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Football League media talk 01/05/14

1 May 2014

Here are Thursday 1st May's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Watford: Graham Taylor to have stand named in his honour (BBC Sport): Watford are to rename their Rous Stand at Vicarage Road after former manager and chairman Graham Taylor.

Gray eyes a fix for leaky Owls defence (Sheffield Telegraph): Sheffield Wednesday complete their 2013/14 Championship commitments this weekend - and Stuart Gray will then almost immediately turn his attentions towards next season.

Lee Miller dropped from Carlisle United squad for 'discplinary reasons' (News and Star): Former talisman Lee Miller was axed from Carlisle United's vital game at Crawley because he missed a team meeting.

Crawley Town boss John Gregory says budget will be cut (BBC Sussex): Crawley boss John Gregory has admitted his budget will be cut for next season.

Notts have nothing to fear as they get ready for a date with destiny (Nottingham Post): The oldest professional football club in the world has seen its fair share of miraculous escapes over time and Notts County will hope to write another glorious chapter for the history books this weekend.

Everton striker Hallam Hope remains open to Bury move (Bury Times): Hallam Hope is a young man with a decision to make. If Bury boss David Flitcroft has his way, the 20-year-old Everton striker will be returning to the JD Stadium on loan again next season.

Pompey in reserve team resurrection (Chichester Observer): Pompey are closing in on resurrecting their reserve team to play in a newly-created division.

Danny Webber: Relief all round at the Reds (Lancashire Telegraph): Accrington Stanley live to fight another day in The Football League, and I suppose you could say there is relief all round at that.

Who will pay the price for Oxford United's failure? (Oxford Mail): At the end of a football season, teams are judged on one thing - success or failure.

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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