UK time is: 04:05:49
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Not Far Away. Will Exeter Start It?

Aidy Boothroyd feels that his Northampton side isn't far away from getting to the level that he expects.

Can this be achieved when Exeter come to Sixfields this weekend?

Defensively you have to have a sound base, Boothroyd knows this hasn't quite been the case so far but this has also been due to injuries and suspensions preventing continuity being seen. Nevertheless another three points or so and the Cobblers wouldn't be far off the start they made last season.

Attacking wise he is happy but want better supply to come into the strikers.

He told BBC Radio Northampton: 'I'm really pleased with Jacob Blyth. He's had a good month with us and he's proved his worth.

'What we've got to start doing is providing him, Clive Platt and Roy O'Donovan with the ammunition to score some goals.'

Northampton do look as though they have to do without Ian Morris (groin) again, with him remaining doubtful. Definitely out is Ishmel Demontagnac (suspension) who will sit out the second of his three-match ban following a recent sending off.

John O'Flynn (hamstring) is a doubt for Exeter, however he's the only doubt for Paul Tisdale who will otherwise have a full squad to select from. The Grecian's boss could be tempted to tinker with his starting XI with some catching the eye from the bench last time out.

At home you would hope, if not expect, Northampton to be at their best but Exeter are a dangerous side and will be there or thereabout at the end of the season so this is a good test for both.

I'm going to lean towards a Cobblers win to get the season kick started, what about you?

Cast a vote on the poll to your right with your opinion, also share a few views below with us here at Vital Northampton, this site is your site and what you have to say is always welcomed and wanted...




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:Friday September 13 2013

Time: 2:38PM

 

Have Your Say

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

Recent Northampton Town Articles

Archer Heading Back To Spurs (Sunday December 21 2014)

Stats: Carlisle United v Cobblers (Saturday December 20 2014)

Team News: Carlisle v Cobblers (Saturday December 20 2014)

'Keeper Returns (Friday December 19 2014)

Changes Required (Friday December 19 2014)

Cobblers Get Planning Permission (Wednesday December 17 2014)

Too Little, Too Late (Tuesday December 16 2014)

Wilder: I've Never Been More Furious (Monday December 15 2014)

Stats: Cobblers v Plymouth Argyle (Saturday December 13 2014)

Moyo Moves On (Saturday December 13 2014)

Archived Northampton Town 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
16. Mansfield 21 7 5 9 -8 26
17. Oxford 21 6 7 8 -3 25
18. Cheltenham 21 6 7 8 -10 25
19. Northampton 21 7 3 11 -2 24
20. Dag & Red 21 6 3 12 -9 21
21. Carlisle 21 6 3 12 -13 21
22. York 21 3 11 7 -6 20

Breaking League News

City Ladies Reserves held
York : 21/12/2014 18:52:00
Coker Chuffed To Be Back
Southend : 21/12/2014 18:01:00
Archer Heading Back To Spurs
Northampton : 21/12/2014 17:24:00
Waterfall Would Love To Stay
Mansfield : 21/12/2014 17:17:00
Hartlepool Dismiss Evans Reports
Hartlepool : 21/12/2014 17:11:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Carlisle v Northampton
Suggested By:  
Northampton win 25%
Carlisle win 25%
Draw 50%