McCormack could be back for Cobblers’ clash against Newport



Posted Friday, September 13, 2019 by PA

McCormack could be back for Cobblers’ clash against Newport

Northampton hope to welcome back midfielder Alan McCormack at home to high-flying Newport in Sky Bet League Two.

McCormack has not featured since suffering a hamstring strain in the 1-0 defeat to Walsall on the opening weekend of the season.

But the Irishman has been in full training for more than a week, while left-back Joe Martin also hopes to proves his fitness.

Reece Hall-Johnson has also recovered from an unspecified problem which has kept him out for a month, and he could replace Michael Harriman at right-back.

The visitors will be without Ryan Inniss, who has received a five-match ban from the Football Association following his red card in an EFL Trophy match.

The 24-year-old, on loan from Crystal Palace, was sent off in the latter stages of Newport’s 5-4 defeat to West Ham Under-21s on September 4.

Kyle Howkins and Marvel Ekpiteta, both on the bench in last weekend’s win over Port Vale, will be hoping to start in the absence of Inniss.

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