Rochdale have signed released Bulls winger Matt Done to a six month contract that will run through to the new year. Boss Keith Hill says the club is 'still some way short of a budget that will allow us to compete in League One'. Former Bulls trialist Kayne McLaggon is expected to sign for Conference side Salisbury shortly.
Alan Connell says he wants to prove he is 'too good for the Conference'. He played in Grimsby's 4-2 win over Lincoln last night, with Gavin McCallum scoring both of Lincoln's goals. The Football League are planning to allow the fourth official to inform the referee about on-pitch fouls, a pre-season meeting of managers was told this week.
Port Vale have been given more time to discuss the proposed £400,000 investment into the club. Trader Mike Newton will meet fans tomorrow to discuss his plans for the club. Notts County chief Ray Trew says he has cut debts at the club from £7.3million to £2million in six months, and thinks he can make the club debt-free by the end of the year. He has taken on another £2million of debt in buying the local rugby side.
Welsh referees are threatening to 'make themselves unavailable' for the first round of Welsh Premier fixtures in two weeks. They have been refused a pay rise from their current £80 a game payment, which is claimed to be the lowest in Europe. Accrington have appointed Billy Stewart as their new goalkeeper coach. He has just finished with the England u19 European Championship side.