Sports fans in Northampton have been celebrating a double success in rugby and football
League Two promotion push pleases Northampton Town manager
Author Michael Morpurgo is calling for a former Northampton Town footballer to be given a posthumous award for his service during the war.
Northampton Town have sold more than 6,000 tickets for the League Two play-off final the club have said.
The Cobblers travel to Wembley to face Bradford on thew 18th May. Tickets went on sale to Season ticket holders yesterday and will go on general sale later today.
Ticket details are available on the club website.
Northampton Town kick off the second leg of their League Two play-off semi-final today.
The Cobblers hold a 2-0 lead over Cheltenham going into the away leg, with a Wembley final and the prospect of League One football next season for the winners.
Northampton Town will take a single goal advantage into the second leg of the League Two promotion play-offs.
The Cobblers beat Cheltenham 1-nil with a 26th minute goal from Roy O'Donovan.
The return leg is being played on Sunday with a play-off final at Wembley on 18 May at stake.
Northampton Town manager Aidy Boothroyd says he's pleased with how his squad is progressing as they head towards the sharp end of the League Two campaign. The Cobblers visit Wycombe on Saturday.
Northampton Town's Clarke Carlisle sat down for an exclusive chat with our very own Donovan Blake about some of the big issues surrounding football.
Northampton Town v Aldershot. Sixfields, kick off: 2pm
Cobblers defender Clarke Carlisle has called for tough sanctions to be placed on Serbian football following alleged racist chanting during last months U21 match against England.
– Clarke Carlisle
I don't think there's any escaping the fact that there was racial abuse there, because I saw and heard that myself. That has to be sanctioned against.
A ban is the only way. It's a repeat offence.
When we, as English teams, were kicked out of (European) competition, that instigated a period of self-governance.
We started to crack down on physical violence, on hooliganism at football matches, so that we could get back into European competition.
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Northampton Town's Clarke Carlisle, and chairman of the Players' Union has repeated his call for Serbia to be banned from international competition if the charge of racist chanting against them is upheld.
European governing body UEFA hold their disciplinary hearing today after charging the Serbian football association (FSS) over the alleged racist chanting of fans during their Under-21 European Championship qualifier against England last month.