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Football League media talk 10/03/14

10 March 2014

Here are Monday 10th March's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Ravel Morrison 'the best since Paul Gascoigne', says Lee Clark (BBC Sport): Ravel Morrison is the best footballer since Paul Gascoigne, according to Birmingham City manager Lee Clark.

Yeovil Town's Ruben Palazuelos living out a dream by playing in the Championship (Western Gazette): Midfielder Ruben Palazuelos admits he is living out a dream by playing for Yeovil Town in the Sky Bet Championship.

Danny Ings - winner was so special (Lancashire Telegraph): Derby-day hero Danny Ings says he cannot imagine scoring a more significant goal this season, after he earned Burnley their first win over Blackburn Rovers in 35 years.

Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy delivers a damning verdict after 2-0 defeat at Middlesbrough (Ipswich Star): Improve quickly or you can kiss goodbye to any Play-Off hopes - that's the message from McCarthy to his Ipswich players after defeat at the Riverside.

Eddie Howe hails Bournemouth's defensive form (Bournemouth Echo): Boss Eddie Howe feels the Cherries are finally getting the rewards they deserve at the back following a string of robust performances.

Uwe Rosler - It was men against Boyce (Wigan Today): Uwe Rosler hailed skipper Emmerson Boyce as a 'symbol' of Wigan Athletic after his match-winning role in sending Latics back to Wembley.

MK Dons aren't ready for the Championship, says Karl Robinson (Milton Keynes Citizen): Karl Robinson admitted his side aren't ready to go up, despite moving up to seventh in Sky Bet League 1.

Mark Cooper admits the Play-Offs may be out of reach for Swindon Town (Swindon Advertiser): Swindon Town manager Mark Cooper has conceded that the top six may well be out of his side's reach following their weekend defeat to MK Dons.

Steve Cotterill confident Bristol City will stay up with attacking style (Bristol Post): Steve Cotterill insists attack is Bristol City's best form of defence as they continue to battle relegation in Sky Bet League 1.

Kenny Jackett eyes promotion after Wolves' derby win (Express and Star): Kenny Jackett declared promotion is in Wolves' grasp after they equalled a club record last achieved in 1988.

Gills manager Peter Taylor impressed by striker Adam Birchall's attitude (Kent Online): Forgotten man Adam Birchall may have a role to play in Gillingham's survival bid after forcing his way into Peter Taylor's plans.

Rochdale - Scott Hogan expected back from injury by end of season (BBC Sport): Rochdale have been boosted by news that top scorer Scott Hogan's knee injury is not as serious as first feared.

Russ Wilcox struggles for positives as Scunthorpe United let another lead slip against 10-man Northampton Town (Scunthorpe Telegraph): Wilcox admitted his side's place in the history books counted for little after seeing Scunthorpe squander two more points from a winning position.

Big-game Burton Albion please manager Gary Rowett after superb win at Oxford (Burton Mail): Burton Albion again showed their love of the big games with a stirring performance to beat Oxford United 2-1 in Sky Bet League 2 and fire themselves right into contention for the top three.

Bury boss David Flitcroft hopes for supporter surge following televised Rochdale derby (Bury Times): Manager David Flitcroft is hopeful his side's determined display in front of the television cameras on Friday night will have won over some fans.

Hargreaves promises Torquay United will continue fighting despite latest defeat (Herald Express):Torquay manager Chris Hargreaves said both he and his players would continue fighting despite facing a mountain to climb to stave off relegation.

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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