Bury have signed Shrewsbury striker Glynn Hurst on a months loan in the hope of solving their goalscoring problems. The Shakers have failed to score in each of their last four games - going down 1-0 in every encounter. Meanwhile, their veteran goalkeeper Alan Fettis will be sidelined for a few months after breaking an arm in Tuesday's defeat to Sheff Utd.
Chester are trialling teenage ex-Liverpool trainee James Frayne in the latest effort to solve their striker crisis. Frayne, a nephew of England keeper David James, left Anfield in the summer. Stockport have signed Yeovil winger David Poole on a months loan, and are giving a trial to former Preston midfielder Michael Brown.
Swindon are set to face a battle to keep manager Dennis Wise after the diminutive star came top of a fans poll for Leeds new manager.