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BREAKING: Graham Carr returns to Cobblers as an associate director

Graham Carr is back at the Cobblers.

John-Joe O'Tole hasn't featured for the Cobblers since the 4-0 pre-season win at Frome on July 18

Edinburgh confident O’Toole on the mend, but accepts midfielder may face more surgery

Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh is confident the medical experts have finally got to the bottom of John-Joe O’Toole’s troublesome groin injury - but has admitted the midfielder could yet face another operation.

Aaron Phillips was injured just 13 minutes into Saturday's defeat at Charlton (Picture: Sharon Lucey)

Defender Phillips to undergo scan but facing ‘a few weeks out’

The Cobblers have been dealt an injury blow with the news that right-back Aaron Phillips could be set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

HE'S OFF - Matt Taylor has left the Cobblers to sign for Swindon Town

BREAKING: Cobblers midfielder Matt Taylor signs for Swindon Town

Midfielder Matt Taylor has left the Cobblers and signed for Sky Bet League Two outfit Swindon Town on a free transfer.

Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh

Top half finish still the aim for Cobblers boss Edinburgh

Four defeats from his side’s first four games has not tempered the expectations of manager Justin Edinburgh who still believes the Cobblers can challenge for a top-half finish this season.

Brendan Moloney

Defender Moloney says ‘hurting’ Cobblers will work hard to put things right

Brendan Moloney believes ‘there is no better game’ for the Cobblers to put things right than the visit of rivals Peterborough United after Saturday’s 4-1 defeat at Charlton left ‘everyone hurting’.

Piers Francis wants to play at 10 for Saints (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Francis sets his sights on the Saints 10 shirt

Piers Francis has stressed he has moved to Saints to secure the No.10 shirt.
Time to change? Edinburgh may be tempted into shaking things up after his side suffered a fourth straight defeat. Pictures by Sharon Lucey

Edinburgh ponders potential formation change but will 'reflect and analyse' after Charlton defeat

Justin Edinburgh will take time to 'reflect and analyse' before deciding if he should make sweeping changes to his team, both tactically and on the personnel front, after they suffered their fourth straight defeat on Saturday.

Ricky Holmes, who tormented the Cobblers throughout Saturday's game, celebrates scoring against his former club. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Charlton Athletic 4 Northampton Town 1 - match review, player ratings and highlights

As soon as Josh Magennis' second-minute header landed in the back of David Cornell's net, the tone for this sorrowful afternoon was set.
Justin Edinburgh (left) saw his side suffer a heavy defeat at The Valley (picture: Sharon Lucey)

Boss Edinburgh 'bitterly disappointed' after Cobblers are beaten at Charlton

Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh accepts he and his players 'must take responsibility' after their stuttering start to the season reached new depths with a 4-1 defeat at Charlton Athletic on Saturday.

Ahsee Tuala is back with Saints after representing Samoa during the summer (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Tuala so happy to mark Saints return with try against Glasgow

Ahsee Tuala was a happy man after marking his return to Saints action with a try on Saturday afternoon.

Jim Mallinder saw his side win for the third time in as many pre-season matches (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Last-gasp Collins score helps Saints beat Glasgow in Stirling

Late tries from Alex Mitchell and Tom Collins helped Saints make it three wins from three in pre-season as they edged out Glasgow Warriors 19-14 in Stirling.

OUT OF REACH: Josh Magennis' header eludes Town goalkeeper David Cornell. Pictures: Sharon Lucey

Holmes on target as Charlton condemn Cobblers to fourth straight defeat

Cobblers finally scored their first goal of the season on Saturday but it wasn't enough to prevent a fourth straight defeat as Ricky Holmes' second-half strike helped Charlton Athletic to a 4-1 victory.

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
The match against Durham was abandoned at the County Ground on Friday night as the Steelbacks' T20 campaign ended in disappointing fashion (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley rues Steelbacks' failure to make quarter-finals

David Ripley was left to reflect on the failure to convert a good group position as the Steelbacks bowed out of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Muhammad Azharullah trapped Tom Latham LBW

Steelbacks' title defence ends with Durham disappointment

The Steelbacks' NatWest T20 Blast title defence ended with a damp squib as their clash with Durham Jets was washed out at the County Ground.

Familiar face: Ricky Holmes applauds the Cobblers fans during last year's fixture at The Valley

James Heneghan’s Charlton Athletic v Northampton Town preview

Fixture: Charlton Athletic v Northampton Town, Sky Bet League One

Matt Grimes has moved to the Cobblers on loan from Swansea City (picture: Pete Norton)

Cobblers loan move is 'perfect' for Swansea City midfielder Grimes

Matt Grimes believes his season-long loan at Cobblers will prove to be 'the perfect move' for him.

Dylan Hartley is set for his first appearance of pre-season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Skipper Hartley set for first pre-season appearance as Saints face Glasgow

Dylan Hartley is set to make his first pre-season appearance of 2017 after the Saints skipper was named on the bench for Saturday's clash with Glasgow Warriors in Stirling (kick-off 2pm).

Graeme White has signed a new two-year deal at Northants (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

White signs new contract at Northants

Graeme White has signed a contract extension at Northants, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2019 season.

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