2010–11 Northampton Town F.C. season

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Northampton Town
2010–11 season
Chairman David Cardoza
Manager Ian Sampson
(sacked 2 March)
Gary Johnson
FA Cup 2nd Round (eliminated by Sheffield Wednesday)
League Cup 4th Round (eliminated by Ipswich Town)
Football League Trophy 1st Round (eliminated by Hartlepool United)
Top goalscorer League:
Leon McKenzie (9)
All:
Leon McKenzie (9)
Highest home attendance 6,097 (vs Oxford United, 22 January 2011)
Lowest home attendance 2,431 (vs Brighton, 10 August 2010)
Average home league attendance 4,604
Home colours
Away colours

The 2010–11 football season was Northampton Town Football Club's 33rd season in the Football League Two, the fourth division of English football, and their 103rd as a professional club. It officially began on 1 July 2010, and concluded on 30 June 2011, although competitive matches were only played between August and May. The team's shirt supplier is Erreà, and the shirt sponsor is Jackson Grundy.

Squad details[edit]

Players information[edit]

No. Name Nat. Place of birth Date of birth Club apps. Club goals Previous club Date joined Fee
1 Chris Dunn England Brentwood 23 October 1987 82 0 MK Dons 18 June 2008 Youth
2 Paul Rodgers England Edmonton 6 October 1989 60 0 Arsenal 1 July 2009 Free
3 Marcus Hall England Coventry 24 March 1976 12 0 Coventry City 1 August 2010 Free
4 Kevin Thornton Republic of Ireland Drogheda 13 January 1984 25 5 Nuneaton Town 8 January 2010 Free
5 Craig Hinton Republic of Ireland Wolverhampton 26 November 1977 40 0 Bristol Rovers 1 July 2009 Free
6 Dean Beckwith England Southwark 18 September 1983 59 3 Hereford United 1 July 2009 Free
7 Ryan Gilligan England Swindon 18 January 1987 178 20 Watford 12 August 2005 Youth
8 Abdul Osman Ghana Accra 27 February 1987 91 7 Gretna 1 July 2008 Free
9 Shaun Harrad England Nottingham 11 December 1984 2 1 Burton Albion 20 January 2011 Undisclosed
10 Tadhg Purcell Republic of Ireland Dundrum 9 February 1985 4 0 Darlington 11 July 2008 Free
11 Andy Holt England Stockport 21 April 1978 169 13 Wrexham 1 July 2006 Free
12 Nathaniel Wedderburn England Wolverhampton 30 June 1991 21 0 Stoke City 1 July 2010 Free
13 Paul Walker Wales Cardiff 18 April 1992 N/A 1 January 2008 Trainee
14 John Johnson England Middlesbrough 16 September 1988 60 7 Middlesbrough 23 July 2010 Free
15 Courtney Herbert England Northampton 25 October 1988 34 2 Long Buckby 23 August 2009 Free
16 Billy McKay Northern Ireland Corby 22 October 1988 65 13 Leicester City 22 July 2010 Free
17 Michael Jacobs England Rothwell 22 March 1992 23 2 N/A 1 July 2009 Trainee
18 Leon McKenzie England Croydon 17 May 1978 18 7 Charlton Athletic 8 September 2010 Free
19 Alex Konstantinou Cyprus Cyprus 11 April 1992 N/A 10 February 2010 Trainee
20 Seb Harris United States Rochester 5 August 1987 13 1 Michigan Bucks 3 August 2009 Free
21 Alistair Slowe England Brighton 16 October 1988 Onisilos Sotira 1 July 2010 Free
22 Charlie Death England Northampton 27 March 1993 N/A 1 August 2010 Trainee
23 Liam Davis England Wandsworth 23 November 1986 64 6 Coventry City 1 July 2008 Free
24 Ben Islam England Northampton 5 July 1992 N/A 1 September 2010 Trainee
25 Ben Tozer England Plymouth 1 March 1990 19 1 Newcastle United 21 September 2010 Loan
26 Mihai Gherasim Romania 21 December 1992 N/A 15 January 2011 Trainee
27 Greg Kaziboni England Northampton 19 November 1992 1 N/A 1 September 2010 Trainee
28 Francis Laurent France Paris 2 January 1986 2 AFC Compiègne 14 January 2011 Free
29 Michael Built New Zealand 12 November 1992 N/A 20 January 2011 Trainee
30 Josh Walker England Newcastle upon Tyne 21 February 1989 5 0 Watford 29 January 2011 Loan
31 Malachi Farquharson England Birmingham 14 November 1992 N/A 15 January 2011 Trainee

Results[edit]

Legend

      Win       Draw       Loss

League Two[edit]

For more information, see 2010–11 Football League Two.

