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Full-time: Northampton Town 1 - 3 Manchester United

Northampton Town v Manchester United Credit: ITV News Central

Northampton Town have lost to Manchester United tonight in their EFL Cup third-round tie.

Michael Carrick put United ahead before Alex Revell drew Northampton level from the penalty spot.

But all hopes of a giant killing were quashed with second half goals from Ander Herrera and Marcos Rashford.

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Northampton Town sign midfielder Harry Beautyman

Harry Beautyman Credit: Joe Giddens/EMPICS Sport

Northampton Town have announced the signing of Peterborough United midfielder Harry Beautyman on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

The 24-yea-rold started off his career with Leyton Orient and joined Peterborough United in November 2014 where he has made 45 League One appearances, scoring five goals.

Harry is a very good addition for us. He is a lively character and a player who has a decent amount of experience in League One. He is also a good age, who will get better and better, and I think we are signing him at a good time.

He is a box to box midfielder who creates things, makes things happen and can score a goal or two so he will add to our attacking options.

– Rob Page, Northampton Town manager
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