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Retained list announced

Six players depart Roots Hall

22 May 2017

Southend United can announce the retained and released list following the conclusion of the 2016/17 season.
 
David Mooney, Luke O’Neill, Frank Nouble, Zavon Hines, Jason Williams and Jordan Williams will leave Blues at the expiration of their current contracts this summer.
 
The club would like to thank them all for their efforts during their time at Blues and wish them well for the future.
 
Mooney joined Blues before the start of the 2015/16 season and made 53 appearances, 15 of which came last season before the striker suffered an injury in October.
 
O’Neill was another arrival in the summer of 2015, before going on to make 36 appearances in his two seasons at the club.
 
Five players have exercised the option in their contracts, including Player of the Year Ryan Leonard, Michael Timlin and Anthony Wordsworth. Youngsters Nico Cotton and Dan Matsuzaka have also extended their stay at Blues.
 
Blues have offered contracts to five players (below) and discussions continue to take place.
 
Released
 
David Mooney, Luke O’Neill, Frank Nouble, Zavon Hines, Jason Williams, Jordan Williams 
 
Exercised Option
 
Michael Timlin, Ryan Leonard, Anthony Wordsworth, Nico Cotton, Dan Matsuzaka
 
Offered Contract
 
Anton Ferdinand, Will Atkinson, John White, Adam Thompson
 
Available
 
Jack Bridge

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