Sunday, May 27, 2012
Darlington are pinning their hopes on an administrative cock-up after former chairman Raj Singh claimed he had signed the 'football share' from the old company over the the new, fan led, club. The Quakers were dropped down as low as the NPL as the FA stated the transfer had not happened. The club have named Martin Gray as their new manager for the coming season. Today's The People is claiming that Rotherham boss Steve Evans exposed himself to a female staff member in the wake of the Crawley-Bradford match that saw a string of players sent off.
Woking have signed Welling captain Jack Parkinson, their second capture from the Conf South play-off final losers. Midfielder Parkinson, like striker capture Loick Pires, will be subject to a transfer fee due to his age. The PFA want racist abuse to be a sackable offence for its members. They are seeking Premier League and Football League approval to have racism classed under the gross misconduct clauses in contracts.
Macclesfield are reported to be set to sell defender Elliott Hewitt to Ipswich Town. The teenager missed the end of the season due to injury but is expected to have talks with the Tractorboys next week. The Non-League Paper released it's Team of the Season today. It features three players each from promoted York and Fleetwood, with Kidderminster's Lee Vaughan the only one of the XI not to play for a top 5 side.
Burton have named Paul Molesworth as their new scout. He was a regular visitor to Edgar Street while with Bristol Rovers and Swindon over the past few years. Barnet chairman Tony Kleanthous has told today's NLP that he wants four up/four down through all divisions of the Football League, including the drop to the Conference. A proposal to increase promotion places will be discussed at the League AGM.