Here are a selection of Tuesday 5th August's stories from the media that cover The Football League:

Pool swoop for Everton midfielder and more (Blackpool Gazette): Blackpool are planning a swoop for Everton midfielder John Lundstram and hope to follow it up by finally signing striker Ishmael Miller.

Mikele Leigertwood looks set to be offered Nottingham Forest deal (Nottingham Post): Nottingham Forest look set to offer Mikele Leigertwood a contract at the City Ground.

Middlesbrough: Aitor Karanka keen on further additions to squad (BBC Tees): Head coach Aitor Karanka is keen to add to the Middlesbrough squad before their Championship season-opener against Birmingham City this weekend.

Rotherham United: Millers out on their own for May (Sheffield Telegraph): Rotherham United are the only club to make a firm offer for striker Stevie May, St Johnstone boss Tommy Wright has revealed.

Lingard doubts keep Albion in market for a versatile striker (The Argus): Albion are in the market for another versatile striker to increase Sami Hyypia's attacking options amid doubts about the availability of Jesse Lingard.

Transfer news: Leeds closing on deal for Peterborough's Nicky Ajose (Sky Sports News): Leeds United have agreed a deal for Nicky Ajose, who could still be joined at Elland Road by Nile Ranger, Sky Sports understands.

Steve Cotterill confident star striker Sam Baldock won't be leaving for Brighton (Bristol Post): Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill has dismissed continuing speculation linking star striker Sam Baldock with a possible move to Brighton & Hove Albion.

Notts County: Roy Carroll thanks Shaun Derry for 'second chance' (BBC Radio Nottingham): Northern Ireland goalkeeper Roy Carroll has said he is grateful for the chance to resume his career in England with League One side Notts County.

The vision which became Pompey's kit reality (The News): It was a vision conceived in the Shepherds Crook. Now Bob Beech's concept has been developed into Pompey's home strip for the coming season.

Anthony O'Connor will have to wait to make his debut for Plymouth Argyle (Plymouth Herald): New signing Anthony O'Connor will not be available for Plymouth Argyle's season-opening trip to Cambridge United on Saturday.

Morris ready to lead line for Oxford United (Oxford Mail): Teenager Carlton Morris says he has no concerns about shouldering the pressure of leading the line for Oxford United after signing on loan.

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