2011–12 Northampton Town F.C. season

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Northampton Town F.C.
2011–12 season
Chairman England David Cardoza
Manager England Aidy Boothroyd
Captain England Andy Holt
League Two 20th
FA Cup First round
League Cup Second round
Top goalscorer Adebayo Akinfenwa, 17
Highest home attendance

League: 6,860 (vs. Oxford United, 6 April 2012)

Cup: 5,512 (vs. Wolverhampton Wanderers, League Cup, 23 August 2011)
Lowest home attendance

League: 3,643 (vs. Hereford United, 25 October 2011)

Cup: 1,776 (vs. Huddersfield Town, JPT Trophy, 30 August 2011)

This page shows the progress of Northampton Town F.C. in the 2011-12 football season. Their will play their games in the fourth tier of English football, League Two.

Kit profile[edit]

Supplier: Errea
Sponsor(s): Jackson Grundy

Home Strip
Away Strip

Players[edit]

As of 5 January 2012.
No. Name Nationality Position Date Of Birth (Age) Previous Club Since Apps Goals Ends Transfer Fee Notes
Goalkeepers
1 Shane Higgs England GK (1977-05-13) 13 May 1977 (age 36) Leeds United 2011 3 0 June 2013 Free [1]
13 Neal Kitson United States GK (1986-01-04) 4 January 1986 (age 28) Rochester Rhinos 2012 2 0 June 2012 Free [2]
26 Freddy Hall Bermuda GK (1985-03-03) 3 March 1985 (age 29) Bermuda Hogges 2011 3 0 June 2012 Free [3]
Defenders
3 Anthony Charles England CB/LB (1981-03-11) 11 March 1981 (age 33) Aldershot Town 2012 5 0 June 2012 Free [4]
4 Jason Crowe England RB (1978-09-30) 30 September 1978 (age 35) Leyton Orient 2005, 2011 181 15 June 2012 Free [5]
5 Ben Tozer England CB (1990-03-01) 1 March 1990 (age 24) Newcastle United 2010 70 6 June 2013 Free [6]
6 Byron Webster England CB (1987-03-31) 31 March 1987 (age 27) Doncaster Rovers 2011 19 0 June 2013 Free [7]
11 Andy Holt1 England LB (1978-04-21) 21 April 1978 (age 35) Wrexham 2006 191 16 June 2012 Free [8]
14 John Johnson2 England CB (1988-09-16) 16 September 1988 (age 25) Middlesbrough 2009 113 13 June 2012 Free [9]
16 Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi England RB (1990-05-15) 15 May 1990 (age 23) Peterborough United 2011 16 0 June 2013 Free [10]
28 Kelvin Langmead England CB/FW (1985-03-23) 23 March 1985 (age 29) Peterborough United 2012 36 4 June 2013 Free [11]
Midfielders
2 Lewis Young England RW (1989-09-27) 27 September 1989 (age 24) Burton Albion 2011 28 0 June 2012 Free [12]
7 Arron Davies Wales RM/CM (1984-06-22) 22 June 1984 (age 29) Peterborough United 2011 13 4 June 2013 Free [13]
12 Nathaniel Wedderburn England CM (1991-06-30) 30 June 1991 (age 22) Stoke City 2010 32 0 June 2012 Free [14]
15 Paul Turnbull England CM (1989-01-23) 23 January 1989 (age 25) Stockport County 2011 14 0 June 2013 Free [15]
17 Michael Jacobs England LW/CM (1992-03-22) 22 March 1992 (age 22) Youth 2009 81 11 June 2013 Free [16]
21 Michael Built New Zealand CM (1992-11-12) 12 November 1992 (age 21) Youth 2010 0 0 June 2013 N/A [17]
22 Luke Guttridge England CM (1982-03-27) 27 March 1982 (age 32) Aldershot 2008, 2012 69 9 June 2013 Free [18]
27 Ben Harding England CM (1984-09-06) 6 September 1984 (age 29) Wycombe Wanderers 2012 17 0 June 2013 Free [19]
Forwards
8 Jake Robinson England FW (1986-10-23) 23 October 1986 (age 27) Shrewsbury Town 2011 30 0 June 2013 Free [20]
10 Adebayo Akinfenwa England FW (1982-05-10) 10 May 1982 (age 31) Gillingham 2007, 2011 119 54 June 2013 Free [21]
18 Tadhg Purcell Republic of Ireland FW (1985-02-09) 9 February 1985 (age 29) Darlington 2010 4 0 June 2012 Free [22]
23 Lewis Wilson England FW (1993-02-19) 19 February 1993 (age 21) Newport Pagnell 2012 0 0 June 2012 Free [23]

