>The 2010/11 pre-season schedule is just about finalised with a good mix of fixtures arranged in the past couple of weeks. The Cobblers will host Championship sides Coventry City and Watford and Premier League Birmingham City as well as coming up against a host of old faces at the likes of Long Buckby and Kettering Town.
Further trips to Corby and Nuneaton Borough have also just been added to give the pre-season fixture list a healthy balance of opposition.
Provisional Pre-season fixture list
Sat Jul 10 Long Buckby (a)
Tue Jul 13 Kettering Town (a)
Sat Jul 17 Corby Town (a)
Wed Jul 21 COVENTRY CITY (H)
Sat Jul 24 WATFORD (H)
Tue Jul 27 Nuneaton Borough (a)
Sun Aug 1 BIRMINGHAM CITY (H)