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Northampton Town 1 Port Vale 2: James Heneghan's player ratings in pictures

Cobblers surrendered a position of strength to lose 2-1 at home to Port Vale on Saturday.

Who struggled most and did anyone impress at the PTS? Find out with James Heneghan's player ratings - scroll down and flick through our picture gallery to see how each player performed.

Unfortunate to see Vale's two goals squirm through his body despite getting a healthy touch to both. Not properly tested otherwise, though too many kicks flew out of play... 6

1. David Cornell

Unfortunate to see Vale's two goals squirm through his body despite getting a healthy touch to both. Not properly tested otherwise, though too many kicks flew out of play... 6
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Penalty call was soft at best but he got the wrong side of his man and gave the referee a decision to make. Occasional forward bursts too often ended with poor delivery... 4

2. Charlie Goode

Penalty call was soft at best but he got the wrong side of his man and gave the referee a decision to make. Occasional forward bursts too often ended with poor delivery... 4
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Fine tackle looked to have seen off the danger, only for Goode to concede a penalty moments later. Wasn't on the same wavelength as his centre-back partner and dithered in possession... 4

3. Ash Taylor

Fine tackle looked to have seen off the danger, only for Goode to concede a penalty moments later. Wasn't on the same wavelength as his centre-back partner and dithered in possession... 4
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Made it too easy for Worrall to skirt through the heart of Town's defence and race away on goal. Then squandered a fine chance to restore the lead shortly after half-time... 4

4. Aaron Pierre

Made it too easy for Worrall to skirt through the heart of Town's defence and race away on goal. Then squandered a fine chance to restore the lead shortly after half-time... 4
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