Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Football League media talk 20/03/14

20 March 2014

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

Financial Fair Play right for football, says Derby County investor Brett Wilson (Daily Telegraph): Financial Fair Play is right for football, says Derby County investor Brett Wilson.

Leeds United demand Cellino decision from Football League by end of today (Yorkshire Evening Post): Leeds United have written to the Football League demanding a decision on Massimo Cellino's takeover of the club by the end of today. 

Ulloa ready to welcome back fellow strikers (The Argus): Leo Ulloa is ready to welcome back Albion's fit-again strikers with open arms as they push for the play-offs.

Arfield: Barnes can fire the Clarets into the Premier League (Lancashire Telegraph): Burnley midfielder Scott Arfield has backed January signing Ashley Barnes to fire Burnley to the Premier League.

Stoke boss Hughes looking to be reunited with teenage QPR winger Petrasso (Daily Mail): Stoke City manager Mark Hughes is preparing a summer move for highly-rated QPR youngster Michael Petrasso, whose loan spell at League 1 side Coventry City recently came to an end.

Simon Hart: Peckham's Lee Power is driving Swindon upwards - with a little help from his friends in high places (Independent): Modern English football offers a fair few examples of club owners new to the game - and indeed to this country - who end up losing their way in "the jungle", as Lee Power calls it.

Happy Harry makes a case for United defence (Sheffield Telegraph): Defender Harry Maguire has admitted he wants to help Sheffield United to Wembley glory - and then pen a new contract at Bramall Lane.

Gillingham tell ill players to stay away ahead of Saturday's League 1 clash against Crewe Alexandra (Kent Online): Gillingham are taking care to stop cold symptoms spreading as they prepare to face Crewe at Priestfield on Saturday.

Gilbey earns praise after making impressive U's return (Daily Gazette): Alex Gilbey has been praised by manager Joe Dunne after making a positive impact on his return to the Colchester United starting line-up.

Ollie Clarke joins Tom Lockyer in committing immediate future to Bristol Rovers (Bristol Post): Midfielder Ollie Clarke has joined Tom Lockyer in committing his immediate future to Bristol Rovers.

Thrilling title race: Sam Slocombe keeping his eye on the ball as Scunthorpe United chase dream (Scunthorpe Telegraph): Many players would give anything to achieve promotion with their home-town club just once in their career. But Scunthorpe United goalkeeper Sam Slocombe is dreaming of doing it for a second time.

League safety must come first before making future plans, warns Bury boss David Flitcroft (Bury Times): Ambitious plans to redevelop the JD Stadium and propel the club into the Championship within five years must be "shelved" in the short-term, says manager David Flitcroft.

Burton Albion in the market for a new striker (Burton Mail): Gary Rowett could sign a striker on loan this week for Burton Albion as injuries bite at the Pirelli Stadium.

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