As Cobblers fans we worship the players who pull on the claret and white jersey and over the years, It’s All Cobblers To Me has spoken to some of the players who’ve been the subject of our religion, Northampton Town. This collection brings all the player episodes together for your listening pleasure.


Sean Parrish wearing 1996/97 Cobblers home shirt during a game

Sean Parrish

1996-2000 | 108 apps | 12 goals

Central midfielder for Ian Atkins and the scorer of that goal against Cardiff City in the 1997 play-off semi-final.

John Frain holds the Division 3 play off trophy in his hands to the left of his body whilst wearing a medal around his neck and claret baseball hat on his head

John Frain

1996-2000 | 219 apps | 5 goals

Left back for Ian Atkins and the scorer of that goal at Wembley in 1997.

Mike Sewell stands on the left, next to Chris Hargreaves. Both hold sports commentator microphones to their mouths and are wearing headphones

Mike Sewell

BBC Radio Northampton Commentator 1996-1998

Mike commentated on both Wembley play off finals before going on to work for BBC Radio 5Live.

Ian Clarkson sits amongst other players wearing the claret, Lotto home shirt of 1996/97

Ian Clarkson

1996-1999 | 119 apps | 2 goals

A member of both Ian Atkins’ play-off final teams, Ian Clarkson talks to Danny and Neil 25 years on from the win at Wembley in 1997.

Alex Nicholls playing for NTFC

Alex Nicholls

2012-2015 | 21 apps | 8 goals

A member of Aidy Boothroyd’s 2013 play-off final squad, Alex Nicholls talks to Charles about his time at Northampton Town.

Jason Taylor & Ryan Cresswell

Taylor: 2015-16 | 51 Apps | 1 goal
Cresswell: 2014-16 | 56 apps | 7 goals

Two of the biggest characters of Chris Wilder’s title winning squad join It’s All Cobblers To Me to reminisce on their time at the Cobblers

Marc Richards

2003-2005 & 2014-2018 | 176 apps | 54 goals

Captain. Leader. Legend. Marc ‘Rico’ Richards won the League 2 title single handedly (his words!) for the Cobblers and kept the rest of the team in check.
Rico joins the pod to talk about his time as a Northampton player.

Joel Byrom

2014-2016 | 83 apps | 5 goals

Former Cobblers midfielder, Joel Byrom joins the It’s All Cobblers To Me podcast to look back at his time as Northampton Town’s midfield maestro.

Ricky Holmes

2015-2016 & 2020-2021 | 58 apps | 15 goals

The flare player of Chris Wilder’s champions, Ricky Holmes is on the pod! Injuries, transfers, abuse, love and flip flop Thursdays.

Nicky Adams

2015-2016 & 2019-2021 | 101 apps | 6 goals

The assist king of Sixfields, Nicky Adams chats with It’s All Cobblers To Me on the day of the Northampton Town Open Day 2019.

Chris Freestone

1997 -1999 | 60 apps | 14 goals

Chris Freestone is most fondly remembered for scoring twice against West Ham in a memorable League Cup tie at Sixfields and speaks to It’s All Cobblers To Me about his time at the Cobblers.

Andy Woodman

1995 -1999 | 160 apps

A cult figure at Northampton Town, Andy Woodman was the goalkeeper of the 90’s.

Chris Hargreaves

2000-2004 | 151 apps | 6 goals

Chris Hargreaves spent 4 years at the Cobblers and was a favourite of the Sixfields faithful.

Lee Harper

2002-2007 | 152 apps

Lee Harper’s most memorable moments in a Cobblers shirt include saving a Diego Forlan penalty and breaking his hand on a dressing room door at Scunthorpe. Hear all about it on the first ever episode of It’s All Cobblers To Me.