January 31, 2015
I thought this was worth documenting as it’s something that comes up regularly.
We have several first-team players with contracts expiring this summer:
We then have youngsters with unknown contract lengths who I suspect might be released if their deals are expiring:
Grant Hall might be included too, although the club could get a fee for him – he’s a relatively proven Championship player.
Daniel Akindayini is on the 3rd year of a scholarship and will surely be released.
Lloyd Ross is the only one of the second year scholars that I am adamant will be released – the following are borderline between being given professional contracts or offered a third year of their scholarship:
Joe Pritchard – has had a serious injury.
Anton Walkes – 3 months ago I’d have had him on the ‘release’ list.
They have until the rest of the season to impress basically.
I gather the following have already signed professional contracts or received assurances:
This site is an excellent resource for contract info.