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PHIL Parkinson has said Bradford City are “one and a half” players down at the back without the injured Andrew Davies.
He said: When Andrew first came out of the team, we defended really well. But he does a job and a half in the box. It’s like having one and a half players.” (Bradford Telegraph & Argus)
BRISTOL City manager Steve Cotterill has no fears about his team being top of the League One table after seven games.
"People will say we are up there to be shot at now and that is fine by me – I’m not too bothered about that,” he said. (Western Daily Press)
COLCHESTER United are unlikely to appeal against Magnus Okuonghae’s red card against Leyton Orient. (Daily Gazette)
CREWE Alex contract rebel Max Clayton is poised to join Bolton Wanderers. (Crewe Chronicle)
DONCASTER Rovers manager Paul Dickov blasted his side after their 3-0 defeat to Bristol City.
“People were not doing their jobs properly for the first goal, the second goal is comical and the third was just sloppy,” he said. (Yorkshire Post)
GILLINGHAM captain Doug Loft could make his long-awaited return from an Achilles injury against high-flying Peterborough. (Kent Messenger)
LEYTON Orient defender Scott Cuthbert believes the O’s ‘let themselves down’ in the second half as they slumped to a 2-0 loss at home to 10-man Colchester United. (london24)
NOTTS County boss Shaun Derry is hoping to forge a profitable relationship with Nottingham Forest after landing Louis Laing on loan.
"I would like to forge a relationship with Forest because it is fantastic club," he said. "But I don’t want us just to be a club that people send players to just for the sake of it.” (Nottingham Post)
PORT Vale chairman Norman Smurthwaite has backed Micky Adams after the manager said he feared the sack if the team’s losing run continues. (Stoke Sentinel)
NEILL Collins has admirted Sheffield United supporters have every right to demand promotion this season.
“With this club and these fans, the aim has got to be automatic promotion. Their patience has been amazing and they are the most loyal I’ve ever played in front of in that regard,” he said. (Sheffield Telegraph)