Monday, January 31, 2011

News Round Up

Crewe keeper Steve Phillips says a loan move to Lincoln was scuppered after they were offered Sunderland stopper Trevor Carson for free. Rotherham striker Adam Le Fondre has told the club he will not sign a new contract with the Millers. Bournemouth have confirmed receiving approaches for a number of their players, including ex-Bull Marc Pugh.

Lincoln have received £37,000 as part of the club-branded savings scheme with the Norwich and Peterborough Building Society. It is down by a third on last year's figure. Wycombe have loaned teenage winger Jerome Federico to Wealdstone for a month. Bailiffs visited Histon's ground over an unpaid debt on Friday. The club say the debt is being contested in court.

Cheltenham have signed striker Matt Green on loan from Oxford until the end of the season. The former Cardiff man scored 12 goals in the Conference last season, but has netted just twice in 21 appearances this term. Accrington have failed to sign defender Mark Hughes from Australian side North Queensland after they refused to release him until mid-February.

Windsor and Eton have announced that the club will not contest a winding up order from the taxman and will fold at Wednesday's court hearing. The Zamaretto Premier side won the Division One title last season but were unable to cover their spending. The supporters intend to start a new side next season. Cheltenham won't be finalising a deal for free agent defender Duane Courtney today after he ceased training with the club.

Oxford have signed winger Simon Hackney from Colchester on loan until the end of the season. The former Carlisle man cost them a six-figure sum in 2009 but he has made just two sub appearances this term. Gillingham midfielder Danny Spiller has been told he could lose a finger after breaking it during last Tuesday's match with Chesterfield. He originally thought it was only dislocated but has been told now that if he damages it again it may need to be amputated.

Stockport are to sign Rochdale defender Alan Goodall on a free transfer. He was offered a new deal to the end of the season at Spotland but opted to move to seek regular games after starting just three League games this season. Shrewsbury are to sign Wolves midfielder David Davies on loan. The 19 year old has previous loan experience at Walsall and Darlington.

Port Vale's under fire boss Jim Gannon has appointed Ben Cooper as their new fitness coach, and Andy Mulliner as goalkeeper coach. Lincoln have signed former Millwall midfielder Ali Fuseini on an 18 month deal. He spent the first half of the season with Lewes in Conf South. Wycombe have signed left sided utility man Anthony Straker on loan from Aldershot for a month. The 22 year old has not been part of Dean Holdsworth's plans and rejoins Gary Waddock, who took him to the Shots four years ago.

Barnet have released midfielder Glen Poole by mutual consent. The former Yeovil man started just seven games this season. Wycombe have loaned midfielder Kieran Murtagh to Woking for a month. The former Yeovil man has not made a first team appearance since November. Accrington duo Ray Putterill and Andy Parkinson have extended their contracts until the end of the season.

Burton have loaned teenage full back Kevin Grocott to Vauxhall Motors for a month. The 18 year old has made two appearances for the Brewers since signing his first pro deal in the summer. Cheltenham have been unable to extend the loan of striker Shaun Jeffers as he turned down an extension as he wants to play regular football. The Coventry man started only three League games since arriving in August.

Former Bulls trialist Ryan Burge has signed for Doncaster on a short term deal. The 23 year old has recently been playing for Glenn Hoddle's academy side. Shrewsbury have signed Wigan keeper Lee Nicholl on a months loan. The teenager had a month at Hartlepool earlier in the season. Aldershot have signed Newport midfielder Jamie Collins for an undisclosed fee. The Welsh side waived the amnesty barring Dean Holdsworth from raiding his former side to allow the move to happen.

Bury have torn up striker Danny Carlton's contract by mutual consent with the striker looking to get back into regular football after 18 months at Gigg Lane where he started just two games due to injury. Accrington have signed Burnley defender Kevin Long on loan for the remainder of the season. The 20 year old is a week away from fitness after breaking a bone in his foot while on an earlier loan spell at Stanley.

Burton have been forced to cancel the loan of Birmingham winger Nathan Redmond as it breached Football League rules. The 16 year old is a first year scholar and cannot be loaned to a FL club until the second year.