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2016/17 Retained List

5 May 2017

11 Released, 17 Retained, 2 Offered Deals and One deal signed

Shakers make the final decisions on the make-up of the First Team Squad for the 2017-18 season.
Lee Clark has made the following changes to his coaching staff with the following now leaving the club. 
Ian Willcock - Goalkeeping coach
Paul Morgan - Physio
Dave Bayliss – Chief Scout
Bury Football Club would like to place, on record, their thanks to Ian, Paul and Dave for their efforts whilst at the club and wish them well for the future.
Following Thursday evening’s Player of the Season Awards Dinner, the players met with the manager this morning to learn their fate, with the following results:
The following loan players have returned to their parent clubs, again with our sincere thanks for their services to the club during their stay at Gigg Lane:
Cameron Burgess (Fulham)
Kean Bryan (Manchester City)
Tom Walker (Bolton Wanderers)
Taylor Moore (Bristol City)
Tom Beadling (Sunderland)
Sylvain Deslandes (Wolverhampton Wanderers). 
Joe Murphy will return to Huddersfield Town and will be available to them for their Play-off campaign.  Joe will return to Carrington in July, as a Bury player, after agreeing to a move earlier this year. We wish them all well for the future and thank them for their efforts in their short time with us.
The following players have been released by the club:
Anthony Dudley
Kelvin Etuhu
Hallam Hope
Jacob Mellis
Niall Maher
Chris Brown
Paul Rachubka
Rob Lainton
Reece Brown
Jermaine Pennant
Ishmael Miller
Once again, Bury Football Club would like to thank them all for their services and we wish them well in their future careers.
The following players are under contract for next season and have therefore been retained:
Nathan Cameron
Callum Styles
Antony Kay
Tom Pope
James Vaughan
Greg Leigh
Leon Barnett
Danny Mayor
Zeli Ismail
Ben Williams
Scott Burgess
Neil Danns
Jack Mackreth
George Miller
Joe Murphy
Craig Jones
Andrew Tutte
Although Ryan Lowe will be retained as a player his role, next season, will be that of Development Coach and he will be concentrating on this for the future
One player was offered a new deal going into the new season and we are delighted to confirm that Craig Jones signed a 12-month contract extension to his deal shortly before the awards ceremony on Thursday evening.
Andrew Tutte has also this morning agreed a new deal which full details will be announced shortly.
Paul Caddis has also been offered a new deal and negotiations are ongoing.
Progress from the Youth team to the First team squad also continues and we are delighted to offer a first professional contract to Tsun Dai.  With the addition of Callum Styles, who signed professional terms earlier in the year, a total of two players have the chance to progress with the first team next season
The following Youth team second year scholars having now completed their two-year scholarship are released from the club: 
Cameron McCulloch
Nathan Turner
Ciaran Best 
Will Osgathorpe
Dion Johnston

The Youth team squad for next season, with a new intake of first year scholars is made up as follows:
Ryan Cooney, Douglas Nyaupembe, Rob Harker, Wealth Da Silva, Charlie Mulgrew, Millenic Ali, Sam Allardyce, Saul Shotton, Callum Hulme, Will Ferry, Joe Adams, Kieran Whittaker, Brandon Lockett, Mark Edward Williams, Jack Hatton and Cameron Hill

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