Clubs prepare to return to League One action this weekend (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

Sheffield Wednesday stopper is keen to stay with the Owls, Bolton Wanderers striker is backed by Ian Evatt, Oxford United boss Karl Robinson hints at international breaks and spirit is key for Danny Cowley and Portsmouth

Sunderland are in Papa John’s Trophy action tomorrow night before returning to League One duty on Saturday.

Tuesday, 12th October 2021, 4:53 pm

The Black Cats head to Gillingham to take on Steve Evans’ side having won just one of the previous six meetings with the Gills in all competitions which came in October 2020 thanks to a Chris Maguire penalty and a late Lynden Gooch breakaway goal.

Lee Johnson’s side fell to fourth in the League One table at the weekend after the game against Oxford United at the Stadium of Light was postponed due to international call-ups.

The Wearsiders have two games in hand on League One leaders Plymouth Argyle ahead of a difficult run of fixtures away from home.

But ahead of Saturday’s return to league duty Johnson’s side welcome Manchester United U21’s to the Stadium of Light on Wednesday evening.

Here, though, we look at what’s been happening around League One of the last 24 hours.

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