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Football League media talk 27/03/14

27 March 2014

Here are Thursday 27th March's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Yeovil Town 'unlikely' to boost squad ahead of loan deadline and Barnsley visit (Western Gazette): Yeovil Town are unlikely to add to their squad ahead of today's loan deadline with manager Gary Johnson happy to "go into battle" with his current squad.

Pompey chasing O'Hara swoop (The News): Pompey are chasing a sensational swoop for Wolverhampton Wanderers' Jamie O'Hara.

Bristol City "all quiet" on loan deadline day says manager Steve Cotterill (Bristol Post): Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill is not planning any further business ahead of today's deadline for emergency loan signings.

Westley expects quiet loan deadline day (The Comet): Graham Westley is not expecting much, if any, squad movement today (Thursday) despite the loan window closing at 5pm.

Palace consider recalling Jonathan Williams from Ipswich loan (The Express): Crystal Palace are weighing up whether to recall Welsh international Jonathan Williams from his loan spell at Ipswich Town.

Torquay United chasing Bournemouth defender Baily Cargill (Herald Express): Torquay United are believed to be chasing highly-rated young AFC Bournemouth defender Baily Cargill before the loan transfer window closes this evening.

Bristol Rovers boss John Ward still targeting loan moves ahead of transfer deadline (Bristol Post): Bristol Rovers boss John Ward says he is still trying to bolster his squad with the addition of a loan signing ahead of the transfer deadline later today.

Portsmouth sack Richie Barker in an attempt to stop slide out of Football League (Daily Star): Richie Barker has been sacked as manager of Portsmouth after only four months in charge of the club.

Neill makes loan switch to Doncaster in last-ditch attempt to make Australia's World Cup squad (Mail Online): Lucas Neill has made a last-ditch attempt at making Australia's World Cup squad by signing a short-term loan deal with Doncaster, despite having only been with current club Watford since February.

Oxford United Johnny Mullins out for rest of season (BBC Radio Oxford): Oxford United defender Johnny Mullins has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a stress fracture of the metatarsal.

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