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Jon Brady believes momentum is with Northampton as they look to home comforts

Northampton boss Jon Brady believes momentum is with his side as they look to overturn Mansfield’s 2-1 first-leg lead when the sides square up again at Sixfields on Wednesday night in the League Two play-offs.Trailing 2-0 to first-half goals from Rhys Oates and Jordan Bowery, Ali Koiki’s 61st-minute reply put the tie back in the balance and the Stags had to defend superbly to maintain an advantage.“We showed character and spirit to come back into the game second half and I thought we acquitted ourselves well in that second half,” said Brady.“Credit to Mansfield. It was a strong game tonight.“We...
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Jon Brady could keep Northampton unchanged when they face Exeter

Northampton manager Jon Brady could keep his side unchanged as they prepare to face Exeter. The Cobblers boss stuck with the same starting line-up for the last three matches and could do so again. Josh Eppiah was substituted off with 12 minutes to go after scoring twice against Leyton Orient...

Jon Brady has eyes on the prize as Northampton move into top three

Jon Brady hailed another step towards promotion as Northampton moved into the top three in League Two with a 4-2 away win at Leyton Orient. A first-half goal-fest saw Mitch Pinnock, John Guthrie and Joshua Felix-Eppiah open up a three-goal advantage before Theo Archibald replied for the home side. Felix-Eppiah...

Jon Brady has a dilemma ahead of Northampton’s visit of Harrogate

Northampton boss Jon Brady must decide whether to stick with a winning line-up or freshen things up when the promotion hopefuls host injury-plagued Harrogate on Monday. Shaun McWilliams and Ali Koiki both played the full 90 minutes of Good Friday’s 2-0 victory at Oldham after proving their fitness following respective knee and hamstring injuries and Brady will need to weigh up if they can manage two games in four days.

Jon Brady: Northampton Town boss says automatic promotion still achievable

Northampton Town boss Jon Brady believes automatic promotion is still achievable despite only one win in their past four League Two games. They are fifth following Saturday's goalless draw with Bradford City, five points below third-placed Port Vale. The Cobblers are seeking an immediate return to the third tier, having...

Missed chances frustrate Jon Brady as Northampton drop points

Northampton’s finishing bore the brunt of Jon Brady’s frustration after Saturday’s goalless draw with Bradford. The home side created a string of chances in both halves at Sixfields but failed to take any of them, with Sam Hoskins and Louis Appere particularly wasteful as the former fired the best chance against the bar.

Northampton boss Jon Brady remaining grounded after victory over Hartlepool

There was no danger of Northampton boss Jon Brady getting carried away after his promotion-hunting team returned to winning ways with a 2-0 League Two victory over Hartlepool. After a stuttering run of form, goals in either half from Sam Hoskins and Chanka Zimba ensured the Cobblers kept their noses in front of the chasing pack in a hotly-contested promotion battle.

A fantastic day, says Jon Brady as Northampton celebrate anniversary with win

Jon Brady hailed a “fantastic day” for Northampton after the club celebrated their 125th anniversary with a crucial 3-2 victory over promotion rivals Tranmere. The Cobblers played in a special chocolate and blue kit to mark the occasion, and things were going to plan at a boisterous Sixfields when centre-back Fraser Horsfall scored two headers from two corners in the first half.

Jon Brady frustrated by Northampton’s ‘off night’ against Barrow

Jon Brady was left scratching his head after watching his Northampton team labour to a surprise 1-0 loss at home to struggling Barrow. Buoyed by new signings and looking to build on Saturday’s win over Salford, the Cobblers produced one of their worst performances of the season to lose ground on the teams around them in the League Two promotion race.

Jon Brady relieved as Northampton end winless start to 2022

Relief was the overriding emotion for Jon Brady as his Northampton side finally chalked up their first win of 2022. The promotion-chasing Cobblers have stumbled since being hit by Covid but deservedly returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory over Salford on Saturday. Paul Lewis scored the game’s only...