Source: Northampton Town
Ordered by position then squad number.
Appearances (starts and substitute appearances) and goals include those in competitive matches in The Football League, FA Cup, League Cup, Football League Trophy.
1Club Captain 2Captain.

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

League Two[edit]

Results and statistics[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

Match-by-match record
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 H A A H H A H A A H A H A A H H A H A H A H H A A H H A H H H A H H A H A A H A A A H A H A
Result D W L L L D D W L W W L L L L D L L L D L L L D W L L L W W L D W W W L W D D W L L L D D D
Position 15 7 13 17 19 22 21 18 20 17 14 15 17 17 19 18 20 20 21 20 22 23 24 23 23 24 24 24 24 23 23 24 23 22 19 19 18 18 18 18 20 20 20 20 19 20

Last updated: 5 May 2012.
Source: Northampton Town F.C.
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Lose; W = Win; P = Postponed.

League table
Team
Pld W D L F A GD Pts
C Swindon Town 46 29 6 11 75 32 +43 93
P Shrewsbury Town 46 26 10 10 66 41 +25 88
P Crawley Town 46 23 15 8 76 54 +22 84
4 Southend United 46 25 8 13 77 48 +29 83
5 Torquay United 46 23 12 11 63 50 +13 81
6 Cheltenham Town 46 23 8 15 66 50 +16 77
P Crewe Alexandra 46 20 12 14 67 59 +8 72
8 Gillingham 46 20 10 16 79 62 +17 70
9 Oxford United 46 17 17 12 59 48 +11 68
10 Rotherham United 46 18 13 15 67 63 +4 67
11 Aldershot Town 46 19 9 18 54 52 +2 66
12 Port Vale* 46 20 9 17 68 60 +8 59
13 Bristol Rovers 46 15 12 19 60 70 -10 57
14 Accrington Stanley 46 14 15 17 54 66 -12 57
15 Morecambe 46 14 14 18 63 57 +6 56
16 AFC Wimbledon 46 15 9 22 62 78 -16 54
17 Burton Albion 46 14 12 20 54 81 -27 54
18 Bradford City 46 12 14 20 54 59 -5 50
19 Dagenham & Redbridge 46 14 8 24 50 72 -22 50
20 Northampton Town 46 12 12 22 56 79 -23 48
21 Plymouth Argyle 46 10 16 20 47 64 -17 46
22 Barnet 46 12 10 24 52 79 -27 46
R Hereford United 46 10 14 22 50 70 -20 44
R Macclesfield Town 46 8 13 25 39 64 -25 37

* – Port Vale deducted ten points

Promotion to League One
Qualification to League Two playoffs
Relegation to Conference National
Last updated: 15:59, 5 May 2012 (UTC)


Source: 2011-12 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.

