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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.


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.


A win today could seal the deal for promotion chasing Cobblers

Fans at Sixfields. Credit: Jon Buckle/PA Wire.

Northampton Town could confirm their promotion to League One today.

A win against Bristol Rovers at Sixfields could be enough to seal the deal for the Cobblers who are top of League Two.

It would cement a pretty impressive turn of fate for the club which late last year was on the verge of going out of business.

Rob Halden-Pratt reports.

Northampton boss Chris Wilder says 'I chose the wrong side'

Northampton Town boss Chris Wilder said he'd made the wrong team selection for the game against Mansfield.

Town found themselves 2-0 down within 15 minutes and their long unbeaten run ,looked under threat.

But the Cobblers fought back after Mansfield were reduced to ten men to take a share of the points.

Watch Donovan Blake's interview with Chris Wilder below:

Colchester United bring in West Ham defender on loan

Leo Chambers (right) has joined Colchester United. Credit: PA

Colchester United have signed West Ham defender Leo Chambers on a month's loan.

The 20-year-old has played for the Hammers first team on three occasions.

Manager Kevin Keen will be hoping he can help plug a U's defence which has already conceded 78 goals this season.

Sam Hoskins is staying at Sixfields. Credit: PA

Meanwhile, Northampton Town striker Sam Hoskins has agreed a new two-and-a-half year contract at Sixfields.

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