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Northampton Town vs. York City

Sixfields

Sat 11th Jan

3.00pm

Foundations to build upon for York

Having laid the foundations to recovery with excellent successive victories, it's important York City build upon those when visiting bottom-of-the-table Northampton Town this weekend. The Minstermen recorded back-to-back triumphs for only the second time this season after defeating both Morecambe and Dagenham & Redbridge at Bootham Crescent, prompting a welcome rise to seventeenth in the table. Now they come up against managerless Northampton, who themselves achieved a timely 1-0 success at Newport County under caretaker boss Andy King last time out. Both clubs have another important six-pointer next week with Northampton travelling to Torquay United while York are hosting Bristol Rovers.



Northampton caretaker boss Andy King

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Northampton Town Team News:

Northampton are without a whole host of players, with long-term victims Kelvin Langmead, Lewis Hornby and Alex Nicholls, plus Danny Emerton, Roy O`Donovan, Clive Platt, Jack Widdowson, Matthias Doumbe, Ian Morris and Ben McNamara, all ruled out. But former York goal hero Matty Blair and young Sheffield United centre-back Sean McGinty have both arrived on loan.

Player to watch: Matty Blair

Former York favourite has joined on a month's loan after struggling to make an impact at Fleetwood Town.



Matty Blair could face York for a second time since leaving

York City Team News:

York have newcomers Russell Penn, Adam Reed and Shaquille McDonald in their squad, while defender Keith Lowe has also signed a permanent deal and Ben Davies extended his loan. Striker Ryan Jarvis requires a late check on a hamstring problem but Daniel Parslow, who underwent surgery on his cruciate injury earlier this week, and Chris Smith [ankle] remain sidelined. The visitors are again set to be without a substitute goalkeeper on the bench.
York City (probable): Ingham, Oyebanjo, McGurk, Lowe, Davies, Carson, Montrose, Penn, Coulson, Bowman, Fletcher
subs: Fyfield, Allan, Reed, McDonald, Platt, Puri, Clay

Player to watch: Russell Penn

Experienced midfielder set for a debut after joining on a two-and-a-half-year deal from Cheltenham Town.



New signing Russell Penn is set for York debut

Match Facts & Stats

The Minstermen have made 21 previous Football League visits to Northampton, winning three and drawing seven times. One of those victories was crucially last April when Ashley Chambers and John Johnson (own goal) were on target in an absolutely vital 2-0 success. Team: Ingham, Oyebanjo, Smith, Allan, O`Connell, Parslow, Reed, Platt, Blair, Cresswell (Walker), Chambers



Ashley Chambers scored a really big goal last time

Ref Watch:

G. Scott (Abingdon)

Next Fixtures:

Northampton - Torquay (A); York - Bristol Rovers (H)

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CITY'S SQUAD: INGHAM, OYEBANJO, SMITH, McGURK, FYFIELD, PARSLOW, PLATT, COULSON, ALLAN, JARVIS, CLAY, BOWMAN, FLETCHER, PURI, MONTROSE, DAVIES, CARSON, LOWE, McDONALD, REED, PENN

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