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League Two news roundup: 1-8 February 2018

Joe Jones

What's been happening in League Two over the last week?

Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days.

Coventry City defender Tom Davies faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after breaking his collarbone in Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Forest Green.

Newport County midfielder Sean Rigg left the club by mutual consent and plans to pursue a career as a tattoo artist while playing part time for Bath City.

Cheltenham Town defender Matt Bower has signed a new contract with the Robins until at least the end of the 2018-19 season.

Cambridge United have extended striker Barry Corr's stay until the end of the season, having made three substitute appearances for the U's since joining on a three-week non-contract basis last month.

Lincoln City will be playing at Wembley for the first time in their 133-year history after beating Chelsea's Under-21 side in the semi-finals of the EFL Trophy to contest the final against either Yeovil Town or Shrewsbury Town.

Mike Flynn will stay on as Newport County manager until June 2020 after signing a contract extension on enhanced wages.

Morecambe put out a statement saying the club has not been issued with a winding up order, stating: "The club would like to stress to fans that it is up to date with all payments in relation to HMRC and no action has been taken against the club."

Grimsby Town confirmed that striker Akwasi Asant left the club by mutual consent.

EFL chief Shaun Harvey stated that the Football League will not be pursuing the option of a winter break like the Premier League is planning to do.

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