UK time is: 15:28:24
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Cobblers? No way, we've come a long way

Last week David Cardoza, as he told The Northampton Chronicle, praised Aidy Boothroyd for the job he's done with Northampton since his arrival at the end of November 2011.

Upon his arrival The Cobblers were heading for non-league football, this season they are on the up and pushing for a play-off spot and a place in league one: 'He's been a fantastic signing for us and he's turned us from a club that was in - not quite disarray - but looking at the Conference, to one that is upset that we didn't win on Saturday to go third or fourth.

'There was a real fear because we were only going one way.'

It took a bit of time for Boothroyd to stamp his authority on the club, and make his mark, with the Northampton chairman knowing it would be the case, but this just proves how far the club have come: 'We knew Aidy would take some time to do well after replacing Gary Johnson and a couple of months into it we were still bottom of the league - but we've come a long way.'

What The Cobblers boss does "behind the scenes" was also praised, the things that people might not see!

Things change so quickly in football, but when credit is due it certainly needs to be given and Boothroyd deserves this just past his one-year anniversary.

Apply To Be A Site Editor




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Site Staff Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday December 2 2012

Time: 4:18PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Articles

Team News v Wycombe (Friday April 18 2014)

Better Squad And Better Belief (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Striker Fancies Himself For Goals (Wednesday April 16 2014)

Defender Feared His Career Was Over (Tuesday April 15 2014)

Wilder: We've Done It Together (Monday April 14 2014)

Stats: Cobblers v Burton Albion (Monday April 14 2014)

Team News v Burton (Friday April 11 2014)

Diamond Definitely Misses Out (Wednesday April 9 2014)

Defender Feels It Was Point Proven (Tuesday April 8 2014)

Archived Articles

List All Vital Northampton  Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
18. Morecambe 43 12 14 17 -14 50
19. Hartlepool 43 13 10 20 -5 49
20. Exeter 43 12 13 18 -6 49
21. Wycombe 43 11 14 18 -9 47
22. Bristol Rovers 43 11 14 18 -10 47
23. Northampton 43 11 14 18 -19 47
24. Torquay 43 10 9 24 -24 39

Breaking League News

Burton : 20/04/2014 14:20:00
Northampton : 20/04/2014 14:13:00
Morecambe : 20/04/2014 14:05:00
Ruffles signs up
Oxford : 20/04/2014 14:04:00
York remain Coul against the U's
Oxford : 20/04/2014 13:50:00
Preview: Fleetwood Town v Wycombe Wanderers
Wycombe : 20/04/2014 11:31:00
Timlin - Delighted, But On To Accrington Now
Southend : 20/04/2014 11:14:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Northampton v Portsmouth?
Suggested By:  
Northampton win 100%
Draw 0%
Portsmouth win 0%