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Northampton miss out on automatic promotion despite win at Barrow

Posted Sunday, May 08, 2022 by PA9 hits

Northampton saw the final automatic promotion place from League two snatched from their grasp in agonising fashion despite a 3-1 win at Barrow.The Cobblers relinquished third place to Bristol Rovers on goals scored on the final day of the season as Rovers thumped Scunthorpe 7-0.Instead, Northampton were left to face the play-offs as they bid to return to the third tier after a 12-month absence a...Full Story »

Barrow could include Aaron Amadi-Holloway against Northampton

Posted Friday, May 06, 2022 by PA18 hits

Aaron Amadi-Holloway could feature for Barrow as they face Northampton in the final match of the Sky Bet League Two season.The striker returned to training following a spell on the sidelines with injury and could be in contention for the Cobblers clash.Defender Connor Brown will also be checked after picking up a niggle.Josh Kay is expected to line-up after his return from suspension against Swi...Full Story »

Matt Taylor expresses joy as Exeter take over at top with draw at Northampton

Posted Sunday, May 01, 2022 by PA4 hits

Exeter boss Matt Taylor spoke of the joy of going top of League Two with a 1-1 draw at Northampton at the same time as Forest Green lost at home to Harrogate.Mitchell Pinnock had given the Cobblers the lead before a late goal from Sam Nombe proved enough to send the Grecians into top spot.Nombe’s goal, scored with his first touch, was enough to take already promoted Exeter to the top of th...Full Story »

Exeter go top of the League Two table with a vital draw against Northampton

Posted Sunday, May 01, 2022 by PA1 hits

Exeter went top of League Two with a 1-1 draw at Northampton who are now level on points with Bristol Rovers in the battle for the third automatic promotion spot.The Cobblers needed to win both remaining games to be guaranteed promotion but Sam Nombe cancelled out Mitch Pinnock’s superb opener to open the door to Rovers and Port Vale.Cameron Dawson produced a good stop from Josh Eppiah to ...Full Story »

Jon Brady could keep Northampton unchanged when they face Exeter

Posted Friday, April 29, 2022 by PA8 hits

Northampton manager Jon Brady could keep his side unchanged as they prepare to face Exeter.The Cobblers boss stuck with the same starting line-up for the last three matches and could do so again.Josh Eppiah was substituted off with 12 minutes to go after scoring twice against Leyton Orient at the weekend, but Brady revealed it was a precautionary move.Northampton are currently third in the Leagu...Full Story »

Jon Brady has eyes on the prize as Northampton move into top three

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2022 by PA1 hits

Jon Brady hailed another step towards promotion as Northampton moved into the top three in League Two with a 4-2 away win at Leyton Orient.A first-half goal-fest saw Mitch Pinnock, John Guthrie and Joshua Felix-Eppiah open up a three-goal advantage before Theo Archibald replied for the home side.Felix-Eppiah struck again before the half-time whistle to stretch the lead again. Jordan Brown netted...Full Story »

Northampton move into automatic promotion places with win at Leyton Orient

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2022 by PA3 hits

Northampton moved into the automatic promotion places with a 4-2 away win at Leyton Orient.Mitch Pinnock opened the scoring in the 19th minute when he rifled home an unstoppable 20-yard shot and the Cobblers doubled their lead on 32 minutes when John Guthrie scored from close range after his initial effort had hit the upright.Six minutes later, Joshua Felix-Eppiah sprung the offside trap for the...Full Story »

Adam Thompson could return from injury as Leyton Orient play host to Northampton

Posted Friday, April 22, 2022 by PA10 hits

Adam Thompson could return when Leyton Orient host Northampton in League Two on Saturday.The defender was a late withdrawal from Monday’s 2-1 win over Swindon with a knock.Midfielder Hector Kyprianou will miss out through suspension, having been sent off in the win at Swindon.Omar Beckles should start again in central defence, fresh from his match-winning brace against Swindon.Northampton ...Full Story »

Jon Brady says Northampton ‘won’t get too high’ after win boosts promotion bid

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by PA6 hits

Northampton boss Jon Brady is keeping a level head after his side hauled themselves back into contention for automatic promotion with a 3-0 victory over Harrogate on Easter Monday.The Cobblers had looked to be falling away from the top three after a patchy run of form in February and March but successive wins over Easter have put them back in the picture, two points behind third-placed Port Vale...Full Story »

Louis Appere and Sam Hoskins inspire Northampton to win over Harrogate

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by PA9 hits

Northampton moved to within two points of the top three in League Two with a resounding 3-0 victory over Harrogate at Sixfields.The impressive Louis Appere netted in between two goals from Sam Hoskins as the Cobblers closed the gap on Port Vale to just a couple of points with three games to go.Fraser Horsfall headed against the crossbar after only two minutes but Northampton were not at their be...Full Story »

