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Rotherham United 1 Northampton Town 0 - the match report

30 September 2017

Saturday September 30th, 3.00pm
AESSEAL New York Stadium

Kieffer Moore 52


Attendance: 8,073 (566 Cobblers fans)

Rotherham: Marek Rodak, Joe Mattock, Richard Wood, Lee Frecklington (sub Semi Ajayi 90), Darren Potter, Richie Towell (sub Will Vaulks 90), Michael Ihiekwe, Joe Newell, Ryan Williams, Kieffer Moore (sub Jonson Clarke-Harris 81), Shaun Cummings
Subs not used: Richard O’Donnell, Josh Emmanuel, Anthony Forde, Jerry Yates

Cobblers: Matt Ingram, Brendan Moloney, David Buchanan, Ash Taylor, Aaron Pierre, Regan Poole, Matt Grimes, Dean Bowditch, Alex Revell, George Smith (sub Billy Waters 59), Daniel Powell (sub Marc Richards 84)
Subs not used: David Cornell, Leon Barnett, Sam Foley, Yaser Kasim, Raheem Hanley

Referee: Mr Trevor Kettle

Rotherham: Darren Potter (82), Michael Ihiekwe (90)
Cobblers: Aaron Pierre (44, 3rd of the season)

5 cautions on or before 19 games; 1 match suspension
10 cautions on or before 32 games; 2 match suspension       
15 cautions at any time in season; 3 match suspension

Sent off:
Rotherham: none
Cobblers: none

Sendings off: 2 cautions in one game; 1 match suspension but cautions do not count towards above totals. Other sendings off; 1 or 3 match suspension. Extra match ban for additional sendings off.

Dean Bowditch and George Smith came into the Cobblers side for the trip to Rotherham, replacing Matt Crooks (knee) and Raheem Hanley. Sam Hoskins missed out with a minor ankle knock picked up in training.

The Cobblers started the game on the front foot, Smith going close with a fifth-minute volley that whistled just wide of the post.

Kieffer Moore had a good chance to put Rotherham in front on 11 minutes but after rounding Matt Ingram, Ash Taylor got back to make a superb block on the line. From the following corner, Moore was again denied by another fine interception, this time Aaron Pierre making the block.

The game was open and just moments later Daniel Powell fired wide after being played in by Bowditch. Ingram then tipped a shot from Millers centre-back Michael Ihiekwe onto the cross bar as both sides continued to create a host of chances with the game not even half an hour old.

Ihiekwe again went close to breaking the deadlock just before half-time and but for some covering defending from Brendan Moloney on the line Rotherham would have taken the lead.

Rotherham were in front on 52 minutes, Kieffer Moore poking the ball past Ingram after the Cobblers keeper had initially saved from Shaun Cummings.

Billy Waters replaced George Smith on the hour mark before Moore saw a shot deflected behind and Ingram made a good save at the feet of Ryan Williams.

Marek Rodak made a smart stop to deny Daniel Powell his first Cobblers goal on 71 minutes and Rodak at full-stretch also did well to tip over a shot from Waters. Bowditch saw a shot from distance deflected just wide as the Cobblers continued to press hard for an equaliser, Matt Grimes also having an effort blocked.

A header from MOore came back off the crossbar with the game becoming stretched, Ingram also saving from Millers substitute Jonson Clarke-Harris.

Brendan Moloney had a shot deflected wide as the frantic action continued into the closing stages. Will Vaulks put the ball wide when one-on-one with Ingram in stoppage time and despite the Cobblers best efforts Rotherham claimed the three points.

ROTHERHAM MATCH STATS (first half in brackets, match total out of brackets)
CORNERS: (8) 12
FOULS: (5) 14

COBBLERS MATCH STATS (first half in brackets, match total out of brackets)
CORNERS: (1) 9
FOULS: (6) 9


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Ticket News


Advanced sales end at 4pm Friday

27 September 2017

Rotherham United v Northampton Town
Sky Bet League 1
Saturday September 30th
Kick off 3.00pm

We have been allocated an initial 1,000 tickets for this game, and these are now on sale from Sixfields and, priced as follows:

Adults £23
Concessions £13
Ambulant Disabled £13
Juveniles aged 13-17 £8
Juniors under 12s £6

Concession tickets are for those aged 60 and over, young adults are aged 18-21, HM Armed Forced Personnel, students with valid proof of full time education and disabled supporters on the higer rate DLA or enhanced PIP. Supporters buying disabled tickets are entitled for a free carer ticket.

Wheelchair users pay the appropriate age category of ticket, with a helper free of charge.

5 disabled car parking spaces are available, which must be booked by 5pm on Friday September 29th, but are first come, first served. These can be booked by calling 0844 414 0754.

Visually impaired supporters can book a commentary set in advance by emailing, a £10 deposit will be required.

Advanced sales will cease at 4pm on Friday. Any tickets purchased online and not collected from Sixfields will be taken to the venue for collection on arrival. These can be collected from the South Stand from 1.30pm onwards.

Coach and minibus parking is available at the stadium payable on arrival at £25 per coach and £10 per minibus.

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