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27 July 2013

The kick-off to the new Sky Bet League Two season is just under a week away and, while Fleetwood Town have completed much of their transfer business, there are still many other sides making signings ahead of the opening day of fixtures.

Accrington Stanley have added Josh Windass (son of former Hull City striker Dean) to their squad on a one-year deal after his signing from Huddersfield Town. The 19-year-old midfielder was part of the club’s pre-season schedule having played in all of their fixtures this summer.

Striker Danny Webber has also moved to the newly-named Store First Stadium after leaving Doncaster this summer. The 31-year-old has signed a one-year deal with Stanley after a successful trial.

Midfielder Aiden Chippendale, released by Stanley at the end of last season, has signed for League Two rivals Bury on a one-year contract. Bury have also completed the signing of Rwandan international Jessy Reindorf, subject to international clearance, after a trial with the club.

John-Joe O’Toole has switched from League One side Colchester United to Bristol Rovers on a permanent deal having spent last season on-loan with the Pirates.

Dagenham & Redbridge have brought in defender Brian Saah following his release from West County side Torquay United.

Former Newcastle United striker JJ Hooper has been snapped up by Northampton Town on a one-year contract. The 19-year-old was released by the Magpies this summer. The Cobblers have also added midfielder Gary Deegan to their squad.

Non-league striker Ryan Bird has secured a move to Portsmouth from Burnham. The 25-year-old scored 45 goals in 42 games in the Southern Premier League. Swindon’s Simon Ferry has also switched to Fratton Park.

Former Celtic youth goalkeeper Robbie Thomson has joined Rochdale United after a trial with the club. Dale have also kept-on defender Javan Vidal following his trial.
32-year-old Scottish striker Steven Craig has completed a move to Wycombe Wanderes, subject to international clearance.
And York City have brought in Preston North End youngster Ben Davies on loan.

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