League Two

Carlisle striker could face first diving ban in English football after FA charge

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Carlisle striker Shaun Miller faces becoming the first player in English football to be retrospectively banned for diving after being charged by the Football Association. The 30-year-old has been charged with ‘successful deception of a match official’, a new offence which came into force from the start of the season and carries a two-match suspension. The FA said in a ...

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Exeter slip up as Notts County hit four to go top

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Exeter suffered their first Sky Bet League Two defeat of the season as Troy Brown’s own goal and Devon Kelly-Evans’ first Football League goal secured Coventry a 2-0 win. Defender Brown turned a low cross from Jodi Jones past goalkeeper Christy Pym in the 58th minute before Kelly-Evans fired in a last-gasp second from a Jones pass. Notts County moved ...

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Jack Lester set to return to Chesterfield as their new manager

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Chesterfield have agreed a deal with Nottingham Forest for Jack Lester to return to the club as manager, Press Association Sport understands. A compensation package is in place to allow Lester to leave his position as coach of the Reds Under-23 team and succeed Gary Caldwell. Caldwell was sacked on September 16 just hours after Chesterfield’s 2-1 home defeat to ...

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James & Issa extend Colchester deals

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Colchester United youngsters Cameron James and Tariq Issa have signed contract extensions to keep them with the League Two side until 2020. Defender James, 18, made his debut against Rochdale at the end of last season as a second-half substitute. Forward Issa, also 18, has yet to play for the first team, but has impressed while featuring for the under-21s. ...

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Dunne pens new Cambridge contract

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Cambridge United midfielder James Dunne has signed a new one-year contract with the League Two side. The 26-year-old, released by Portsmouth in January before joining the U’s on a six-month deal, scored once in 19 appearances for the club last season. The former Arsenal trainee has made more than 250 career appearances for clubs including Exeter and Stevenage. “He understands ...

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Yeovil sign Barnsley midfielder Khan

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League Two club Yeovil Town have signed Barnsley midfielder Otis Khan on a one-year deal. The 20-year-old had joined Barnsley on an 18-month contract[1] in January, and played three times for the Tykes before their promotion to the Championship. Khan, who is a former Sheffield United trainee and made two senior appearances for the Blades, has also previously played for ...

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EFL clubs approve academy 'Rooney Rule'

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English Football League clubs have approved proposals to introduce a ‘Rooney Rule’ for academy jobs in a bid to increase the number of black and ethnic minority (BME) coaches. Clubs must now include at least one suitably qualified BME candidate on the interview shortlist if such an application is received. In addition, 10 clubs have voluntarily extended these to first-team ...

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Crawley bring in Arthur from Woking

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League Two side Crawley Town have signed midfielder Chris Arthur from National League club Woking. The 26-year-old, who made 37 league appearances for the Cards last season, has agreed a one-year contract with the option of a further year. “He is more than capable of making the step back up to league football,” Reds head coach Dermot Drummy said. “In ...

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Feeney gets tough on contract delays

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Manager Warren Feeney has told Newport County’s out of contract players to “sign what’s been offered” if they want to stay at the club. Captain Mark Byrne and top scorer Scott Boden are two of six players who have been offered fresh terms but have yet to put pen to paper. “There are deadlines there,” said Feeney. “If you want ...

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Leyton Orient sign Colchester's Massey

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League Two side Leyton Orient have signed winger Gavin Massey from Colchester for an undisclosed fee. The 23-year-old, who scored four goals in 47 games as the U’s were relegated from League One last season, has agreed a three-year deal with the O’s. Former Watford trainee Massey scored 21 goals in 178 appearances for Colchester after joining the club in ...

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