ENGLISH Football League clubs are starting to publish their retained lists following the end of the regular season.

Sky Bet League One finished a week earlier than the other two divisions, so several clubs have already announced their decisions.

Listed below are all the players released by the 23 teams who competed against Oxford United in the third tier in 2021/22, as well as those who will join them next season.

*Indicates recently updated.

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2021/22 LEAGUE ONE CLUBS

Accrington Stanley

Released: Lewis Mansell, Ben Pleavin, Stephen Sama, Kevin Spinelli, Luke Stowe.

Returning loanees: Yeboah Amankwah (Manchester City), Marcel Lewis (Union SG), Joel Mumbongo (Burnley).

Contract rejected: Matt Butcher.

AFC Wimbledon*

Released: Cheye Alexander, Corie Andrews, Darius Charles, Ben Heneghan, Egli Kaja, Jack Madelin, Isaac Olaniyan, Zaki Oualah and Derick Osei Yaw.

Contract offered: Huseyin Biler, Elliott Bolton, Nesta Guinness-Walker, Anthony Hartigan, Paul Osew and Zach Robinson.

Returning loanees: Terry Ablade (Fulham), Sam Cosgrove (Birmingham City), Henry Lawrence (Chelsea), Dapo Mebude (Watford), Aaron Pressley (Brentford) and Tomas Kalinauskas (Barnsley).

Bolton Wanderers

Released: Matty Alexander, Alex Baptiste, Nathan Delfouneso, Liam Edwards, Jay Fitzmartin, Liam Gordon, Reiss Greenidge, Andy Tutte.

Returning loanees: Xavier Amaechi (Hamburg), Marlon Fossey (Fulham), James Trafford (Manchester City).

Contract offered: Adam Senior.

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Burton Albion

Released: Aaron Amadi-Holloway, Michael Bostwick, Oumar Niasse, Luke Redfern, Danny Rowe.

Returning loanees: Harry Chapman (Blackburn Rovers), Matej Kovar (Manchester United), Jacob Maddox (Vitória de Guimarães), Christian Saydee (AFC Bournemouth).

Contract offered: John Brayford, Callum Hawkins, Tom Hewlett, Thierry Latty-Fairweather, Michael Mancienne, Daniel Moore, Jakub Niemczyk, Joe Powell, Ben Radcliffe.

Charlton Athletic

Released: Chris Gunter, Stephen Henderson, Adam Matthews, Pape Souare, Conor Washington, Ben Watson.

Returning loanees: Mason Burstow (Chelsea), Juan Castillo (Chelsea), Akin Famewo (Norwich City), Nile John (Tottenham Hotspur), Elliot Lee (Luton Town), Jonathan Leko (Birmingham City).

Contract offered: Ben Purrington.

Cambridge United

Released: Wes Hoolahan, Kai McKenzie-Lyle, Tom Dickens.

Returning loanees: Sam Sherring (AFC Bournemouth), Jensen Weir, Lorent Tolaj (both Brighton & Hove Albion).

Witney Gazette:

Will Boyle looks set to leave Cheltenham Town this summer Picture: Nigel French/PA Wire

Cheltenham Town

Released: Charlie Colkett, Scott Flinders, Conor Thomas, Andy Williams.

Returning loanees: Kion Etete (Tottenham Hotspur), Dan Nlundulu (Southampton), Mattie Pollock (Watford), Aaron Ramsey (Aston Villa), Jamie Soule (West Bromwich Albion), Callum Wright (Leicester City).

Transfer listed: Owen Evans.

Contract offered: Dylan Barkers, Ellis Chapman, Zac Guinan, Max Harris.

Contract rejected: Will Boyle.

Crewe Alexandra

Released: Sam Booth, Will Jaaskelainen, Scott Kashket, Luke Murphy, Tyreece Onyeka, Chris Porter, Joe Robbins, Nathan Woodthorpe.

Returning loanees: Ryan Alebiosu (Arsenal), Rekeem Harper (Ipswich Town), Ben Knight (Manchester City).

