Macclesfield Town v Northampton Town, 27 March 2004

Score4-0 to Northampton Town
RefereeHoward Webb
CompetitionLeague Division 3
VenueMoss Rose
Attendance2,634

Goals:

Goals:

Marc Richards 18 G
Marc Richards 23 G
Marc Richards 26 G
Marc Richards 39 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Steve Wilson
Defender Michael Carr
Defender Steve Payne
Defender/Centre back Michael Welch
Defender/Forward Jon Parkin
Defender/Midfielder Paul Harsley
Defender/Midfielder Graham Potter
Midfielder Karl Munroe
Midfielder Tommy Widdrington
Forward Matthew Tipton

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Lee Harper
Defender/Right back Des Lyttle
Defender Paul Reid
Defender Rob Ullathorne
Defender/Centre back Luke Chambers
Defender/Centre back Ian Sampson
Defender/Midfielder Paul Trollope
Midfielder Chris Hargreaves
Forward Marc Richards
Forward Eric Sabin
Forward Martin Smith

Substitutions:

George Abbey for Michael Carr 46
James Olsen for Martin Carruthers 75

Substitutions:

John Taylor for Eric Sabin 52
Josh Low for Paul Trollope 62
Tom Youngs for Martin Smith 74

Cards:

Jon Parkin 87 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Defender/Right back George Abbey
Midfielder James Olsen

On the bench:

Midfielder Josh Low
Forward John Taylor
Forward Tom Youngs

Comments:

League position: 23rd Unused substitutes: Kris Rogers, John Miles and Matt Carragher

Comments:

League position: 9th Unused substitutes: Glyn Thompson and Derek Asamoah Marc Richards became the first Northampton Town player to score four goals in a competitive game since Dave Syrett against Bristol City on 19 September 1982 at the County Ground. The Cobblers won the game 7-1.   The last Northampton player to score four goals in an 'away' match was Archie Garrett against Peterborough United in a FA Cup Second Round second replay match at Coventry City's Highfield Road on 23 December 1946 Their last player to score four goals in an away game in the Football League was Ernie Cockle versus Brentford at Griffin Park on 29 August 1925.