Shrewsbury have signed released Sheff Weds midfielder Sean McAllister on a two year deal. The 22 year old made only one start for the Owls last term, and had been on trial with Yeovil. Gillingham have signed lumpy striker Adebayo Akinfenwa on a one year deal. He left Northampton after turning down a new deal, and Southend couldn't afford his demands. The Gills are no longer interested in Aldershot man Marvin Morgan as a result.
Bradford boss Peter Taylor has identified a loan striker he wants to add to his squad after a string of trialists failed to impress. Southend are trialling Peterboro midfielder Josh Simpson with a view to a loan move. He was one of eight trialists to play for the Shrimpers in their match with Rushden last night.
Stockport are to sign Plymouth striker George Donnelly on loan until January. He played 19 times for the Hatters on loan last season, scoring four times. Macclesfield have signed teenage keeper Jack Cudworth on a one year deal. He ended last season with Rhyl, but left when they were relegated after failing to secure admission to the revamped Premier League. Cudworth will act as no.2 to former Bulls keeper Jose Veiga.
Shrewsbury have signed former Doncaster keeper Ben Smith on a two year deal. The 23 year old played four times for the Championship side last season, and three times for Morecambe on loan. Torquay have confirmed the signing of striker Martin Gritton from Chesterfield on a six month loan. Cheltenham boss Mark Yates says he will bring in another striker before the start of the new season.