Division Three News

Last updated : 18 April 2004 By Matt Carrington
Bristol Rovers have extended the loan deal of George Twigg from First Division Derby County until the end of the season. The 19-year-old originally joined the club in the middle of last month and has impressed new boss Russell Osman enough to secure a stay at the Memorial Ground for the remainder of the season. Meanwhile defender Anwar Uddin has admitted that he may not have a future at the club. The 22-year-old is out of contract at the end of the season and is yet to be offered a new deal by the club.

Rochdale boss Steve Parkin has agreed a deal with Premiership side Bolton that will see defender Danny Livesey stay at Spotland for the remainder of the season. The 19-year-old has produced a number of impressive displays since joining the club at the end of February but Bolton have insisted on a 24-hour recall clause in the deal.

Oxford United have extended Barry Quinn's loan deal at the Kassam Stadium until the end of the season. The 24-year-old midfielder signed on an initial month's loan from First Division Coventry City but the club have confirmed that the Irishman will see the season out at Graham Rix's side.

Lincoln City defender Ben Futcher has revealed that he is confidant that the Imps can secure a play-off place for the second consecutive year. Meanwhile the Imps have extended the loan deal Kevin Ellison from Second Division Stockport County for a further month.

Southend United have announced that they have parted company with Carl Emberson. The 30-year-old left the club by mutual consent after making only seven appearances for the club since joining the club last summer from Luton.

Carlisle United player-boss Paul Simpson has appealed against the red card shown to Kevin Gray during the 1-1 draw with Leyton Orient. If unsuccessful the defender will miss the Cumbrians' final two games of the season.

York City player-boss Chris Brass is confident that new strike pairing of Liam George and Jon Newby will help the club avoid relegation at the end of the season.

Macclesfield Town boss Brian Horton believes that one more win will be enough for his sides to secure their third division place for next season.

Boston United have agreed new deals with defenders Mark Greaves and Paul Ellender. Both have signed new two-year deals with the Pilgrims whilst 34-year-old midfielder Tom Bennett has been offered a new one-year deal.

Premiership side Charlton are favourites to sign Cambridge United midfielder Luke Gutteridge. The 22-year-old was on trial with the Addicks last week and impressed but Gutteridge recently signed a two-year deal to keep him at the Abbey Stadium.

York City have turned down an offer from former manager Terry Dolan to help the club in its relegation battle.

Kidderminster Harriers chairman Colin Youngjohns is confident of securing a new deal with manager Jan Molby to keep him at Aggborough. Meanwhile, Molby has been fined £1,500 and banned for four matches following an altercation with the fourth official during his side's 3-0 defeat against Southend.