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Doncaster Rovers

Released: Dan Gardner, AJ Greaves, Lirak Hasani, Branden Horton, Cameron John, Fejiri Okenabirhie, Ed Williams.

Returning loanees: Ethan Galbraith (Manchester United), Ben Jackson (Huddersfield Town), Josh Martin (Norwich City), Mipo Odubeko (West Ham United), Matt Smith (Arsenal).

Contract offered: Aidan Barlow, John Bostock, Bobby Faulkner.

Fleetwood Town

Released: Harrison Biggins, Callum Camps, Kieran O’Hara, Anthony Pilkington.

Returning loanees: Dan Butterworth (Blackburn Rovers), Josh Harrop (Preston North End), Callum Johnson (Portsmouth), Zak Jules (MK Dons).

Contract offered: Danny Andrew.

Witney Gazette:

Gillingham have offered Jack Tucker a new contract Picture: Steve Edmunds

Gillingham

Released: Mustapha Carayol, Aaron Chapman, Ryan Jackson, Harvey Lintott, Danny Lloyd, Christian Maghoma, Vadaine Oliver, Gerald Sithole, Ben Thompson.

Returning loanees: Pontus Dahlberg (Watford), Tom Dickson-Peters (Norwich City), Charlie Kelman (QPR), Conor Masterson (QPR), Dan Phillips (Watford).

Contract offered: Bailey Akehurst, Josh Chambers, Robbie McKenzie, Jack Tucker.

Ipswich Town

Released: Tom Carroll, Tomas Holy, Myles Kenlock, James Norwood.

Returning loanees: Tyreeq Bakinson (Bristol City), Macauley Bonne (QPR), Bersant Celina (Dijon), Dominic Thompson (Brentford). 

Lincoln City

Released: John Marquis, Max Melbourne.

Returning loanees: Liam Cullen (Swansea City), Lewis Fiorini (Manchester City), Josh Griffiths (West Bromwich Albion), Brooke Norton-Cuffy (Arsenal), Morgan Whittaker (Swansea City).

Contract offered: Liam Bridcutt, Conor McGrandles

MK Dons

Released: Aden Baldwin, Jay Bird, Hiram Boateng, John Freeman, Brandon Mason, Connor Wickham.

Returning loanees: Theo Corbeanu (Wolves), Conor Coventry (West Ham United), Jamie Cumming (Chelsea), Kaine Kesler Hayden (Aston Villa), Troy Parrott (Tottenham Hotspur).

Contract offered: David Kasumu, Josh McEachran.

Morecambe

Released: Rhys Bennett, Toumani Diagouraga, Greg Leigh, Jacob Mensah, Freddie Price.

Transfer listed: Jonah Ayunga, Ryan Cooney, Ryan Delaney, Courtney Duffus, Wes McDonald, Ryan McLaughlin, Shane McLoughlin, Anthony O’Connor, Jon Obika, Connor Pye.

Returning loanees: Jacob Bedeau (Burnley), Trevor Carson (Dundee United), Alfie McCalmont (Leeds United), Adam Phillips (Burnley).

Contract offered: Arthur Gnahoua, Adam Smith, Aaron Wildig.

Witney Gazette:

Former Oxford United striker Jon Obika has been transfer-listed by Morecambe Picture: David Fleming 

Plymouth Argyle

Released: Ollie Tomlinson.

Transfer listed: Panutche Camara.

Retired: Luke McCormick.

Returning loanees: Ryan Broom (Peterborough United), Romoney Crichlow (Huddersfield Town), Jordan Garrick (Swansea City), Steven Sessegnon (Fulham).

Portsmouth*

Released: Paul Downing, Callum Johnson, Ollie Webber and Shaun Williams.

Contract offered: Reeco Hackett, Michael Jacobs, Aiden O’Brien and Sean Raggett.

Option triggered: Marcus Harness, Louis Thompson, Jay Mingi and Jayden Reid.

Returning loanees: Gavin Bazunu (Man City), Hayden Carter (Blackburn Rovers), George Hirst (Leicester City), Mahlon Romeo (Millwall) and Tyler Walker (Coventry City).

