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Football League media talk 06/03/14

6 March 2014

Here are Thursday 6th March's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Schmeichel's imperious display against England showed that he can be compared to Man United legend Peter... out of contract in the summer, is he at Leicester for keeps? (Mail Online): Out he rushed, arms outstretched, to thwart Daniel Sturridge brilliantly inside the six-yard box. The striker had looked for all the world to slide home during a drab first half against Denmark on Wednesday night, but not against this goalkeeper. It was vintage Schmeichel. Classic Schmeichel.

Birmingham City still on Gianni Paladini's radar (BBC West Midlands): Gianni Paladini has revealed that he is still a prospective buyer of Birmingham City - if the struggling Sky Bet Championship club are prepared to talk to him.

Jacob Butterfield - 'People don't realise how quickly confidence can go. We know we've got to improve' (Gazette Live): Blunt Boro are suffering a crisis of confidence up front as their goal drought goes on, admits Jacob Butterfield.

From Nottingham Forest to Derby County to Notts County, divided loyalties are nothing new for Nathan Tyson (Nottingham Post): Divided loyalties are nothing new for Nathan Tyson, who has just joined Notts County.

Lionel Road - Brentford 'not complacent' as they await approval (BBC Sport): Brian Burgess, the man heading Brentford's bid to build a stadium at Lionel Road, says he is not complacent as they await final approval.

Posh players out to regain their pride after recent run of form (Peterborough Telegraph): Peterborough United skipper Tommy Rowe admits the players let the fans down in Tuesday's Sky Bet League 1 defeat at Sheffield United.

City youth success proves Blues are in it for the long haul (Manchester Evening News): Manuel Pellegrini's first team is not the only squad at the club chasing success this season, with several youth teams impressing, and youngsters shining out on loan in The Sky Bet Football League.

Finances agreed on Powell contract but football issues remain (South London Press): Charlton Athletic boss Chris Powell has revealed he has agreed terms on a contract extension - but that there is still discussions to take place over footballing issues.

Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett would love a glut of goals from striker Billy Kee (Burton Mail): Gary Rowett hopes that hitman Billy Kee can embark on one of his scoring gluts for Burton Albion at a key point of the Sky Bet League 2 run-in.

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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