Leyton Orient boss Martin Ling is the new bookies favourite for the manager's job at Swindon after a flurry of bets. He has moved ahead of ten other names including John Ward and Ian Holloway. Oldham have cut ticket prices for their home match with Leyton Orient on December 20th to just £10 for two adult tickets. Concessions will be just £2. Scunthorpe have extended the loan of Krystian Pearce until the end of the season.
Gillingham boss Mark Stimson has admitted money is so tight that he can no longer afford to scout matches. He is relying on DVDs from other teams to scout future opponents. Carlisle are giving a trial to former Czech u-21 attacking midfielder Jakub Hottek. The 25 year old was with Livingston last season. Rushden have submitted plans for a 150 room hotel on a car park at their Nene Park home.
Northwich have confirmed that their squad is on half-pay as they stuggle to cover the wage bill due to low gates. Six players have been put on the loan list including ex-Bulls loanee Matt Bailey with the club agreeing a repayment deal with the taxman over £300,000 in unpaid tax. Bournemouth could be sold again after just four months. Local press are reporting that Alan Pither, who failed with a bid to get the club from the Administrators, is in talks with the current owners Sport 6 - who may in turn enter talks to take over Chester.