Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Football League media talk 09/07/14

9 July 2014

Here are a selection of Wednesday 9th July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Matt Porter sad to step down but believes Francesco Becchetti's takeover of Leyton Orient will take the O's forward (This is local London): Orient supporter Matt Porter has expressed sadness at stepping down as chief executive but insists the change of ownership has given the club the chance to move to the next level.

Port Vale to keep reserve side - fixtures revealed (Stoke Sentinel): Port Vale have kept their place in a regional league for reserve team football next season.

Danny Coles placed on the transfer list and stripped of captaincy (Exeter Express and Echo): Exeter City's Danny Coles has been placed on the transfer list and stripped of his captaincy following a disciplinary hearing into comments he made on social media.

Adam Marriott: Stevenage sign striker from Cambridge City (BBC Sport): Stevenage have signed striker Adam Marriott for a five-figure fee from Southern League Premier Division side Cambridge City.

Gillingham boss Peter Taylor has given ex Crystal Palace and Coventry City player Gary Borrowdale another chance (Kent Online): Former Crystal Palace defender Gary Borrowdale is back training with the Gills.

Dan Holman: Colchester sign striker from Braintree Town (BBC Sport): Colchester United have signed striker Dan Holman from Conference Premier side Braintree Town on a two-year contract.

Crawley Town close in on ex-Arsenal youth Cedric Evina (Crawley and Horley Observer): Former Arsenal utility player Cedric Evina is hotly tipped to become Crawley Town's latest summer signing this week.

Barnsley: O'Grady, Cranie and Kennedy could leave Oakwell (BBC Radio Sheffield): Barnsley are now willing to sell last season's top scorer Chris O'Grady, captain Martin Cranie and defender Tom Kennedy, reports BBC Radio Sheffield.

Potts: I'll be main man in midfield (News and Star): Home-grown star Brad Potts insists he will rise to the challenge of new midfield rivals at Carlisle United.

New Bristol City signing Luke Ayling targets quick return to the Sky Bet Championship (Bristol Post): Luke Ayling completed his move from Yeovil Town to Bristol City and immediately set his sights on a second crack at the Championship.

Boro ready to walk away from Vossen deal unless Genk halve their price (The Northern Echo): Middlesbrough will withdraw their interest in Jelle Vossen unless Belgian club Genk halve their current asking price for the striker.

These stories have been reproduced from a variety of today's media sources and they do not represent the views of The Football League.

Click here for all the latest news

Advertisement block