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Football League media talk 10/04/14

10 April 2014

Here are Thursday 10th April's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

FA proposes ban on football betting by those in game's top eight tiers (The Guardian): The Football Association has proposed that from next season anyone involved in the top eight tiers of the English league system will be subject to a worldwide betting ban.

Doubt cast over possible inquiry into Coventry City saga (Coventry Telegraph): The man who would lead any inquiry into the Sky Blues saga says developments in Coventry "exemplify" problems faced by the current system of football governance.

Stop thinking about Play-Offs, says Ulloa (The Argus): Leo Ulloa has urged Brighton and Hove Albion to forget all about Play-Off permutations - and concentrate on turning on the style at home.

Crawley Town full-back Paul Connolly could be in trouble, but disgraceful fans are pushing players to breaking point (The Telegraph): Paul Connolly, the Crawley Town full-back, described it as "handbags". When it comes to view what happened, the Football Association might be less dismissive.  

I've got big decisions to make this summer, says Newport County boss (South Wales Argus): Newport County AFC manager Justin Edinburgh has again reiterated the need for major surgery to his squad this summer, writes Andrew Penman.

One year on - McInnes lauds Trevor Birch role in Pompey survival (Portsmouth News): Pompey should erect a statue at Fratton Park to mark to Trevor Birch's contribution to the club.

Six straight defeats is "embarrassing" says Crawley's Gary Dicker (Crawley Observer): Midfielder Gary Dicker pulled no punches in a damning assessment of Crawley's recent run of poor results following a latest loss at Brentford.

Colin Kazim-Richards guilty over homophobic gesture (BBC News): A footballer who made a homophobic gesture to Brighton and Hove Albion supporters has been found guilty.

Coventry City boss Steven Pressley admits mistakes in the transfer market (Coventry Telegraph): Steven Pressley accepts that Coventry City have to do their homework better on new players after admitting he's made mistakes this season.

Josh Vela's loan spell at Notts County will put him in the mix for Bolton Wanderers (The Bolton News): Josh Vela will return from his loan spell at Notts County ready to go straight into the Wanderers first-team mix.

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