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  • Date:16 Oct 2010
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Sixfields Stadium
  • McKenzie (23) McKenzie (41)
    McKenzie (45)
  • Fleetwood (58)
    Fleetwood (69) McQuilkin (71)
    Manset (77)
Goal!

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94:31 +4.31

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Ryan Gilligan, clearance by Michael Townsend.

94:08 +4.08

Liam Davis takes a shot. Blocked by James McQuilkin.

93:31 +3.31

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Green on Billy Mckay. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Thornton.

92:56 +2.56

The assistant referee signals for offside against Mathieu Manset. Chris Dunn takes the free kick.

87:33

Billy Mckay produces a cross.

86:30

Ben Tozer is sent off by the referee. Ryan Green fouled by Ben Tozer, the ref awards a free kick. Adam Bartlett takes the free kick.

85:15

Ryan Green sends in a cross.

84:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guillem Bauza by Ryan Gilligan. Tony James takes the direct free kick.

82:18

Liam Davis takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Richard Rose.

80:37

Michael Townsend is shown a yellow card.

80:12

Ryan Valentine goes into the referee's book for time wasting.

78:58

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Steve Guinan by Tony James. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Thornton.

77:42

Mathieu Manset grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 3-4 Hereford.

77:09

Ryan Gilligan has a drilled shot. Blocked by Joe Colbeck.

75:09

A cross is delivered by Kevin Thornton, clearance by Tony James.

74:35

Joe Colbeck takes a shot. Nathaniel Wedderburn gets a block in.

71:37

James McQuilkin scores a goal from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Northampton 3-3 Hereford.

71:37

Goal scored by James McQuilkin from just outside the penalty box to the top right corner of the goal. Northampton 3-3 Hereford.Caution for James McQuilkin.

70:11

Josh Parker leaves the field to be replaced by Paul Rodgers.

69:04

Stuart Fleetwood finds the back of the net with a headed goal from inside the six-yard box. Northampton 3-2 Hereford.Assist on the goal came from Guillem Bauza.

68:18

Steve Guinan takes a shot. Adam Bartlett gets a block in.

68:10

Billy Mckay crosses the ball.

66:08

The ball is crossed by Ryan Gilligan.

64:11

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Johnson on Joe Colbeck. The free kick is delivered right-footed by James McQuilkin from left wing, save made by Chris Dunn.

62:51

Outswinging corner taken by James McQuilkin.

61:54

James McQuilkin takes the outswinging corner, Kevin Thornton manages to make a clearance.

61:27

Effort from deep inside the area by Mathieu Manset clears the bar.

60:18

Nathaniel Wedderburn on for Abdul Osman.

59:42

Joe Colbeck crosses the ball, Mathieu Manset has an effort at goal from close range which goes wide right of the goal.

58:30

Stuart Fleetwood finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 3-1 Hereford.Assist on the goal came from Guillem Bauza.

57:18

Centre by Steve Guinan, Billy Mckay produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar.

56:59

Billy Mckay is caught offside. Free kick taken by Adam Bartlett.

56:43

John Johnson delivers the ball.

55:29

Guillem Bauza gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Gilligan. Liam Davis takes the free kick.

54:57

(Hereford) makes a substitution, with Stuart Fleetwood coming on for Kenny Lunt.

53:12

The ball is delivered by James McQuilkin, Joe Colbeck takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Gilligan.

52:12

Kevin Thornton takes the inswinging corner, Kenny Lunt manages to make a clearance.

51:57

Billy Mckay takes a shot. Tony James gets a block in.

50:26

Shot from 18 yards from Billy Mckay. Save by Adam Bartlett.

49:53

The assistant referee signals for offside against Billy Mckay. Tony James restarts play with the free kick.

49:34

Shot by Billy Mckay from 25 yards. Save by Adam Bartlett.

48:24

Steve Guinan is brought on as a substitute for Leon McKenzie.

