Lions fall to~Cobblers yet again

Northampton were again Millwall's Carling Cup nemesis as a goal from Jason Crowe earned them a narrow 1-0 victory at The Den.

Last Updated: 12/08/08 at 23:37 Post Comment

Crowe: Pounced for solitary goal

Crowe: Pounced for solitary goal

The Cobblers were 2-0 victors at this stage last year and came out firing on all cylinders. Millwall conceded four on Saturday at Oldham and their defence was still looking very shaky early on.

Northampton could have been in front in the second minute when Danny Jackman's cross shot found Ryan Gilligan unmarked but he could only hit the post from a narrow angle.

Town took the lead in the 16th minute when Liam Davis' cross from the left was cleverly dummied by Adebayo Akinfenwa and Jason Crowe fired home from close range.

Northampton dominated the first half but the Lions improved after the break and Lewis Grabban should have equalised but was denied by Mark Bunn from point-blank range.

Chris Hackett came agonisingly close to levelling when his 25-yard effort cannoned off the post with the keeper beaten. But despite constant pressure Millwall could not find a way through Northampton's defence.

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

There are no results at present.

Footer 365

Transfer news: Stoke boss Mark Hughes still wants Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi

Stoke boss Mark Hughes is still hoping to agree a deal to sign Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi on a permanent basis.

Transfer news: QPR and Rio Ferdinand are expected to agree a deal imminently

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is expected to reach a deal to join Premier League new-boys QPR on Tuesday.

World Cup: Terry Butcher says there is no doubt Germany had best squad in Brazil

Former England captain Terry Butcher says Germany deserve their status as World Cup winners.

Mail Box

Are Germany Now Going To Dominate?

We have your World Cup final reactions - some were wowed and others think it was all an anti-climax. We have lots of thoughts on Lionel Messi too. Has he flopped?

Alexis Sanchez: Really Not THAT Good

The backlash has begun: Why are Barca letting him go if he's any good? We have mails on Alexis Sanchez, Luis Suarez, the World Cup and the wonder of F365...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property