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7 December 2012

Cobblers boss previews Cheltenham clash

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Cobblers boss Aidy Boothroyd is really looking forward to Saturday’s visit of third-placed Cheltenham Town to Sixfields.


“This is a game I’m really looking forward to,” he said.


“We were disappointed after the defeat on Wednesday night but we will come back fighting.


“When you lose a game you just have to take it on the chin and all you can try and do is win the next game.


“When I looked at the fixture list at the start of the season Cheltenham at home at the start of December was a game that I picked out.


“Cheltenham are a really good side and I’ve got a lot of time for Mark Yates as a manager and as a person.


“This game is a real benchmark for us, Cheltenham are a top three team but we’ve shown this season that we are good enough to trouble anybody.


“Lewis Hornby was very unlucky to miss out on Wednesday but I just wanted to give him a bit of a breather.


“We’ve got really good competition for places in central midfield and as a manager it is always nice to have options.”


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