Skip to main content Skip to site footer

Football League media talk 12/05/14

12 May 2014

Here are Monday 12th May's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Johnny Russell: Derby Wembley final comes as early surprise (BBC East Midlands Today): Derby County striker Johnny Russell admits reaching the Championship Play-Off Final and challenging for promotion has come sooner than expected.

Garcia poised for talks after reports he offered to resign (The Argus): Brighton boss Oscar Garcia is poised for talks about his future with chairman Tony Bloom amid reports he has offered to resign.

Micky Mellon in talks to become new Shrewsbury Town manager (Shropshire Star): Shrewsbury Town were today lining up Micky Mellon as their new manager with the club set to pass on caretaker boss Mike Jackson.

Trust chairman: Micky Mellon would be a gamble at Shrewsbury Town (Shropshire Star): Shrewsbury Town's supporters' trust chairman today warned appointing Micky Mellon over caretaker Mike Jackson as the club's new manager would be a "punt".

PNE striker thrilled with spectacular goal (Lancashire Evening Post): Joe Garner has described his wonder goal in Preston North End's Play-Off clash with Rotherham as being 'up there with my best' but will settle for a tap-in next time if it helps push them closer to promotion.

Robbie Weir wants more of same from Burton Albion in Roots Hall return (Burton Mail): Five minutes into the League 2 Play-Off semi-final at the Pirelli Stadium yesterday, Robbie Weir launched into a thumping tackle to halt Will Atkinson's passage to goal.

Oxford United duo told to make decision by end of week (Oxford Mail): Gary Waddock wants answers from James Constable and Tom Newey about their futures by the end of this week.

York City's Ben Davies eager to avoid pitch 'lottery' in play-off tie against Fleetwood (The York Press): Ben Davies is hopeful that tonight's rearranged Sky Bet League 2 Play-Off, semi-final first leg with Fleetwood will not be decided by a mistake caused by the weather.

Bid for Wycombe Wanderers no longer being considered (Bucks Free Press): Wycombe Wanderers Trust has say they have broken off negotiations with the original bidder for a controlling interest in the club.

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