Bradford 3-3 Northampton (4-2 pens)

Bradford secured a dramatic shoot-out win over Northampton in the FA Cup.

Town's Ishmel Demontagnac's spot-kick had cancelled out Will Atkinson's strike in the first half.

Nahki Wells then scored a penalty in the final minute of normal time for the hosts, only for Clive Platt to extend the match with a slotted finish.

Kelvin Langmead's goal gave Northampton a lead, but Carl McHugh's late header took the game to penalties, where Ricky Ravenhill scored the match-winner.

Langmead missed the crucial penalty for the Cobblers.

It is the third time this season Bradford have enjoyed penalty shoot-out success, after their triumph over Premier League Wigan in the League Cup and the Johnstone's Paint Trophy victory at Hartlepool.

The Bantams now face League One Brentford in the second round.


Northampton Town manager Aidy Boothroyd told BBC Radio Northampton:

"We're disappointed, obviously we wanted to go through to the next round.

"Away from home, we knew it was going to be tough, but I thought we showed bucket loads of enthusiasm and spirit to come back.

"It's probably the youngest team I've ever put out - it's past a few of their bed times.

"I can't take anything away from the performance. We were strong and spirited."

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