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Football League media talk 22/07/14

22 July 2014

Here are a selection of Tuesday 22nd July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Oxford United striker Kitson calls time on career (Oxford Mail): Dave Kitson has called time on his career after agreeing to leave Oxford United by mutual consent.

Cash-strapped Exeter City justify Brazil pre-season trip (BBC Sport): Exeter City's tour to Brazil has been defended by the club's management.

Liverpool's Conor Coady hoping to graduate after a football lesson in lower leagues (Liverpool Echo): Conor Coady is sat in one of the world's most famous seats of learning.

Cardiff City captain Steven Caulker undergoing medical at Queens Park Rangers ahead of proposed move (Wales Online): Steven Caulker will undergo a medical at Queens Park Rangers on Tuesday ahead of his proposed move from Cardiff City.

Tranmere Rovers: Liam Ridehalgh injury prompts search for cover (BBC Radio Merseyside): Tranmere boss Rob Edwards has admitted concern over Liam Ridehalgh's ankle injury has forced the club to step up its search for cover at full-back.

Futures of Norwich City's fringe men is not Neil Adams' priority (Norwich Evening News 24): Norwich City boss Neil Adams understands the frustrations of his fringe men but equipping the Canaries' for a Championship promotion push is the only priority.

PNE to step up intensity (Lancashire Evening Post): Preston North End's build-up to the new season will intensify this week with the players facing three pre-season friendlies in four days.

Josh Gillies back in frame for Carlisle United (News and Star): Graham Kavanagh today insisted forgotten man Josh Gillies is forcing his way back into the first-team picture at Carlisle United.

Leicester City have second bid for Watford's Troy Deeney rejected (Leicester Mercury): Leicester City have had a second bid for Watford striker Troy Deeney rejected.

Andre Gray: Brentford striker sets sights on Premier League (BBC London 94.9): Brentford striker Andre Gray says his ambition is to play in the Premier League, having moved from non-league football to the Championship.

Bolton Wanderers' kids attracting attention of loan hunters (The Bolton News): Dougie Freedman has revealed Wanderers' youngsters are attracting the attention of other clubs.

Karanka to press ahead with transfer plans upon return from Spain (The Northern Echo): Middlesbrough head coach Aitor Karanka will step up attempts to strengthen his squad upon returning from the club's pre-season tour in Spain this week.

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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