Danny Rose and Luke Prosser could be in line for their Northampton debuts when the Cobblers host York on Saturday.
Midfielder Rose has joined up after leaving Oxford, where he previously played under Northampton boss Chris Wilder.
Prosser arrived on loan from Southend before the transfer window closed and the defender will be considered by Wilder.
Alfie Potter remains out with a rib injury but Lawson D'Ath is available again after overcoming a groin problem.
York's new signing Derek Riordan is expected...