Rotherham United

Released: Jake Cooper, Jacob Gratton, Freddie Ladapo, Angus MacDonald, Joe Mattock and Mickel Miller.

Returning loanees: Rarmani Edmonds-Green (Huddersfield Town), Will Grigg (Sunderland), Jordi Osei-Tutu (Arsenal).

Contract offered: Michael Ihiekwe, Jamie Lindsay, Michael Smith.

Sheffield Wednesday*

Released: Saido Berahino, Chey Dunkley and Sam Hutchinson.

Contracts offered: Jack Hunt, Massimo Luongo, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing and Joe Wildsmith.

Returning loanees: Harlee Dean (Birmingham City), Lewis Gibson (Everton), Tyreece John-Jules (Arsenal), Florian Kamberi (St Gallen), Bailey Peacock-Farrell (Burnley), Mide Shodipo (QPR) and Jordan Storey (Preston North End).

Option triggered: Marvin Johnson.

Shrewsbury Town

Released: Josh Daniels, David Davis, Ethan Ebanks-Landell, Cameron Gregory, Aaron Pierre, Shaun Whalley.

Returning loanees: Tyrese Fornah (Nottingham Forest), Saikou Janneh (Bristol City).

Contract offered: Jaden Bevan.

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Sunderland*

Released: Aiden McGeady, Arbenit Xhemajli, Jordan Willis and Lee Burge.

Contract offered: Bailey Wright, Lynden Gooch and Patrick Roberts.

Returning loanees: Callum Doyle (Man City), Jack Clarke (Tottenham), Nathan Broadhead (Everton) and Ron-Thorben Hoffmann (Bayern Munich).

Wigan Athletic*

Released: Gavin Massey.

Returning loanees: Tom Bayliss (Preston North End), Kell Watts (Newcastle United).

Option triggered: James McClean.

Wycombe Wanderers*

Released: Jean-Baptiste Fischer, Adam Przybek, Olly Pendlebury, Andre Burley, Malachi Linton and Max Ram.

Contract offered: Joe Jacobson, Dominic Gape, Anthony Stewart, Lewis Wing and David Stockdale.

Option triggered: Daryl Horgan, Tjay De Barr, Tyla Dickinson and Connor Parsons.

Retired: Adebayo Akinfenwa.

RELEGATED CHAMPIONSHIP CLUBS

Barnsley*

Released: Aapo Halme, George Miller, Connor Hodgson, Daniel Jinadu, Tomas Kalinauskas.

Peterborough United

Released: Dai Cornell, Serhat Tasdemir, Kyle Barker.

Transfer listed: Mark Beevers, Ryan Broom, Jorge Grant, Idris Kanu, Christy Pym.

PROMOTED LEAGUE TWO CLUBS

Bristol Rovers*

Released: Junior Brown, Leon Clarke, Cameron Hargreaves, Cian Harries, Ollie Hulbert, Ben Liddle, Pablo Martinez, Tom Mehew, Jon Nolan, Brett Pitman, Kieran Phillips, Lucas Tomlinson and Glenn Whelan.

Contract offered: Sam Heal.

Returning loanees: Elliot Anderson (Newcastle United), James Connolly (Cardiff City), Sion Spence (Crystal Palace), Connor Taylor (Stoke City) and Luke Thomas (Barnsley).

Exeter City

Released: Nigel Atangana, Colin Daniel, James Dodd, Jordan Dyer, Ellis Johnson, Callum Rowe, Ben Seymour, Jack Veale.

Returning loanees: Padraig Amond (Newport County), Cameron Dawson (Sheffield Wednesday), Kieran Phillips (Huddersfield Town), Offrande Zanzala (Barrow).

Contract offered: Jonathan Grounds.

Forest Green Rovers

Released: Taylor Allen, Vaughn Covil, Opi Edwards, Jack Evans, Luke Hallett, Elliott Whitehouse, Jake Young.

Returning loanees: Jack Aitchison (Barnsley), Kasey McAteer (Leicester City).

Contract offered: Nicky Cadden, Sadou Diallo, Dan Sweeney, Kane Wilson.