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Northampton Town 1-1 Cheltenham Town
BILLY McKay saw his opener wiped out, as Cheltenham fought back to claim a 1-1 draw at the Sixfields Stadium.
The Cobbler’s made one change from the team which saw off Lincoln City on Monday afternoon, with Ryan Gilligan returning from a bout of pneumonia to fill the void left by Ryan Jarvis, whose loan spell has now ended.
Northampton started the game fielding a 4-5-1 formation, with club captain Andy Holt sat behind lone striker McKay. Perhaps not your archetypal strike force.
Still, it was the home side who broke the …

 
Stoke progressed to the third round of the Carling Cup for the first time in eight years with a win in an exciting game against League one Cheltenham at Whaddon Road last night.
  Tony Pulis made ten changes to his starting line-up from the side that heroically beat Aston Villa on Saturday, with Carl Dickinson being the only player to retain his place in the side. Steve Simonsen, Vincent Pericard, Danny Pugh, Jon Parkin and Lewis Buxton were all handed first appearances of the season, while Demar Phillips and youngsters …