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The retained list

22 May 2013

Shakers retain eight players; all remaining players are released and are free to sign for other clubs

We can confirm that all players, whose contracts expire at the end of May, have been released from the club and are available to sign for other clubs.  The club has retained the services of all eight players currently under contract. 


Due to the uncertainty of the future, the club is unable to offer deals to any of the out of contract players.


All players that were on loan at Gigg Lane have returned to their parent clubs with our thanks and best wishes for their future careers, we would also like to publicly thank Blackpool FC, Peterborough United, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United for allowing their players to develop at Gigg Lane.


Negotiations with new investors are at an advance stage.  At the moment we are unable to announce a definite timescale, though we hope to be able to reveal more positive news within the coming days.


Players under contract for 2013/14 season (8 players in number) 
Trevor Carson, Phil Picken, Shane Byrne, Adam Lockwood, David Worrall,  Craig Jones, Andy Bishop and Shaun Harrad


Players released (16 Players in number) 
Joe Skarz (Signed for Rotherham United), Marcus Marshall, Mark Carrington, Efe Sodje, Mark Hughes, Max Harrop, Carl Regan, Christian Dibble, Euan Holden, Jordan Melia, Dalton McLaughlin, David Healy, Cameron Belford, Craig Fagan, Tom Soares, Valery Mézague


Loan players returned to parent clubs 
Ashley Eastham (Blackpool FC), Nicky Ajose (Peterborough United), Jonson Clarke-Harris (Peterborough United), Zac Thompson (Leeds United), Ethan Ebanks-Landell (Wolverhampton Wanderers)


All the above released players have left Bury Football Club with our deepest thanks and sincere best wishes for their future careers.


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