Here are Wednesday 7th May's hot topics in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Bristol Rovers clear up confusion over release of striker Eliot Richards (Bristol Post): Bristol Rovers have been quick to clear up the confusion regarding the release of striker Eliot Richards after the Welshman took to Twitter to express his feelings.

Keith Hill: Rochdale earned promotion 'within their means' (BBC Radio Manchester): Rochdale manager Keith Hill says winning promotion to League 1 was made even more satisfying because the club did not buy success.

Torquay United look to the future with pro contracts for 'scholars' (Torquay Herald): Midfielders Sam Chaney and Mickey Parcell have been offered professional contracts at the end of their two-year 'scholarships' with Torquay United's youth scheme.

PNE teenager cannot wait for Play-Offs (Lancashire Evening Post): Triple award winner Josh Brownhill says he is feeling 'nervous and excited' about Preston North End's Play-Off campaign.

Shrewsbury Town linked with Miles Storey bid (Shropshire Star): Shrewsbury Town were today linked with a move for Swindon Town striker Miles Storey.

Crewe's League 1 survival did not seem possible - Steve Davis (BBC Radio Stoke): Crewe Alexandra manager Steve Davis admits that he did not think his team were going to stay up, following their final-day survival in League 1.

Lee Clark: Blues players have always given their best (Birmingham Mail): Lee Clark has praised the effort and attitude of his Birmingham City players in the wake of their Great Escape.

Waghorn: We need to put down a marker (Wigan Today): Martyn Waghorn says Latics will be going all-out to hammer home their advantage when the Play-Offs kick-off on Friday.

Promotion is just the start for Leicester City, says club's owner Vichai (Leicester Mercury): Promotion to the Premier League is just the start for Leicester City, chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has said.

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