Former League One side Northampton Town Manager GRAHAM CARR returned to the club as an associate director. Carr left his post as Premier League side Newcastle United's chief scout in June after seven years with the club. The 72-year-old previously worked for Man City and Tottenham in scouting roles (BBC, 8/22). ... League One side Blackpool President VALERI BELOKON resigned as director of the club. The 57-year-old is "currently involved in a legal dispute" with Blackpool Owner OWEN OYSTON and Chair KARL OYSTON. Belokon, whose company VB Football Assets is a minor shareholder in the club, is taking legal action against the Oystons for "unfair prejudice" against shareholders -- which they deny (BBC, 8/22).