A selection of today's stories from the media that cover The Football League.Steve McClaren praises Jack Butland's contribution to Rams (Derby Telegraph): Jack Butland’s contribution for Derby County in the past five weeks has been praised by head coach Steve McClaren.
Swindon Town move to extend Toffolo stay (Swindon Advertiser): Town fans can expect to see Harry Toffolo in next weekend’s home game with Fleetwood after Mark Cooper confirmed the club will be trying to confirm his loan extension before next Saturday.
Blackburn Rovers starlet Darragh Lenihan has loan extended at the Pirelli Stadium (Burton Mail): Burton Albion have extended the loan of Blackburn Rovers midfielder Darragh Lenihan until January 3.
Blackburn Rovers defender Shane Duffy backs Jordan Rhodes to go on scoring run (Lancashire Telegraph): Shane Duffy is backing Jordan Rhodes to go on a scoring run after the hitman showed nerves of steel to set Blackburn Rovers up for a top-six showdown at Middlesbrough.
Dickov praises Doncaster Rovers’ patience after away win (Doncaster Free Press): Paul Dickov paid tribute to the patience of his players after they took their time to beat down the door against ten-man Rochdale.
Langmead delighted to be back as Cobblers ride their luck to see off Stevenage (Northampton Chronicle): Kelvin Langmead admitted the Cobblers rode their luck in the final stages of their vital victory over Stevenage on Saturday.
Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett says Blues fear no-one after win extends their unbeaten run (Birmingham Mail): Gary Rowett insists Blues fear no-one after their second win in four games lifted them out of the drop zone.
Gary Johnson: Notts County triumph can be double boost for Yeovil Town (Western Gazette): Battling Gary Johnson: Notts County triumph can be double boost for Yeovil Town.
Southend United manager Phil Brown fears Gary Deegan could leave (Echo News): Southend United midfielder Phil Brown fears Gary Deegan might have played his last game for the football club.
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