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

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Will Chesterfield’s new signing make an impression tomorrow? Plus today’s back pages and football rumours:

Chesterfield have signed teenage striker Mason Bennett from Derby County on a month’s loan. Full story: DT

http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/sport/spireites/chesterfield-strengthen-front-line-with-derby-county-teen-1-6496671

Spireites have signed 17- year-old striker Mason Bennett from Derby County on a month’s loan. Manager Paul Cook has indicated he’s likely to be on the bench for Saturday’s home match with play-off positioned Oxford United. Full story: DT

http://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/sport/spireites/spireites-derby-county-striker-bennett-buzzing-after-chesterfield-loan-switch-1-6498652

Mason Bennett will be in the Chesterfield squad when the League Two leaders host fellow promotion hopefuls Oxford. Full story: DT

http://www1.skysports.com/football/live/match/289204/preview

STEVE McClaren sees young striker Mason Bennett as a big player for Derby County next season. Full story: DT http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Derby-County-Spireites-loan-suit-Mason-Bennett/story-20807075-detail/story.html#ixzz2vwFU7Lt6

PAULO Wanchope believes Derby County’s coaching staff have got what it takes to lead the Rams back to the Premier League. Full story: DT

http://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/Derby-County-Wancope-backs-Mac-Rams/story-20807064-detail/story.html#ixzz2vwFdxcOx

Stuart Gray is urging his players to be proud of the performance at Wigan and pick themselves up for tomorrow’s visit of Birmingham. Full story: DT

http://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/sheff-weds/sheffield-wednesday-maghoma-doubt-for-proud-owls-1-6498061

Wednesday have not exactly struggled since Connor Wickham left. And Matty Fryatt’s successful spell with the club came before the great revival under Stuart Gray. Full story: DT

http://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/sheff-weds/the-wickham-factor-for-owls-1-6499349

Nigel Clough has predicted Sheffield United’s march into the semi-finals of the FA Cup could accelerate their bid to regain Championship status. Full story: DT

http://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/sheff-utd/sheffield-united-cup-run-to-boost-blades-recruitment-1-6497955

Jose Baxter believes Sheffield United’s mental discipline has been the driving force behind their 10 match winning streak. Full story: DT

http://www.thestar.co.uk/sport/sheff-utd/sheffield-united-mental-strength-is-key-factor-for-blades-says-jose-baxter-1-6497975

And nationally:

www.independent.co.uk: Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has revealed in a post on his official Facebook account that he picked up the injury which forced him off at half-time during Arsenal’s 1-1 Champions League draw at Bayern Munich on Tuesday night in only the second minute of the match.

www.telegraph.co.uk: Liverpool owner John W Henry knows good value when he sees it - he must offer Brendan Rodgers a new deal. Liverpool’s transformation into title contenders within the space of 12 months can be put down almost entirely to Brendan Rodgers’s ‘coaching and training’.

www.express.co.uk: The Football Association have decided against appealing against the length of Nicolas Anelka’s five-match ban, issued by an independent commission for his anti-Semitic gesture.