RETAINED LIST 16/17
Newport County AFC can today confirm the selection of players that have been offered contracts for next season.
Contract offers have been made to:
Mark Byrne, Andrew Hughes, Alex Rodman, Danny Holmes, Darren Jones, Scott Boden, John-Christophe Ayina and Medy Elito.
Lenell John-Lewis, Joe Day, Tom Meechan and Liam Angel all remain at the Club for a further year in accordance with their existing contracts.
Furthermore, the Club has chosen to take up one-year contract extensions for youngsters Tom Owen-Evans and Kieran Parselle.
We also welcome Academy graduates Ben Jones, Dafydd Jones and Lewis Bamford as first-year professionals in the first team squad.
We can announce that the following players will not be offered new deals and will be released at the end of their current contracts/loan agreements;
Yan Klukowski, Matt Partridge, Seth Nana-Twumasi, Rhys Taylor, Joe Green, Nathan Ralph, Scott Barrow, Janoi Donacien (returns to his parent Club), Ben Davies (returns to his parent Club), Souleymane Coulibaly (returns to his parent Club), Dean Morgan, Tommy O’Sullivan (returns to his parent Club), Deanne Smalley (returns to his parent Club).
We would like to thank the departing players for their efforts over the past season and wish them all the best for the future.
We now embark on an exciting close season ahead where we will look to secure new players and further strengthen the squad for the 2016/17 campaign.