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Newport County AFC retained list confirmed

4 June 2021

Newport County AFC can confirm that our annual retained list has been submitted to the English Football League following the conclusion of the 2020/21 campaign.

Dom Telford, Matty Dolan, Nick Townsend, Padraig Amond and Priestley Farquharson remain in contract with the Exiles for the 2021/22 season. 

The club has exercised an option to extend the contract of midfielder Scot Bennett, who has been at the club since 2016, for an additional year.

Contracts have also been offered to Joss Labadie, Lewis Collins, Liam Shephard, Mickey Demetriou and Ryan Haynes.

Josh Sheehan will depart Rodney Parade to pursue an opportunity elsewhere.

Newport County AFC would like to place on record our thanks to those departing and wishes them the best in their future careers.

2021/22 retained list

Senior players retained

Dom Telford
Matty Dolan
Nick Townsend
Padraig Amond
Priestley Farquharson

Contract options exercised

Scot Bennett

Contracts offered

Joss Labadie
Lewis Collins
Liam Shephard
Mickey Demetriou
Ryan Haynes

Professional contracts offered to academy scholars

Joe Woodiwiss
Lewys Twamley
Ryan Hillier

Club remains in dialogue with

Aaron Lewis
Kevin Ellison
Robbie Willmott
Tristan Abrahams

Players leaving the club

Ashley Baker
Corey Whitely
Daniel Leadbitter
David Longe-King
Jack Evans
Joe Ledley
Josh Sheehan
Kyle Howkins
Ryan Taylor
Tom King

Loan players returning to parent clubs

Anthony Hartigan
Jake Scrimshaw
Luke Gambin
Nicky Maynard


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