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Edinburgh warns of tough Oldham battle as Cobblers target fourth straight Sixfields win

Justin Edinburgh believes the Cobblers can continue their impressive home form at Sixfields on Tuesday night (ko 7.45pm) - but has warned it is going to be a tough battle against a ‘rejuvenated’ Oldham Athletic.

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Michael Smith in action for the Cobblers at Fleetwood on Saturday

Boss Edinburgh backing striker Smith to hit the goal trail for Cobblers

Boss Justin Edinburgh is backing striker Michael Smith to hit the goal trail for the Cobblers sooner rather than later.

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Cobblers striker Alex Revell will be out injured for a further three weeks

Cobblers striker Revell ruled out for further three weeks with calf muscle injury

Cobblers striker Alex Revell will be out of action until mid-March after aggravating his calf muscle injury.

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Gaby Zakuani hasn't played for the Cobblers since the 2-1 defeat to Bradford City on January 2

Defender Zakuani may have to bide his time for Cobblers recall

Justin Edinburgh has hinted that Gaby Zakuani is going to have to bide his time before regaining his place in the Cobblers starting line-up.

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Alex Revell has suffered a setback in his recovery from the calf muscle injury he suffered at Milton Keynes Dons last month

Cobblers striker Revell suffers injury setback

Cobblers striker Alex Revell has suffered a setback in his recovery from a calf muscle injury.

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NOT ALL PLAIN SAILING: Fleetwood boss Uwe Rosler admitted his side had to ride their luck against Northampton. Picture by Kirsty Edmonds

Opposition view: Clinical finishing delights Rosler as Fleetwood boss praises Edinburgh’s Cobblers

Fleetwood Town manager Uwe Rosler admitted his side ‘rode their luck’ at times during Saturday’s 3-0 victory over Northampton.

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CONTRASTING EMOTIONS: Fleetwood celebrate after inflicting more misery on the Cobblers. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Fleetwood Town 3 Northampton Town 0 – match review, player ratings and highlights

Fleetwood’s rapid rise towards the upper echelons of League One has taken many by surprise this season but, having witnessed first-hand as they impressively dispatched the Cobblers on Saturday, it’s easy to see why they boast such a lofty league position.

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VOTE: Who was your Cobblers man of the match against Fleetwood?

VOTE: Who was your Cobblers man of the match against Fleetwood?

Vote for your Cobblers man of the match here after Saturday’s 3-0 defeat to Fleetwood Town.

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WASTEFUL: Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh bemoaned his side's sloppy finishing in their defeat to Fleetwood. Picture by Kirsty Edmonds

Wasteful Cobblers frustrate boss Edinburgh after Fleetwood defeat

A mix of wasteful finishing and poor defending were Justin Edinburgh’s main frustrations after his side’s 3-0 defeat to Fleetwood Town on Saturday.

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John-Joe O'Toole gets away from his man in Saturday's game at Fleetwood. Pictures: Kirsty Edmonds

Slick Fleetwood too strong for below-par Cobblers

Cobblers have been dragged back into the mix for relegation after their defensive woes returned on Saturday when beaten 3-0 by an impressive Fleetwood Town outfit on a blustery afternoon at the Highbury Stadium.

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EYEING UP ANOTHER ASSIST - Cobblers midfielder Matty Taylor

Rosler labels Cobblers midfielder Taylor the top dead-ball specialist in league one

Fleetwood Town boss Uwe Rosler says Cobblers midfielder Matt Taylor is the best dead-ball specialist in Sky Bet League One.

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Cobblers striker Michael Smith

Striker Smith confident Cobblers can catch Cod Army cold

Striker Michael Smith knows the Cobblers are up against it as they travel to form team Fleetwood Town on Saturday (ko 3pm) because the Cod Army are on the march in Sky Bet League One.

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Marc Richards saw his penalty in the 2-1 win against Swindon Town saved by goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux

Richards the man to decide if he stays on the spot for Cobblers

Boss Justin Edinburgh admits he hasn’t discussed the Cobblers’ penalty taking situation with skipper Marc Richards.

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Fleewtwood manager Uwe Rosler celebrates his team's 2-1 win over Bradford City last week

Fleetwood Town boss Rosler wary of free-scoring Cobblers

Fleetwood Town boss Uwe Rosler admits he is wary of the Cobblers’ attacking threat ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League One clash between the sides at the Highbury Stadium.

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Alex Revell could make a return to the first team squad for Saturday's trip to Fleetwood Town

Cobblers boss Edinburgh delighted with selection options

Boss Justin Edinburgh is delighted with his ever-increasing selection options as he continues the task of steering the Cobblers to Sky Bet League One safety.

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Daventry Town joint-manager Arron Parkinson

Focus is on points not performance

For Arron Parkinson, it’s all about the quantity and not the quality at this stage of the season.

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Cobblers boss Justin Edinburgh

Edinburgh targeting first away win as Cobblers head for in-form Fleetwood

Boss Justin Edinburgh is confident Cobblers are capable of claiming their first away win of his Sixfields reign when they travel to in-form Fleetwood on Saturday.

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Adam Confue gave Daventry Town the lead at Thrapston Town

Leaders get back to winning ways ahead of big derby clash

Daventry Town go into Saturday’s UCL derby at Woodford United looking to take another step towards the title.

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John-Joe O'Toole (left) and Marc Richards have scored 21 goals between them for the Cobblers this season. They are both out of contract in the summer

Boss Edinburgh keen to sort out Sixfields futures of key Cobblers players

Boss Justin Edinburgh says he will be ‘pro-active’ in sorting out the Sixfields futures of a string of key Cobblers players.

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Lewin Nyatanga is in confident mood

The only way is up for Cobblers defender Lewin

It’s a case of looking up not down for Cobblers defender Lewin Nyatanga who remains hopeful of a top half finish this season.

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