Northampton Town pull off stunning comeback to book Wembley date

The Northampton Town players celebrate Callum Morton's second goal. Credit: PA
  • Cheltenham Town 0-3 Northampton Town (2-3 on Agg)

Northampton Town produced a stunning comeback to overturn a two-goal deficit and book their place in the League Two play-off final.

The Cobblers were 2-0 down from Thursday's first home leg against Cheltenham Town, but scored three times in the second leg to clinch a date at Wembley.

On loan West Brom striker Callum Morton was their hero, scoring twice in the second-half to secure a result that will live long in the memory of Northampton fans.

Strike partner Vadaine Oliver had earlier given the Cobblers a lifeline when he opened the scoring on the night with just nine minutes on the clock.

Callum Morton was the Northampton hero. Credit: PA

At that point, the odds still seemed to be against Keith Curle's side, but the impressive Morton had other ideas - scoring twice after the break to complete an incredible turnaround.

Northampton will now face Exeter City at Wembley on Monday, with the game being staged behind closed doors.

A win for the Cobblers would see them return to League One for the first time since they were relegated in 2018.