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WIGAN ATHLETIC ANNOUNCE RETAINED LIST DETAILS

3 June 2016

Club issues update on player ‘Retained List’ submitted to the Football League.

  • Wigan Athletic Player contract updates announced.
  • Contracts offered to Chris McCann and Jordan Flores.
  • Four first team players set to leave the club.
Wigan Athletic can provide the following update regarding the annual Retained List submitted to the Football League at the conclusion of 2015-16 season.

FIRST TEAM SQUAD

The following players are out of contract on 30 June 2016 and have been offered renewed terms:
Chris McCann
Jordan Flores

The following players will be leaving the club at the expiry of their current playing contracts on 30 June 2016:
Ryan Jennings
Kevin McNaughton
Leon Barnett
Reece Wabara

The club would like to thank them for their efforts whilst at Wigan Athletic and wish them all the best in their future careers. 

LOAN PLAYERS

The loan agreements for Conor McAleny (Everton) and Haris Vuckic (Newcastle United) have now expired and both have returned to their parent clubs. The club also thanks them for their efforts whilst at Wigan Athletic.

Stephen Warnock is due to become a Wigan Athletic player when his contract expires at Derby County at the end of this month, as announced earlier this week. 

The following players, who have been out on loan during the 2015-16 season, remain contracted to Wigan Athletic beyond June 2016, and are due to return to pre-season training with the rest of the squad:
Emyr Huws (Huddersfield Town)
Jack Hendry (Shrewsbury Town)
Billy Mckay (Dundee United)
Andrew Taylor (Reading)
Dan Lavercombe (Torquay United)
Danny Whitehead (Macclesfield Town).

DEVELOPMENT SQUAD

The following Development Squad players are out of contract on 30 June 2016 and have been offered renewed terms:
Adam Anson
Sam Cosgrove
Owen Evans
Liam Langford
Danny O’Brien.

The following Development Squad players will be leaving the club at the expiry of their current playing contracts on 30 June 2016:
Matty Hamilton
Adrian Purzycki 
Louis Robles

The club thanks them for their efforts whilst at the club and will work with them as much as possible in helping them to progress in their future careers. 

The following 2015-16 scholars have been offered professional terms for the 2016-17 season and are in line to join the Wigan Athletic Development Squad:
Kelland Absalom
James Barrigan
Arnie Baxendale
Luke Burke
Josh Gregory
Alex Lingard. 

All players are listed in squad number order.

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