Iron miss out on double signing

17 March 2011 05:41
Scunthorpe United have failed in an attempt to bring former players Marcus Williams and Paul Hayes back to the club on loan.BBC Radio Humberside understands terms had been agreed with Hayes, but that Preston were not prepared to let the striker leave. [LNB]The move for Reading left-back Williams was scuppered after he picked up an injury in the Royals' reserves. [LNB]Iron had also been linked with loan moves for both players in January. [LNB]The relegation-threatened Championship side are also looking to add a left-sided player and a striker in time for the weekend's trip to Ipswich Town. [LNB]The team will be led by caretaker manager Tony Daws and assisted by chief scout Lee Turnbull for the trip to Portman Road following this week's sacking of Ian Baraclough.

Source: BBC_Sport