A selection of today's stories from the media that cover The Football League.Cardiff City boss Russell Slade fires warning to under-performing stars ahead of Birmingham City clash (WalesOnline): After the devastation of a 3-0 defeat at Bolton in midweek, Bluebirds manager Russell Slade insists he's looking at all his options ahead of Saturday's trip to St Andrews.
Fergie shares the blame for Peterborough United’s form (Peterborough Telegraph): Manager Darren Ferguson admits his stubborn streak has contributed to a terrible run of Posh form.
Still reveals more will leave on loan (Luton Today): Hatters boss John Still admitted he may well send some more of his squad out on loan in the next week.
Stuart Pearce tells Nottingham Forest players to 'keep smiling' (Nottingham Post): Stuart Pearce has told his Nottingham Forest players they have to try to keep a smile on their faces, as they look to end their frustrating run of form – and a nightmare spell of defending.
Doncaster Rovers: Dickov wary of giantkilling threat (Doncaster Free Press): Paul Dickov knows his side will have a target on their backs as Weston-super-Mare look to cause an FA Cup upset this weekend.
Faces in the frame for the Brewers job (Burton Mail): Scores of names have been linked with the vacant Burton Albion job since Gary Rowett departed to take charge of Birmingham City.
Lee Clark hails ‘magnificent’ Pool display (Blackpool Gazette): Lee Clark hailed his players as “absolutely magnificent” after winning his first point as Blackpool manager at Fulham last night.
Sheffield United: Paddy gives the green light (Sheffield Star): Paddy McCarthy has provided Sheffield United with personal assurance that he will return to Bramall Lane on loan.
Bentley calling on his own experience of FA Cup upsets (The Visitor): Jim Bentley is calling on his own experience of FA Cup shocks ahead of taking Morecambe to Dover Athletic in the first round on Saturday.
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