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Football League media talk 08/09/2014

8 September 2014

Here are a selection of Monday 8th September's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Hero who beat cancer on road to Hartlepool (The Times): "Hartlepool, away" is football shorthand for: what are you made of? Are you up for the challenge? Are you sufficiently in love with your sport, with life itself?

Steve Cotterill's industry inspires Bristol City to fly high (The Guardian): On a weekend without Premier League distractions, Bristol City deserved their top billing and climbed to second in League 1.

Jelle Vossen: Twitter campaign delights Middlesbrough striker (BBC Tees): Belgium striker Jelle Vossen wants to repay Middlesbrough fans for the online show of support that accompanied his eventual move from Genk this summer.

Brentford youngster Pritchard eyes Spurs boost (Get West London): Bees midfielder hopes loan spell can enhance chances at parent club.

Another non-league gem for Posh to polish (Peterborough Telegraph): Peterborough United's latest non-league gem is determined to seize a second opportunity to make his mark in the game.

Neil McDonald hot favourite for Carlisle United manager job (News & Star): Carlisle United are facing a vital week in their race to appoint a new manager - with former boss Neil McDonald the talk of Brunton Park.

Danny Hylton: Oxford United boss Appleton surprised by forward (BBC Radio Oxford): Oxford United manager Michael Appleton says he has been surprised by Danny Hylton after the forward scored another crucial goal for the club.

U's to check on Gordon injury (Gazette News): Colchester United will check on the fitness of their left-back Ben Gordon today.

Championship rivals will fear Nottingham Forest now, says Michael Mancienne (Nottingham Post): The rest of the Championship will fear Nottingham Forest because of their flying start to the season, says Michael Mancienne.

Alex MacDonald - Burton Albion make statement in Portsmouth win (BBC Radio Derby): Burton Albion midfielder Alex MacDonald has said Sunday's 2-0 win over Portsmouth should put the rest of League Two on alert.

Ruiz vows to honour Fulham deal after failing to land move (Get West London): Striker thought his time at the Cottage was over but is now ready to play his part.

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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