FIND out what’s going on around League One with Friday’s edition of the Link Sport Gossip Column…
BARNSLEY will be boosted by the return to contention of summer signings James Bailey and Keith Treacy for the home game against MK Dons. (ESPN)
BRADFORD City boss Phil Parkinson has told Aaron Mclean that he has to earn his City place on form, not reputation.
"I think Aaron’s got to fight for his place now. We’ve got to keep topping up with bits of fitness work but he’s had starts against Crawley, Oldham and Leeds, so he’s had as much (game time) as anybody,” he said. (Bradford Telegraph & Argus)
GEORGE Margreitter has joined Chesterfield from Wolves on a three-month loan deal. (Chesterfield official website)
COLCHESTER United manager Tony Humes is plotting to raid the loan market in a bid to bolster his squad. (Daily Gazette)
COVENTRY City manager Steven Pressley has challenged Frank Nouble to finally make his mark in English football at the Ricoh Arena.
“I said to Frank the other day that I want to help him fulfil his potential but for him. (Coventry Telegraph)
CHIEF executive Michael Dunford insists there is “no rush” to sell Crawley Town, despite the owners having said they wanted out 18 months ago. (Crawley News)
JAMIE Ness could be welcomed back into the Crewe Alexandra fold for the derby contest with Port Vale after a hamstring injury. (Press Association)
GILLINGHAM boss Peter Taylor believes he will have plenty of options if he needs to replace Danny Kedwell, who is struggling with a knee injury.
“I have got people in mind but it doesn’t mean I am going to act straight away. I will definitely wait for that phone to ring because it will ring,” said Taylor. (Kent Messenger)
LEYTON Orient have a host of absentees for the visit of Colchester, with Dean Cox (knee) and Lloyd James (thigh) out injured, while Romain Vincelot is suspended.
Full-back Gary Sawyer will also miss out with tendonitis while striker Kevin Lisbie is a long-term absentee with a shoulder injury. (Press Association)
NOTTS County Shaun Derry has revealed how he has missed out on a loan signing as he claimed the player’s parent club "went back on their word". (Nottingham Post)
FOUR Scunthorpe United fans were given banning orders last season, taking the total number of Iron fans with bans to 35. (Scunthorpe Telegraph)
SHEFFIELD United are keeping tabs on the situation of Leeds United striker Noel Hunt. (Football League World)
GARY Johnson is ready to offload Yeovil Town players he believes have failed to take their chance to impress, while ruling out new arrivals in time to face Coventry City. (Western Daily Press)