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Football League media talk 23/04/14

23 April 2014

Here are Wednesday 23rd April's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Torquay United financial problems surprised Chris Hargreaves (BBC South West): Chris Hargreaves says he did not know how tough the financial problems at Torquay were when he became manager.

Marvin Morgan taken to hospital after collapsing at Plymouth training (Daily Mail): Plymouth Argyle striker Marvin Morgan was taken to hospital after he fell ill during a training session.

We've done it: Leicester City players celebrate winning Championship title (Leicester Mercury): Leicester City will be promoted to the Premier League as champions.

Toney targeting extended role in Northampton Town's fight for survival (Northampton Chronicle and Echo): Ivan Toney is targeting a place in the Cobblers first team for the remaining two fixtures and believes he can make a strong contribution to the club's survival cause.

John Sheridan unable to explain Plymouth Argyle's end-of-season collapse (The Herald): Manager John Sheridan has admitted he is struggling to come up with reasons for Plymouth Argyle's end-of-season collapse.

Dean Smith targets new striker for Walsall (Express & Star): Dean Smith today admitted finding a new striker will be a priority for Walsall this summer after welcoming a £50,000 boost to the Saddlers coffers.

Colin Cooper: Hartlepool United had too much quality for relegation (BBC Tees): Hartlepool United manager Colin Cooper insists there was too much quality within his squad for them to be relegated from League 2 this season.

Leeds United: Dream ends but Butland has no regrets over switch (Yorkshire Evening Post): Jack Butland says he will leave Leeds United next week with no regrets about his move to Elland Road, claiming an unforgiving loan has made him a more experienced and rounded goalkeeper.

Nathan Eccleston desperate to break Sky Blues duck and get club to safety (Coventry Telegraph): Nathan Eccleston is desperate to get a goal or two to help Coventry City over the League 1 safety line.

Prison Curfew means Madine may miss Carlisle United away games (News & Star): Gary Madine may be forced to miss the last two games of Carlisle United's relegation fight - because of his prison curfew.

Bradford City boss Phil Parkinson ready to talk contracts (Telegraph & Argus): City are ready to step up their plans for next season's team - and try to steal a march on those sides with pressing issues still to be decided.

These stories have been reproduced from a variety of today's media sources and they do not represent the views of The Football League.

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