Championship transfer gossip: Blackburn striker Gestede closes in on Aston Villa move as Burnley line up Premier League defender

There are plenty of deals in the offing as we approach the final month of the summer transfer window, here is a round-up of the day's news, views and gossip

Antony Kay
Five key opponents for Huddersfield Town in the 2015/16 season

Huddersfield Town fixtures: Five key opponents in the 2015/16 Championship season

Town writer Doug Thomson picks out a quintet of sides he feels Chris Powell's side must get the better of next term

Huddersfield Town suffered an opening-day disaster against Bournemouth in 2014/15

Mel Booth: Why Huddersfield Town have a great chance to kick off the Championship season in style and forget horror start of 12 months ago

Town experienced their heaviest opening-day defeat to Bournemouth in 2014/15 but can hit the ground running this time

Huddersfield Town have been left bemused by suggestions their opening-day opponents have already been revealed

Huddersfield Town unable to comment on opening-day fixture rumour

The club don't receive their schedule until 90 minutes before publication on Wednesday

Former Huddersfield Town loan striker Jermaine Beckford has signed permanently for Preston North End

Former Huddersfield Town striker Jermaine Beckford signs for Preston North End

The 31-year-old, who scored a hat-trick for the Lilywhites in the League One play-off final, spent the 2012/13 season on loan at Town

Where will former Huddersfield Town loan striker Jermaine Beckford end up next season?

Preston North End's Wembley hat trick hero in demand

Skybet chief Dale Tempest reveals who he'll be backing and why in the play-off finals

Statistics and tactics point to those who'll miss out

Huddersfield Town old boy Tom Clarke targets promotion repeat with Preston North End

The 27-year-old goes into Sunday's crunch clash at Colchester United fresh from making the PFA League I Team of the Year

Jacob Butterfield has played a key role for Huddersfield Town in his debut season at the club

Praise for Jacob Butterfield as Huddersfield Town prepare for Blackburn Rovers clash

The former Middlesbrough man has made a big impact this season

Huddersfield Town manager Chris Powell hopes Jon Stead can help Bradford City reach the FA Cup quarter-finals

The loaned-out frontman has scored in every round ahead of the meeting with his former club Sunderland

Huddersfield Town (1) v Brighton (1) - Anthony Gerrard

Anthony Gerrard looks set to leave Huddersfield Town

The centre-back wants regular first-team football

Oldham Athletic v Huddersfield Town pre-season friendly - Mark Robins.

Former Huddersfield Town boss Mark Robins making impression at Scunthorpe United

The forward-looking Glanford Park club have climbed the League I table

Who will succeed Mark Robins as Huddersfield Town manager?

15 favourites to become Huddersfield Town's new manager

The shock departure of Mark Robins following the 4-0 opening-day defeat to Bournemouth opens up a vacancy which the Terriers wish to fill with an experienced candidate

Mark Lillis

Mark Lillis will be up for the challenge as Huddersfield Town head to Cardiff City

The caretaker manager is aiming to upset the odds in South Wales

Huddersfield Town loan signing Radoslaw Majewski scoring for parent club Nottingham Forest against the Terriers in February 2013

Huddersfield Town draw Nottingham Forest in second round of Capital One Cup

The Terriers have been pitted against one of the Championship favourites in a repeat of the 1989/1990 second-round clash

Dale Tempest

Mark Lillis will do a great job for Huddersfield Town as caretaker boss says Skybet chief Dale Tempest

Team certainly won't be lacking in spirit when they take on Chesterfield in Capital One Cup

Former Town manager Mark Robins.

History suggests Huddersfield Town will take time to assess all options over new managerial appointment

The schedule is busy, but there will be no rush to replace Mark Robins

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent