Chris Wilder: Northampton Town boss hopes to 'finish the job off'

Chris Wilder
Chris Wilder left Oxford United to take charge at Northampton in January 2014

Northampton Town boss Chris Wilder says he wants his League Two leaders to "finish the job" by earning promotion.

The Cobblers moved five points clear after Saturday's 2-0 win over York City - their eleventh victory in 12 games.

Two years ago, Town were six points adrift at the bottom of the division, before securing survival by beating Oxford in the final game of the season.

"Results show where we were and where we are now, so it's a big change," Wilder told BBC Radio Northampton.

"We're all enjoying the position that we're in, we didn't enjoy the position that we found ourselves in two years ago."

Wilder's side settled for a mid-table finish in his first full season in charge last term, but they are now 14 points above fourth-placed Bristol Rovers with 18 games to play.

"Sometimes you have a few dips along the way but that's how it is, that's generally what football clubs have to get on with," he added.

"Of course you have the odd game and you have the odd moan and groan behind you, and that sometimes rattles you a little bit.

"We look at a longer-term view and we've done extremely well, and we want to make sure we finish the job off."

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