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Northampton get a reprieve from winding up petition

The winding-up petition brought against League Two side Northampton Town has been withdrawn following a court hearing on Monday.



Northampton Town winding-up petition adjourned

The winding-up petition brought by HM Revenue & Customs against League Two club Northampton Town has been adjourned until 30 November. The Cobblers had been taken to court over £166,000 of unpaid taxes. Players and staff were not paid in October. The club also owe Northampton Borough Council £10.25m, which they were loaned to redevelop their Sixfields home.



Hereford Utd wound up in High Court

Hereford Utd Football Club were wound up in the High Court after the current owner turned up late for a the hearing and failed to convince the judge he had sufficient funds in the bank to cover the club’s debts.



Coventry City following a similar path to the Poppies

Coventry City follow in the footsteps of the Poppies as they prepare to leave their current landlords at Ricoh Arena and groundshare at Sixfields, home of Northampton Town ..



Portsmouth suffer a similar fate to Kettering

Pompey’s administrator Trevor Birch promptly issued a statement branding the League’s decision “very harsh” and hopes it can be reversed. He said: “We are extremely disappointed that the Football League has decided to impose yet another penalty on the club.



Poppies Radio – for the fans … by the fans

This Saturday 7th July, Poppies Radio will be broadcasting live from Nene Park to cover the new season’s opening friendly fixture against Southend Manor.



Old film of the Poppies in 1957 and an interview with Tommy Lawton

Tony Smith Old film of the Poppies in 1957 and an interview with Tommy Lawton when he was manager of the club are among the gems featured on a brand new nostalgia page about old Kettering.



Venables joins Wembley

Terry VenebalesWembley FC have landed one of the biggest names in Football in the shape of former England coach Terry Venables who has been hired as a technical adviser to the club who are on the ninth tier of English football, as reported on the BBC Football website.



Mansfields new initiative to succeed, appoint youngest chief executive in English Football

Carolyn Still At 29 years, Carolyn Still is the youngest chief executive in English Football. Her task is to raise the Stags profile and with it the clubs coffers, by “adding vibrancy and fresh ideas to our approach off the field”.



FA Cup opener shown live on Facebook

In a somewhat surprising meeting of social media with history and tradition, Facebook hosted a live showing of the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round fixture between Ascot Utd and Wembley FC on Friday night.