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Football League media talk 24/04/14

24 April 2014

Here are Thursday 24th April's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Yeovil Town relegation is start of new era, but supermarket is key to bouncing back (Western Gazette): Relegation marks the start of a new era according to Yeovil Town chairman John Fry who insisted approval of the club's supermarket plans are integral to bouncing back.

Shrewsbury Town board say sorry to supporters (Shropshire Star): Shrewsbury Town bosses have apologised to fans for an abject season which looks set to end in relegation from League 1.

A top-two place has gone, now for the play-offs - and trying to get our player trophies back (The Independent): Easter is a busy time at a football club, though for us it was not so much a Good Friday as a bad one with our automatic promotion hopes finally extinguished when we lost 2-1 at Crawley Town.

Andy Awford: Portsmouth caretaker set for manager talks (BBC Radio Solent): Portsmouth caretaker manager Andy Awford will meet with the club's board on Thursday to discuss whether he will be offered the job permanently.

Ricky Holmes: Andy Awford for Pompey boss (Portsmouth News): Ricky Holmes has joined the overwhelming backing for Andy Awford to be appointed permanent Portsmouth boss.

Callum Wilson won't let reunion with Leon Clarke distract from three-point mission (Coventry Telegraph): Callum Wilson is not concerned with renewing old acquaintances when Leon Clarke makes his first return to Coventry City on Saturday.

Investment will be made this summer - Wolves CEO Jez Moxey (BBC WM): Wolves chief executive Jez Moxey says money will be spent on improving the squad this summer but is cautious about their chances of achieving a second successive promotion.

Sean Dyche must be ruthless after promotion - Weller (BBC Radio Lancashire): Burnley manager Sean Dyche must not be too loyal to the players that won promotion to the Premier League, says ex-Clarets midfielder Paul Weller.

Boro's players were to blame for Reading rout - not just Karanka - says keeper Dimi (Gazette Live): Dimi Konstantopoulos believes the players must shoulder their share of the blame for the Reading rout.

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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