Northampton 2 York City 0: Troubles mount up for Minstermen

York City lost to League Two leaders Northampton Town to leave them stranded at the foot of the table.
York manager Jackie McNamara.York manager Jackie McNamara.
York manager Jackie McNamara.

Northampton took the lead when John-Joe O’Toole headed home following Lee Martin’s corner. The latter had thwarted Russell Penn with a goal-line clearance earlier in the game.

York - who had Luke Hendrie red carded late on - went 2-0 behind after Marc Richards netted.

Defeat leaves the Minstermen bottom of League Two, four points adrift of safety.