Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink off to a flyer as Northampton scuttle Doncaster

11 September 2017 08:00
The Cobblers made Justin Edinburgh the first managerial casualty of the season and achieved lift-off of sorts under his replacement, Jimmy Floyd HasselbainkJimmy Floyd Hasselbaink said before his first game in charge of Northampton he wanted his team to “do things with joy”. Scoring after 21 seconds was more like ecstasy. But shortly after his side had sewn up a 1-0 home win over Doncaster to lift themselves off the foot of League One mere joy could be measured in his voice. “It’s a while since I’ve been screaming,” he croaked.Hasselbaink is used to flying starts. In his first managerial appointment in England he carried on Gary Rowett’s good work at Burton, keeping them top of League Two and leaving them top of League One to go to Loftus Road. Since he left QPR in mid-table in November his voice has been recovering. Now it is the Cobblers who need repair. Continue reading......read full article

Source: TheGuardian