Northampton Town 2 Walsall 1 – match review, player ratings and highlights
When Erhun Oztumer pounced on a calamitous defensive mix-up to steer Walsall ahead just 90 seconds into Saturday’s contest against the Cobblers, the sense of dread that went around most of Sixfields was palpable. It was very much a ‘here we go again’ feeling.
Opposition view: Whitney frustrated by Walsall’s ‘really poor discipline’ after defeat to Cobblers
Walsall manager John Whitney had no complaints over Amadou Bakayoko’s late sending off as he bemoaned his side’s ‘really poor discipline’ during their 2-1 defeat to the Cobblers at Sixfields on Saturday.
January transfer window always an ‘important period’ says chairman Thomas
Chairman Kelvin Thomas accepts the January transfer window is going to be a crucial time for the Cobblers as they try to turn their season around, but insists it is a time of year that is always ‘an important period’.