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Football League media talk 20/02/14

20 February 2014

Here are Thursday 20th February's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

?Torquay embroiled in 'biting' storm after Chesterfield duo claim to have been bitten (Daily Mail): Torquay United are under investigation over an alleged Luis Suarez-type biting incident in Saturday's defeat at League 2 leaders Chesterfield.

John McMahon targets Tranmere safety (BBC Radio Merseyside): Assistant manager John McMahon hopes to guide Tranmere closer to survival in the absence of boss Ronnie Moore.

Steve Pressley says Sky Blues need fresh ideas (BBC Coventry and Warwickshire): Coventry City boss Steven Pressley has admitted losing prolific strikers Leon Clarke and Callum Wilson is forcing him to find new ways of winning matches.

Davises not focused on their family affair (Crewe Chronicle): Saturday's derby between Port Vale and Crewe Alex could herald a unique situation in the Davis household - and for English football.

Coventry City's intense training is a shock for Arsenal loan striker (Coventry Telegraph): New recruit Chuba Akpom admits Coventry City's fast and furious work ethic has come as a bit of a shock to his system.

Bolton Wanderers midfielder Josh Vela bids to force his way back into first-team reckoning (The Bolton News): Josh Vela is a young man on a mission - to make up for lost time and get back into the first-team picture for Wanderers.

Northampton Town boss Wilder lining up move for new defender after Collins blow (Northampton Chronicle & Echo): Cobblers boss Chris Wilder looks likely to bring in a new central defender following the news that Lee Collins has been ruled out for the rest of the season.

Chris Powell set for Charlton contract talks (South London Press): Chris Powell is set for talks this morning over a new Charlton contract.

Shay Given aims to sign off Middlesbrough stint in style against Leeds (Gazette Live): Shot stopper supreme Shay Given aims to sign off his Boro stint in style in Saturday's showdown with Leeds.

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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