GALLERY: New signings impress, Calderwood returns and fans are back! All the best pictures from Cobblers' friendly win at Sileby

Cobblers got their pre-season campaign up and running with a supremely comfortable 6-0 victory over Northampton Sileby Rangers on Saturday.

Sunday, 11th July 2021, 10:52 am
Updated Sunday, 11th July 2021, 10:54 am
Sam Hoskins holds nothing back. Pictures: Pete Norton.

Liam Cross' early goal set the tone as Nicke Kabamba and Mitch Pinnock both doubled up before Benny Ashley-Seal rounded things off with a sixth. Here are all the best snaps from Fernie Fields...

Teenager Liam Cross celebrates the opening goal after tapping in from Nicke Kabamba's cutback just two minutes in.
Jon Brady and new assistant Colin Calderwood watch over their players. Calderwood had been working his notice period at Blackpool up until the last few days.

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550 Cobblers fans were allowed into the ground.
Nicke Kabamba, who was first to put pen to paper this summer, caught the eye with some tidy touches in the first-half, not least when he netted two goals. He also set up Cross' opener.
Teenager and academy graduate Josh Flanagan did well in a midfield role after half-time.
Jonny Maxted wore the gloves in the first-half followed by fellow summer signing Liam Roberts in the second. Both were barely tested en route to a clean sheet.
Horsfall skippered Cobblers in the first 45.
Jon Guthrie took over from Horsfall in the second period.
Cobblers' recently-appointed coaching team watch on, minus new goalkeeping coach James Alger who is currently isolating.
Four players were on trial, including left-back Josh Debayo who whipped in some excellent crosses in the first-half.
Former youth team defender Camron McWilliams, younger brother of Shaun, was another trialist. He played the second 45 minutes at left-back.
Scott Pollock played his first match of any kind in nearly 18 months. He was full of energy in an attacking midfield role after half-time, going close a couple of times and setting up a goal for Mitch Pinnock.
Mitch Pinnock, another new signing, scored twice in the second-half.
The former Walsall man barely touched the ball during his 45 minutes on the pitch.
Dylan Connolly gave a glimpse of his electric pace on the right flank.