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Monday, May 28, 2012

News Round-Up

Plymouth have confirmed Carl Fletcher as their permanent manager on a 12 month rolling contract. The 32 year old says he will now quit playing to concentrate on managerial duties, with keeper Romain Larrieu continuing as his assistant. Crewe beat Cheltenham 2-0 in yesterday's League Two play-off final to win promotion with goals from Nick Powell and Byron Moore.

Grimsby have frozen ticket prices at Blundell Park for the fourth year running, but it will still cost £18 for an Adult to get in to see a game. The club's Supporters Trust is to take over the running of matchday bars in a bid to  improve the 'matchday experience'. Mathieu Manset scored his first goal for Shanghai Shenhua as they notched their first win of the season on Friday by beating Guizhou 2-1.

Former Darlington owner Raj Singh has accused DFC 1883, the new fan-led club, of a 'massive cock-up' over the transfer of the football share. They are set to appeal to the FA over their placing for next season. Gateshead have lost the services of striker Jon Shaw after he rejected a new, improved, deal to stay at the club. The 28 year old scored 35 times last season and is expected to move into the Football League.

Neath have been wound up in the High Court after failing to pay off a debt owed to Barclays Bank. The move was almost inevitable after they were refused a licence to play in the Welsh Premier next season.