Cobblers boss Page backs McCourt to learn from Millwall red
Northampton manager Rob Page has backed midfielder Jak McCourt to return a better player after his costly red card against Millwall on Saturday.
Already on a booking, which he picked up inside 14 seconds, McCourt made the fatal error of going in for a risky lunge early in the second-half knowing that he’d be sent for an early bath if mistimed.
And having missed the ball and instead cleaned out the man, the young midfielder duly saw red.
It came at a bad time too with Northampton building momentum and looking to get back into the game having trailed to Lee Gregory’s first-half opener.
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