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Facey the only injury concern as Cobblers are put through their paces in Spain

Right-back Shay Facey is the only injury concern for Cobblers boss Dean Austin ahead of Thursday night’s pre-season friendly against Hull City Under-23s in Spain.

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Youth teamer Jay Williams has impressed Cobblers defender Ash Taylor

Cobblers central defender Taylor impressed by ‘great prospect’ Williams

Ash Taylor has labelled Jay Williams is ‘a great prospect’ and that his development can only be helped by him spending this week with the Cobblers first team squad in Spain.

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Ash Taylor (right) in action alongside Sam Hoskins and Matt Crooks during Monday morning's training session in Alicante (Picture: Pete Norton)

Taylor happy that boss Austin has time to get his plans in place for the new season

Cobblers defender Ash Taylor believes it can only be a good thing that manager Dean Austin has a full pre-season to get his ideas across to the squad ahead of the new Sky Bet League Two campaign.

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The Cobblers players during their opening training session at their Spanish base (Picture: Pete Norton)

Teenager Jay Williams gets Cobblers call-up for Spanish training camp, but quartet miss out on Alicante trip

Teenage defender Jay Williams is the surprise inclusion in the Cobblers squad for their week-long training camp in Spain.
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HAPPY IN HIS NEW HOME - Cobblers striker Junior Morias (Picture: Pete Norton)

Cobblers the ‘place I want to be’ says delighted new signing Morias

New signing Junior Morias says he knew as soon as he found out the Cobblers were interested in signing him that the club was ‘the place I want to be’.

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Junior Morias has made the switch from Peterborough United to the Cobblers

Austin ‘excited’ as Posh striker Morias makes Cobblers switch

Boss Dean Austin says he is ‘excited’ after the Cobblers landed Peterborough United striker Junior Morias for an undisclosed fee.

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Junior Morias tussles with Leon Barnett during Peterborough's win t Sixfields last season

BREAKING: Cobblers snap up Posh striker Junior Morias for undisclosed fee

The Cobblers have boosted their attacking options with the signing of Peterborough United front man Junior Morias for an undisclosed fee.

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David Cardoza - High Court Birmingham

'Cardozas are not the villains of the piece' say defence barristers as legal battle with Northampton borough council ends

The High Court hearing into Northampton Borough Council's claim against Cardoza family members has finished, with a judgement expected in September.

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Cobblers boss Dean Austin

Cobblers boss Austin believes Spanish trip is crucial preparation for season ahead

Cobblers will step up their preparations for the new season this weekend when they fly out to Spain for a week-long training camp at Real Club de Golf Campoamor complex in Alicante.

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Evidence from Cardozas 'lies and half-truths' says Northampton Borough Council as legal hearing over missing millions nears end

Evidence from Cardozas 'lies and half-truths' says Northampton Borough Council as legal hearing over missing millions nears end

Evidence given by David and Anthony Cardoza as part of the Sixfields missing millions trial was made of 'lies' and ‘half-truths' according to Northampton Borough Council's barrister.
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David Cardoza, former Northampton Town chairman

Former Cobblers boss blames Northampton Borough Council for delays over land deal for loan collapse, court hears

Failures by Northampton Borough Council to agree planning conditions on land around Sixfields caused the Cobblers loan deal to collapse, its former chairman has claimed.
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England boss Gareth Southgate

Football’s coming home! Austin backing Southgate’s boys to go all the way and win the World Cup

Cobblers boss Dean Austin believes England have got what it takes to go all the way and win the World Cup ahead of tonight’s semi-final showdown with Croatia.

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WORK TO DO: Dean Austin watches on as his side battle their way to a 1-0 victory over Brackley Town at St James Park on Tuesday evening. Picture: Kirsty Edmonds

Austin sees room for improvement but insists Cobblers 'will only get better' after scrappy Brackley win

Cobblers boss Dean Austin revealed he was not totally satisfied with what he saw from his side during their 1-0 victory over Brackley Town on Tuesday, but he knows there's a lot more to come ahead of the new season.
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PROMISING: Right-back Hakeem Odoffin caught the eye during a steady first run-out for the Cobblers, 24 hours after signing for the club. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Williams gets his first goal to hand Cobblers slender friendly win over Brackley

Striker Andy Williams opened his account as Cobblers made it three wins from three pre-season friendlies with a 1-0 victory over Brackley Town at St James Park on Tuesday.
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Former Northampton Town chairman, David Cardoza

Former Northampton Town chairman had 'no concerns' missing millions investigation 'would have anything to do with him'

Former Cobblers owner David Cardoza has told a High Court hearing into the missing Sixfields millions saga he "hadn't misappropriated anyone's money".

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David Cardoza, former chairman of Northampton Town

Former Northampton Town chairman denies claims he withheld concerns about developers to profit himself

The former Cobblers chairman has denied accusations of deliberately withholding concerns over the way a company was handling the Sixfields development so he could profit himself.

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Hakeem Odoffin makes a sliding tackle on the Cobblers' Dominic Calvert-Lewin at Sixfields in Januaey, 2016. It was the 17-year-old Barnet defender's League debut

Odoffin ready to make the step up into League life with the Cobblers

Hakeem Odoffin says he is ready to make the step up to becoming a serious player in senior football after signing for the Cobblers.

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Kevin van Veen

Austin optimistic over van Veen injury as Cobblers continue pre-season campaign at Brackley

Dean Austin is hopeful that striker Kevin van Veen will be fit enough to play a part in tonight’s friendly with Brackley Town after limping off during Saturday’s game against St Albans City.

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Highly-rated: Morgan Roberts had featured in both pre-season friendlies so far and is expected to get more chances. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Austin hails Cobblers’ impressive young guns and says more chances will come

Northampton’s impressive crop of youngsters have been urged to seize their opportunity by manager Dean Austin after seven academy-produced players featured in Saturday’s 4-0 friendly win at St Albans City.

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HAPPY TO BE HERE - new Cobblers signing Hakeem Odoffin (Picture: Pete Norton)

Austin says new signing Odoffin adds serious competition to the Cobblers squad

Boss Dean Austin believes new signing Hakeem Odoffin will provide crucial competition for the right-back slot in the Cobblers’ starting line-up.

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