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Northampton Town 1-1 Shrewsbury Town

The goal capped a first appearance for Sinclair since his permanent move to Northampton this summer

Emile Sinclair's late equaliser rescued a point for Northampton Town against 10-man Shrewsbury Town.

The Shrews were a man down after 26 minutes as Liam Lawrence was dismissed for a bad challenge on Joel Byrom.

But despite the numerical disadvantage the visitors took the lead after the interval when James Collins fired home from close range.

But Sinclair ensured the home fans at the Sixfields had something to cheer when he headed in Lawson D'ath's cross.

Line-ups

Northampton

  • 1Duke
  • 12Tozer
  • 16Diamond
  • 6Collins
  • 17RobertsonSubstituted forRavenhillat 69'minutes
  • 11HackettSubstituted forD'Athat 65'minutes
  • 10O'TooleBooked at 73mins
  • 25Byrom
  • 23Mohamed
  • 24ToneySubstituted forSinclairat 68'minutes
  • 9Richards

Substitutes

  • 7Sinclair
  • 14Nicholls
  • 18Ravenhill
  • 19D'Ath
  • 20Moyo
  • 21Archer
  • 28Warburton

Shrewsbury

  • 1LeutwilerBooked at 45mins
  • 12Gayle
  • 20Knight-Percival
  • 6Goldson
  • 3Demetriou
  • 7VincentSubstituted forCollinsat 44'minutes
  • 14Wesolowski
  • 11LawrenceBooked at 27mins
  • 22Clark
  • 19ManganSubstituted forWoodsat 28'minutesBooked at 82mins
  • 26Akpa-AkproSubstituted forVernonat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Grandison
  • 4Woods
  • 9Collins
  • 10Vernon
  • 15Wildig
  • 18Robinson
  • 21Halstead
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
4,369

Match Stats

Home TeamNorthamptonAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Northampton Town 1, Shrewsbury Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Northampton Town 1, Shrewsbury Town 1.
Attempt missed. Kaid Mohamed (Northampton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Goal!

Goal! Northampton Town 1, Shrewsbury Town 1. Emile Sinclair (Northampton Town) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lawson D'Ath.
Attempt missed. Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town).
Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by John-Joe O'Toole.
Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Matt Duke.
Attempt saved. James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.
Foul by Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town).
Zander Diamond (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Marc Richards (Northampton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. Scott Vernon replaces Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro.
Foul by Connor Goldson (Shrewsbury Town).
Zander Diamond (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Ryan Woods (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Shrewsbury Town).
Joel Byrom (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
James Wesolowski (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Emile Sinclair (Northampton Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Richard Ravenhill replaces Gregor Robertson.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Emile Sinclair replaces Ivan Toney.
Attempt saved. Lee Collins (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.
Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Mickey Demetriou.
Foul by James Collins (Shrewsbury Town).
Zander Diamond (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Northampton Town. Lawson D'Ath replaces Chris Hackett.

Goal!

Goal! Northampton Town 0, Shrewsbury Town 1. James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner.
Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.
Attempt blocked. James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
Ryan Woods (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Gregor Robertson (Northampton Town).
James Wesolowski (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by John-Joe O'Toole (Northampton Town).
Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Matt Duke.
Attempt saved. James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom left corner.
James Collins (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Lee Collins (Northampton Town).
Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Zander Diamond (Northampton Town).
Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Connor Goldson.
Foul by Jordan Clark (Shrewsbury Town).
Chris Hackett (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Second Half

Second Half begins Northampton Town 0, Shrewsbury Town 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Northampton Town 0, Shrewsbury Town 0.

Booking

Jayson Leutwiler (Shrewsbury Town) is shown the yellow card.
Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Jayson Leutwiler.
Attempt saved. Ivan Toney (Northampton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by Jayson Leutwiler.
Corner, Northampton Town. Conceded by James Wesolowski.
Attempt blocked. Joel Byrom (Northampton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Ryan Woods (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Joel Byrom (Northampton Town).
Foul by Ryan Woods (Shrewsbury Town).
Chris Hackett (Northampton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Shrewsbury Town. James Collins replaces Ashley Vincent.
Delay in match Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Shrewsbury Town) because of an injury.
Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Ben Tozer.
Jean-Louis Akpa-Akpro (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Morecambe4400612
2Portsmouth4310410
3Cheltenham4310310
4Burton4310310
5Wycombe430149
6Shrewsbury422058
7Bury421127
8Southend421127
9Wimbledon421117
10Dag & Red420206
11Mansfield4202-16
12Luton412105
13Northampton4121-15
14Plymouth411214
15Tranmere411204
16York404004
17Cambridge4112-14
18Stevenage4112-34
19Hartlepool4103-43
20Carlisle4022-32
21Exeter4022-42
22Newport4013-41
23Accrington4013-61
24Oxford Utd4004-40
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