Happy Cobblers: Joe Powell congratulates goalscorer Sam Hoskins. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Tranmere 1 Northampton 2: James Heneghan's player ratings in pictures as Cobblers clinch vital win

Cobblers claimed their first win at Prenton Park since 1986 when two goals from Sam Hoskins helped them overcome Tranmere Rovers in Sky Bet League Two on Tuesday.

Who impressed and who struggled in Merseyside? Find out with James Heneghan's player ratings - scroll down and flick through our picture gallery to see how each player performed.

His defence did a fine job of keeping his workload to a minimum, with Rovers mostly forced into long-range attempts and he encountered little trouble in dealing with those... 7

1. David Cornell

His defence did a fine job of keeping his workload to a minimum, with Rovers mostly forced into long-range attempts and he encountered little trouble in dealing with those... 7
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A towering display from the impressive centre-back who illustrated why Curle has brought him to the club. Won countless tackles, blocks and headers, including a goal-saving clearance right at the death to safeguard victory... 9

2. Charlie Goode

A towering display from the impressive centre-back who illustrated why Curle has brought him to the club. Won countless tackles, blocks and headers, including a goal-saving clearance right at the death to safeguard victory... 9
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Bar a couple of mishaps in either half, he was back to somewhere near his usual dominant self on his old stomping ground. Seemed more confident and assured as he made some timely interceptions... 7

3. Ash Taylor

Bar a couple of mishaps in either half, he was back to somewhere near his usual dominant self on his old stomping ground. Seemed more confident and assured as he made some timely interceptions... 7
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Skipper showed his team-mates the way with a terrific, typically uncompromising display in Town's back three. Barely made one false move in the face of almost constant Tranmere pressure... 8

4. Aaron Pierre

Skipper showed his team-mates the way with a terrific, typically uncompromising display in Town's back three. Barely made one false move in the face of almost constant Tranmere pressure... 8
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