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Wilder wants no let-up despite already sealing promotion

Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder is targeting a 'special night' as the Cobblers return to Sixfields for the first time since being crowned as League Two champions.

A sell-out crowd is expected for the visit of Crawley Town, and Wilder wants his team to get that winning feeling again after four draws in a row.

Northampton Town v Crawley Town, Sky Bet League Two, Tuesday 19 April, 19:45


Wilder hails 'unbelievable' Northampton Town promotion

Northampton Town manager Chris Wilder has described the club's march to the League Two title as "unbelievable".

The Cobblers were crowned as champions with four games to spare following a 0-0 draw at Exeter City on Saturday.

Wilder was rewarded for his part in their promotion with the Manager of the Year prize at the Football League awards last night.


Funeral of eight-year-old Tommi Miller takes place today

Tommi Miller's funeral will take place in Cambridge today Credit: ITV News Anglia

The funeral of an eight-year-old boy from Cambridge who died after a five year battle with leukaemia will take place today, after Chelsea football star John Terry offered to pay for it.

Tommi met his idol, footballer John Terry, last year. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Tommi Miller, who was 8-years-old met some of the players on a visit to his beloved football club last year.

Tommi died nearly a fortnight ago after an unsuccessful attempt to carry out a bone marrow transplant.

After hearing the news on social media, Chelsea defender Terry decided to call the funeral director and pay the £1,600 costs.

Those attending Tommi's funeral will be asked to wear either Chelsea or Cambridge United strips.

The rollercoaster season for newly-promoted Northampton

Fans celebrate as Northampton Town after promoted to League One. Credit: ITV News Anglia

From the brink of going out of business to sporting glory, it's been quite a year for Northampton Town now promoted to League One.

It's almost impossible to believe the ups and downs the club has been through in the last 12 months.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia Sports Correspondent Donovan Blake

The club has survived off-pitch financial problems which included one stalled takeover and potentially being wound up.

At the same time the club embarked on a record breaking run of wins, they're also in line to smash their record of matches without defeat.

On Saturday the Cobblers secured promotion from League Two after drawing 2-2 with Bristol Rovers.

An amazing end to what's been something of a rollercoaster season - both on and off the field.

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