Former Aston Villa chairman Doug Ellis has died at the age of 94, the English Championship club said on Thursday.
Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has proposed the creation of a new second tier in English football to boost revenues for teams.
Aston Villa have appointed Brentford boss Dean Smith as their new manager with former England captain John Terry as his assistant.
Sheffield United moved to the top of the Championship on Saturday with a 1-0 win over struggling Hull City, overhauling Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds.
Aston Villa have terminated the contract of manager Steve Bruce following a dismal start to the season.
Villa protests began before the match, with one irate fan choosing to demonstrate his anger by pelting manager Steve Bruce with a cabbage.
Leeds United returned to the top of the English second tier with a 1-0 victory over Hull City on Tuesday.
West Bromwich Albion moved to the top of the Championship in the pick of Saturday's Championship action.
Spurs were keen to sign Jack Grealish and they reportedly had a £25 million bid rejected, but he has instead opted to sign a new five-year deal.
Che Adams was the hero for the Midlands side as he scored two goals in the opening 30 minute.
Derby County manager Frank Lampard has been fined £2,000 by the Football Association on Tuesday after admitting to a misconduct charge.
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