Northants opened their Midland Counties Youth Championship with a hard fought draw against Worcestershire at Bromsgrove FC.
Matt Pinder of AFC Rushden & Diamonds equalised for Northants just before half-time after the home side had taken the kead with a controversial penalty.
Billy May of Peterborough Northern Star was the only city player involved.
Peterborough Northern Star host the next Northants game against last year’s champions Leicestershire & Rutland, on Sunday, October 11 (2pm kick-off).
Northants: Justin Greatorix (Corby Town), Ben Peakes (AFC Rushden & Diamonds), Adam Smith (Kettering Town), Billy May (Peterborough Northern Star), Ollie Gravestock (Bugbrooke SM) Harry Chipchase (Northampton Spencer), Ieuan Ivett (AFC Rushden & Diamonds) Harrison Desborough (AFC Rushden & Diamonds), Matt Pinder (AFC Rushden & Diamonds), Matty Pickard (AFC Rushden & Diamonds), Ross Garlick (Cogenhoe United) Jacob Cox (Northampton Spencer), Josh Shampier (Kettering Town), Kenny Shipley (AFC Rushden & Diamonds), Calum Patching (Brookhouse Academy), Tom Stanmore (Kettering Town)