Hartlepool United have announced their retained list, with three players released and six made available to clubs.
New manager Matthew Bates has spoken to everyone in the squad this week, with Jake Cassidy, Ryan Donaldson, Scott Harrison, Louis Laing, Jack Munns and Conor Newton made available for transfer or loan. Blair Adams, Luke George and Rhys Oates have been released.
Three players have been offered new contracts as Pools look to mount more of a challenge in the Vanarama National League next season – Liam Donnelly, Nicky Featherstone and Devante Rodney. The club has taken up options on Lewis Hawkins and Michael Woods’ contracts.