On the back of Tuesday night’s home goalless draw with Bury, new Cobblers boss Keith Curle previews his first away game in charge, Saturday’s trip to Swindon Town.
“I’m pleased with the foundation we have laid down but there is a lot more to come,” he said.
“I’ve been pleased with the reaction of the players and Tuesday night was a good starting point. I thought we gave a good account of ourselves and Bury left the stadium having earned a point.
“After I accepted the job the easy thing would have been to watch Tuesday's game from the Directors Box but that’s not me. I wanted to get started straight away and I think that was the right thing to do.
“Ideally all managers and coaches want time with the players but with the little time I had with them they were very receptive and they took everything on board.
“I’ve got an idea how I want the game to be played but I credit myself as being an adaptable coach. I want my team to play free flowing, entertaining, attractive football but that’s something that evolves over time. When a new manager comes in you have to look at the squad you have and adapt to try and get the best results you can with the squad you have. That is the sensible thing to do.”