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Manager Keith Hill has confirmed the list of players who will be leaving the club in the summer.

Those players being released are.

Neil Byrne, Matt Edwards, Terry Gornell, Ashley Grimes, Andy Howarth, Ritchie Jones, Kevin McIntyre and Matt Pearson will leave when their contracts expire in the summer.

George Donnelly, Bobby Grant and Josh Lillis remain under contract next season.

Keith Hill has said he will be excercising the options available on Godwin Abadaki and Reece Gray, whilst the manager will be opening negotiations with Rhys Bennett, Steve Collis, Phil Edwards, Ian Henderson, Jason Kennedy, Joe Rafferty, Michael Rose and Andrew Tuttle.

Peter Cavanagh intends to take up his one year option, and Brian Barry Murphy is set to join our back room staff and will register as a player/coach for the coming campaign.

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