Mansfield have signed Kidderminster defender Luke Jones on a free transfer. The 25 year old was out of contract at Aggborough and turned down a new deal to return to Field Mill, where he spent a season in 08/09. Portsmouth have offered their creditors just 2p/£ of their debt in their CVA offer. The only offer on the table is from former owner Balram Chanrai with the Supporters Trust still to secure sufficient backing. Chanrai's offer means that unsecured creditors holding £40million of debt would get an initial £500,000 between them.
Wycombe are to shut their Centre of Excellence as they say the club is 'no longer able to sustain youth development at any age level'. A statement cites the new EPPP rules voted in last year that limit income from selling youth players in preference of higher handouts from the Premier League.