Jon Brady has a dilemma ahead of Northampton’s visit of Harrogate

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2022 by PA11 hits

Northampton boss Jon Brady must decide whether to stick with a winning line-up or freshen things up when the promotion hopefuls host injury-plagued Harrogate on Monday.Shaun McWilliams and Ali Koiki both played the full 90 minutes of Good Friday’s 2-0 victory at Oldham after proving their fitness following respective knee and hamstring injuries and Brady will need to weigh up if they can m...Full Story »

Jon Brady insists ‘consistency is key’ in Northampton’s fight for promotion

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2022 by PA10 hits

Northampton boss Jon Brady has urged his players to ‘keep believing’ after they kept their automatic promotion hopes alive with a routine 2-0 win at struggling Oldham.A goal in each half proved enough for the Cobblers as they moved back up to fourth in the table, five points behind Port Vale in the final automatic promotion spot.Brady, whose side had won just once in four games ahead...Full Story »

Oldham could still be without Jack Stobbs against Northampton

Posted Friday, April 15, 2022 by PA29 hits

Oldham could still be without Jack Stobbs for the visit of Northampton in Sky Bet League Two on Good Friday.The winger is progressing, but has not played since March 29, when he limped off the field with an undisclosed injury.Forward Junior Luamba is also likely to remain sidelined with a hamstring injury.Manager Josh Sheridan will however be hoping to have Harrison McGahey and Tope Obadeyi avai...Full Story »

Missed chances frustrate Jon Brady as Northampton drop points

Posted Sunday, April 10, 2022 by PA5 hits

Northampton’s finishing bore the brunt of Jon Brady’s frustration after Saturday’s goalless draw with Bradford.The home side created a string of chances in both halves at Sixfields but failed to take any of them, with Sam Hoskins and Louis Appere particularly wasteful as the former fired the best chance against the bar.The draw drops Northampton to fifth in League Two and leave...Full Story »

Wasteful Northampton held by Bradford

Posted Sunday, April 10, 2022 by PA7 hits

Promotion-chasing Northampton missed a host of chances as they were held to a frustrating goalless draw by Bradford.Louis Appere dragged well wide with the game’s first opening early on before a brilliant tackle by Joseph Mills denied Andy Cook at the other end.Northampton dominated much of the first half and had chances to take a lead into the break but Scott Pollock’s shot was bloc...Full Story »

Midfielder Paul Lewis suspended as Northampton host Bradford

Posted Thursday, April 07, 2022 by PA27 hits

Northampton will be without suspended midfielder Paul Lewis for their home game against Bradford.Lewis was sent off for two yellow cards in last week’s 1-0 defeat at Mansfield and sits out a one-game ban.Defender Ali Koiki has returned to training after missing the last three games due to a hamstring injury, but is not expected to be ready in time.Midfielder Peter Abimbola is back in conte...Full Story »

Mansfield move into play-offs and dent Northampton’s automatic promotion hopes

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2022 by PA4 hits

Mansfield boosted their promotion hopes with an impressive 1-0 win over automatic promotion-chasing Northampton.Oli Hawkins scored the decisive goal midway through the first half as Mansfield created a new club record of 11 successive home wins.Stags were dominant throughout with only the heroics of goalkeeper Liam Roberts denying them a more comfortable win.The visitors started brightly with Fr...Full Story »

Jamie Murphy out of Mansfield’s game with Northampton

Posted Thursday, March 31, 2022 by PA8 hits

Mansfield could be without Jamie Murphy for Northampton’s visit.The on-loan Hibernian winger was forced off in the first half of the midweek draw with Hartlepool due to a hamstring issue, to add to the Stags’ injury list.Matty Longstaff missed out on Tuesday with a foot injury.Kieran Wallace (knock) was an unused substitute at Hartlepool and it remains to be seen whether he could pla...Full Story »

Northampton boss Jon Brady remaining grounded after victory over Hartlepool

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2022 by PA8 hits

There was no danger of Northampton boss Jon Brady getting carried away after his promotion-hunting team returned to winning ways with a 2-0 League Two victory over Hartlepool.After a stuttering run of form, goals in either half from Sam Hoskins and Chanka Zimba ensured the Cobblers kept their noses in front of the chasing pack in a hotly-contested promotion battle.Northampton remain third, three...Full Story »

Sam Hoskins and Chanka Zimba net as Northampton remain third with Hartlepool win

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2022 by PA7 hits

Promotion-hopefuls Northampton returned to winning ways with a 2-0 League Two victory over Hartlepool at Sixfields.Sam Hoskins broke the deadlock early on and then Chanka Zimba’s first goal for the club in the second half ensured the Cobblers kept themselves in the top three.Both goalkeepers were forced into early action as Omar Bogle drew a good save from Liam Roberts, before visiting sto...Full Story »

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