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Football League media talk 26/08/2014

26 August 2014

Here are a selection of Tuesday 26th August's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Accrington Stanley players' stolen boots replaced by league sponsors Sky Bet (Lancashire Telegraph): The main sponsors of the Football League have stepped in to buy Accrington Stanley players new boots.

Wetherall expects a 'special' encounter (Yorkshire Evening Post): Like a number of ex-professionals resident in the West Yorkshire area, David Wetherall had a bit of a wry smile when he learned that Leeds United had been drawn against Bradford City in the Capital One Cup.

MK Dons chairman Pete Winkelman relishing Capital One Cup tie with Manchester United (The Telegraph): A decent musical front man as a teenager, Pete Winkelman used to sing for modest, short-lived bands called Exodus and Stripey before moving successfully into marketing and managing everyone from Julio Iglesias to The Clash.

Gillingham chairman Paul Scally targets return to the Championship amid fears over direction League 1 and League 2 football is heading (Kent Messenger): Gillingham chairman Paul Scally believes the club are in a race against time to join football's elite.

Oxford United new signing Will Hoskins is buzzing (Oxford Mail): Will Hoskins is champing at the bit to get started at Oxford United and the striker is hopeful he can make his debut at West Bromwich Albion tonight (8).

Reading FC transfer news: Royals to miss out on Patrick Bamford; Talks continue with QPR over Alex McCarthy (Get Reading): Patrick Bamford appears set to join Middlesbrough on a season-long loan.

County loan put Callum on the road to Germany (Evening Times): Around 65,000 within Borussia Dortmund's famous ground and millions across planet football will look on intently as the World Cup winners kick a competitive ball for the first time since their night of glory on July 13.

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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