Here are a selection of Thursday 24th July's big stories in the eyes of the media that cover The Football League:

Plymouth Argyle: Curtis Nelson will be a 'great leader' (BBC Radio Devon): Plymouth Argyle's Peter Hartley says fellow defender Curtis Nelson will be a "great leader" for the club.

Sheffield United: I can be a threat insists Butler (The Star): Andy Butler is hoping to become an unlikely attacking source for Sheffield United this season.

Graham Kavanagh pleased by Carlisle United spirit (BBC Radio Cumbria): Manager Graham Kavanagh has said there is a positivity about the Carlisle United squad that bodes well for hopes of an immediate return to League 1.

Dougie Freedman finally sees harmony and honesty in his Bolton Wanderers squad (The Bolton News): This summer's change round at Wanderers has left Dougie Freedman content his squad are now finally all singing from the same hymn sheet.

Doncaster Rovers midfielder Richie Wellens expects to leave (BBC Radio Sheffield): Doncaster Rovers midfielder Richie Wellens says he expects to leave the League One club.

Leeds move for Viviani hangs in the balance (Yorkshire Post): Federico Viviani's proposed transfer to Leeds United hung in the balance last night as he and the club attempted to thrash out the terms of his loan move from Roma.

Fresh start for David Worrall at Southend United after he completes two-year deal following his release from Rotherham United (Echo): David Worrall has completed a switch to Southend United.

Oxford United boss sets deadline for new signings (Oxford Mail): Head coach Michael Appleton wants to get most of Oxford United's summer signings completed before they face Wolverhampton Wanderers next week.

Patrick Bamford among Chelsea players linked with Boro loan move (Gazette Live): Boro are hoping to bring in several Chelsea players on loan this summer, with Patrick Bamford among those linked with the club.

Hartlepool Utd boss patient in pursuit of new faces after Sunderland defeat (Hartlepool Mail): Colin Cooper admits he is having to be "patient" in his ongoing pursuit for new faces at Hartlepool United.

Crewe Alexandra: Steve Davis hopes for more signings after Chris Atkinson acquisition (Stoke Sentinel): Steve Davis believes his Crewe side would benefit from more signings after Chris Atkinson put pen to paper on a two-year deal.

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