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Striker Richards hoping his goal-den touch continues against Oxford

Thinking of matches against Oxford United always brings a smile to the face of Cobblers striker Marc Richards.

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton

Oxford boss Appleton looking ahead to resuming ‘healthy rivalry’ with Cobblers

Oxford United boss Michael Appleton is looking forward to resuming his club’s ‘healthy rivalry’ against the Cobblers at Sixfields on Saturday (ko 3pm).

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Cobblers assistant boss Dave Kerslake (right) chats to goalkeeping coach Jim Hollman during last weekend's defeat at Bolton

Kerslake expects Oxford to go on the attack against the Cobblers

Assistant boss Dave Kerslake is expecting Oxford United to be positive and attack the Cobblers when they come to Sixfields on Saturday (ko 3pm).

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Luther Burrell returned to action at Bedford last Friday (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Burrell feeling stronger than ever for Saints’ run-in

Luther Burrell is back - and the centre is ‘feeling stronger than ever’.

Emmanuel Sonupe

Cobblers winger Sonupe joins Kidderminster on loan

Cobblers winger Emmanuel Sonupe has joined National League North outit Kidderminster Harriers on loan until the end of the season.

Cobblers skipper Marc Richards is out of contract in the summer

Richards believes Cobblers’ safety should be secured before player contract talks

Skipper Marc Richards admits it is an ‘unsettling’ time for the Cobblers players who will be out of contract this summer, but says it is right that talks on their futures are delayed until the club’s Sky Bet League One safety is secured.

WORK TO BE DONE - Cobblers assistant boss Dave Kerslake

Kerslake brands Oxford clash ‘huge’ and says Cobblers still have work to do

Cobblers assistant boss Dave Kerslake says nobody at Sixfields is taking safety for granted as they enter the final stretch of the season.

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Kieran Brookes is ready for a tough run of games

Time for Saints to show what they are made of

Kieran Brookes says Saints’ tricky run-in will give the players the chance to show what they are made of.

Cobblers freeze season ticket prices for the 2017/18 campaign

Cobblers freeze season ticket prices for the 2017/18 campaign

The Cobblers have announced they are once again freezing season ticket prices for the 2017/18 season.

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Jim Mallinder must decide whether to field his international stars, including George North (left)

Saints face tough selection decisions ahead of Tigers showdown

Dorian West admits the Saints coaches face some tough selection decisions ahead of Saturday’s clash with Leicester Tigers at Franklin’s Gardens.

BIG IMPACT - Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh makes his point to the referee following Saturday's defeat at Bolton Wanderers (Pictures: Sharon Lucey)

Cobblers skipper Richards hails Edinburgh impact at Sixfields

Skipper Marc Richards has praised the big impact manager Justin Edinburgh has had on the Cobblers squad in his first two months in charge.

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ON TARGET - Paul Anderson scored the first goal for Cobblers Reserves in their 3-0 win over Peterborough United Reserves

Cobblers Reserves prove too hot for Posh to handle

A strong Cobblers reserves team proved too powerful for a Peterborough United second string as Town claimed a 3-0 win against their rivals in a behind-closed-doors friendly on Tuesday afternoon.

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Alex Revell hasn't played since damaging a calf muscle in the 5-3 loss at Milton Keynes Dons in January

Cobblers striker Revell to see specialist regarding calf muscle injury

Cobblers striker Alex Revell is to see a specialist later this week regarding the calf muscle injury that has kept him out of action since January.

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Dylan Hartley (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Saints hooker Hartley backed to stay on as England skipper

Eddie Jones expects Saints hooker Dylan Hartley to continue leading England despite persistent calls for his demotion as captain.

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BACK IN THE ACTION: Jak McCourt made his first start under Justin Edinburgh on Saturday. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Midfielder McCourt determined to keep his Cobblers place after Bolton outing

Midfielder Jak McCourt is eyeing more regular game-time for the Cobblers after Saturday’s appearance against Bolton Wanderers marked his first start of 2017.

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UPBEAT: Justin Edinburgh took plenty of heart from Saturday's performance at Bolton. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Edinburgh confident Cobblers are still on the right track despite Bolton setback

The result ended his team’s best winning run of the season but Justin Edinburgh had every reason to take great encouragement from Northampton’s valiant 2-1 defeat to Bolton Wanderers on Saturday.

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Jim Mallinder has snapped up Piers Francis

Mallinder delighted as Francis signs on at Saints

Saints boss Jim Mallinder has expressed his delight after securing the signature of talented playmaker Piers Francis.

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