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Northampton Town sign 62-goal non-league striker

Leon Lobjoit (in sky blue) has moved to Northampton Town. Credit: PA

Northampton Town have signed prolific striker Leon Lobjoit from non-league club Buckingham Town.

The 22-year-old has scored a remarkable 62 goals in 36 games for the United Counties League Division One side this season and impressed during a recent trial with the Cobblers.

He was on the books at both MK Dons and Coventry City as a teenager, but failed to make an impact in their first teams.

Lobjoit, who has signed a two-year contract at Sixfields, will have to wait until next season to make his Northampton debut though due to transfer window rules.

He has a phenomenal goalscoring record this season and his attitude since coming in has been first class. Leon knows this is an important opportunity for him and he is determined to take it. We are delighted to give a player performing brilliantly in non-league football locally a chance.

We know he will be making a big jump up in standard so we will be patient with him but we feel he has got all the attributes to be a success and we look forward to working with him.

– Justin Edinburgh, Northampton Town manager
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