Date:Monday February 12 2007
Boss Colin Calderwood hailed Julian Bennett after the defender scored for the first time since the opening day of the season to breathe new life into Nottingham Forest's promotion push.
The sheer enthusiasm of the Forest defender was highlighted by Calderwood after seeing his side win for the first time in five games.
He said: 'Jules plays with a lot of spirit and he thoroughly deserved his goal for the effort he put in.
'He was determined to get on the end of the free-kick and it was an important victory for us.
'Having lost two points to a last minute goal in our last match we wanted to get maximum reward and although you have to give Northampton a lot of credit for their organisation and commitment, I thought we deserved it.
'Although we could have played a lot better in the first half we still had our chances and the man of the match was arguably their goalkeeper which tells a tale.
Northampton boss Stuart Gray admitted: 'We came with a game plan to frustrate Forest and their fans and for a long time it worked.
'The pity for us was that, having dealt with everything that they had to offer for over an hour, we conceded a goal from a set piece.
'Considering we lost three central defenders in the build-up to the game I though we did really well and our goalkeeper produced the kind of performance he has been showing all season.
'Mark Bunn works very hard at this game and, like all of us, he is gutted because we are leaving here with nothing to show.'
Nottingham Evening Post
Freedman - We've Had A Good Week (Friday August 28 2015)
Forest v Cardiff - Vital Match Preview (Friday August 28 2015)
FSF Match Day Protest Over Prices - Nottingham For (Friday August 28 2015)
McLaughlin To Southend - Mancienne Interest? (Thursday August 27 2015)
Forest Turn Down Hammers Bid (Wednesday August 26 2015)
Huddersfield Trip On TV (Monday August 24 2015)
Mancienne On Big Bolton Effort (Sunday August 23 2015)
Fair Result For Freedman (Sunday August 23 2015)
Stats: Bolton v Nottingham Forest (Saturday August 22 2015)
Freedman Talks Ebecilio & Mills Talks Bolton (Friday August 21 2015)
|7.||Pope John XXIII||343|
|10. Sheff Wed||4||1||2||1||1||5|
|Owls Coach Carvalhal - 'A Player Wants To Go Out On Loan'
» Sheff Wed : 28/08/2015 21:59:01
» Blackburn : 28/08/2015 21:39:01
|Wednesday Face Battle With Middlesbrough
» Sheff Wed : 28/08/2015 21:35:00
|Adomah Looking For Way Out Of Boro Say Reports
» Bristol City : 28/08/2015 21:25:00
|Freedman - We've Had A Good Week
» Forest : 28/08/2015 19:09:01