Some stats and facts to mark the stadium's birthday
Sixfields is 20 years old today.
The stadium opened its doors for the first time on Octber 15th 1994, when Barnet for the visitors for the opening game, a 1-1 draw. The Cobbler goal that day came from the late, sadly missed,Martin Aldridge.
A FEW FACTS FROM THE LAST 20 YEARS:
Highest attendance: 7,557 V Manchester City 26th September 1998
92 different sides have played competitive games at Sixfields against the Cobblers, with Cheltenham Town the most regular visitors (14 times.)
Most appearances: Ian Sampson 184, John Frain 117,Andy Holt 103
Most goals: Adebayo Akinfenwa 40, Jamie Forrester 26, Scott McGleish 25
Biggest win: 5-0 v Macclesfield Town, 21st January 2006
12 of the current 20 Premier League clubs have played competitive games against Northampton Town at Sixfields: Manchester City, Southampton, Manchester United, Swansea City, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United, Hull City, Leicester City, West Brom, Stoke City, Burnley and QPR.