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Northampton V Bristol Rovers at Sixfields Stadium : Match Preview

28 Feb 2014 10:31:00

Northampton V Bristol Rovers at Sixfields Stadium : Match Preview

Northampton V Bristol Rovers - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game live.


Cobblers wait on Widdowson

Northampton will again check on Joe Widdowson ahead of their home encounter against Bristol Rovers as they chase a third successive victory.


The left-back missed Tuesday's 2-1 triumph over Southend due to an ankle injury sustained last weekend in the win against Hartlepool.


Gregor Robertson is prepared to step in once more as the relegation-threatened Cobblers look to string together three straight league wins for the first time in over a year.


Skipper Lee Collins (foot) has been ruled out for the rest of the season while long-term absentees Kelvin Langmead, Alex Nicholls and Lewis Hornby remain sidelined.


Bristol Rovers will be without Alan Gow.


The Exeter loanee is set for a few weeks on the sidelines with an ankle ligament injury he sustained in Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Scunthorpe.


Fellow forward Steven Gillespie stepped off the bench to net a late leveller against the Iron and the former Cheltenham man will hope to have done enough to earn a place in Gow's absence.


And while striker Matt Harrold will return to the squad after recovering from a minor knee problem, the Pirates will assess Tom Lockyer in the build-up to kick-off after he broke his nose on Tuesday.



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