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Football News Roundup – February 24, 2013

  • Cook's play-off hopes fading
    Chesterfield boss Paul Cook knows the chances of staging a promotion challenge are fading after a 1-0 loss to Gillingham.
  • Summerfield: Win not enough
    Burton came under fire despite a seventh successive home win keeping them among the promotion frontrunners.
  • Smith hails rearguard action
    Walsall boss Dean Smith was delighted with a resilient defensive display as Brentford were held at home.
  • Clayton wins it for Alex
    Max Clayton came off the bench to score with his first touch and give Crewe a 2-1 win at Coventry.
  • Bees and Saddlers share spoils
    Brentford fought out a goalless draw with in-form Walsall in a game of few clear-cut chances on Saturday.
  • Davies targets loan signings
    Billy Davies set his sights on the loan market after victory at Charlton kept Nottingham Forest in the play-off hunt.
  • Clough: Errors cost us again
    Nigel Clough admitted his side are lacking quality in vital areas after Derby's 2-1 defeat at Watford.
  • Pearson pleased with display
    Leicester manager Nigel Pearson was pleased with his side after they drew 0-0 with Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.
  • Away victory delights Clark
    Birmingham boss Lee Clark was understandably delighted after seeing his side secure a 2-0 victory over strugglers Peterborough at London Road.
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