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Football League media talk 23/05/14

23 May 2014

Here are Friday 23rd May's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Danny Simpson: Harry Redknapp keeping QPR relaxed for Wembley (BBC Radio 5 live): Queens Park Rangers defender Danny Simpson says manager Harry Redknapp is keeping the players relaxed ahead of the Championship Play-Off Final.

Derby County's Jake Buxton set for another big stride in remarkable football journey (Derby Telegraph): When Jake Buxton walks out at Wembley, he will take another step in his remarkable footballing journey.

Slade brushes off West Brom link (East London Advertiser): Russell Slade brushed off speculation about his own future as he prepares for one of the biggest games in Leyton Orient's history.

Rotherham United boss Steve Evans predicts tight Play-Off Final (BBC Radio Sheffield): Rotherham manager Steve Evans admits he and Leyton Orient boss Russell Slade have been playing mind games before the League 1 Play-Off Final.

Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett settled on his first XI for Wembley final (Burton Mail): Gary Rowett already has a rough idea of the team we wants to send out at Wembley for the biggest day in Burton Albion's history.

Alexander hoping to make mark (Football 365): Graham Alexander admits winning Monday's play-off final against Burton would be on par with his previous Wembley win with Burnley.

Scunthorpe United's Niall Canavan linked with Sheffield Wednesday (Scunthorpe Telegraph): Scunthorpe United defender Niall Canavan has been linked with a potential move to Sheffield Wednesday.

Transfer news: Clubs chasing Reading's Garath McCleary (Sky Sports News): Garath McCleary, who has a year left on his Reading contract, is being eyed by several clubs including Hull City and Swansea City.

Georg Margreitter could take pay cut to secure Copenhagen switch (Birmingham Mail): Wolves defender's agent says player is prepared to take a pay cut but Copenhagen could still struggle to afford fee.

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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