47:08

Centre by Mathieu Manset, Guillem Bauza produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand post.

46:35 +1.35

Ryan Green concedes a free kick for a foul on Josh Parker. Direct free kick taken by Ryan Gilligan.

46:01

Josh Parker produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

45:32 +0.32

Leon McKenzie fires in a goal from inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Northampton 3-0 Hereford.

43:42

Centre by Ryan Green.

42:21

Inswinging corner taken by Kevin Thornton, Adam Bartlett makes a save.

41:16

Goal scored by Leon McKenzie from inside the penalty box high into the middle of the goal. Northampton 2-0 Hereford.Assist on the goal came from Kevin Thornton.

41:01

Ryan Gilligan takes a shot. Richard Rose gets a block in.

40:40

Josh Parker takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Richard Rose.

40:13

Short corner taken by Kevin Thornton from the right by-line.

39:21

Shot by Leon McKenzie. Michael Townsend gets a block in.

38:05

Mathieu Manset produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.

36:31

Dominik Werling goes off and Mathieu Manset comes on.

33:14

Free kick awarded for a foul by Michael Townsend on Abdul Osman. Ben Tozer restarts play with the free kick.

32:12

Andrew Holt concedes a free kick for a foul on Guillem Bauza. The ball is crossed by James McQuilkin, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Guillem Bauza misses to the right of the target.

31:28

Josh Parker produces a cross, save made by Adam Bartlett.

31:19

The ball is sent over by Kevin Thornton, clearance by Tony James.

29:45

Liam Davis sends in a cross.

27:50

Ryan Valentine fouled by Josh Parker, the ref awards a free kick. Ryan Valentine restarts play with the free kick.

26:56

Dominik Werling goes into the book. Foul by Dominik Werling on John Johnson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ben Tozer.

25:43

Unfair challenge on Kenny Lunt by Abdul Osman results in a free kick. Ryan Valentine takes the free kick.

25:06

Leon McKenzie is given a yellow card.

23:54

Leon McKenzie scores a headed goal from inside the area. Northampton 1-0 Hereford.The assist for the goal came from Liam Davis.

22:34

Joe Colbeck gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Liam Davis. Kevin Thornton takes the direct free kick.

20:13

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Kevin Thornton.

19:49

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kevin Thornton.

18:18

The referee blows for offside. Adam Bartlett takes the direct free kick.

17:39

James McQuilkin takes a shot. Blocked by Liam Davis.

16:53

Dominik Werling gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Josh Parker. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kevin Thornton from right by-line, save made by Adam Bartlett.

16:00

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Kevin Thornton, Tony James manages to make a clearance.

12:50

Josh Parker gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on James McQuilkin. Free kick taken by Tony James.

9:52

Ben Tozer fouled by Kenny Lunt, the ref awards a free kick. Chris Dunn takes the free kick.

9:11

The ball is crossed by Joe Colbeck.

6:59

Josh Parker has an effort at goal from outside the area missing to the wide right of the goal.

4:19

Josh Parker concedes a free kick for a foul on Dominik Werling. Adam Bartlett restarts play with the free kick.

2:44

Leon McKenzie fouled by Tony James, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin Thornton delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.

1:43

Free kick awarded for a foul by John Johnson on Dominik Werling. Free kick taken by James McQuilkin.

1:12

Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Kevin Thornton from the right by-line to the near post.

0:55

Josh Parker takes a shot. Blocked by Ryan Valentine.

0:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Rose by Billy Mckay. Direct free kick taken by Tony James.

The referee gets the game started.

The game restarts for the second half.

The ref blows to signal half-time.

The match has reached full-time.

