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Griffin makes Donny move

Andy Griffin
Andy Griffin had a successful spell with Reading. Credit: PA

Doncaster have signed former Newcastle and Portsmouth full-back Andy Griffin on non-contract terms, the club have confirmed on Twitter.

The 33-year-old defender, who has been a free agent since he was released by Barclays Premier League side Reading in May.

Paynter seals Doncaster move

Billy Paynter
Striker Billy Paynter never settled at Leeds after his move from Swindon in the summer of 2010. Credit: PA

Doncaster Rovers have completed the signing of Leeds United striker Billy Paynter on a two-year deal, the Elland Road club have confirmed. The transfer brings to an end Paynter's unhappy spell at Leeds, where he scored just three times in 28 appearances since joining from Swindon in 2010.

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The best Forest can get

Simon Gillett
Nottingham Forest midfielder Simon Gillett. Credit: PA

Nottingham Forest have made their fifth signing of the summer by acquiring Doncaster midfielder Simon Gillett on a free transfer. The former Southampton man previously played under Forest boss Sean O'Driscoll at the Keepmoat.

Rams complete O'Connor deal

Derby County have completed the signing of Doncaster defender James O’Connor for an undisclosed fee.

The 27-year-old has signed a two-year deal with the Rams.

Manager Nigel Clough said: “He’s versatile and can play right across the back four, and it’s great to have someone like that in the squad."

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