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The assistant referee signals for offside against Albert Jarrett. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Dunn.
John Halls is brought on as a substitute for Peter Vincenti.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Rodman from the left by-line, Marcus Hall manages to make a clearance.
Shot from outside the box by Alex Rodman misses to the left of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Beckwith on Peter Vincenti. Direct free kick taken by Simon Grand.
Unfair challenge on Peter Vincenti by Dean Beckwith results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Anthony Charles.
John Johnson is booked. Tim Sills is brought on as a substitute for Wade Small. (Aldershot) makes a substitution, with Albert Jarrett coming on for Danny Hylton. John Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Peter Vincenti. Anthony Charles restarts play with the free kick.
Josh Walker produces a drilled left-footed shot from 12 yards. Save by Jamie Young.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Anthony Charles by Shaun Harrad. Free kick taken by Jamie Young.
The referee red cards Shaun Harrad for violent conduct.
(Northampton) makes a substitution, with Billy Mckay coming on for Michael Jacobs.
Goal scored by Peter Vincenti from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 1-1 Aldershot.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Alex Rodman from the left by-line to the near post, Shaun Harrad makes a clearance.
Michael Jacobs challenges Wade Small unfairly and gives away a free kick. Wade Small takes the free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Hylton. Free kick taken by Chris Dunn.
Simon Grand fouled by Francis Laurent, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Simon Grand.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Alex Rodman, save by Chris Dunn.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael Jacobs, Jamie Young makes a save.
Francis Laurent replaces Leon McKenzie.
Andrew Holt on for Kevin Thornton.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Jamie Young.
Alex Rodman takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance by Dean Beckwith.
Darren Jones fouled by Leon McKenzie, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Darren Jones.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Darren Jones by Leon McKenzie. Darren Jones takes the direct free kick.
Marcus Hall gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Vincenti. Simon Grand restarts play with the free kick.
Danny Hylton has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Save made by Chris Dunn.
Leon McKenzie is ruled offside. Jamie Young takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Vincenti by Leon McKenzie. Free kick taken by Simon Grand.
Ben Herd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Harrad. Direct free kick taken by Michael Jacobs.
Foul by Luke Guttridge on Dean Beckwith, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Chris Dunn.
Leon McKenzie fouled by Darren Jones, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Jacobs takes the free kick.
Ben Herd fouled by Shaun Harrad, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Grand takes the free kick.
Michael Jacobs has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Darren Jones on Leon McKenzie. Michael Jacobs takes the free kick.
Shaun Harrad is ruled offside. Jamie Young restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Thornton from the right by-line.
Michael Jacobs fouled by Alex Rodman, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Dunn takes the free kick.
The referee gives a free kick against Wade Small for handball. Chris Dunn restarts play with the free kick.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Leon McKenzie. Free kick taken by Jamie Young.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Leon McKenzie. Jamie Young takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Wade Small from 18 yards. Chris Dunn makes a save.
Michael Jacobs fouled by Luke Guttridge, the ref awards a free kick. Marcus Hall takes the direct free kick.
Effort from deep inside the area by Alex Rodman clears the bar.
Ben Tozer finds the net with a goal from close in to the top right corner of the goal. Northampton 1-0 Aldershot.Corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs to the near post, assist by Michael Jacobs.
Peter Vincenti fouled by John Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Young takes the free kick.
Peter Vincenti fouled by John Johnson, the ref awards a free kick. Simon Grand takes the direct free kick.
Peter Vincenti is ruled offside. Chris Dunn takes the free kick.
Foul by Marcus Hall on Alex Rodman, free kick awarded. Ben Herd takes the free kick.
Corner taken by Simon Grand, Foul by Darren Jones on Dean Beckwith, free kick awarded. Chris Dunn takes the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken by Alex Rodman from the left by-line, clearance by Leon McKenzie.
Cobblers keen to rediscover winning feeling
Northampton have no fresh injury concerns for the visit of Aldershot.
Midfielder Nathaniel Wedderburn was back on the bench for the 3-3 draw with Morecambe on Tuesday after an ankle injury and is in contention for a starting role.
Fellow midfielder Abdul Osman sits out the second of his three-match ban following his red card at Port Vale last weekend so manager Ian Sampson must decide who will partner Josh Walker in the middle.
Kevin Thornton started there on Tuesday and scored but the more defensive Wedderburn is an option as the Cobblers look to return to winning ways after a run of three straight draws.
Midfielder Ryan Gilligan is on loan at Torquay while striker Tadhg Purcell is still sidelined with the serious knee injury which ended his season in August.
Aldershot manager Dean Holdsworth has a fully-fit squad available for the clash.
Midfielder John Halls made his long-awaited return from a groin injury as a late substitute in the midweek draw with Lincoln and will travel to Sixfields.
Halls has made just 30 appearances in the last two seasons due to niggling injury concerns but could play his part in the remainder of the season.
Venezuelan goalkeeper Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz will continue on the bench as he starts his second spell with the club after his international clearance came through.
Youngster Jack Randall broke his leg while on loan at Didcot Town recently and is out long-term, striker Damian Spencer is still on loan at Eastbourne Borough and defender Anthony Straker is at Wycombe.
Vincenti on the mark
Peter Vincenti grabbed a late equaliser as Aldershot all but ended Northampton's slim play-off hopes after a 1-1 draw at Sixfields.
It was Northampton's fourth consecutive draw and once again they failed to hold on to their advantage, this time given to them by Ben Tozer in the first half.
And to make matters worse Cobblers had striker Shaun Harrad sent off and will now face suspension.
Northampton took an 18th minute lead against the run of play when Tozer turned the ball home from close range after Aldershot failed to clear an in-swinging corner from Michael Jacobs.
Substitute Frances Laurent missed a good opportunity to double Northampton's advantage before Aldershot deservedly drew level in the 78th minute when Vincenti turned the ball home at the far post from Alex Rodman's cross.
Four minutes later Harrad received a straight red for kicking out at Anthony Charles but Northampton could have won it in the 85th minute when Josh Walker was denied by keeper Jamie Young. Aldershot almost grabbed a late winner when Rodman fired wide from the edge of the box with two minutes of normal time remaining.
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