Hubertz seals victory~for Cobblers

Poul Hubertz's 13th goal of the season earned Northampton a 2-1 victory that was enough for Stuart Gray's side to leapfrog over Tranmere.

Last Updated: 03/05/08 at 20:08 Post Comment

Hubertz: Scored the winning goal

Hubertz: Scored the winning goal

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

The Cobblers got off to the perfect start when Adebayo Akinfenwa gave them a third-minute lead, scoring from close range after Rovers failed to deal with a Daniel Jones' cross.

Alex Dyer should have increased Town's lead after 27 minutes but he took too long after a quick break from Akinfenwa.

Antony Kay volleyed over from Shane Sherriff's cross while Colin Larkin almost grabbed a second for Northampton when his goal-bound shot was blocked.

Chris Dunne, making his Cobblers debut in place of the injured Mark Bunn, saved well at the near post to deny Andy Taylor, but was powerless to keep out Chris Greenacre's overhead kick after 43 minutes.

Jones went close on the hour when his free-kick was just off-target before Hubertz came off the bench to grab a 69th-minute winner, heading home a Jones free-kick.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Saturday, 24 January 2015
15:00
Colchester 2-0 Leyton Or Report
Fleetwood 1-0 Crawley Report
Gillingham 3-2 Oldham Report
MK Dons 2-0 Barnsley Report
Notts Co 1-2 Peterboro  
Port Vale 0-1 Crewe Report
Yeovil 0-0 Coventry Report
Tuesday, 20 January 2015
19:45
Doncaster 0-0 Notts Co Report
Preston 1-1 Yeovil Report
Saturday, 17 January 2015
15:00
Colchester 0-2 Walsall Report

Footer 365

Scottish football: Charlie Telfer upbeat over Dundee United's cup chances this season

Charlie Telfer believes he could end his first season at Dundee United with at least one cup winner's medal.

Capital One Cup semi-final second leg team news: Chelsea v Liverpool preview

Team news for Tuesday's Capital One Cup semi-final second leg between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.

Sky Bet League One: Leyton Orient part company with sporting director Mauro Milanese

League One club Leyton Orient have parted company with sporting director Mauro Milanese, according to Sky sources.

Mail Box

You're Man Utd, For Crying Out Loud!

Defending a 0-0 draw with Cambridge on the grounds that other teams lost to lower-league opposition is not befitting of Man United. We're inclined to agree with Mailboxers...

A Massive Mailbox On A Weekend Of Wonder

We unsurprisingly have plenty of mails on a wonderful FA Cup weekend, including thoughts on Palace, Van Gaal, Phil Jones, Chelsea, Mourinho and Yaya Toure...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company