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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

News Round Up

A Leicester bookmaker is paying out on the side winning promotion. Bookmaker Mark Jarvis is paying out around £3,000 to settle promotion bets, but will fork out a lot more if they secure the League One championship. The club themselves have announced a freeze on season ticket prices. Yeovil have brought in two players on a months loan to reinforce their paper-thin squad -Derby striker Aleksander Prijovic, and Swansea midfielder Shaun Macdonald. Prijovic is a Serbian u-19 international, while Macdonald was once linked with a similar move to the Bulls.

Crewe have signed Blackpool defender Marlon Broomes on a months loan. He has only one first team appearance in the last three seasons to his name. Cheltenham have confirmed the departure of coach Bob Bloomer after sixteen years at the club. They could not guarantee his a new contract next season. Bristol Rovers are to release former Bulls trialist Richard Langley after he failed to prove his fitness during his short term deal.

Chester chairman Stephen Vaughan has told boss Mark Wright he will have to stick to the current squad as the transfer embargo will remain in force. Former Crawley owner Azwar Majeed has admitted one count of cheating the public revenue, but has been released on bail so he can assist Police in unravelling his finances. He is likely to be jailed for the £1million fraud after £500,000 in cash was found in a safe deposit box.

Cambridge reported to their AGM last night that they are about £60,000 in profit so far this season, but expect to make a loss of up to £200,000 by May. Ex-Bull Neil Mackenzie has joined Mansfield until the end of the season. He is their tenth signing since new manager David Holdsworth came in four weeks ago.

Leyton Orient have loaned defender Aiden Palmer to Dagenham for a month. The 22 year old was a regular last season but has featured only once since October. The Star reports Crewe and Yeovil are interested in Weymouth forward Stuart Beavon, who has scored seven goals in the last five games. Huddersfield will bid £750,000 for Bristol Rovers striker Rickie Lambert according to the Sun.