Sunderland's quest to return to the Premier League at the first attempt will begin a day earlier than their Championship rivals.
Michael Appleton has left his job as Oxford boss to take up the assistant managerial role at Leicester, the clubs have announced.
The Oyston family, owners of Blackpool, have been been accused at the High Court of treating the football club as the family's personal cash machine.
Wigan have announced the appointment of Portsmouth boss Paul Cook as their new manager.
Ten days after his Bradford City narrowly missed out on promotion to the English Championship, James Meredith has joined Millwall.
Southend chairman Ron Martin has said the League One club will not rush into a decision over the future of Nile Ranger after the striker was jailed.