Here are a selection of Thursday 14th August's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Norwich City midfielder Anthony Pilkington closing in on a Cardiff City switch (East Anglian Daily Press): Cardiff City boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed the Bluebirds want to tie up a deal for Norwich City midfielder Anthony Pilkington.

Leeds United: Agard next on Whites hit-list (Yorkshire Evening Post): Leeds United are in talks with Rotherham United over a deal for Kieran Agard as the Elland Road club push for their 11th signing of the summer.

Millwall could turn to Watford striker if Smith deal falters (News at Den): Millwall are weighing up a move for Watford forward Mathias Ranegie as Ian Holloway steps up his search for new recruits.

Ipswich Town: Paul Taylor still has no future at Portman Road (BBC Radio Sufffolk): Ipswich Town boss Mick McCarthy has confirmed forward Paul Taylor still has no future at Portman Road, despite making his first start since March.

Reading transfer news: Leicester City midfielder Dean Hammond next on Adkins' wish list (Get Reading): Royals' boss is keen to add his former Southampton captain to the recent captures of Simon Cox, Jamie Mackie and Anton Ferdinand.

Wolverhampton Wanderers end pursuit of Chris Wood (Birmingham Mail): Boss Kenny Jackett says Wolves are moving on to other targets after failing to agree a deal for Leicester City striker.

Boro set to offer George Friend a new deal to head off Premier League interest (Gazette Live): Boro chiefs have emphatically said that Friend is not for sale and see him as integral to Boro's promotion push this term.

Transfer news: Peterborough table two bids for Hartlepool's Luke James (Sky Sports News): Sky sources understand Hartlepool United striker Luke James has been the subject of two bids from Peterborough United.

Former Bristol City and Millwall midfielder could head to Gillingham with Yeovil Town (Western Gazette): Gary Johnson admits he may have to "beg, steal and borrow" to improve his Yeovil Town squad while revealing a decision on Marvin Elliott's future will be made this week.

Garner closer to new PNE deal (Lancashire Evening Post): Manager Simon Grayson has revealed that Preston North End are still hopeful of tying star striker Joe Garner - who hit the equaliser on Saturday - to an extended deal.

Burton Albion: Stuart Beavon pleased to open his scoring account against Wigan Athletic (Burton Mail): Striker Stuart Beavon is delighted to get off the mark for Burton Albion.

Howells: Town squad is the best yet (Luton Today): Long-serving midfielder Jake Howells has been left impressed by the transfer dealings of boss John Still in the summer.

Carlisle United's O'Hanlon fit for Wycombe trip (News and Star): Wounded warrior Sean O'Hanlon is fit to battle on for Carlisle United - despite having four stitches in a nasty head wound.

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