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CAN YOU NAME THESE FIVE EX-COBBLERS PLAYERS?

How many can you name?

11 April 2020

We've put together five clues to help guess five former Cobblers players... Can you name them all?

Player #1

"I started my youth career with Charlton Athletic before joining Tottenham Hotspur…

"I played 13 games whilst on loan with the Cobblers having spent the previous season with Wycombe Wanderers…

"I was on the bench for Millwall when we played against Northampton Town in 2017…

"I’ve since had spells with clubs including Oxford United, and I’m currently with a Championship team…

"I have one international cap for my country having featured regularly for the under 21’s… Who am I?"

Player #2

"I was born in 1981…

"For my first club, I played in Champions League qualifying rounds and the UEFA Cup…

"I moved to England in 2005 on loan following an initial trial, and played 20 games over two seasons for my first English club…

"I then joined Northampton Town on a permanent contract having worked with the then-Cobblers manager at a previous club…

"After impressing with Northampton I went on to have spells with two different sides in the Championship…

"I amassed 26 caps for my country, scoring one goal… Who am I?"


Player #3

"I was born in Guinea-Bissau on 15th September 1993…

"Following youth spells with Benfica and Chelsea, I joined Liverpool…

"I enjoyed a loan spell with the Cobblers and scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win against Dagenham & Redbridge…

"I then joined Dagenham & Redbridge on loan the following season from my new club having left Liverpool…

"My clubs since playing in England include the likes of CSKA Sofia and Al Ittihad… Who am I?"

Player #4

"I was born in Saltburn-by-the-Sea in October 1973…

"I started my youth career with West Bromwich Albion, and went on to make 9 appearances for the Baggies…

"A move to the Cobblers then followed, where I spent 7 years and scored 17 goals from midfield…

"Team-mates at the time included the likes of Carlo Corazzin, Ian Sampson and James Hunt…

"After 177 appearances, I left Northampton and had spells with teams including Oxford United and Harrogate Town… Who am I?"

Player #5

"My first club was Glentoran, where I’d go on to score 26 goals in 75 appearances…

"That form attracted interest from a club in the SPL, where I completed a move to in 1999…

"A move to the English football league followed that, and after scoring 20 goals in just eight months with my club I was signed by the Cobblers…

"I won 11 caps for my country, with ten years separating my first and last cap…

"After retiring as a player in 2014, I later returned to my first SPL team as joint interim manager… Who am I?"


Stay tuned to ntfc.co.uk for the answers from 5pm Sunday 12th April - good luck!


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