League Two preview: Northampton Town

Clive Platt
New signing Clive Platt brings a wealth of experience further up the Football League to the Cobblers, having played for Coventry last year. Photo: PA

Manager: Aidy Boothroyd

Position last season: 20th

Nickname: The Cobblers

Ground: Sixfields Stadium

Capacity: 7,653

Players in: Clive Platt (Coventry, free), Alex Nicholls (Walsall, free), Ishmel Demontagnac (Notts Co, released), Chris Hackett (Millwall, free), Joe Widdowson (Rochdale, free), Lee Nicholls (Wigan, loan)

Players out: Michael Jacobs (Derby, undisclosed compensation), Lewis Young (Yeovil, free), Andy Holt, Freddy Hall, Nat Wedderburn, Michael Built, Jason Crowe and Ryan Gilligan, Arron Davies (all released)

Key man: Clive Platt

Chances: Boothroyd saved Town from relegation last season but after a busy summer and a big turnaround in players, there is a feeling at Sixfields that a play-off push is not out of the question.