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19 August 2014

A selection of today's stories from the media that cover The Football League

Albion fans first with chance to watch away game at the Amex (The Argus): Albion fans are the first to benefit from the chance to watch at the Amex their team playing midweek away matches as part of a new broadcasting initiative by the Football League.

Tranmere Rovers: Alex Russell appointed first-team coach (BBC Sport): Tranmere Rovers have brought in former Bristol City and Cheltenham midfielder Alex Russell as first-team coach.

New striker for Carlisle United thanks to Kavanagh's old boss (News and Star): Graham Kavanagh today thanked his former Ireland gaffer Mick McCarthy for lending a helping hand.

Blackburn Rovers defender Tommy Spurr set for extended spell on sidelines (Lancashire Telegraph): Tommy Spurr will not play again before the international break after Blackburn Rovers boss Gary Bowyer revealed the left back's latest groin injury will rule him out for at least two more weeks.

Leroy Fer: QPR close to £8m signing of Norwich City player (BBC Radio Norfolk): Norwich City midfielder Leroy Fer is close to completing an £8m move to QPR.

Reading eye move for Nottingham Forest defender Jack Hobbs (Sky Sports): Sky Sports understands Reading are lining up a move for Nottingham Forest defender Jack Hobbs.

Reports: Posh are closing in million-pound James transfer (Peterborough Telegraph): Peterborough United have reportedly seen a bid close to £1 million for Hartlepool striker Luke James rejected by the League 2 club.

Cardiff City signing Sean Morrison: 'I can't wait to get started but I know I'll have to be patient' (Wales Online): Sean Morrison, Cardiff City's new centre-half, is hoping to get a second crack at Wigan tonight, but admits: "I may have to wait for my chance."

Wolves prepared to use loan window, says Kenny Jackett (Birmingham Mail): Wolverhampton Wanderers boss not concerned over lack of summer signings and says loan window will give him options after transfer deadline.

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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