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Police warrant served on Northampton Town FC over financial irregularities

A team of officers from Northamptonshire Police has served a warrant on Northampton Town Football Club after receiving a formal complaint from Northampton Borough Council.

The police say it relates to alleged financial irregularities surrounding the loan made by the council to Northampton Town Football Club.

The officers served the warrant at Sixfields Stadium in order to secure any documentation which may be relevant to the investigation. The football club is being fully co-operative at this stage.

BREAKING - Cobblers deal is done

A deal's been struck to save Northampton Town Credit: ITV Anglia

Chairman David Cardoza has reached an agreement to sell his controlling stake in Northampton Town Football Club to Kelvin Thomas.

The deal is subject to the legal paperwork being completed which is expected to happen well in advance of Friday's administration hearing.


Support for latest Sir Bobby Robson auction no surprise to Butcher

Former Ipswich Town and England captain Terry Butcher says he's not surprised there's still support for the latest online auction in memory of the late Sir Bobby Robson.

Bidding is underway for around a hundred items, including 'once in a lifetime' experiences, for the event launched in Suffolk.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Donovan Blake


Cambridge United pull off coup as Everton midfielder Ledson joins on loan

Ryan Ledson in action for England at youth level. Credit: PA

Cambridge United have signed highly-rated Everton midfielder Ryan Ledson on loan until January.

The 18-year-old is widely regarded as one of the brightest young talents in the country, but has yet to make his Premier League debut for the Toffees.

Ledson will stay at the Abbey Stadium until January 3.

"I feel we have acquired the services of one of the brightest young talents in English football.

Ryan is clearly willing to take his career to the next level by joining Cambridge United, where he will have the opportunity to play his first League matches.

I would like to place on record my huge gratitude to Everton Football Club for making this loan deal possible.”

– Shaun Derry, Cambridge United manager

Former Swindon Town chairman McCrory reportedly in talks to buy Northampton Town

Former Swindon Town chairman Jed McCrory. Credit: ITV West Country

Former Swindon Town chairman Jed McCrory is reportedly in talks with Northampton Town about buying the club.

Ex Oxford United chairman Kelvin Thomas had looked to be the favourite to complete a takeover, but yesterday he cast doubt that a deal could be done.

A consortium led by McCrory saved Swindon from administration in 2013 before former Norwich City striker Lee Power took control just a few months later.

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