Here are a selection of Monday 18th August's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Mansfield Town have firepower to cope without injured Liam Hearn, says Adam Murray (Nottingham Post): Adam Murray is convinced Mansfield Town have the firepower to cope without injured striker Liam Hearn.

Exeter boss Paul Tisdale happy with Graham Cummins debut (BBC Radio Devon): Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale says he was encouraged by the start Graham Cummins made to his career at the club.

Billy Kee leaves Burton Albion to sign two-year deal at Scunthorpe United (Scunthorpe Telegraph): Scunthorpe United have this lunchtime confirmed the arrival of striker Billy Kee from Burton Albion.

Derby County ask to take Stoke City's Ryan Shotton on loan (Derby Telegraph): Derby County have asked to take Stoke City's versatile defender-midfielder Ryan Shotton on loan.

Brentford winger backed for Northern Ireland call-up (Get West London): Brentford boss Mark Warburton has backed Stuart Dallas to break back into the Northern Ireland squad after an impressive start to the season.

Aitor Karanka: 'I've told Patrick Bamford he can be an important player at Boro' (Gazette Live): Aitor Karanka has told Patrick Bamford he can play a crucial part in Boro's promotion bid.

Plymouth's Tyler Harvey: Exeter goal 'coolest thing I've ever done' (BBC Radio Devon): Plymouth midfielder Tyler Harvey has described scoring against rivals Exeter as one of his best-ever moments.

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