Young professionals John Bostock, Jack Munns, Jack Barthram, Jake Nicholson and Dean Parrett have all been released at the end of their contracts. Academy players Tom Gardiner, Mason Bush, William Ekong, Billy Grainger, Sam Smith and Victor Zapata-Caicedo have also been released.
We wish them all every success for the future.
Striker Shaq Coulthirst and goalkeeper Lawrence Vigouroux have been rewarded for their progress with first professional contracts, while we welcome into the Academy Luke Amos, Channing Campbell-Young, Anthony Georgou, Cy Goddard, Shayon Harrison, Joshua Onomah, Joe Pritchard, Lloyd Ross, Harry Voss, Kyle Walker-Peters and Anton Walkes as First Year Scholars.
William joined in August 2010 after leaving Arsenal and went on to make 78 first team appearances, scoring one goal and captaining the team on a number of occasions. David signed from Blackburn Rovers in July 2008, making 62 appearances, scoring five goals - also having loan spells at Birmingham, West Ham, Rostov and Blackburn.