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  • Date:29 Oct 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Sixfields Stadium
  • Attendance:4,182
  • Conrad Logan - og (23)
  • Evans (1)
Goal!

Live Commentary

94mins

Corner taken by Michael Jacobs, clearance made by Alex Revell.

92mins

Unfair challenge on Michael Jacobs by Luke Foster results in a free kick. Lewis Young goes off and Andy Holt comes on. Ben Tozer restarts play with the free kick.

91mins

The ball is swung over by Gareth Evans.

88mins

Corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the right by-line, Luke Foster manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line to the near post, Foul by Ashley Westwood on Conrad Logan, free kick awarded. Ashley Westwood goes into the referee's book. Conrad Logan shown a yellow card. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

86mins

Ashley Westwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alex Revell. Direct free kick taken by Jason Taylor.

84mins

Unfair challenge on Jason Taylor by Saido Berahino results in a free kick. Tom Newey joins the action as a substitute, replacing Danny Schofield. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan. Jon Harley gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Young. Free kick taken by Michael Jacobs.

81mins

Johnny Mullins takes a inswinging corner to the near post, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Jon Harley misses to the left of the goal.

80mins

Danny Schofield decides to take a short corner.

76mins

Corner taken by Danny Schofield, save by Sam Walker.

75mins

Corner from left by-line taken by Danny Schofield.

73mins

Gareth Evans takes a shot.

73mins

Centre by Jon Harley, blocked by Derek Niven.

71mins

John Johnson challenges Gareth Evans unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Danny Schofield.

71mins

Centre by Gareth Evans, save by Sam Walker.

69mins

Lewis Young crosses the ball. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Schofield, Chris Arthur manages to make a clearance.

68mins

Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Michael Jacobs, save by Conrad Logan.

67mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Foster on Lewis Young. Luke Foster is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Ben Tozer takes the direct free kick.

66mins

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Luke Foster goes wide of the right-hand upright.

65mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs from the left by-line, Danny Harrison makes a clearance.

64mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Saido Berahino on Jason Taylor. Conrad Logan takes the free kick.

62mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs, Headed effort from inside the box by Ashley Westwood misses to the right of the target.

61mins

Chris Arthur delivers the ball.

60mins

The ball is sent over by Lewis Young, Johnny Mullins makes a clearance.

59mins

Chris Holroyd replaces Lewis Grabban.

58mins

Danny Schofield sends in a cross, save by Sam Walker.

55mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Young by Jon Harley. Sam Walker restarts play with the free kick.

54mins

Corner taken left-footed by Jon Harley from the right by-line, clearance by Derek Niven.

53mins

Luke Foster fouled by Derek Niven, the ref awards a free kick. Derek Niven receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Jon Harley restarts play with the free kick.

51mins

John Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jon Harley. Danny Schofield takes the free kick.

50mins

Corner taken right-footed by Jon Harley from the right by-line to the near post, Ashley Westwood makes a clearance.

49mins

Dale Tonge fouled by Michael Jacobs, the ref awards a free kick. Jon Harley takes the free kick.

48mins

Outswinging corner taken by Michael Jacobs from the right by-line, save by Conrad Logan.

47mins

Unfair challenge on Jason Taylor by Lewis Young results in a free kick. Conrad Logan restarts play with the free kick.

46mins

Saido Berahino is caught offside. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

46mins

Jon Harley challenges Saido Berahino unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.

45mins

Adebayo Akinfenwa challenges Luke Foster unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jon Harley restarts play with the free kick.

44mins

Lewis Grabban takes a shot. Save by Sam Walker.

44mins

Lewis Grabban is caught offside. Sam Walker takes the direct free kick.

43mins

Alex Revell challenges Kelvin Langmead unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Sam Walker.

42mins

Inswinging corner taken by Danny Schofield, Kelvin Langmead makes a clearance.

41mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dale Tonge by Chris Arthur. Jon Harley restarts play with the free kick.

40mins

Lewis Young gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jon Harley. Direct free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

39mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Foster on Michael Jacobs. Ben Tozer takes the free kick.

38mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Lewis Grabban. Sam Walker takes the direct free kick.

37mins

Kelvin Langmead has a header from close range and clears the crossbar.

35mins

Danny Schofield challenges Ben Tozer unfairly and gives away a free kick. Danny Schofield receives a caution for unsporting behaviour. Michael Jacobs takes the direct free kick.

34mins

Unfair challenge on Luke Foster by Adebayo Akinfenwa results in a free kick. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

32mins

Adebayo Akinfenwa handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Conrad Logan takes the direct free kick.

31mins

Saido Berahino challenges Jason Taylor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Conrad Logan.

28mins

Ashley Westwood concedes a free kick for a foul on Alex Revell. Jon Harley takes the direct free kick.

27mins

(Rotherham) makes a substitution, with Luke Foster coming on for Michael Raynes.

23mins

Lewis Young sends in a cross. Conrad Logan scores an own goal. Northampton 1-1 Rotherham.

21mins

Michael Jacobs takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Harrison.

19mins

Shot from just outside the area by Adebayo Akinfenwa goes over the bar.

19mins

Unfair challenge on Adebayo Akinfenwa by Johnny Mullins results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.

18mins

Effort on goal by Michael Jacobs from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

15mins

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs, Ashley Westwood produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

14mins

Lewis Young sends in a cross, clearance made by Johnny Mullins.