FA Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Football League Trophy[edit]

Squad Statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

As of 13 September 2011
No. Pos. Nat. Name League FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Total Discipline
Apps. Goals Assists Apps. Goals Assists Apps. Goals Assists Apps. Goals Assists Apps. Goals Assists Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK England Shane Higgs 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
2 MF England Lewis Young 20(8) 0 2 1 0 0 1(1) 0 0 1 0 0 23(9) 0 2 4 0
3 DF England Anthony Charles 1(4) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1(4) 0 0 0 0
4 DF England Jason Crowe 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 1 0
5 MF England Ben Tozer 36(3) 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 40(3) 4 1 4 0
6 DF England Byron Webster 8(3) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 11(3) 0 0 1 0
7 MF Wales Arron Davies 15 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 18 4 2 1 0
8 FW England Jake Robinson 13(17) 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 15(17) 0 2 1 0
9 FW England Brett Williams 7(5) 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7(5) 2 1 2 0
10 FW England Adebayo Akinfenwa 27(6) 17 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 30(6) 17 5 5 0
11 MF England Andy Holt 6(3) 0 1 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6(4) 0 1 0 0
12 MF England Nathaniel Wedderburn 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0
13 GK United States Neal Kitson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
14 DF England John Johnson 37(2) 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 40(2) 2 3 9 1
15 MF England Paul Turnbull 9(5) 0 0 0(1) 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 12(6) 1 0 1 0
16 DF England Nana Ofori-Twumasi 4(1) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5(1) 0 0 0 0
17 MF England Michael Jacobs 39(1) 6 9 1 0 0 1(1) 0 0 1 1 0 42(2) 7 9 4 0
18 FW Republic of Ireland Tadhg Purcell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 MF England Ryan Gilligan 0(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(2) 0 0 0 0
21 MF New Zealand Michael Built 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 MF England Luke Guttridge 13 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 3 0 1 0
23 FW England Lewis Wilson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
24 MF Portugal Toni Silva 9(2) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9(2) 1 2 0 0
25 DF England Clarke Carlisle 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 2 0
26 GK Bermuda Freddy Hall 2(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2(1) 0 0 0 0
27 MF England Ben Harding 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 0 2 0 0
28 DF England Kelvin Langmead 35(1) 4 0 1 0 0 1(1) 0 0 1 0 0 38(2) 4 0 1 0
29 DF England Blair Adams 16 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 1 2 0
30 GK England Dean Snedker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
31 MF England Lewis Hornby 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players featured for Northampton this season who have left before the end of the season:
1 GK England Sam Walker 21 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 25 0 0 0 0
3 DF England Ashley Corker 9(7) 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0(1) 0 0 11(8) 0 0 4 0
4 MF Republic of Ireland Kevin Thornton 0(2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(2) 0 0 1 0
4 MF England George Baldock 4(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4(1) 0 0 2 0
9 FW England Saido Berahino 13 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 6 1 1 0
13 GK Wales Paul Walker 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 MF England Greg Kaziboni 0(3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0(3) 0 0 0 0
22 MF England Nick McKoy 5(4) 0 1 0 0 0 0(2) 0 0 1 0 0 6(6) 0 1 2 2
24 FW Austria Lumbardh Salihu 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0(1) 0 0 0 0 0 0(2) 0 0 0 0
25 FW Netherlands Akwasi Asante 3(1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3(1) 1 1 0 0
25 DF England Ashley Westwood 14(3) 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0(1) 0 0 16(4) 1 0 4 0
27 FW England Bas Savage 3(5) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0(1) 0 0 4(6) 0 0 1 0
29 MF England Chris Arthur 5(2) 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6(2) 0 0 2 0
31 MF England Derek Niven 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0
32 GK England Chris Weale 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
33 GK England Matt Duke 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0
  • italics indicate loan player.

Top Scorers[edit]

Place Position Nation Number Name League Two FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Total
1 FW England 10 Adebayo Akinfenwa 17 0 0 0 17
2 MF England 17 Michael Jacobs 6 0 0 1 7
= FW England 9 Saido Berahino 6 0 0 0 6
3 MF Wales 7 Arron Davies 4 0 0 0 4
4 MF England 5 Ben Tozer 3 0 1 0 4
5 DF England 28 Kelvin Langmead 4 0 0 0 4
6 MF England 22 Luke Guttridge 3 0 0 0 3
7 FW England 9 Brett Williams 2 0 0 0 2
= DF England 14 John Johnson 2 0 0 0 2
8 FW England 9 Marlon Jackson 1 0 0 0 1
= MF England 15 Paul Turnbull 0 0 1 0 1
= MF England 24 Toni Silva 1 0 0 0 1
= FW England 25 Akwasi Asante 1 0 0 0 1
= DF England 25 Ashley Westwood 1 0 0 0 1
TOTALS 51 0 2 1 54

