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Seasiders Announce Retained List

Posted: Thu 09 May 2013
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Options Taken On 12 Contracts

Blackpool Football Club have announced their retained list for the 2013/14 season, with options taken on the contracts of 12 players.

Options have been taken to extend the contracts of:

Louis Almond, Anderson Banvo, Chris Basham, Jake Caprice, Craig Cathcart, Nathan Eccleston, Matt Gilks, Bob Harris, Thomas Ince, Angel Martinez, Isaiah Osbourne, Matt Phillips  

New contract offers have been made to the following young professionals:

Tom Barkhuizen, Adam Dodd, Mark Halstead, Chris Kettings, Liam Tomsett

Talks remain ongoing with:

Alex Baptiste, Kirk Broadfoot, Stephen Crainey, Neal Eardley, Barry Ferguson, Gary Taylor-Fletcher, Ludovic Sylvestre

The club has decided against exercising the options or offering contracts to:

Paul Bignot, Alex Addai, Gerardo Bruna, Matthew Challoner, Adda Djeziri, Ashley Eastham, Tiago Gomes, Elliot Grandin, Jamie Menagh, Kevin Phillips, Curtis Thompson.

The Seasiders would like to thank those players departing for their efforts at Bloomfield Road and wish them all the very best for the future.

Ian Evatt and Craig Sutherland, who are currently sidelined with long-term knee injuries, have been invited to pre-season training prior to the club making a formal offer.

Loan players Nathan Delfouneso, Gary Mackenzie and Matt Derbyshire have all returned to their respective parent clubs.