Date: 23rd March 2013 at 9:17am
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Chris Wilder takes on Adrian Boothroyd’s Northampton team who are in 6th placed.

Leading the scoring charts at Sixfields is Adebayo Akinfenwa with 17 goals.

No new injuries for Oxford so Oxford will remain the same going into this match.

Northampton Town Team News:

Northampton Town team last match:21 Nicholls,02 Johnson Booked (Platt – 78),03 Widdowson,05 Langmead,06 Collins (Akinfenwa – 69),12 Tozer,30 Carlisle,07 Demontagnac Booked,08 Harding,11 Hackett,28 O’Donovan

Substitutes:13 Snedker,04 Guttridge,22 Hornby,25 Dias,09 Platt,10 Akinfenwa,17 Robinson

Player to watch: Chris Hackett

The flying winger who came up through the U’s youth team is now supplying the Northampton front line. He has also scored 6 goals.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford United 442:24 McCormick,02 Batt,04 Raynes (Worley – 86 Booked),06 Wright,16 Whing,14 Rigg (Craddock – 59),26 Davis,27 Davies,09 Constable,10 Smalley Booked (Parker – 77),15 Potter

Substitutes:21 Brown,05 Duberry,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,08 Heslop,25 Parker,29 Craddock

Player to watch: Liam Davis

The former Northampton player will be fired up to do well against his former club.

Match Facts & Stats

formed in 1897 they are known as the cobblers.

Oxford record is won 12 drawn 1 lost 9 against the cobblers

Match Prediction:

Northampton 0 Oxford 1

Scorer: Davis

Next Fixtures:

Home Friday 29th March to Morecombe in the npower league 2 ko 15:00hrs

 

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