Transfers[edit]

Players transferred in
Date Pos. Name From Fee Ref.
17 May 2011 DF England Byron Webster England Doncaster Rovers Free Transfer [24]
25 May 2011 FW England Adebayo Akinfenwa England Gillingham Free Transfer [25]
31 May 2011 DF England Seth Nana Ofori-Twumasi England Peterborough United Free Transfer [26]
8 June 2011 FW England Jake Robinson England Shrewsbury Town Free Transfer [27]
23 June 2011 DF England Ben Tozer England Newcastle United Free Transfer [28]
29 June 2011 MF England Paul Turnbull England Stockport County Free Transfer [29]
30 June 2011 MF England Arron Davies England Peterborough United Free Transfer [30]
7 July 2011 GK Bermuda Freddy Hall Free Agent Free Transfer [31]
7 July 2011 MF England Nick McKoy Free Agent Free Transfer [31]
7 July 2011 MF England Lewis Young Free Agent Free Transfer [31]
11 July 2011 DF England Ashley Corker Free Agent Free Transfer [32]
28 July 2011 MF Austria Marin Pozgain Free Transfer [33]
28 July 2011 FW Austria Lumbardh Salihu Free Transfer [33]
4 August 2011 DF England Ashley Westwood Free Agent Non Contract [34]
4 August 2011 FW England Bas Savage Free Agent Non Contract [35]
31 January 2012 DF England Ben Harding England Wycombe Wanderers Free Transfer [36]
Players transferred out
Date Pos. Name To Fee Ref.
16 May 2011 FW Spain Guillem Bauza England Exeter City Free (Rejected Contract) [37]
5 July 2011 GK England Chris Dunn England Coventry City Tribunal [38]
12 July 2011 FW Northern Ireland Billy McKay Scotland Inverness Caledonian Thistle Free [39]
31 August 2011 FW England Shaun Harrad England Bury Undisclosed [40]
Players loaned in
Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
11 July 2011 GK England Sam Walker England Chelsea 31 May 2012 [41]
9 August 2011 DF England Kelvin Langmead England Peterborough United 9 September 2011 [42]
13 September 2011 FW England Marlon Jackson England Bristol City 19 November 2011 [43]
20 October 2011 FW England Saido Berahino England West Bromwich Albion 2 February 2012 [44]
31 January 2012 DF England Clarke Carlisle England Burnley 31 May 2012 [36]
14 February 2012 MF Portugal Toni Silva England Liverpool 13 March 2012
Players loaned out
Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
18 August 2011 MF England Ryan Gilligan Wales Newport County January 2012 [45]
23 February 2012 FW Republic of Ireland Tadhg Purcell Republic of Ireland Cork City 30 June 2012 [46]
27 March 2012 MF New Zealand Michael Built England Bedford Town May 2012 [47]
Players released
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Join date Ref.
30 June 2011 DF England Dean Beckwith England Luton Town 1 July 2011
30 June 2011 MF England Liam Davis England Oxford United 4 August 2011
30 June 2011 DF England Marcus Hall Unattached
30 June 2011 FW United States Seb Harris England Nuneaton Town 1 July 2011
30 June 2011 FW England Courtney Herbert England Corby Town 1 July 2011
30 June 2011 FW Cyprus Alex Konstantinou England Belper Town
30 June 2011 MF France Francis Laurent England Lincoln City 1 July 2011
30 June 2011 FW England Leon McKenzie England Kettering Town
30 June 2011 MF Ghana Abdul Osman Cyprus Kerkyra
30 June 2011 DF England Paul Rodgers Wales Newport County 1 August 2011
1 September 2011 MF Republic of Ireland Kevin Thornton England Nuneaton Town [48]

References[edit]

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