Mansfield further strengthen their squad for the new season by signing Southend United midfielder Kevan Hurst.
Jason Demetriou and Jermaine McGlashan have both been giving their thoughts following their moves this summer to Southend and Roots Hall.
Manager Phil Brown has given his thoughts on both the fixtures being released, and the captures of Jason Demetriou and Jermaine McGlashan.
Southend sign right-back Jason Demetriou and former Gillingham winger Jermaine McGlashan on two-year deals.
Southend have signed defender Jason Demetriou from Walsall on a two-year deal, subject to a medical.
Demetriou was a regular for Walsall last season whereas Nelson was also a regular in the Gillingham starting XI. Both, along with former Gills winger McGlashan could be on their way.
Jack Payne and Luke Prosser have completed moves to new clubs. Payne steps up to the Championship with Huddersfield whereas Prosser has joined rivals Colchester.
The draw for the first round of the English Football League Cup took place earlier this afternoon.