Retained List Finalised
The Academy has announced its retained list for the 2015/16 season.
Three of the current crop of second year Scholars have been offered professional contracts for next season. Josh Clackstone, Harvey Rodgers and Will Annan will all join the Under-21 Development Squad on a full-time basis in 2015/16.
Alex Penny has been offered an extension to his Scholarship due to missing the first half of the current campaign through injury.
Erik Bukran and Jarrod Bowen, who have both played for the Under-18s this season, are already under contract to be part of the Development Squad for the 2015/16 season.
However, the following players will be allowed to leave the Academy when their Scholarships expire at the end of the current campaign: Joe Walker, Jake Rose, Jake Buckle and Devonte Morton.
The Club has also made new contract offers to five members of the Academy’s Under-21 Development Squad. They are: Rory Watson, Will Aimson, Ben Clappison, Conor Townsend, Matty Dixon and Calaum Jahraldo-Martin.
Max Clark, Johan Ter Horst and Greg Luer are already under contract to be part of the Development Squad for the 2015/16 season.
The following players will see their time with the Club come to an end when their current contracts expire: Jonathon Margetts, Joe Cracknell, Sam Topliss, Leon Dawson, John Mahon and Eoghan McCawl.
The Academy would like to thank those players released for their services, commitment and dedication during their time at the Club, whilst also wishing them every success for the future.