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20 May 2016

Four players released from Sixfields

Northampton Town have offered new terms to midfielder Danny Rose, while Academy midfielder Shaun McWilliams has been offered a two year professional contract.

While Rose has the offer of new terms, Josh Lelan, Paul Corry, Chris Hackett and Evan Horwood have all been released.

17 year old McWilliams is a combative central midfielder, from Kings Heath in Northampton, who joined the club as an under 14 and has progressed through the Academy structure. 

"To see any young player be offered a professional contract is great news," said Academy manager Trevor Gould. 

"For that player to be a local youngster is even more rewarding. Shaun has worked very hard over the last few years and deserves his contract. 

"He got himself on the first team bench last season and showed fantastic determination and character to overcome an injury and impress everyone with his performances."

The official retained list is below.

The following players are under contract:
Adam Smith
Ryan Clarke 
Brendan Moloney
Zander Diamond
Ryan Cresswell 
Rod McDonald
David Buchanan
Ricky Holmes
Lawson D’Ath
Joel Byrom
John Joe O’Toole
Jason Taylor 
Alfie Potter
Nicky Adams
Marc Richards
Sam Hoskins

The following player is out of contract and has been offered new terms:
Danny Rose

The following Academy player has been offered a two year professional contract:
Shaun McWilliams

The following players are out of contract and haven't been offered new terms:
Josh Lelan
Paul Corry
Chris Hackett
Evan Horwood

All loan players have returned to their parent clubs.

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