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York City 1-2 Northampton Town

James Collins
League Two leaders Northampton are 12 points clear of second-placed Plymouth

Northampton's record-breaking run extended to 10 straight league wins following victory over York.

James Collins gave the Cobblers the lead when he headed in Brendan Moloney's right-wing cross.

It was 2-0 soon after the break when Collins' low cross from the right was converted from a yard out by Marquis.

Substitute Russell Penn crashed home a 25-yard dipping volley in the 93rd minute, but there was not enough time for York to find an equaliser.

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Jackie McNamara on York v Northampton

York City manager Jackie McNamara told BBC Radio York:

"Disappointing. I think the two goals we lost were soft.

"The first one comes from a throw in and there was no communication. But the second goal was too soft as well.

"We've done some things later on that caused them a few problems and we had a few chances to score which gave us a little bit of hope, but unfortunately we were too late."

Line-ups

York

  • 1Flinders
  • 27Hendrie
  • 16Winfield
  • 6Satka
  • 15Cameron
  • 7Coulson
  • 8Summerfield
  • 23DixonSubstituted forPennat 60'minutes
  • 11CarsonSubstituted forMcEvoyat 59'minutes
  • 19HydeSubstituted forOliverat 59'minutes
  • 32Fewster

Substitutes

  • 9Oliver
  • 10Penn
  • 12Riordan
  • 14Swan
  • 22Thompson
  • 24Ingham
  • 33McEvoy

Northampton

  • 1Smith
  • 2Moloney
  • 5Diamond
  • 18McDonald
  • 16Buchanan
  • 10AdamsSubstituted forHolmesat 78'minutes
  • 23Rose
  • 4Taylor
  • 7D'AthSubstituted forByromat 88'minutes
  • 19Collins
  • 27MarquisSubstituted forHoskinsat 62'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Cresswell
  • 8Byrom
  • 11Holmes
  • 14Hoskins
  • 20Martin
  • 22Prosser
  • 26Clarke
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
2,887

Match Stats

Home TeamYorkAway TeamNorthampton
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home5
Away11
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, York City 1, Northampton Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, York City 1, Northampton Town 2.

Goal!

Goal! York City 1, Northampton Town 2. Russell Penn (York City) left footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner.

Foul by James Collins (Northampton Town).

Luke Hendrie (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Joel Byrom replaces Lawson D'Ath.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Dave Winfield.

Attempt saved. James Collins (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Sam Hoskins (Northampton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kyle Cameron (York City).

Jason Taylor (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Vadaine Oliver (York City).

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Ricky Holmes replaces Nicky Adams.

Lawson D'Ath (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Cameron (York City).

Corner, York City. Conceded by Brendon Moloney.

Attempt blocked. Bradley Fewster (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Russell Penn (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by James Collins (Northampton Town).

Attempt saved. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Jason Taylor (Northampton Town).

Michael Coulson (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Rose (Northampton Town).

Bradley Fewster (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Sam Hoskins replaces John Marquis.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Russell Penn replaces Matt Dixon.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Vadaine Oliver replaces Jake Hyde.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Kenneth McEvoy replaces Josh Carson.

Lawson D'Ath (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Kyle Cameron (York City).

Attempt missed. Lawson D'Ath (Northampton Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Matt Dixon.

John Marquis (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Josh Carson (York City).

Foul by Jason Taylor (Northampton Town).

Michael Coulson (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Nicky Adams (Northampton Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the left is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! York City 0, Northampton Town 2. John Marquis (Northampton Town) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner. Assisted by James Collins.

Foul by John Marquis (Northampton Town).

Dave Winfield (York City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton32234559322773
2Plymouth32187747272061
3Oxford Utd321610653312258
4Accrington30167753361755
5Wimbledon31149849371251
6Mansfield33149104639751
7Bristol Rovers31155114233950
8Portsmouth311213649282149
9Wycombe31147103630649
10Leyton Orient32131094745249
11Cambridge32138114744347
12Carlisle30121084743446
13Luton32118134546-141
14Exeter32118134148-741
15Barnet31116144046-639
16Notts County31116144654-839
17Crawley32115163753-1638
18Morecambe32106165359-636
19Stevenage33810154255-1334
20Newport30710133444-1031
21Hartlepool2983182949-2027
22Yeovil32511163247-1526
23York3268183558-2326
24Dag & Red3148193257-2520
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