shot by Matthew Dolan missed to the left of the target.
Jack Baldwin restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on James Poole by Paul Reid.
Ben Tozer manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken by Simon Walton from the left by-line.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Stuart Dallas.
Free kick taken by Simon Walton.
Unfair challenge on Jack Compton by Kane Ferdinand results in a free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jack Compton by Ricky Ravenhill.
Mathias Kouo-Doumbe challenges Luke James unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Header at goal by Jacob Blyth hits the post.
The ball is sent over by Danny Emerton.
The ref blows the whistle to start the match.
Pools strong for Town test
Hartlepool manager Colin Cooper has virtually a full-strength squad to choose from for the home game with Northampton.
Cooper has no new injury or suspension worries as Pools look to bounce back from last week's defeat at Newport and chase a fourth straight home league win.
Midfield trio Antony Sweeney, Jonathan Franks and Brad Walker were all second-half substitutes at Newport and are among those pushing for recalls.
Teenage defender Dan Jones is Cooper's only unavailable player following knee surgery.
Northampton manager Aidy Boothroyd has confirmed winger Chris Hackett will start despite nursing a long-standing groin problem.
Hackett was forced off at half-time in last weekend's 1-0 victory over Fleetwood but is expected to play through the pain barrier.
Kevin Amankwaah, Matt Heath and Clive Platt are all back in training, although the game at Victoria Park could come too soon. Roy O'Donovan is still not ready to return from a hernia problem.
On-loan Brentford striker Luke Norris, who has scored five goals in six games for the Cobblers, will play after agreeing to stay at Sixfields until January 4.
© 2004 - 2015 football.co.uk