Hasselbaink urges Cobblers to use Scunthorpe defeat as ‘learning curve’ ahead of crunch week
Cobblers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink says Saturday’s second-half horror show against Scunthorpe United must act as a ‘learning curve’ for his team ahead of crunch games against fellow strugglers Plymouth Argyle and Bury this week.
Hasselbaink uncertain over O’Toole injury as Revell faces lengthy lay-off
The full extent of John-Joe O’Toole’s injury will be assessed by the Cobblers this week following his first-half withdrawal on Saturday, but striker Alex Revell faces four weeks out having undergone groin surgery.
Northampton Town 0 Scunthorpe United 3 – match review, player ratings and highlights
If you wanted a game to underline all of Northampton’s current issues – a lopsided squad, an over-reliance on one player and their ongoing battle for consistency – it came in 90 curious minutes against Suncthorpe United on Saturday.
Defender McGivern bidding to make his league mark after edging closer to full fitness
After twice coming through 90 minutes unscathed in back-to-back cup competitions over the past 10 days, defender Ryan McGivern now has his sights set on forcing his way into Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s plans on a permanent basis.