Darlington have been cleared of breaking salary cap rules by the Football League despite spending 110% of turnover on wages rather than the allowed 60%. The FL say the rest was acceptable as it was an equity injection into the club. Lincoln will allow playmaker Stefan Oakes to leave the club as manager Peter Jackson believes his first team chances will be limited.
Rotherham striker Richie Barker has retired at the age of 33 due to a knee injury. He is a fan favourite at Hartlepool and has been previously linked to a coaching role there. Port Vale's managerial post is down to Micky Adams or John Ward. Kidderminster have withdrawn from the Errea South West Challenge tournament in early July due to not believing they'll have a team in time.
Chester owner Stephen Vaughan has effectively blocked the sale of the club to anyone else after telling the local press he would want the full £4million in debentures he holds in the club from any other bidder. He plans to retain control of the club and cut the club debts through a CVA to £290,000 by paying the remaining creditors 10% and wiping out his debentures.
Merthyr Tydfil will not be taken over by Bridgend after owner Wyn Holloway upped the price by £75,000. A local consortium, led by hooligan writer Annis Abraham, now plans to take over the club and borrow younger players from Cardiff through Abraham's links with them. Bristol Rovers sold all 96 tickets for their shirt sponsorship draw, with a recruitment firm winning the home shirt sponsorships, and a solicitors winning the away shirt deal. The draw has earned the club close to six figures for the coming season.
Wimbledon have unveiled plans to move back to the Merton area. They want to turn Wimbledon greyhound stadium, next door to the old Plough Lane, into a 6,000 capacity football stadium. Worcester will remain in Conf South next season after officials made the bizarre decision to put Gloucester into Conf North instead.