A selection of today's stories from the media that cover The Football League.Watford boss close to leaving a week into job (BBC Sport): The future of Watford boss Billy McKinlay is in serious doubt, only a week after he was appointed.
Colin Cooper feels he didn't have support of Hartlepool board, claims Carlisle boss (Blackpool Gazette): Carlisle boss Keith Curle spoke with Colin Cooper after their recent game and sympathised with his plight.
We want to continue momentum in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy, says Bury boss David Flitcroft (Bury Times): Bury are on a roll and manager David Flitcroft has no intention of risking that by making unnecessary changes for tonight’s visit of Morecambe in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
Joe Gomez to sign new Charlton deal (South London press): Joe Gomez is set to sign a new three-year contract at Charlton.
Gregory praises Crawley Town's wounded warrior Smith (Crawley News): Manager John Gregory insisted midfielder Jimmy Smith should take extra praise for playing 90 minutes against Coventry City on Saturday, despite breaking his nose in the first half.
Blackburn Rovers midfielder Craig Conway determined to rediscover his best form (Lancashire Telegraph): Blackburn Rovers winger Craig Conway is determined to live up to the high standards he demands of himself.
Scunthorpe United midfielder Neal Bishop hoping to put one over former team Notts County in Johnstone's Paint Trophy game (Scunthorpe Telegraph): Neal Bishop is hoping to get one over former team Notts County in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy tonight.
Burton Albion winger Marcus Harness relishing his chance at the Pirelli (Burton Mail): Marcus Harness is hoping to continue his development this season at the Pirelli.
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