Around The Grounds

Last updated : 26 June 2005 By Smallsy
Brentford have swooped this week for Paul Brooker to make their fifth signing of the summer which is five more than some clubs in our division! Let's take a whirlwind tour around the clubs to see what's been going on in their camps this week...

Barnsley - Midfielder Chris Shuker gave the club a boost this week by signing a new one year deal with the club after weeks of uncertainty. The Tykes player of the season for 04/05 had been a target for several other League One clubs but is now set to stay and play on for an extra year.

MK Dons - Boss Danny Wilson this week revealed that he rejected the job as manager of Millwall to ensure the stable future of the relocated Wimbledon.

Hartlepool - Martin Scott targeted the Champiosnhip for next season after falling at the last hurdle in last month's playoff final.

Nottingham Forest - Gary Megson told the press that he feels League One is a very tough race this season but he is ready to spend after his list of potential free agents failed to impress.

Southend - Midfielder Jay Smith denied reports he is set to leave the club and insists that the club can finish in a 'respectable' position this year.

Swindon - After the sale of Sam Parkin this week boss Andy king is ready to replace his frontman in the near future with a big name signing.

Yeovil - Gary Johnson is itching to get started this year as he intends to not only keep Yeovil in the League but potential plan for future progression.

Tranmere - Star Ryan Taylor is said to be unconcerened by reports linking him to Arsenal and is preparing to continue with his career at Tranmere by attempting to win promotion.

Walsall - James Vaughan of Everton will not be joining Walsall on a loan deal this summer says the players agent.

Bradford - Kevin Sanasy has left the club this week after find that he will not be in Colin Todd's plans next season, after the club resigned Danny Cademateri. The Bantams have also recently completed a deal for former Celtic winger Bobby Petta.

Oldham - Ronnie Moore completed his seventh summer deal this week signing Bury striker Chris Porter.

Gillingham - Fans were gutted this week as Nicky Southall joined fellow relegatees Notts Forest. The club this week also sold Mamady Sidibe to Stoke.