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Football League media talk 06/08/2014

6 August 2014

Here are a selection of Wednesday 6th August's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Wayne Burnett: Dagenham & Redbridge must be realistic (BBC London 94.9): Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett has admitted the club would do well to repeat the ninth-placed finish they achieved last season.

Pompey boss calls for calm over expectations (The News): Andy Awford has urged expectations to be kept 'real' as he plots Pompey's League 2 campaign.

Time for the talking to stop (Milton Keynes Citizen): Karl Robinson has told his players they are ready for the trials and tribulations the new League 1 season has to throw at them.

Usain Bolt could watch Millwall, not Manchester United, this season as Ricardo Fuller plans special invitation (Mail Online): Usain Bolt may be convinced he can star for Manchester United, but his first stop in English football looks set to be at Millwall.

Lee Clark faces most difficult challenge yet with Birmingham (The Express): Lee Clark says he knows that Arsene Wenger would never have done it but that for ever more his joyous, madcap celebration when Birmingham stayed up is going to be TV gold.

Jamie Cureton: 'All my life has been football, from the time I could walk' (The Guardian): The striker, who has played in all four divisions, turns 39 at the end of August but is still feeling good and does not mind playing the role of elder statesman at Dagenham and Redbridge.

Steve Cotterill hoping to add three more players to his Bristol City squad (Bristol Post): Bristol City manager Steve Cotterill says he is targeting another three signings as he attempts to build a squad capable of challenging for promotion from League 1.

Danny Coles insists he could have stayed at Exeter City (Express and Echo): Former Exeter City skipper Danny Coles claims he did have the option to stay with the club, but the ambition of Forest Green Rovers convinced him to leave.

Fulham: Tim Hoogland wants the squad to gel quickly (BBC London): Fulham's new right-back Tim Hoogland says their squad must gel quickly if they are to make an immediate return to the Premier League.

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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