Stockport have until August 6th, the day before next season kicks off, to get out of Administration. Manager Gary Ablett has told the local press that they have eight weeks to agree a deal to allow the paperwork to be done, or they face breaking FL rules on being in Administration for two successive season starts. Hatters fans believe the Jim Melrose bid is now dead in the water.
Lincoln chairman Stef Wright is to quit the role at the end of the season. He will leave the board after ten years, five as Chairman, but has not offered a reason for his departure. Notts County have accepted they will not get their transfer embargo lifted this season. The embargo was put in after their court dates with the taxman, but will remain due to the exceptionally high wage bill at the club.
Weymouth could be set for another takeover with former bidder Chris Ryan interested again in the club. The club face a CVA on Friday offering 9p in the £ of debts to creditors over five years. Ryan, also a creditor, says he will object to the plan if current owner George Rolls does not agree to a joint ownership of the club with him. Cheltenham are trialling former Lincoln defender Aaron Brown.
Crewe will shrink the size of their first team squad in the summer due to budget cuts, and will rely more on their Academy side as back up.