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  • Date:25 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Sixfields Stadium
  • Attendance:4,553
  • Johnson (29)
    Bauza (90)
  • O'Kane (13) Kee (90)

Live Commentary

95:47 +5.47

A goal is scored by Guillem Bauza from inside the area high into the middle of the goal. Northampton 2-2 Torquay.

94:54 +4.54

Jake Robinson goes off and Mark Ellis comes on. Joe Oastler comes on in place of Eunan O'Kane.

91:57 +1.57

Goal scored by Billy Kee from just outside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Northampton 1-2 Torquay.

90:18 +0.18

Caution for Craig Stanley. Unfair challenge on Kevin Thornton by Craig Stanley results in a free kick. John Johnson takes the free kick.


Effort from deep inside the area by Jake Robinson misses to the left of the goal.


Abdul Osman goes off and Kevin Thornton comes on.


Nathaniel Wedderburn replaces Liam Davis.


Marcus Hall goes off and Jamie Reckord comes on.


Inswinging corner taken by Jake Robinson from the right by-line.


Guy Branston receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Guy Branston on John Johnson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Josh Walker.


Michael Jacobs gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Eunan O'Kane. Chris Robertson restarts play with the free kick.


Corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs, Scott Bevan makes a clearance.


Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs played to the near post, clearance by Chris Robertson.


Gavin Tomlin goes off and Billy Kee comes on. Chris Robertson concedes a free kick for a foul on Guillem Bauza. Free kick taken by Chris Dunn.


Shot from 12 yards by Jake Robinson. Save by Chris Dunn.


Abdul Osman has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.


Michael Jacobs gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jake Robinson. Kevin Nicholson takes the direct free kick.


Shot by Michael Jacobs from 18 yards. Scott Bevan makes a save.

45:14 +0.14

Unfair challenge on Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi by Craig Stanley results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Jacobs.


Chris Robertson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guillem Bauza. John Johnson takes the direct free kick.


Eunan O'Kane receives a caution. Unfair challenge on Michael Jacobs by Eunan O'Kane results in a free kick. Free kick taken by John Johnson.


Corner taken by Michael Jacobs, save made by Scott Bevan.


John Johnson grabs a headed goal from close in. Northampton 1-1 Torquay.Assist by Abdul Osman.


Gavin Tomlin challenges Michael Jacobs unfairly and gives away a free kick. Liam Davis takes the direct free kick.


Foul by Damon Lathrope on Michael Jacobs, free kick awarded. Josh Walker restarts play with the free kick.


Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Michael Jacobs, save by Scott Bevan.


Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael Jacobs, clearance by Chris Robertson.


Foul by Gavin Tomlin on Byron Webster, free kick awarded. Byron Webster takes the free kick.


A goal is scored by Eunan O'Kane from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Northampton 0-1 Torquay.


Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi concedes a free kick for a foul on Jake Robinson. Free kick taken by Eunan O'Kane.


Guy Branston gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Guillem Bauza. Michael Jacobs takes the direct free kick.


Jake Robinson produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.


Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Guillem Bauza by Lee Mansell. Marcus Hall restarts play with the free kick.

