Preston youngsters Josh Heaton and Steven James have signed new one-year contracts.
Kevin Davies has been freed by Preston, five weeks after they retained him and led him to think he would get a new deal.
Sky Sports' first batch of live Football League fixtures have been released, with Brighton, Leeds and Preston on show.
Newly-promoted Preston host a Middlesbrough side looking to bounce back from play-off final agony on the opening day.
Burnley have been drawn to play at Port Vale in the first round of the Capital One Cup.
Scott Laird has made the move to Scunthorpe, rejecting a new contract at Preston to pen a three-year deal with the Iron.
Doncaster have wrapped up their first summer signing in goalkeeper Thorsten Stuckmann from Preston.
John Welsh and Chris Humphrey will be involved in Preston's Championship campaign after penning new two-year deals at Deepdale.
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