Sunderland news: Black Cats man heaps praise on brother, Millwall saw off competition to land summer signing

The latest news from around the Championship

Sunderland boss Tony Mowbray has made a decent start to life at the Stadium of Light.

The Black Cats chose him as their replacement for Alex Neil.

They are back in action next weekend at home to Preston North End.

Here is a look at the latest news from around the second tier...

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Sunderland player hails teammate brother

Sunderland’s Corry Evans is preparing for his international duties for Northern Ireland against Kosovo in the Nations League. His brother, Jonny, is closing in on 100 caps and he has heaped praise on him: “It will be great for Jonny to hit 100 caps. I think he has been looking at that sort of number for a while now and I am sure he would have liked to have hit it a lot sooner” (Belfast Telegraph).

Former Wigan Athletic man retires aged 28

Former Wigan Athletic midfielder Lewis Macleod has announced his retirement at the age of 28 due to injury problems (Daily Record).

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Middlesbrough striker to link up with League One side

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton is hoping Middlesbrough loan striker Josh Coburn can link up with his side next week. The youngster joined the Gas on deadline day but has stayed at the Riverside since then to recover from injury first (Bristol Live).

Cardiff City job attracting interest

Cardiff City have been ‘inundated’ with interest in their vacant managerial position following their decision to sack Steve Morison (Wales Online).

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Huddersfield Town linked with new name

Northampton Town boss Jon Brady has emerged on the radar of Huddersfield Town as the Terriers eye a replacement for Danny Schofield (Football League World).

Millwall saw off competition to land summer signing

Millwall summer recruit Zian Flemming had interest from Huddersfield Town, Nottingham Forest and from Italy before put pen-to-paper with the Lions (Voetbal Primeur).

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Rotherham United keen on League One boss

Rotherham United are interested in Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth following Paul Warne’s departure to League One side Derby County (Football League World).

Sheffield United contract latest

Sheffield United are yet to open contract talks with midfielder Oliver Norwood. His current deal expires next summer (Sheffield Star).