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Cobblers fall short on stormy, smoky night at Sixfields

The smoke filtered up into the Sixfields air, with rain teeming down, indicative of Cobblers’ season burning down to an ember and being extinguished. Whether it was a Cobblers’ fan or a Mansfield supporter who invaded the pitch is by...

In praise of Jon Brady, the considered Aussie with a Bear heart and a playoff dream still alive

Jon Brady was born in Newcastle, Australia that is, and he ain’t no Magpie but a Cobbler. His youth football club down under was the beautifully titled Adamstown Rosebuds but now he’s found his place in the Rose Of The...

Gripped by the Cobblers: Why the Supporter’s Trust is right to hold out for a sporting legacy with punch at Sixfields

The late, great, Brian Lomax is revered at AFC Wimbledon, the club born out of the ashes of Wimbledon FC, now back at home Plough Lane in a purpose-built stadium, part funded by the fans. He paid for postage stamps...

Saffron is the new shirt sponsor for Delapre Dragons

A junior football team in Northampton is hoping to takeaway more than just three points after bagging a tasty sponsorship deal with an award-winning town centre restaurant. Delapre Dragons under 13s will be sporting ‘Saffron’ on their shirts for the...

National football tournament brings ethnic minorities together for charity seven a side competition in Northampton

A national football tournament held in Northampton for ethnic minority communities saw teams have fun while improving their fitness and promoting “multi-cultural togetherness”. The seven-a-side tournament, featuring 16 teams from across the country, was held at the University of Northampton’s...

Gripped by the Cobblers: A new Hotel End can unite the Cobblers fanbase post Coronavirus and turn the Town into the UK’s rock and...

“That was a negative and right now I need two positives. You know, one to cancel out the negative and another one just so I can have a positive” so said Radio Norwich legend Alan Partridge, rambler, optimist and...

Gripped by the Cobblers: Structure is king, trust Brady to build from the bottom to reach the top

The quiet on the Northampton Town social media channels was eerie on Wednesday, not even an advert for a makeup give-away as fans held their breath on the future of Keith Curle as Cobblers manager. When it came, Bristol Rovers...

Gripped by the Cobblers: It could be time to roll the dice on Keith Curle in the Cobblers casino

Blackpool, the Las Vegas of the North and the Cobblers are 1-0 down in the 92nd minute. Keith Curle gambles on a Northampton equaliser, sending his wing-backs high up the pitch. But the Blackpool keeper gets the ball and hurls...

Gripped by the Cobblers: Another night of Curle pulling results out of the hat but if first base Town go down it could be...

“What’s that groan for darling, is Boris Johnson on the telly again?” “No, it’s worse, Keith Curle’s gone back to the 3-5-2”. The Summer of Love was a fleeting sun-kissed season in 1967 but Northampton Town’s sexy football was even shorter,...

Gripped by the Cobblers: Curle, pressure, strategy or otherwise and an Oxford dross loss

The net had barely stopped rippling after Oxford United’s Dan Agyei had sent a cute left-footed curler into the Town net before Curle Out was being tapped in to Northampton computers. There was only one team who had scored fewer...
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