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Highbury Stadium (ATT 3,027) 15th September 2012 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: S Rushton

Fleetwood Fleetwood Town vs Northampton Town Northamptn

Fleetwood 1

A Mangan (90+3)

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Northamptn 0

D East (S/O 24)

Cod Army earn late victory

Last Updated: 15/09/12 9:11pm

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Mangan: Late header

Mangan: Late header

Andy Mangan's late header earned Fleetwood Town a fourth consecutive league victory and saw off 10-man Northampton 1-0.

Daniel East was sent off for the visitors after 29 minutes, earning himself a second yellow card for his challenge on Fleetwood's Jamie McGuire.

The hosts had the ball in the net twice in the first half, both times from McGurie headers ruled out for offside.

Junior Brown looked to have snatched it for the Cod Army late on but his strike was ruled out, the linesman insisting the winger had taken he ball out of play before squeezing it past Lee Nicholls in the Cobblers goal.

Fleetwood had claims for a penalty late on when Kelvin Langmead was judged to have handled Damien Johnson's shot, referee Steve Rushton deciding the offence had taken place outside of the box - Mangan blasting the free kick straight at Nicholls.

But Mangan was on target in the second minute of injury time heading home at the back post to extend a purple patch for Micky Mellon.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 27 52
2 Shrewsbury Town 27 51
3 Burton Albion 27 51
4 Luton Town 26 47
5 Southend United 27 47
6 Newport County AFC 27 46
7 Bury 27 44
8 Stevenage 27 41
9 Exeter City 28 41
10 Plymouth Argyle 27 40
11 Morecambe 27 37
12 Cambridge United 26 36
13 AFC Wimbledon 26 36
14 Northampton Town 27 34
15 Accrington Stanley 26 33
16 Oxford United 27 30
17 Cheltenham Town 27 30
18 Portsmouth 26 29
19 York City 27 28
20 Mansfield Town 26 28
21 Tranmere Rovers 26 27
22 Dagenham & Redbridge 27 27
23 Carlisle United 27 27
24 Hartlepool United 27 18