Cobblers clinch Carter deal

Northampton are set to sign midfielder Darren Carter on a two-year deal following his departure from Cheltenham.

Last Updated: 09/07/13 at 23:01

Darren Carter: Joins the Cobblers on a two-year deal

Darren Carter: Joins the Cobblers on a two-year deal

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The 29-year-old former West Brom and Birmingham man made 38 appearances during his single season with the Robins before leaving earlier this summer when his contract expired.

And he will be a Cobbler from August 1 as Aidy Boothroyd looks to harness Carter's experience in their promotion push.

"Darren's pedigree is clear for everyone to see," he told the club's official website. "I think we've got a really, really good player on our hands, he's got a great record and he's in absolutely fantastic shape.

"He has had a lot of other offers so I'm delighted we've managed to get him. He's a terrific professional, he scores goals from midfield and he's a winner."

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