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Club statement

16 August 2022

Northampton Town are deeply saddened to report the passing of the wife of Goalkeeping Coach James Alger, on Monday.

“This news has shocked everyone at the club and our first priority is supporting James and his family at this very sad time," said Chairman Kelvin Thomas.

"The club is a family; we are all together as one and when something like this happens it is deeply felt by us all. Everyone is very close to James and of course we send our sincerest condolences and support to him and his family.

"We will do whatever it takes to support James, we are fortunate that we have an excellent Club Chaplain in Haydon Spenceley and I know he has already spoken to James.

"James is constantly in our thoughts and I know our supporters will want to join us all in offering their condolences to James and everyone affected by this at a terribly difficult time.

"In the meantime, I am sure supporters will understand when we politely please ask that James' privacy is respected."

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