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FA CUP DRAW: Cobblers face Wycombe trip if they can see off Stourbridge

The Cobblers have been handed a trip to Sky Bet League Two side Wycombe Wanderers in the third round of the FA Cup, if they can overcome Stourbridge in their second round clash.

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Library picture of the East Stand when redevelopment work halted

Police: investigation into failed loan deal to Northampton Town 'will not be completed in the near future'

Specialist police investigators are examining more than 200,000 documents connected to failed £10.5 million borough council loan to Northampton Town, it has been revealed.

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Cobblers travelled to the War Memorial Athletic Ground only to discover the game would not be played

Cobblers boss Page frustrated after FA Cup tie postponed due to frozen pitch

Cobblers boss Rob Page admitted his frustration after the FA Cup clash with Stourbridge was postponed due to a frozen pitch.
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The pitch at the War Memorial Athletic Ground was not deemed fit to play on

Cobblers’ FA Cup clash with Stourbridge called off

Cobblers’ FA Cup second round tie at Stourbridge has been postponed due to a frozen pitch at the War Memorial Athletic Ground.
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Kevin Wilkin saw his Brackley team beaten at Blackpool

Matt finish sees Brackley beaten at Blackpool

A solitary goal from Jamille Matt ended Brackley Town’s dreams in the Emirates FA Cup.

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Rob Page got the chance to pit his wits against Manchester United's Jose Mourinho in the EFL Cup earlier this season, and he wants his team to set up another crack at Premier League opposition in the FA Cup

Plum tie is a big incentive for Cobblers as Page eyes United rematch

Cobblers boss Rob Page admits the possibility of facing one of England’s big boys in the FA Cup third round serves as an added incentive for his side when they go into Sunday’s second-round clash.

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OFF TO A FLYER: Paul Anderson is congratulated after his screamer gave Cobblers the perfect start against Harrow in the first round. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

James Heneghan’s Stourbridge v Northampton Town preview

Fixture: Stourbridge v Northampton Town, FA Cup second round

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Brackley beat Gillingham in a replay in the previous round (pictures: Jake McNulty)

Wilkin wants Brackley to light up Blackpool

Brackley Town will be looking to take another big step on their FA Cup adventure on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm).

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Hackett backs his in-form Stourbridge boys to upset Cobblers

Hackett backs his in-form Stourbridge boys to upset Cobblers

Stourbridge manager Gary Hackett believes his side are capable of causing another FA Cup upset this weekend when Northampton head to the West Midlands.

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NO COMPLACENCY: Page must ensure his side prepare properly for the visit to Stourbridge

Cobblers to be on their guard as Page warns of Stourbridge threat

Cobblers boss Rob Page will ensure his side are on their guard this weekend after warning of the dangers posed by non-league Stourbridge ahead of Sunday’s FA Cup clash.

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David Mackintosh with his Cobblers programme, ticket and scarf from 1997. ENGNNL00120130514164959

CHRON COMMENT: Report may tell us how the Sixfields loan went wrong...but now we need more

When Cobblers supporters started watching their club descend into chaos 18 months ago, everyone wanted answers. But now it’s more than that: everyone wants action.

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O'Toole was booked for dissent against Bolton - his 10th yellow of the season

Page to address disicpline problems after O’Toole picks up another suspension

Rob Page has promised to address his side’s continued ill-discipline after John-Joe O’Toole picked up his 10th yellow card of the season last weekend, keeping him out of Northampton’s next two matches.

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Brendan Moloney

Cobblers defender Moloney likely to miss Stourbridge date

Brendan Moloney is likely to miss Sunday’s FA Cup trip to Stourbridge with an ongoing knee problem.

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Kettering Town's former stadium on Rockingham Road

Kettering Council to discuss possibility of sports stadium in town

Kettering Council is going to discuss the possibility of making available some land in the town for a sports stadium.

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Rob Page

Boss Page seeks solution to goal drought after Cobblers are shut out again

Cobblers boss Rob Page is confident the goals will start to flow again despite it now being over 330 minutes since his side last found the net.

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Paul Anderson felt his side deserved more against Bolton. Picture by Sharon Lucey

Performances encourage Cobblers winger Anderson despite frustrating run of results

Winger Paul Anderson is convinced Northampton’s recent performances have given sufficient encouragement to believe that better results will soon start to follow after their barren run continued against Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.

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BAD TIMES: Rob Page's side have lost four straight league games, all by the odd goal. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Determined Page certain fortunes will turn for free-falling Cobblers

Rob Page remains adamant that his side will start to head back up the Sky Bet League One table as long as they maintain their current performance levels.

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NOT TO BE: John-Joe O'Toole's disallowed goal summed up a frustrating day for Northampton. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Northampton Town 0 Bolton Wanderers 1 – match review, player ratings and highlights

Northampton’s worryingly steep descent down the League One table took another turn for the worse on Saturday, but one thing is for certain: if they can reproduce this type of performance on a weekly basis, the only way is up.

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Phil Parkinson. Picture: Sharon Lucey

Sixfields victory was Bolton’s ‘hardest of the season’, says boss Parkinson

Bolton Wanderers manager Phil Parkinson described his side’s 1-0 win over Northampton on Saturday as their ‘hardest three points’ of the season.

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NO REWARD - Cobblers boss Rob Page saw his team play well against Bolton, but still lose 1-0 (Picture: Sharon Lucey)

Boss Page laments ‘stupid mistakes’ but praises Cobblers performance

Rob Page has urged his side to cut out the ‘stupid mistakes’ that have plagued their season if they are to reverse their current poor form which continued on Saturday with a 1-0 home defeat to Bolton Wanderers.

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