Match Preview

Same again for Johnson Northampton manager Gary Johnson is set to name an unchanged side against Torquay on Friday night as he searches for his first win in charge. Johnson saw a much-improved performance in the 1-1 draw at Bradford last Saturday and hopes to have the same XI available. Centre-back Dean Beckwith could be back in the squad after a groin injury but he may have to settle for a place on the bench as new signing Byron Webster made an impression against the Bantams. Midfielder Ryan Gilligan will miss out on facing the club he joined on loan earlier this year after he turned his ankle in the warm-up at Bradford, while captain Andy Holt is struggling with a knock. Striker Billy McKay is out for around six weeks after dislocating his elbow while fellow forward Leon McKenzie (knee) trained on Thursday for the first time in recent weeks and could make the squad. Johnson said: "Leon has been in the physio room since I've been here and I'm sure he is as frustrated as everyone else but you do have to manage the injury that he's got. I'm not sure if he has done enough to be involved on Friday but we will see how he comes through training." Torquay boss Paul Buckle will be without Ben Pringle for the trip. The 21-year-old midfielder, who made five appearances during a month-long loan spell at Plainmoor, has returned to parent club Derby to fight for a first-team place. Damon Lathrope could retain his place in central midfield following an impressive performance during the 3-1 win over Cheltenham in midweek, although Joe Oastler is another option. Buckle, who has no new injury or suspension problems to worry about, is unlikely to make too many other changes following a four-game unbeaten run which has seen his side move into the npower League Two play-off places. Striker Billy Kee returned from an ankle injury to make the squad against the Robins and is pushing for a starting berth following a 10-minute run-out. Midfielder Eunan O'Kane is also available for a recall following a 20-minute cameo.

Formation:442Manager: Gary Johnson


Formation: 442Manager: Paul Buckle


  • Chris Dunn
  • John Johnson
  • Byron Webster
  • Marcus Hall
  • Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi
  • Michael Jacobs
  • Abdul Osman
  • Liam Davis
  • Josh Walker
  • Guillem Bauza
  • Shaun Harrad
  • SUBS
  • Steve Collis
  • Paul Rodgers
  • Kevin Thornton
  • Dean Beckwith
  • Nathaniel Wedderburn
  • Francis Laurent
  • Jamie Reckord



Match Report

Bauza snatches point for Cobblers Guillem Bauza grabbed a last-gasp equaliser to earn Northampton a share of the spoils against promotion-chasing Torquay in a 2-2 draw at Sixfields. Substitute Billy Kee looked to have won it for Torquay when he put them back in front in stoppage time, but Bauza had the final word in a dramatic game. Torquay's build-up to the game was badly hampered as they were stuck on the motorway, where their players had to board a coach borrowed from Cheltenham Town to continue their trip to Northampton. The game kicked off half an hour late, but the visitors were quickly into their stride, taking a 14th-minute lead when Eunan O'Kane shot home from the edge of the box. The Cobblers gradually got into the game and got back on level terms on the half-hour mark. A Liam Davis free-kick was headed back into the six-yard box by Abdul Osman where John Johnson headed home. Northampton had the better chances in the second half with Scott Bevan twice saving from Michael Jacobs and then denying Bauza late on with a point-blank save. Kee thought he had sealed his side the points two minutes into stoppage time, but Bouza popped up to hammer home a volley and earn Northampton a deserved point.

Form Guide

  • Northampton
  • VS
  • Torquay

Last Meetings

  • Torquay
  • 3 - 0
  • Northampton
  • 07/08/2010
  • Northampton
  • 0 - 0
  • Torquay
  • 05/04/2010
  • Torquay
  • 1 - 0
  • Northampton
  • 31/10/2009
  • Northampton
  • 1 - 0
  • Torquay
  • 17/02/2006
  • Torquay
  • 3 - 3
  • Northampton
  • 06/12/2005
  • Torquay
  • 3 - 1
  • Northampton
  • 10/01/2004

Top Scorers


  • L McKenzie 7
  • A Holt 7
  • J Johnson 5
  • B Mckay 5
  • K Thornton 4
  • M Jacobs 4
  • A Osman 3
  • D Beckwith 3
  • B Tozer 2
  • S Harrad 1
  • R Gilligan 1


  • C Zebroski 11
  • B Kee 6
  • J Robinson 5
  • E O'Kane 5
  • D Stevens 3
  • G Branston 2
  • K Nicholson 2
  • M Ellis 2
  • C Robertson 2
  • G Tomlin 1
  • C Stanley 1
  • L Rowe-Turner 1
  • R Murray 1



    • Total goals 101
    • Goals per game 47
  • 4 (For) 7 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 12 (For) 10 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 8 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins


    • Total goals 117
    • Goals per game 63
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 9 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 8 (For) 2 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 11 (For) 11 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 7 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins