2012–13 Northampton Town F.C. season

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Northampton Town F.C.
2012–13 season
Manager Aidy Boothroyd
Chairman David Cardoza
Club captain Kelvin Langmead
League League Two
League Two 6th (Play-off finalists)
FA Cup Round 1
League Cup Round 2
League Trophy Southern Quarter Final
Top goalscorer Adebayo Akinfenwa (17)
Most appearances Ben Tozer (55+1)
Highest league attendance 7,471 vs Barnet
Lowest league attendance 3,541 vs Bradford
Average league attendance 4,785
Highest cup attendance 3,758 vs Wolves
Lowest cup attendance 1,561 vs Colchester

This page shows the progress of Northampton Town in the 2012–13 football season. They will play their games in the fourth tier of English football, League Two and will compete in the FA Cup, League Cup and the Football League Trophy.

Results and statistics[edit]

Pre-season friendlies[edit]

League Two[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

Play Offs[edit]

Semi Finals[edit]

Final[edit]

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 H A H A A H A H A H A H H A A H H A H A H H H A H A A A H A A H H A H A H H A A H A A H
Result D W D L W L W D D L L W L L W D W W W L L D W W W L W W L L W W D W W L W D W W L L L D D W
Position 12 6 9 13 8 12 7 9 13 13 15 12 12 17 14 14 12 11 9 10 12 13 9 10 9 10 6 3 4 8 6 7 6 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 6 6 6 6

Last updated: 3 May 2013.
Source: Northampton Town F.C.
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

League table[edit]


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
4 Burton Albion 46 22 10 14 71 65 +6 76 Qualification for League Two play-offs[a]
5 Cheltenham Town 46 20 15 11 58 51 +7 75
6 Northampton Town 46 21 10 15 64 55 +9 73
7 Bradford City (O, P) 46 18 15 13 63 52 +11 69
8 Chesterfield 46 18 13 15 60 45 +15 67
Updated to match(es) played on 27 April 2013. Source: BBC Sport
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Four teams play for one spot and promotion to Football League One.

FA Cup[edit]

Round 1[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 2[edit]

Football League Trophy[edit]

Round 1[edit]

Round 2[edit]

Area Quarter Final[edit]

Season statistics[edit]

Starts and goals[edit]

As of 20 May 2013. Starts (substitute appearances).
League figures include play offs.
Former players/loans in Italics
No. Pos. Name League FA Cup League Cup FL Trophy Total Discipline
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Yellow card.svg Red card.svg
1 GK England Shane Higgs 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
2 DF England John Johnson 17 (5) 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 19 (5) 0 3 0
3 DF England Joe Widdowson 39 (1) 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 46 (1) 0 14 0
4 MF England Luke Guttridge 23 (4) 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 25 (4) 2 8 0
5 DF England Kelvin Langmead 39 (1) 7 2 1 2 0 3 0 46 (1) 8 3 0
6 DF England Anthony Charles 8 (1) 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 (1) 0 2 1
6 DF England Lee Collins 16 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 (2) 0 2 0
7 MF England Ishmel Demontagnac 19 (10) 1 1 1 0 0 3 0 23 (10) 2 10 0
8 MF England Ben Harding 38 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 41 2 3 0
9 FW England Clive Platt 26 (10) 5 1 (1) 1 2 1 1 0 30 (11) 7 5 0
10 FW England Adebayo Akinfenwa 32 (12) 16 1 (1) 0 0 (2) 0 2 (1) 1 35 (16) 17 6 0
11 MF England Chris Hackett 42 (2) 6 1 0 2 0 1 (1) 0 46 (3) 6 7 0
12 MF England Ben Tozer 48 (1) 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 55 (1) 0 5 0
13 GK England Dean Snedker 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 (1) 0 2 (1) 0 0 0
14 FW England Alex Nicholls 15 7 0 0 2 1 1 (1) 0 18 (1) 8 2 0
15 MF Democratic Republic of the Congo Henoc Mukendi 0 (6) 0 1 0 0 (2) 0 2 (1) 1 3 (9) 1 1 0
15 DF England Nathan Cameron 5 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 (1) 0 0 0
16 FW England Lewis Wilson 2 (2) 0 1 0 0 0 0 (2) 0 3 (4) 0 0 0
17 FW England Jake Robinson 13 (12) 4 0 0 0 0 2 1 15 (12) 5 5 0
18 DF England David Artell 10 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 13 4 2 0
19 FW England Louis Moult 4 (9) 1 1 1 0 (1) 0 2 0 7 (10) 2 0 1
21 GK England Lee Nicholls 49 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 51 0 3 0
22 MF England Lewis Hornby 19 (8) 0 1 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 20 (9) 0 3 0
23 DF England Danny East 12 (2) 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 17 (2) 0 1 1
23 MF England Emmanuel Oyeleke 1 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 (1) 0 0 0
24 MF England Paul Turnbull 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
25 MF England Claudio Dias 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
27 MF England Kemar Roofe 4 (2) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 (2) 0 0 0
27 MF England Ivan Toney 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 0 (1) 0 0 0
28 MF Wales Emyr Huws 9 (1) 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 12 (1) 0 1 0
28 FW Republic of Ireland Roy O'Donovan 18 (1) 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 (1) 6 2 0
29 FW England David Moyo 2 (3) 0 0 (1) 0 0 0 0 0 2 (4) 0 0 0
30 DF England Clarke Carlisle 29 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 3 11 1

Transfers[edit]

Players transferred in
Date Pos. Name From Fee Ref.
26 May 2012 FW England Clive Platt England Coventry City Free Transfer [1]
27 June 2012 MF England Ishmel Demontagnac England Notts County Free Transfer [2]
1 July 2012 FW England Alex Nicholls England Walsall Free Transfer [3]
3 July 2012 MF England Chris Hackett England Millwall Free Transfer [4]
5 July 2012 DF England Joe Widdowson England Rochdale Free Transfer [5]
13 August 2012 DF England David Artell England Port Vale Free Transfer [6]
17 August 2012 FW England Louis Moult England Stoke City Free Transfer [7]
Players transferred out
Date Pos. Name To Fee Ref.
26 June 2012 MF England Michael Jacobs England Derby County Undisclosed (Rejected Contract) [8]
Players loaned in
Date from Pos. Name From Date to Ref.
6 August 2012 GK England Lee Nicholls England Wigan Athletic 30 October 2012 [9]
8 August 2012 FW Democratic Republic of the Congo Henoc Mukendi England Liverpool 1 January 2012 [10]
29 August 2012 DF England Danny East England Hull City 5 January 2012[11] [12]
27 September 2012 MF England Kemar Roofe England West Bromwich Albion 27 August 2012 [13]
10 October 2012 MF Wales Emyr Huws England Manchester City 5 January 2012 [14]
6 November 2012 GK England Lee Nicholls England Wigan Athletic Season End [15]
19 November 2012 DF England Clarke Carlisle England York City January 2013 [16]
22 November 2012 DF England Chris Smith England Swindon Town 1 January 2013 [17]
Players loaned out
Date from Pos. Name To Date to Ref.
8 September 2012 FW England Jake Robinson England Luton Town 8 October 2012 [18]
21 September 2012 MF England Paul Turnbull England Stockport County 21 December 2012 [19]
Players released
Date Pos. Name Subsequent club Join date Ref.
30 June 2012 FW Republic of Ireland Tadhg Purcell Australia Marconi Stallions
30 June 2012 MF New Zealand Michael Built Unattached [20]
30 June 2012 MF England Ryan Gilligan Sweden Östersunds FK [20]
30 June 2012 DF England Jason Crowe England Corby Town July 2012 [20]
30 June 2012 GK Bermuda Freddy Hall Canada Toronto FC 31 July 2012 [21]
30 June 2012 DF England Andy Holt England Corby Town July 2012 [21]
30 June 2012 DF England Nathaniel Wedderburn England Corby Town August 2012 [22]
30 June 2012 MF England Lewis Young England Yeovil Town 2 July 2012 [22]
30 June 2012 MF England Byron Webster England Yeovil Town 5 July 2012 [23]
4 July 2012 MF Wales Arron Davies England Exeter City 5 July 2012 [24]
2 August 2012 GK United States Neal Kitson Unattached [25]
20 November 2012 GK England Shane Higgs Unattached [26]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coventry striker Clive Platt to sign for Northampton". BBC Football. 
  2. ^ "Nothampton Town agree deal for Ishmel Demontagnac". BBC Football. 
  3. ^ "Northampton Town sign Alex Nicholls from Walsall". BBC Football. 
  4. ^ "Winger Chris Hackett leaves Millwall to join Northampton". BBC Football. 
  5. ^ "Northampton Town agree deal with defender Joe Widdowson". BBC Football. 
  6. ^ "David Artell joins Northampton Town after Port Vale exit". BBC Football. 
  7. ^ "Northampton Town sign ex-Stoke City striker Louis Moult". BBC Football. 
  8. ^ "Midfielder Michael Jacobs signs for Derby County". BBC Football. 
  9. ^ "Northampton Town sign Wigan Athletic's Lee Nicholls". BBC Football. 
  10. ^ "Liverpool's Henoc Mukendi joins Northampton on loan". BBC Football. 
  11. ^ "Hull City's Danny East extends Northampton Town stay". BBC Football. 
  12. ^ "Northampton Town sign Danny East from Hull City on loan". BBC Football. 
  13. ^ "West Brom's Kemar Roofe joins Northampton Town on loan". BBC Football. 
  14. ^ "Northampton Town sign Man City youngster Emyr Huws". BBC Football. 
  15. ^ "Northampton Town sign keeper Lee Nicholls for season". BBC Football. 
  16. ^ "Clarke Carlisle: Northampton sign York defender on loan". BBC Football. 
  17. ^ "Swindon Town's Chris Smith joins Northampton Town on loan". BBC Football. 
  18. ^ "Hatters snap up Cobblers striker on loan". LutonToday. 
  19. ^ "Paul Turnbull returns to Stockport County on loan". BBC Football. 
  20. ^ a b c "Northampton's Jason Crowe and Ryan Gilligan set to exit". BBC Football. 
  21. ^ a b "Andy Holt and Freddy Hall to leave Northampton Town". BBC Football. 
  22. ^ a b "Northampton release two more players". Eurosport.com. 
  23. ^ "Yeovil Town sign Byron Webster and Marek Stech". BBC Football. 
  24. ^ "Exeter City sign Northampton winger Arron Davies". BBC Football. 
  25. ^ "Neal Kitson leaves Northampton Town for family reasons". BBC Football. 
  26. ^ "Shane Higgs released by Northampton Town". BBC Football.