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Football League media talk 13/05/14

13 May 2014

Here are Tuesday 13th May's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Graham Alexander: Fleetwood manager wary of play-off twists (BBC Sport): Fleetwood manager Graham Alexander has warned his team that there is still work for them to do if they are to reach the League 2 Play-Off final.

Boss Wilder: Shot-shy Northampton need to score 30 more goals next season (Northampton Chronicle and Echo): Chris Wilder says the Cobblers need to score 30 more goals than they did this season if they are to enjoy a successful 2014/15 campaign.

Collapse cost Oxford United up to £150,000, says Lenagan (Oxford Mail): Missing out on the Sky Bet League Two play-offs has cost Oxford United up to £150,000, according to chairman Ian Lenagan.

Steve Wigley edges closer to Nottingham Forest return under Stuart Pearce (Nottingham Post): Nottingham Forest are expected to announce the appointment of Steve Wigley to Stuart Pearce's coaching staff in the near future - after he officially left Fulham.

Nathan Clarke: Leyton Orient captain knows Play-Off pressure (BBC London 94.9): Leyton Orient captain Nathan Clarke says he knows what to expect in the second leg of the League 1 Play-Off semi-final with Peterborough United.

Leicester City owners target top five Premier League finish in three years (Leicester Mercury): Leicester City have their sights set on challenging the top five in the Premier League in three years time, chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has said.

Wigan Athletic: Uwe Rosler backs side to be 'winners' next season (BBC Radio Manchester): Wigan manager Uwe Rosler has backed his side to be "winners" next season after they lost to QPR in their Championship Play-Off semi-final on Monday.

Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak named in Russia's World Cup squad (The Reading Chronicle): Reading striker Pavel Pogrebnyak could be heading to the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil after winning a place in Russia's squad.

Relegated Norwich prepare for Ruddy departure as Birmingham and Blackpool go head to head for Dutch defender (The Huddersfield Daily Examiner): The summer transfer window will soon be open for business, with many clubs already moving to obtain their top targets ahead of next season.

Former Crawley Town midfielder interested in Notts County move (Crawley News): Former Crawley Town midfielder Gary Dicker has admitted a move to Notts County would interest him.

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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