Friday, April 05, 2013
The Bulls' name will stay in the record books for a while longer after Mansfield lost 2-1 at Wrexham last night to see their winning run end at 12 games. The Stags took the lead but conceded twice afterwards, leaving Kidderminster still heading the table. The Stags have two games in hand on the Harriers and can seal the title with 11 points from their final five games.
Luton boss John Still will rotate managerial duties on matchday with his assistant as they go on scouting missions to identify summer signings. Still will miss this weekend's trek to Carlisle to face Gateshead to scout potential recruits instead. Coventry have lodged an appeal with the Football League over their 10 point penalty for entering Administration, with owners SISU still insisting that the company in Administration is not the club itself.
Newport kitman Tony Gilbert is retiring from the club after 38 years with the club in it's various forms. The 63 year old says he finds the role too difficult now, having also been groundsman, physio, and caretaker manager during his service.
Despite their relegation worries, York have returned a trio of players to their parent clubs. Aldershot pair Alex Rodman and Michael Rankine and Burton's John McGrath were on half-season loans and cannot play for their parent clubs this term, while the Minstermen still have to cover their wages. The trio were amongst eight loanees at Bootham Crescent, with the other five being regularly named in the matchday 16.