In his BBC blog on their website, Matt Slater says Plymouth need around £4million in total just to complete the season. They were hit with another court date for another unpaid tax bill yesterday, and manager Peter Reid had to pay a £1,200 heating bill out of his own pocket to stop the office radiators being switched off. Sheff Weds have had to cancel both their Christmas matches due to a series of burst pipes at Hillsborough. They say they cannot perform repairs until the temperature improves.
Former Bulls loanee Lateef Elford-Alliyu has extended his loan at Tranmere by another two weeks. He has played in both their games during his original months loan. The Welsh Premier have agreed to delay the split of their league by three weeks, and will revise fixtures for the remainder of the season shortly.
Burton have confirmed receiving more than one bid for striker Shaun Harrad. One of them is from Northampton, who announced they had made a bid for an unnamed striker earlier in the week, with the other - higher bid - coming from Crawley. The 10 goal striker is out of contract in the summer and could leave on a free. Port Vale have confirmed they have received a formal bid from businessman Mo Chaudry. Under current club rules no one person can own more than 24.9% of the club, but Chaudry wants a controlling stake.
Lincoln say they will hand manager Steve Tilson any prize money they earn from a FA cup run, but if they don't progress against the Bulls his cupboard is likely to be bare. Richard O'Kelly won't be on his way to Sheff Utd after Sean O'Driscoll turned down the move. The Blades are said to be now targetting Brentford boss Andy Scott, who started his career at Bramall Lane.
Wrexham are the latest club to warn of financial problems if their home matches keep on getting called off. They claim to have lost up to £40,000 from last week's postponement of a game against Crawley thanks to losing corporate bookings for 120 people and expect a similar loss if their Boxing Day game also goes. Kidderminster's hearing into their misconduct charge has been rescheduled to Jan 6th due to the weather.