Shrewsbury have announced the departure of Club Secretary Jon Harris with immediate effect. A club statement says Harris, who also served as General Manager, has quit to follow an alternative career path. Gillingham have called schoolboy Ashley Miller into their squad to face Northampton at the weekend. The 16 year old has only played three youth team games but is claimed to be a target of Liverpool.
Macclesfield have loaned out teenage midfielder Michael Thomas to Mossley for a month. Chesterfield have loaned teenagers Craig Clay and Tendayi Darikwa to Barrow for a month. The midfield pair are first year pros. Oxford have agreed a deal to sign loanee Jack Payne on a permanent deal from Doncaster in January. The 19 year old will sign a two and a half year deal.
Rotherham's application to build a new ground will be heard in four weeks time. The Millers hope to be in their new home by the summer of 2012. Port Vale have signed Bradford striker Jake Speight on a months loan. The 25 year old moved into League football in the summer after 17 goals for Mansfield last term, but has started only four games in the League for the Bantams.