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Bowditch delighted to be back in action for Cobblers after ‘difficult time’ following injury

Dean Bowditch admitted he was delighted to get out on the pitch and playing for the Cobblers again after enduring a ‘difficult time’ over the summer.

LIVE Latest transfer news from Sky Bet Leagues One and Two

LIVE Latest transfer news from Sky Bet Leagues One and Two

Welcome to our new live feed sifting through what’s happening in terms of player movement in Sky Bet League One and Two today.

Cobblers boss Dean Austin has been delighted with the work his players have put in during their training camp in Spain (Picture: Pete Norton)

Boss Austin delighted as Bowditch returns to Cobblers action

Boss Dean Austin was delighted to see forward Dean Bowditch back out on the pitch in a Cobblers shirt in Thursday night's 3-1 pre-season friendly win over Hull City Under-23s, declaring 'he is my type of footballer'.

Dean Bowditch in action for the Cobblers against Hull City Under-23s (Picture: Pete Norton)

Cobblers wrap up pre-season training camp with friendly win over Hull City Under-23s

The Cobblers recovered from a goal down to see off Hull City Under-23s in their pre-season friendly at the Lomas de Campoamor complex in Spain.

Junior Morias is delighted to be a Cobblers player (Picture Pete Norton)

FEATURE: ‘Lion’ Morias up for the league two fight after signing for Cobblers

I have lost count of the number of new Cobblers players I have interviewed just minutes after they have committed their futures to the club’s cause.

Andy Williams in action during the Cobblers' pre-season win at Sileby Rangers

Striker Williams welcomes strong competition for Cobblers starting role

Striker Andy Williams has welcomed the strong competition he faces to win a place in the Cobblers attacking line-up for the forthcoming Sky Bet League Two campaign.

COOLING DOWN - Bob French puts the ice into the ice bath as Cobblers (from left) players Hakeem Odoffin, Shaun McWilliams, Andy Williams, Morgan Roberts and Jay Williams take a dip after Tuesday morning training (Picture: Pete Norton)

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.

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.

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.

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.
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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.
World Cup blog

England vs Croatia World Cup semi-final LIVE feed - the build-up, action and reaction in full

England face their biggest game in almost two decades tonight - and we’ll have all the action right here.

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.
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.

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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