12mins

Michael Jacobs crosses the ball.

12mins

Corner taken by Michael Jacobs played to the near post.

8mins

Chris Arthur produces a cross, clearance by Jon Harley.

5mins

Dale Tonge crosses the ball, save by Sam Walker.

4mins

Chris Arthur crosses the ball.

2mins

Gareth Evans grabs a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 0-1 Rotherham.Alex Revell provided the assist for the goal.

Match Preview

Cobblers hoping for Akinfenwa boost Leading scorer Adebayo Akinfenwa has been given a slim chance of being involved when Northampton host Rotherham. The five-goal striker has missed the last three matches after suffering a fractured jaw during the home defeat to Crawley on October 8. However, midfielder Arron Davies looks set to continue to struggle with the back and hamstring problems that have blighted him for the past month. "Bayo and Arron have proved to be too big losses for us but we are trying to get an early assessment on Bayo," said Cobblers boss Gary Johnson. "Bayo was due to go for an X-ray on Monday but he will now have that on Friday instead. If that shows he is all clear, he could play on Saturday. It gives us a real small chance and we are hanging onto that little bit of news in the hope that he could be fit. "Results have shown that we have missed him but he has been training as normal just without having any contact. The real great thing is that he is desperate to get back and help the team. He wants to play. "He is determined to be involved on Saturday and he will be disappointed if he is told he can't play, but medically we have to make sure everything is right." Rotherham manager Andy Scott will check on Andy Warrington and Lewis Grabban. Goalkeeper Warrington and striker Grabban sustained knocks in Tuesday's 3-3 draw with Morecambe, though their prognosis is good and Scott hopes to have them available at Sixfields. On-loan striker Brett Williams is back with the Millers after receiving treatment on a thigh injury at parent-club Reading but is unlikely to play any part having only resumed training on Thursday. Guy Branston, on loan from Bradford, serves the final game of his three-match ban but still faces another two games on the sidelines as the terms of his loan deal restrict him from playing in the FA Cup and the club's forthcoming League Two encounter with the Bantams. Defender Ryan Cresswell (ankle), goalkeeper Jamie Annerson (knee) and midfielder Mark Bradley (shoulder) remain long-term absentees. The Millers will be buoyed by Tuesday's impressive result at Morecambe, having found themselves three goals down after 37 minutes, but they remain without a win in eight league games.

Formation:442Manager: Gary Johnson

Northampton

Formation: 442Manager: Andy Scott

Rotherham

  • Sam Walker
  • John Johnson
  • Ben Tozer
  • Ashley Westwood
  • Kelvin Langmead
  • Lewis Young
  • Derek Niven
  • Michael Jacobs
  • Chris Arthur
  • Adebayo Akinfenwa
  • Saido Berahino
  • SUBS
  • Freddy Hall
  • George Baldock
  • Andy Holt
  • Paul Turnbull
  • Bas Savage

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Match Report

Draw puts an end to Cobblers' woes Northampton ended a four-match losing run with a 1-1 draw against out-of-form Rotherham. The Millers made it three stalemates on the bounce but have now not won in their last 10 attempts in all competitions. Gareth Evans gave Rotherham the perfect start with a goal in the second minute. Keeper Sam Walker made a hash of a clearance and Danny Schofield set up Evans, who cut inside to open the scoring. Northampton got back on level terms in fortuitous circumstances in the 22nd minute. Lewis Young drove in a low cross to the near post where keeper Conrad Logan failed to deal with it and the ball squirmed through his hands and into the net. Northampton then enjoyed their best spell, with Kelvin Langmead twice off-target before the break. Northampton went in search of the elusive winner in the second half, with Adebayo Akinfenwa seeing a powerful header superbly saved on the line by Logan, while Ashley Westwood headed wide late on at the near post from a Michael Jacobs' corner. In between, substitute Luke Foster missed a great chance to win it for the Millers when he raced onto Schofield's pass but shot wide from a good position. Northampton almost snatched victory in stoppage time when on-loan Derek Niven saw his shot deflected wide for a corner.

Form Guide

    WWLLLL
  • Northampton
  • VS
  • Rotherham
  • LLLLDD

Last Meetings

  • Northampton
  • 2 - 2
  • Rotherham
  • 22/04/2011
  • Rotherham
  • 2 - 2
  • Northampton
  • 23/11/2010
  • Rotherham
  • 1 - 0
  • Northampton
  • 13/04/2010
  • Northampton
  • 3 - 1
  • Rotherham
  • 29/09/2009
  • Northampton
  • 0 - 1
  • Rotherham
  • 23/10/1999
  • Rotherham
  • 3 - 0
  • Northampton
  • 25/09/1999

Top Scorers

Northampton

  • A Akinfenwa 4
  • A Davies 4
  • M Jacobs 3
  • A Westwood 1
  • B Tozer 1
  • S Berahino 1

Rotherham

  • L Grabban 7
  • G Evans 5
  • A Revell 3
  • R Cresswell 2
  • D Schofield 1
  • D Harrison 1
  • J Taylor 1
  • T Brown 1
  • B Pringle 1

Goals

Northampton

    • Total goals 39
    • Goals per game 16
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 1 (For) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Rotherham

    • Total goals 50
    • Goals per game 27
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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