Date: 23rd November 2012 at 3:39pm
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Chris Wilder takes on Aidy Boothroyd’s Northampton Town. The Cobblers are having a good season compared to last season with them sitting just outside the playoffs.

Former youth team player Chris Hackett will be returning to face his former team for the first time since he left in 2006.

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford United team last match:01 Clarke,06 Wright,16 Whing Booked,17 Capaldi,25 Mullins,07 Chapman,08 Heslop (Pittman – 60),14 Rigg,20 Leven,09 Constable Booked,15 Potter

Substitutes:21 Brown,04 Raynes,22 Worley,23 O’Brien,18 Forster-Caskey,11 Pittman,28 Marsh

Player to watch: Peter Leven

Can he create the openings for the forward line?

Northampton Town Team News:

Northampton Town team last match:21 Nicholls,03 Widdowson Booked,05 Langmead,12 Tozer,30 Carlisle,07 Demontagnac Booked,08 Harding,11 Hackett,22 Hornby Booked (Huws – 81),10 Akinfenwa (Platt – 72),17 Robinson (Moult – 77)

Substitutes:13 Snedker,06 Charles,23 East,28 Huws,09 Platt,15 Mukendi,19 Moult

Player to watch: Chris Hackett

The flying winger returns to the club for the first time.

Match Facts & Stats

The Cobblers were formed in 1897

Oxfords record is won 11 drawn 1 lost 9

Match Prediction:

Oxford 1 Northampton 1

Scorer Leven

Next Fixtures:

FA Cup Round 2 away to Accrington Stanley Saturday 1st Dec ko:1500hrs