GLOVERS RELEASE EXPERIENCED TRIO

Krysiak, Smith and Dickson depart Huish Park...

YEOVIL Town has announced its retained list following the conclusion of the 2017/18 Sky Bet League Two season.

With 14 players already contracted to play in Green and White shirt during the 2018/19 campaign, new contracts have been offered to two with four released.

Experienced goalkeeper Stuart Nelson has signed a new two-year deal with offers also extended to Omar Sowunmi and Oscar Gobern.

Arriving last summer, the club has also exercised a contract clause to extend Alefe Santos’ contract into a second season.

Calling time on lengthy spells in Somerset, Artur Krysiak, Nathan Smith and Ryan Dickson are to be released after making a combined total of over 560 appearances for the Glovers.

The club wished to place on record its thanks to the trio for their loyal service and contribution to the life of the club during their time and wish them all the very best in the future.

Also departing Huish Park is defender Dan Alfei, with Town opting to not exercise a one-year contract extension.

Loan players Jared Bird, Lewis Wing, Sam Surridge, Marcus Barnes, Ryan Seager and Corey Whelan have all returned to their respective parent clubs Barnsley, Middlesbrough, Southampton, Bournemouth and Liverpool.

RETAINED LIST
Contracted players:
Stuart Nelson, Bevis Mugabi, Otis Khan, Connor Smith, Rhys Browne, Jake Gray, Jonny Maddison, Francois Zoko, Jordan Green, James Bailey, Alex Fisher, Tom James, Shaun Donnellan, Alefe Santos.

Out of contract players offered new deals:
Omar Sowunmi, Oscar Gobern.

Released players:
Artur Krysiak, Nathan Smith, Ryan Dickson, Dan Alfei.

Expired loans:
Jared Bird (Barnsley), Lewis Wing (Middlesbrough), Sam Surridge (Bournemouth), Marcus Barnes (Southampton), Ryan Seager (Southampton), Corey Whelan (Liverpool).

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