York City have new owners. JM Packaging, the company of long standing Managing Director Jason McGill, is now 75% owner of the club after buying a majority stake from the supporters trust. The trust remains 25% owner but was unable to provide funding for the stadium move the club desperately needs.
Accrington have confirmed the installation of new floodlights that will enable the club to remain in the league at the end of the season. The existing 250lux lights have been upgraded over the 350lux requirement at a cost of £20,000. The Bulls did similar work to their lights last season.
Graham Westley has said he has not been informed why he was dismissed as Rushden boss: "I'm only guessing that while Garry was available, they felt he was the better man to take the club forward. So they made the decision to move me out and bring him in which you have to commend in terms of the courage of the decision and I genuinely wish the club all the very best in going forward."
Torquay are having trouble attracting players to their fight against relegation. Keeper Kevin Miller rejected a second month on loan to sit on the Southampton reserves' bench, with Colin Lee telling the local press: "The players themselves are looking at our situation and, basically, quite a few of them don't fancy it."