FA Cup[edit]

For more information, see 2010–11 FA Cup.

Football League Cup[edit]

For more information, see 2010–11 Football League Cup.

Football League Trophy[edit]

For more information, see 2010–11 Football League Trophy.

League data[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
14 Aldershot Town 46 14 19 13 54 54 0 61
15 Macclesfield Town 46 14 13 19 59 73 −14 55
16 Northampton Town 46 11 19 16 63 71 −8 52
17 Cheltenham Town 46 13 13 20 56 77 −21 52
18 Bradford City 46 15 7 24 43 68 −25 52

Updated to games played on 11 May 2011.
Source: 2010–11 Football League Two#League table
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
46 11 19 16 63 71 −8 52 8 9 6 40 33 +7 3 10 10 23 38 −15

Last updated: 9 July 2011.
Source: Northampton Town F.C.

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46
Ground A H A H A H A H H A A H A H A H A A H A A H H A H H H A H H A H H A H H A H A A H A H A H A
Result L D D D D W L W L L L L L W W D L D W W L W D L W W D D D D D D L L L L D D L D L D D D W W
Position 24 22 20 19 19 16 17 13 18 19 22 22 23 21 19 20 22 22 18 15 19 14 14 17 14 13 14 14 14 14 15 15 16 16 17 19 20 20 21 21 21 21 21 22 20 16

Last updated: 9 July 2011.
Source: League Fixtures
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Season statistics[edit]

Starts and goals[edit]

As of 7 May 2011. (Does not friendlies)
No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup JP Trophy Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK England Chris Dunn 39 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 44 0 0 0
2 DF England Paul Rodgers 15 (10) 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 21 (10) 0 6 0
3 DF England Marcus Hall 21 (3) 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 25 (3) 0 5 0
4 MF Republic of Ireland Kevin Thornton 16 (9) 6 (2) 1 3 (1) 1 1 0 20 (12) 8 2 0
5 DF England Craig Hinton 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5 DF England Byron Webster 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0
6 DF England Dean Beckwith 35 (2) 3 2 0 2 0 (1) 0 39 (3) 3 7 1
7 MF England Ryan Gilligan 20 (2) 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 24 (2) 1 4 0
8 MF Ghana Abdul Osman 37 (1) 3 2 0 4 0 1 0 44 (1) 3 10 2
9 FW England Steve Guinan 5 (6) 1 1 1 1 (2) 0 1 0 8 (8) 2 1 0
9 FW England Shaun Harrad 18 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 6 1 1
10 FW Republic of Ireland Tadhg Purcell 1 (3) 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0 0 2 (4) 0 1 0
11 DF England Andy Holt 32 (7) 7 2 0 3 (1) 1 1 0 38 (8) 8 3 0
12 MF England Nathaniel Wedderburn 21 (10) 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 27 (11) 0 2 0
13 GK Wales Paul Walker 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
14 DF England John Johnson 38 6 1 1 2 0 0 0 41 7 9 1
15 FW England Courtney Herbert 1 (14) 0 0 0 1 (2) 0 1 0 3 (16) 0 0 0
16 FW Northern Ireland Billy McKay 24 (10) 5 2 1 4 2 (1) 0 30 (11) 8 2 0
17 MF England Michael Jacobs 33 (8) 5 (2) 1 3 (1) 2 1 0 37 (11) 8 3 0
18 FW England Leon McKenzie 17 (10) 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 (10) 10 3 0
19 FW Cyprus Alex Konstantinou 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
20 DF United States Seb Harris 1 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 (3) 0 0 0
21 FW Spain Guillem Bauzà 9 (1) 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 (1) 4 2 0
23 MF England Liam Davis 32 (1) 2 2 0 2 1 (1) 0 36 (2) 3 3 1
25 DF England Ben Tozer 28 (3) 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 31 (3) 3 3 1
26 GK Sweden Oscar Jansson 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0
27 MF England Greg Kaziboni 0 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (2) 0 0 0
28 FW Scotland Craig King 3 (4) 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 (4) 0 0 0
28 MF England Josh Parker 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
28 MF France Francis Laurent 3 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (3) 0 2 0
30 FW England Ryan Jarvis 3 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 3 (1) 0 0 0
30 MF England Josh Walker 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 4 0
32 DF England Jamie Reckord 4 (3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 (3) 0 3 0
33 DF England Nana Ofori-Twumasi 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 4 0
34 GK England Steve Collis 3 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 (1) 0 1 0
35 FW Nigeria Michael Uwezu 2 (2) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 (2) 1 0 0

Starting XI[edit]

The following players have been named in the most starting line-ups.

