Paul Tisdale is looking forward to once again locking horns with Keith Curle when Milton Keynes Dons take on the Cobblers in Sky Bet League Two on Saturday - and admits he and his players are wary of a rejuvenated Town side.
Milton Keynes Dons stalwart Dean Lewington admits he has been surprised by the Cobblers’ struggles so far this season - but fears Keith Curle has now got Town playing to their potential ahead of Saturday’s big clash at Stadium MK.
Andy Williams struck in the fifth minute of injury-time to hand the Cobblers a dramatic first home win of the season and simultaneously end Forest Green Rovers’ unbeaten start to the campaign on an afternoon full of drama and excitement at the PTS Academy Stadium.
The Checkatrade Trophy may not be a competition at the top of any manager’s list if priorites, but for both Keith Curle and Karl Robinson tonight’s clash between Oxford United and the Cobblers carries plenty of significance.
Dean Austin believes he deserved more time than just the 10 league games he was given as Cobblers boss, and says he has been humbled by the messages and support he has had from the club’s fans following his sacking at the weekend.
Chairman Kelvin Thomas says new boss Keith Curle is ‘exactly’ the manager the club needs, and believes he has the experience required to haul the Cobblers away from the lower reaches of Sky Bet League Two.