Former England captain Wayne Rooney failed to inspire his Derby County side as they were held to a 0-0 draw away to fourth tier Northamption in an FA Cup fourth round tie on Friday.
Northampton forward Vadaine Oliver went closest to a breakthrough in the first half, striking the crossbar from close range, while second tier Derby failed to muster a shot on target and now face the prospect of a replay.
Derby claimed that Northampton's Charlie Goode should have been sent off for hauling Jack Marriott...
Northampton and Oldham have both been relegated to League Two after a final day 2-2 draw at Sixfields.
The Cobblers were virtually relegated before kick-off due to their vastly inferior goal difference while Oldham needed three points to guarantee survival having started the day outside the relegation zone, but they could only draw, which sent them down courtesy of Rochdale's victory over Charlton.
The Latics took a crucial lead at Sixfields when Duckens Nazons' cross fell for George Edmundson whose...
George Dobson's stoppage-time winner all-but condemned Northampton to relegation - and left Walsall needing just a point to secure their own safety.
Midfielder Dobson's late strike left Northampton - who were twice thwarted by the woodwork - doomed, barring a nine-goal victory over relegation rivals Oldham in their final game.
Northampton were almost in front after just two minutes as Daniel Powell's low drive was superbly tipped onto the post by Walsall keeper Liam Roberts.
Walsall defender Kory Roberts...