Awards[edit]

End of season awards Winner[1]
Chronicle & Echo Northampton Town Player of the year Michael Jacobs

Transfers[edit]

Players transferred in
Date Pos. Name From Fee Ref.
14 June 2010 MF England Nathaniel Wedderburn England Stoke City Free [2]
30 June 2010 FW Republic of Ireland Tadhg Purcell England Darlington Free (Bosman) [3]
1 July 2010 MF England Alistair Slowe Cyprus Onisilos Sotira Free [4]
23 July 2010 MF England John Johnson England Middlesbrough Free [5]
1 August 2010 DF England Marcus Hall England Coventry City Free [6]
8 September 2010 FW England Leon McKenzie England Charlton Athletic Free [7]
14 January 2011 FW France Francis Laurent France AFC Compiègne Free [8]
20 January 2011 FW England Shaun Harrad England Burton Albion £35,000 [9]
11 March 2011 FW Spain Guillem Bauzà England Hereford United Free (Bosman) [10]
24 March 2011 FW Nigeria Michael Uwezu England Dulwich Hamlet Free [11]
Players loaned in
Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
5 August 2010 GK Sweden Oscar Jansson England Tottenham Hotspur 7 September 2010 [12]
21 September 2010 DF England Ben Tozer England Newcastle United 16 October 2010 [13]
1 October 2010 MF England Josh Parker England Queens Park Rangers 25 October 2010 [14][15]
2 November 2010 DF England Ben Tozer England Newcastle United End of season [16][17][18]
11 November 2010 FW Scotland Craig King England Leicester City 14 January 2011 [19][20]
26 November 2010 FW England Ryan Jarvis England Leyton Orient 5 January 2011 [21]
28 January 2011 MF England Josh Walker England Watford End of season [22]
7 March 2011 DF England Nana Ofori-Twumasi England Peterborough United End of season [23]
7 March 2011 GK England Steve Collis England Peterborough United End of season [23]
7 March 2011 DF England Jamie Reckord England Wolverhampton Wanderers End of season [23]
17 March 2011 DF England Byron Webster England Doncaster Rovers End of season [24]
Players loaned out
Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
29 October 2010 DF United States Seb Harris England Stafford Rangers 3 January 2011 [25][26]
26 November 2010 DF England Craig Hinton England Luton Town 6 January 2011 [27]
26 November 2010 FW England Steve Guinan England Forest Green Rovers 10 January 2011 [28]
10 February 2011 MF England Ryan Gilligan England Torquay United 10 March 2011 [29]
11 February 2011 DF United States Seb Harris England Nuneaton Town 11 March 2011 [30]
24 March 2011 FW England Courtney Herbert England Cambridge United End of season [31]
Players released
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Join date Ref.
16 June 2010 DF England John Curtis Australia Gold Coast United 16 June 2010 [32][33]
22 June 2010 FW Republic of Ireland Stephen O'Flynn Republic of Ireland Limerick 22 June 2010 [32][34]
1 July 2010 MF England Luke Guttridge England Aldershot Town 2 July 2010 [32][35]
1 July 2010 FW England Adebayo Akinfenwa England Gillingham 27 July 2010 (Bosman) [36]
1 July 2010 FW Republic of Ireland Gary Mulligan England Gateshead 6 August 2010 [32][37]
1 July 2010 FW England Joe Benjamin England Ebbsfleet United 13 August 2010 [32][38]
1 July 2010 FW England Alex Dyer England Wealdstone ?? [32]
5 July 2010 DF Wales Peter Gilbert England Southend United 8 July 2010 [39]
27 July 2010 DF England Chris McCready England Morecambe 27 July 2010 [40]
10 January 2011 FW England Steve Guinan England Forest Green Rovers 10 January 2011 [41]
10 March 2011 MF England Alistair Slowe Unattached [42]
18 March 2011 DF England Craig Hinton England Bristol Rovers 18 March 2011 (Assistant manager) [43]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  42. ^ "Northampton Town release winger Alistair Slowe". BBC Sport. 10 March 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  43. ^ "Craig Hinton named Bristol Rovers assistant manager". BBC Sport. 17 March 2011. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 

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