Conor Sammon is expected to sign a three-year contract with Hearts next week after being released by Derby County.
Nigel Pearson says his return to football management with Derby "feels right" and fits in with his management background.
Aston Villa are drawn away to Luton Town in their first EFL Cup appearance since relegation from the Premier League.
A Championship footballer is arrested at his own engagement party on suspicion of assaulting one of the guests.
Northern Ireland midfielder Chris Baird says playing in Euro 2016 "beats everything" in his 78-cap international career.
Derby midfielder George Thorne says he is unsure when he is likely to return to action following a broken leg.