Here are a selection of Thursday 10th July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Consistency will be key for midfielder Asa Hall as he bids to impress at Cheltenham Town (Western Daily Press): Asa Hall wants to build on what he regards as the most consistent year of his career so far and drive his new club up the League 2 table.

Former West Brom defender a crucial signing for Stevenage (The Advertiser): Stevenage have made arguably their most important signing of the summer - after convincing former West Brom defender Ryan Johnson to pen his first professional contract at the club.

Crawley Town to field new signings for Billingshurst friendly (Crawley and Horley Observer): Crawley Town fans will have the chance to see all their new signings in action when they open their pre-season friendly campaign on Friday at Billingshurst.

Kenneth Omeruo repeats desire to re-sign for Boro and renew partnership with Ben Gibson (Gazette Live): Kenneth Omeruo has repeated his desire to re-sign for Middlesbrough.

PNE boss pleased with summer transfer business (Lancashire Evening Post): Simon Grayson is strong in his belief that Preston North End's summer transfer business has improved the Deepdale squad.

Peterborough: Ferguson admits Craig Alcock unlikely to sign (BBC Radio Cambridgeshire): Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson has admitted the League 1 side are unlikely to re-sign Craig Alcock.

Port Vale boss Micky Adams considering long-term loan deals (The Sentinel): Port Vale boss Micky Adams is considering long-term loan deals to strengthen his squad.

Leeds United: Millwall target move for striker Smith (Yorkshire Evening Post): Leeds United striker Matt Smith has emerged as a major target for Millwall after the Bermondsey club failed with an initial bid for him.

Burnley move in with £1.5million move for Bolton Wanderers' long-term target Lukas Jutkiewicz (The Bolton News): Wanderers are just 24 hours away from missing out on Lukas Jutkiewicz to local rivals Burnley

Wolves winger Zeli Ismail set to join Aberdeen on loan (Express and Star): Wolves winger Zeli Ismail was today poised to seal a loan move to Scottish League Cup winners Aberdeen.

Southend United manager Phil Brown praises team camaraderie (BBC Essex): Southend boss Phil Brown has praised his squad's "spirit and camaraderie" ahead of the new League 2 season.

These stories have been reproduced from a variety of today's media sources and they do not represent the views of The Football League.

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