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Football League media talk 05/02/14

5 February 2014

Here are Wednesday 5th February's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

FA Cup win over Fulham 'stuff of dreams' for Sheffield United boss Nigel Clough (Sheffield Star): The boss of the Sky Bet League 1 team was left in dreamland following their giant-killing of Premier League side Fulham in an FA Cup fourth round replay.

Yeovil Town to submit stadium plans later this week (Yeovil Express): Chairman John Fry has confirmed the Sky Bet Championship club will submit a planning application to South Somerset District Council in the coming days for the development of Huish Park.

Watford will resist dipping into the loan market (Watford Observer): After signing three players in the final days of the January transfer window, the Hornets are not targeting any more recruits when the loan window re-opens.

Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman waits on Jermaine Beckford fitness (The Bolton News): Beckford has been suffering with a hamstring problem, but Freedman hopes the striker can prove his fitness ahead of Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash with Bournemouth.

Burnley are promotion contenders - Sean Dyche (Burnley Express): The Clarets chief insists his team have earned the right to be considered amongst the promotion race, despite others questioning their credentials.

Phil Parkinson will be handed ample war chest for next season, confirms Bradford City chairman (The Telegraph and Argus): Julian Rhodes has revealed that Parkinson will be handed "very, very competitive" resources for the 2014/15 campaign.

Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Kenny Jackett admits he's never seen Kortney Hause play (Express and Star): After signing the 18-year-old centre-back late on Friday's transfer deadline day from Wycombe Wanderers, Jackett admits he's yet to see Hause play, but tips him to have a big future.

Shrewsbury's Tom Bradshaw urged to get back on track (Shropshire Star): Shrews boss Mike Jackson has challenged the club's top-scorer to force his way back into the side.

Graham Kavanagh targets more Carlisle United signings (BBC Radio Cumbria): Carlisle United manager Graham Kavanagh wants to bring in some new players because his squad "needs more quality".

Portsmouth defender Danny East facing extended injury lay-off (Portsmouth News): After making good progress in his recovery from an ankle injury, East is staring at longer on the sidelines after a setback.

Mansfield Town need to be fearless in February, according to Matt Rhead (Nottingham Post): The Stags striker believes the club should be fearless going into the rest of their fixtures this month, with three games against top seven sides.

Plymouth Argyle winger Nathan Thomas getting used to life in Sky Bet League 2 (Plymouth Herald): The 19-year-old has made seven appearances, all from the bench, for Argyle since signing on Christmas Eve, and is starting to adapt to football in England's fourth tier.

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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