FRIDAY FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Chesterfield Spireites, Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday, Derby County

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Still riding high or are Chesterfield ready for battle again Wycombe Wanderers? Plus today’s back pages and football rumours:

Reece Styche is 15/2 to open the scoring when leaders Chesterfield visit Adams Park on Saturday (k.o 3pm). Full story: WycombeWanderers

Chesterfield FC travel to Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday for the first of two back-to-back away games for the League Two leaders against sides in the bottom half of the table. Full story: DT

Drew Talbot is Chesterfield’s only injury concern ahead of the trip to Wycombe. Full story: EuroSport

Around 21,000 tickets will be available for Spireite fans wanting to make the journey to Wembley for the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final. Full story: DT

Supporters are urged to buy official merchandise from the club ahead of next month’s trip to Wembley for the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final. Full story: ChesterfieldFC

Nigel Clough has revealed Ben Davies could join Sheffield United on a permanent basis if the on-loan midfielder impresses at Bramall Lane. Full story: TheStar

It is the club responsible for launching his professional career but tomorrow, when they arrive at Bramall Lane, Matt Hill will show Bristol City no mercy. Full story: TheStar

Sam Hutchinson is challenging for a full debut in the Yorkshire derby at Huddersfield tomorrow after making an instant impact for the Owls in a surprise role. Full story: TheStar

Stuart Gray is urging his players to hold firm and not waver after their two successive defeats. Full story: TheStar

RICHARD Keogh is hoping to play a big part in a new era for the Republic of Ireland national team. Full story: DerbyTelegraph

DERBY County skipper Richard Keogh has been recalled to the Republic of Ireland squad for next month’s friendly international against Serbia. Full story: DerbyTelegraph

And nationally:

www.dailymail.co.uk: Mathieu Flamini tore into Mesut Ozil in the middle of Arsenal’s Champions League defeat by Bayern Munich on Wednesday night, apparently accusing the German of a lack of effort. The flashpoint came in the second half after a Bayern move broke down and the ball is collected from behind the goal by Lukaz Fabianski.

www.independent.co.uk: Mesut Ozil has apologised to Arsenal fans following his penalty miss and below par performance against Bayern Munich.

www.mirror.co.uk: Carlos Queiroz has told Manchester United to keep faith in beleaguered boss David Moyes, writes Simon Bird in Florianopolis, Brazil. The former Man United coach says Moyes was eyed-up years ago by Sir Alex Ferguson to take over the Old Trafford giants, and there is no point scrapping their grand plan now.

www.telegraph.co.uk: Dnipro 1 Tottenham 0: Yevhen Konoplyanka scores from the spot to give the hosts the advantage going into the Europa League second leg.

www.guardian.co.uk: Andy Flower will be succeeded by a head coach, not a team director, with the England and Wales Cricket Board reverting to the job title of his predecessor Peter Moores in inviting applications for the position.

www.dailyexpress.co.uk: Andy Flower will be succeeded by a head coach, not a team director, with the England and Wales Cricket Board reverting to the job title of his predecessor Peter Moores in inviting applications for the position.