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13th May 2014 20:58

Mansfield Town announce retained list
mansfieldtown.net, 16:00 9th May 2014

Six players offered new deals at One Call Stadium

Read more at http://www.mansfieldtown.net/news/article/mansfield-town-announce-retained-list-1544737.aspx#6wCKpuwKXvhrk2fb.99

Manager Paul Cox has offered six of his out-of-contract players new deals at Mansfield Town, as preparations begin for the 2014/15 campaign in Sky Bet League Two.

Winger Colin Daniel, who scored in the 1-0 victory at Bristol Rovers last weekend, joins Anthony Howell, Alan Marriott, Liam Marsden, Lindon Meikle and Jack Thomas in being offered new deals.

The club has activated clauses in the contracts of Chris Clements, Matt Rhead and Ritchie Sutton, which will keep them at One Call Stadium for next term.

The eight players already under contract for next season are Lee Beevers, Sam Clucas, John Dempster, Jamie McGuire, Adam Murray, Ollie Palmer, Martin Riley and Ryan Tafazolli.

Meanwhile, ten players have today departed the club. They are as follows: Paul Black, Ian Deakin, Ross Dyer, Ben Hutchinson, James Jennings, Keiran Murtagh, George Pilkington, Godfrey Poku, Jake Speight and Lee Stevenson.

Both Lewis Price and Darryl Westlake have returned to their parent clubs, Crystal Palace and Sheffield United, respectively, having completed their loan spells with us.


Already under contract:

Lee Beevers
Sam Clucas
John Dempster
Jamie McGuire
Adam Murray
Ollie Palmer
Martin Riley
Ryan Tafazolli

Clauses activated for new contracts:

Chris Clements
Ritchie Sutton
Matt Rhead

Offered new contracts:

Colin Daniel
Anthony Howell
Alan Marriott
Liam Marsden
Lindon Meikle
Jack Thomas


Paul Black
Ian Deakin
Ross Dyer
Ben Hutchinson
James Jennings
Keiran Murtagh
George Pilkington
Godfrey Poku
Jake Speight
Lee Stevenson

The club would like to take this opportunity to thank the players that have been released for their efforts and wish them well in the future.

Returned to parent clubs:

Lewis Price
Darryl Westlake

Meanwhile, Louis Briscoe, who is currently out of the country, will speak to management staff early next week upon his return to the United Kingdom.


James Jennings @JamesJennings03
To all the Mansfield Fans I would like to thankyou for all your support the past 18months Iv had great memories getting the club back..
In to the League!It's been a great achievement!!Best of luck for the future. #49games #24wins #12draws #13defeats #4goals #14assists #stags

lee stevenson @leestevoooo
Thanks for a great 3 years @mansfieldtownfc proud to be apart of the championship winning team.. Proud of my record #1in3 #Onwards&upwards

Ian Deakin @deakin22
Just want to thank all the staff and fans @mansfieldtownfc for the time I spent there. Great club and I wish u all the best for the future
Good luck to all the lads at mansfield. A top bunch of lads and wish u all the best in the future. Guna miss my training parter @Mazza_78

Paul Black @paul_black3
Would like to thank everyone involved with @mansfieldtownfc It's been a frustrating season for me but I'm very grateful....
For the support I received of the fans! Met some great people and will always be proud to have been associated with the club! All the best!
Would like to give a mention to my housemate @RyanTafazolli kept me going for the year top geezer work his socks off! Pleasure! #MateForLife
Ryan Tafazolli @RyanTafazolli
I've had the pleasure of living with this top pro @paul_black3 this year. Gonna miss my boy #triplesessions #topchef #comedian #brothers

Martin Riley @LifeofRiley6
Always a shame to see some of the lads leave. Not a bad word to say about any of them. Wish them all the best

Sam Clucas @samclucas
Worst thing about the end of the season is seeing people you spend every day with get released or move on.

chris clements @clemmo14
Horrible part of football...seeing good lads get released. All the best to them all... #sadtimes #greatbunch

Alan Marriott @Mazza_78
Been a horrible day today. I feel so sad and low. Saying goodbye to good lads with whom I've great memories. All the best boys
Just to clear it up I haven't been released I've been offered a contract



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