Here are a selection of Monday 4th August's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Scunthorpe United showing the right signs ahead of opening game against Swindon says midfielder Sean McAllister (Scunthorpe Telegraph): Scunthorpe United midfielder Sean McAllister believes the side are showing all the right signs ahead of their opening match in League 1 against Swindon on Saturday.

Southend United manager Phil Brown close to completing three new signings (Echo): Southend United manager Phil Brown expects to complete a trio of signings today.

Bristol City goalkeeper Elliott Parish could be on the move (Western Daily Press): Bristol City goalkeeper Elliott Parish has been linked with a possible move to Championship club Blackpool.

Lascelles and Darlow set to sign for Newcastle United and be loaned back to Nottingham Forest (Nottingham Post): Nottingham Forest are poised to sell prize assets Karl Darlow and Jamaal Lascelles to Newcastle United - but will almost certainly loan both players back for the season.

Leeds United: Promotion bid hinges on further recruits - Gray (Yorkshire Evening Post): Leeds United: I thought both of Leeds United's performances in this last week were quite good.

Former Boro midfielder Faris Haroun reportedly snubs Blackpool deal (Gazette Live): Former Boro midfielder Faris Haroun is on the lookout for a new club again after reportedly turning down the chance to return to troubled Blackpool.

Dunne won't make panic signings despite defender shortage (Daily Gazette): Colchester United boss Joe Dunne will not make any panic signings - despite Tosin Olufemi being ruled out for around six months with an ankle injury.

Former Liverpool youngster could make Rochdale switch as Yeovil Town exit nears (Western Gazette): Former Liverpool youngster Adam Morgan could remain in Sky Bet League One after playing a second trial game for Rochdale in his bid to leave Yeovil Town.

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