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CONOR Hourihane has wasted little time in making his mark at Barnsley. But the ambitious Irishman hopes his best is yet to come at Oakwell.
“I’m still new to this division, but I’ve enjoyed my start and don’t feel out of place,” he said. “I know there’s more to come from me, but that is down to me.” (Sheffield Star)
FORMER Bradford City and Swindon Town midfielder Raffaele De Vita has signed for Cheltenham Town on a three-month deal. (Gloucestershire Echo)
BRISTOL City are expecting a near-capacity crowd for their top-of-the-table clash with MK Dons this weekend.
City chief executive John Pelling said: "There are still plenty of tickets left, but sales are going well, as you would expect for a game between first and second.” (Bristol Post)
CHESTERFIELD boss Paul Cook is sweating on the fitness of Sam Morsy ahead of Saturday’s clash at the Proact Stadium against Notts County, while Gary Roberts and Dan Jones are also in a race to be fit. (Derbyshire Times)
NEW loan signing Rhys Healey has vowed to repay Tony Humes’ faith in him by firing Colchester United up the League One table. (Daily Gazette)
JAMAL Campbell-Ryce and Jose Baxter both remain injury doubts for Sheffield United ahead of their weekend clash with Gillingham. (Sheffield Telegraph)
LEYTON Orient boss Russell Slade is expected at Cardiff City’s training ground today to meet with Bluebirds officials ahead of his potential appointment as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s successor. (Wales Online)
RUSS Wilcox believes this weekend’s game at Oldham Athletic is his biggest as manager of Scunthorpe United – but only because it is the next one.
“I think the next game is always the biggest one, that’s the way we work,” Wilcox said. (Scunthorpe Telegraph)
PORT Vale’s interest in Newcastle United defender Remie Streete looks to have been put on hold after the defender was in the Magpies travelling squad for their Capital One Cup win at Crystal Palace last night. (Stoke Sentinel)
PRESTON North End were hoping to have David Buchanan back in training today ahead of the weekend visit to Coventry.
The left-back was forced out of last week’s win over Crawley at half-time with a dead leg. (Lancashire Evening Post)