Match Preview

Northampton will be without Dean Beckwith when they host rock-bottom Hereford. The defender saw red in last week's defeat at Cheltenham for stamping on Shaun Jeffers and now begins a three-match ban, having only just returned from a five-match lay-off following a calf injury. Boss Ian Sampson is likely to respond by changing formation which will see Ben Tozer and Andrew Holt partnered in defence. Sampson has no fresh injuries to contend with as he tries to arrest a worrying slump in form, with the Cobblers having lost their last three League Two games. Striker Leon McKenzie is hopeful of a start after appearing from the bench in recent weeks while Craig Hinton and Tadhg Purcell (both knee) are continued absentees. Hereford are boosted by the long-awaited return of captain Janos Kovacs. The centre-back has proved a big loss at the heart of defence having been sidelined for the past six weeks following knee surgery, but the Hungarian returns to the fold at Sixfields and is almost certain to start. Striker Stuart Fleetwood is also in contention having not fully recovered from a back injury in time for last Saturday`s impressive 1-1 draw at home to high-flying Port Vale. But fellow forward Sean Canham misses out against the Cobblers as he serves a one-match suspension following his dismissal at Edgar Street last weekend. He is joined in the stands by long-term absentee Dan Connor (hip) as caretaker manager Jamie Pitman looks to build on last weekend`s point and possibly put himself further in the frame for the position on a full-time basis.

Formation:442Manager: Ian Sampson

Northampton

Formation: 4411Manager:

Hereford

  • Chris Dunn
  • John Johnson
  • Ben Tozer
  • Andrew Holt
  • Liam Davis
  • Josh Parker
  • Ryan Gilligan
  • Abdul Osman
  • Kevin Thornton
  • Leon McKenzie
  • Billy Mckay
  • SUBS
  • Paul Walker
  • Paul Rodgers
  • Marcus Hall
  • Steve Guinan
  • Nathaniel Wedderburn
  • Michael Jacobs
  • Seb Harris

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Match Report

Cobblers stunned by Bulls fightback Substitute Mathieu Manset grabbed the late winner as Hereford completed a remarkable second-half comeback to win 4-3 at Northampton. The basement club looked to be heading for another defeat after trailing 3-0 at the break but they hit back with four second-half goals to send Northampton plunging to their fourth defeat on the trot. Leon McKenzie had completed a first-half hat-trick for Northampton to put them in control of the battle between the two strugglers. McKenzie opened his account in the 24th minute, beating goalkeeper Adam Bartlett to a Liam Davis cross. McKenzie doubled Northampton's advantage in the 42nd minute, knocking home the rebound after Bartlett could only parry Kevin Thornton's shot, and he completed his hat-trick in first-half stoppage time by racing on to a backpass from James McQuilkin and rounding the stranded Bartlett. Substitute Stuart Fleetwood reduced the arrears in the 59th minute after being set up by Guillem Bauza and the same two players combined in the 70th minute for Fleetwood to grab his second with a header. Two minutes later McQuilkin curled an 18-yard effort into the top corner, leaving Manset to grab a 78th-minute winner following a scramble in the box. To end a miserable day for Northampton, defender Ben Tozer was sent off three minutes from the end for throwing the ball at a Hereford player.

Form Guide

    WLWLLL
  • Northampton
  • VS
  • Hereford
  • LDLLLD

Last Meetings

  • Hereford
  • 0 - 2
  • Northampton
  • 23/02/2010
  • Northampton
  • 1 - 3
  • Hereford
  • 01/12/2009
  • Hereford
  • 1 - 2
  • Northampton
  • 08/03/1997
  • Northampton
  • 1 - 0
  • Hereford
  • 20/12/1996
  • Hereford
  • 1 - 0
  • Northampton
  • 02/03/1996
  • Northampton
  • 1 - 1
  • Hereford
  • 26/12/1995

Top Scorers

Northampton

  • K Thornton 2
  • B Mckay 2
  • A Holt 1
  • A Osman 1
  • B Tozer 1

Hereford

  • S Canham 2
  • J Kovacs 1
  • J McQuilkin 1

Goals

Northampton

    • Total goals 24
    • Goals per game 9
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Hereford

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

possession


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