Cobblers swoop for striker Connell

Northampton Town have signed former Bradford City striker Alan Connell on a deal until the end of the season.

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Northampton Town seal Alan Connell and Ricky Ravenhill deals

Northampton Town have signed Alan Connell. Credit: PA

Northampton Town have signed Bradford City striker Alan Connell on a deal until the end of the season.

The ex Ipswich Town man has been deemed surplus to requirements at the League One club.

30-year-old Connell is new Cobblers manager Chris Wilder's first signing since taking over earlier this week.

Ricky Ravenhill has signed a permanent deal. Credit: PA

Northampton have also confirmed that former loan player Ricky Ravenhill has put pen to paper on a permanent contract with the club.

The experienced midfielder made six appearances at Sixfields earlier in the campaign, and has now agreed an 18 month deal.

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