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When Monday 1 April 2002, 3.00pm kick-off
Who and Where NORTHAMPTON TOWN (Home, Madejski Stadium, League Division Two)
Ticket Info

Pay in advance or on the day, normal home match prices apply.

Upper West Stand:
Adults: 18 in advance, 20 on the day.
Concessions: 12 in advance, 14 on the day.
The Upper West Stand is RESERVED seating

Lower West, East, North and South Stands:

Adults: 13 in advance, 15 on the day.
Concessions: 8 in advance, 9 on the day.
The East and West Stands are RESERVED seating.
The North Stand is UNRESERVED seating.

A big crowd is expected - you are advised to pre-purchase tickets.
Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the ticket office on 0118 968 1000.

Food and Beer.

Home match - See away fans guide for travel, food and beer guide.

Team news

Reading - from: Whitehead, Hughes, Mackie, Williams, Shorey, Watson, Branch, Parkinson, Watson, Harper, Salako, Henderson, Forster, Cureton, Rougier, Ashdown, Viveash.

Northampton - from: Welch, Marsh, Sampson, Burgess, Hunter, Frain, Hodge, Hunt, Hargreaves, McGregor, Hope, Parkin, Forrester, Asamoah, Sollitt, Carruthers.

Form Guide

View Latest Second Division Table And Form Table

Previous Meetings 

Reading have had by far the best record through the years against Nothampton with almost double the number of wins:
Reading wins: 48
Draws: 18
Northampton Town wins: 26

2001/2002 Season:
Earlier this season Reading were 2-0 winners at Northampton:
3 Nov 2001: Northampton Town 0 Reading 2

2000/2001 Season:
Last season we needed a Caskey goal in the last minute to grab a home point against the Cobblers. Earlier in the season we were beaten 2-0 at Northampton:
1 January 2001: Reading 1 Northampton Town 1
26 August 2000: Northampton Town 2 Reading 0

1999/2000 Season:
No fixtures between Reading and Northampton.

1998/1999 Season:
Three seasons ago we shared the points in our league Division Two meetings with two 1-0 away wins for each side. Grant Brebner scored the winner at Northampton in November 1998 which made it four straight away wins at the time:
17 April 1999: Reading 0 Nothampton Town 1
21 November 1998: Northampton Town 0 Reading 1
Click on the result for match reports.

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Reading are favourites for home victory.
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