Date: 22nd February 2016 at 8:19pm
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Northampton’s remarkable season, which has seen two brilliant runs play a significant part on leaving the club clear at the top of the League 2 table but the latest nine-match (and hopefully counting) winning run that has the Cobblers in the record books.

The win over Wycombe at the weekend saw a new club record set, breaking the previous one that had stood since the 1960/61 Division Four title winning season.

After that one-nil win over Wycombe at Sixfields the Cobblers find themselves 10-points clear of second place Plymouth and in an incredibly strong position for automatic promotion, if not title winners?

Chris Wilder feels this latest win and the three-matches won in a week, answer lots of questions telling the BBC.

‘People looked at the fixtures we had: Leyton Orient away, just beaten Portsmouth; Oxford United at their place, best footballing team in the league; and Wycombe. We’ve answered all the talk about us quite emphatically: win, win, win.

‘We’ve had to work extremely hard for all three, but we can really be proud of where we’re going, what we’ve done this week, what we’ve done all season, most importantly, onto the next game.’

Danny Rose was the match-winner against Wycombe but it was very much a team effort again with a fourth successive cleansheet, with Northampton seeking another (and a tenth successive win) at York tomorrow.

Wycombe caused problems but the boss finished by praising the solid defence, the basis of any successful side.

‘It’s another clean sheet for the boys, I don’t think Adam Smith’s had a great deal to do over the last four or five games. Wycombe are dangerous opposition, they put the ball in the box and Rod and Zander have formed a great partnership and they’re keeping two really good players out the team. We brought Luke Prosser in and his attitude has been first-class, and so has Ryan Cresswell’s, and they understand the situation. Those boys are playing well, as are a lot of other players are at the moment.’

Can the Cobblers make it 10-matches in a row?

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