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  • Date:14 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Sixfields Stadium
  • Attendance:4,072

Live Commentary

96:51 +6.51

Jason Euell is ruled offside. Freddy Hall takes the indirect free kick.

94:34 +4.34

Freddy Hall is brought on as a substitute for Chris Weale.

92:43 +2.43

Shot from a long way out by Sammy Moore goes wide of the left-hand post.


(Northampton) makes a substitution, with Byron Webster coming on for Jake Robinson.


Corner from right by-line taken by Jason Euell.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sammy Moore by Brett Williams. Brett Williams booked for unsporting behaviour. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Rashid Yussuff from right wing, Clarke Carlisle makes a clearance.


Inswinging corner taken by Ben Harding, Seb Brown makes a save.


Free kick awarded for a foul by Gavin Hoyte on Toni Brito Silva. Ben Harding delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Jason Euell.


Samuel Hatton is brought on as a substitute for Gareth Gwillim.


Luke Guttridge scores a headed goal from deep inside the penalty box. Northampton 1-0 AFC Wimbledon.The assist for the goal came from Toni Brito Silva.


Shot by Toni Brito Silva. Save made by Seb Brown.


The offside flag is raised against Jack Midson. Toni Brito Silva is brought on as a substitute for Adebayo Akinfenwa. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick.


Christian Jolley on for Byron Harrison.


Inswinging corner taken by Sammy Moore from the left by-line, Jason Euell produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.


Clarke Carlisle challenges George Moncur unfairly and gives away a free kick. Clarke Carlisle shown a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Gavin Hoyte.


Kelvin Langmead takes the inswinging corner, clearance made by Jamie Stuart.


Corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding.


Rashid Yussuff takes a shot from close in clearing the crossbar.


Corner taken by Sammy Moore, save by Chris Weale.


Inswinging corner taken by Jason Euell, Kelvin Langmead makes a clearance.

47:04 +2.04

Corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding from the right by-line, Clarke Carlisle takes a shot. Jamie Stuart manages to make a clearance.

46:29 +1.29

Michael Jacobs takes the inswinging corner, Jamie Stuart manages to make a clearance.


Shot by Michael Jacobs. Save made by Seb Brown.


Billy Knott leaves the field to be replaced by Rashid Yussuff.


Adebayo Akinfenwa challenges Sammy Moore unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Gareth Gwillim.


Ben Harding takes the inswinging corner, Kelvin Langmead produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box that clears the bar.


Corner taken left-footed by Ben Harding from the right by-line, Jason Euell manages to make a clearance.


Inswinging corner taken by Billy Knott from the right by-line, clearance made by Adebayo Akinfenwa.


Michael Jacobs has a drilled shot. Save made by Seb Brown.


Unfair challenge on John Johnson by Jack Midson results in a free kick. John Johnson takes the direct free kick.


John Johnson challenges Jack Midson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Billy Knott.


Inswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Adebayo Akinfenwa goes harmlessly over the crossbar.


Luke Guttridge produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Seb Brown makes a save.

Match Preview

Carlisle set for Cobblers debut Clarke Carlisle will finally make his debut for Northampton when AFC Wimbledon visit Sixfields in npower League Two. Town boss Aidy Boothroyd managed to pull off something of a coup on transfer deadline day by bringing the experienced centre-half to the club on loan from Burnley for the remainder of the season. Carlisle, who played under Boothroyd at Watford, should go straight into the starting line-up, having been expected to do so last week against Macclesfield and then Dagenham before those matches were postponed. Striker Brett Williams will also be hoping to make his debut after joining Town on loan from Reading. Ben Harding will start his first game as a fully-fledged Cobbler after his loan from Wycombe was turned into a permanent deal. Fellow midfielder Luke Guttridge made his first appearance since rejoining the club on loan against Torquay the last time Boothroyd's boys played on January 28 and he is likely to keep his place in the team. Strikers Akwasi Asante and Saido Berahino have returned to Birmingham and West Brom respectively following the end of their loan spells at Sixfields. Jason Euell and Ricky Wellard return to the AFC Wimbledon squad. Euell, who rejoined the Dons on loan from Charlton last month, suffered calf and ankle problems on his debut against Port Vale and has missed the last three matches. But the veteran striker has now resumed full training and will be involved along with midfielder Wellard, who has shaken off an ankle injury. Saturday's postponement of the match with Bradford has also given new forward Jason Prior more time to shake off the knock he suffered against Aldershot last time out. Wingers Kieran Djilali (hamstring) and Luke Moore (knee) and defender Fraser Franks (heel) are still unavailable but all three are expected to return over the next week or so.

Formation:442Manager: Adrian Boothroyd


Formation: 442Manager: Terry Brown

AFC Wimbledon

  • Chris Weale
  • John Johnson
  • Clarke Carlisle
  • Kelvin Langmead
  • Blair Adams
  • Michael Jacobs
  • Jake Robinson
  • Ben Harding
  • Luke Guttridge
  • Adebayo Akinfenwa
  • Brett Williams
  • SUBS
  • Freddy Hall
  • Lewis Young
  • Jason Crowe
  • Byron Webster
  • Toni Brito Silva



Match Report

Guttridge earns Cobblers late win Luke Guttridge grabbed the crucial late winner as Northampton picked up only their second home win of the season with a 1-0 victory over AFC Wimbledon. Guttridge's strike was enough for the Cobblers to secure their first three-point haul in 14 outings. But the winning goal was crafted by substitute Toni Silva, signed on loan from Liverpool just hours before kick-off. Northampton had the better of the opening exchanges. Guttridge brought a smart save out of Seb Brown with his low drive, and from the ensuing corner Adebayo Akinfenwa headed over. Michael Jacobs then burst into the box but was denied by another decent save from Brown. Wimbledon had their best chance when Byron Harrison raced clear but, with just Chris Weale to beat, he allowed the Cobblers keeper to keep out his tame effort. Gavin Hoyte flashed a 25-yard shot wide but he then kept his side on level terms by clearing Clarke Carlisle's header off the line. Dons top scorer Jack Midson got into the game after the restart, firing just wide and then laying on two chances for Jason Euell. The experienced striker saw his first attempt blocked before he blazed the second over the bar from six yards. Akinfenwa could only fire wide at the near post from Brett Williams' low cross but, 10 minutes from time, Silva cut into the box, went past three players and saw his shot saved before Guttridge gleefully headed home the rebound. Jamie Stuart almost earned Wimbledon a point but his header scraped the upright.

Form Guide

  • Northampton
  • VS
  • AFC Wimbledon

Last Meetings

  • AFC Wimbledon
  • 0 - 3
  • Northampton
  • 13/09/2011

Top Scorers


  • A Akinfenwa 8
  • A Davies 4
  • M Jacobs 3
  • J Johnson 2
  • B Tozer 2
  • K Langmead 1

AFC Wimbledon

  • J Midson 12
  • C Jolley 6
  • L Moore 3
  • S Moore 3
  • R Yussuff 2
  • J Stuart 1
  • G Gwillim 1
  • S Hatton 1
  • M Porter 1
  • C Ademeno 1
  • R Wellard 1
  • B Knott 1



    • Total goals 90
    • Goals per game 33
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 9 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 15 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

AFC Wimbledon

    • Total goals 96
    • Goals per game 39
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 8 (For) 7 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins