Emerton earns Cobblers deal

Northampton have completed the signing of former Hull winger Danny Emerton on a one-year deal after a successful trial spell.

Last Updated: 01/08/13 at 17:04

Danny Emerton: Left Hull at the end of last season

Danny Emerton: Left Hull at the end of last season

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The 21-year-old has impressed Cobblers boss Aidy Boothroyd during pre-season and has now been rewarded with a contract.

"Danny has had a very successful trial and I've been very impressed with him," Boothroyd told the club's official website.

"Sometimes when you get a player of Danny's age who is relatively untried it can be a bit of a gamble but I've got a lot of faith in him.

"I think he's got a lot of ability and he just needs a place where he can show what he is all about."

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