Northampton Town - Team News: Northampton v Mansfield
UK time is: 14:53:20
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

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

Team News: Northampton v Mansfield

Northampton's 2014/15 league 2 season gets underway with a game at Sixfields on Saturday.

Mansfield will be up for the seasons opener but will they be more up for it than the Cobblers, looking to make amends for last seasons disappointment?

Kelvin Langmead (Achilles tendon) will be missing for us, although the positive is that this isn't related to his previous injury problem. The only other absentee is Lewis Hornby (back) that is a long-term issue.

Chris Wilder could hand debuts to most of his new arrivals.

Mansfield don't have any concerns with their squad with Liam Hearn, Sascha Studer, Fergus Bell and Alex Fisher set for football league debuts. Summer signings Luke Jones, Amari'i Bell, Simon Heslop and Rob Taylor are also in contention.

Ahead of the game Wilder told BBC Radio Northampton: 'Mansfield are a competitive side that won the Conference two years ago.

'At periods last year they were in and around the play-offs.

'It's a really open league with a lot of closely matched teams.

'Every club, on day one, will want a good start. But it's a long season and whatever we do on Saturday, we have to stay grounded.'

Home advantage should count for something for Northampton and I think it'll be enough for us to start with a win.

What do you think?

This site is looking for an editor (at least contributor), so if a fan can offer us a genuine opinion from someone that supports them we would love to share it with the masses!

To find out more ***CLICK HERE***

To email your own unique article/blog for publishing ***CLICK HERE***

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: Northampton Admin Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday August 8 2014

Time: 8:27PM


Have Your Say

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

Recent Northampton Town Articles

Time To 'Sack' The JPT (Thursday October 8 2015)

JPT - Millwall 2-0 Northampton (Thursday October 8 2015)

Wilder - We're Not Going To Dwell (Thursday October 8 2015)

Video - Millwall JPT Highlights (Thursday October 8 2015)

Stats: Millwall v Cobblers (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Corner Turned At Wycombe? (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Patience To Be Rewarded At Millwall (Tuesday October 6 2015)

JPT - Millwall v Cobblers (Tuesday October 6 2015)

Archived Northampton Town Articles

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

Vital Members League (view all)

1. sohipyari 1

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
6. Mansfield 11 5 4 2 8 19
7. Accrington 11 5 4 2 5 19
8. Carlisle 11 5 4 2 1 19
9. Northampton 11 5 3 3 3 18
10. Luton 11 5 2 4 6 17
11. Exeter 11 5 2 4 0 17
12. Bristol Rovers 11 5 1 5 2 16

Northampton Town Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Johnstone's Paint Trophy Area Quarter-Final draw
Oxford : 09/10/2015 13:12:01
Former trialist joins rivals
York : 09/10/2015 12:55:01
Oliver's twist of fortune
York : 09/10/2015 11:45:00
Gash - It's Not Just Me. It's The Whole Team
Barnet : 09/10/2015 11:08:01
McCarey eyes extension as Murphy returns
Portsmouth : 09/10/2015 09:00:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Northampton v Hartlepool
Suggested By:  VitalCobbler
Northampton win 0%
Hartlepool win 0%
Draw 100%