English Premiership

Premier League confirms list of released players

2016-06-13 10:34
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Cape Town - The Premier League have published a list of all the players released by clubs at the end of the 2015/16 campaign, with a number of high-profile players now looking for new clubs.

Experienced goalkeeper Victor Valdes has been released by Manchester United after making just two first-team appearances, while Liverpool have decided not to retain the services of veteran centre-back Kolo Toure.

Emmanuel Adebayor has parted ways with Crystal Palace after failing to nail down a regular starting place under manager Alan Pardew.

Arsenal have released the midfielder trio of Mikel Arteta, Mathieu Flamini and Tomas Rosicky, while Manchester City have shown defender Martin Demichelis the Etihad exit.

Elsewhere, Everton have released long-serving duo Tony Hibbert and Leon Osman, while midfielder Steven Pienaar also heads for the Goodison Park exit.

The full list of released players:

AFC Bournemouth

Carmichael, Joshua Lewis
Distin, Sylvain
Muleba, Jonathan Mukendi
Stockley, Jayden Connor
Wakefield, Joshua
Zubar, Stephane


Arteta Amatriain, Mikel
Flamini, Mathieu
Rosicky, Tomas

Aston Villa

Bannister, Charlie Brendan Alec
Donacien, Janoi
Kinsella, Lewis
Lyons-Foster, Kodi
N'Zogbia, Charles
Richardson, Kieran Edward
Siegrist, Benjamin Kevin
Webb, Joshua John


Amelia, Marco
Musonda, Tika Kafusha
Wright, Kevin

Crystal Palace

Adebayor, Emmanuel
Allassani, Reise Malcolm
Breimyr, Andreas Malde
Chamakh, Marouane
Dymond, Connor William
Forte, Spencer Ellis Henderson
George, Matthew
Gregory, David Michael
Hangeland, Brede Paulsen
Hoare, William James
Kettings, Christopher David
Mariappa, Adrian Joseph
McCarthy, Patrick
Pain, Oliver David
Scales, Christian Stephen


Graham, Aidan James
Hibbert, Anthony James
Osman, Leon
Pienaar, Steven
Rohde, Felipe Mattioni
Stanek, Jindrich
Thorniley, Jordan

Leicester City

Bailey, Kyle Stuart
Barmby, Jack
Blyth, Jacob Mathew
Hammond, Dean John
Hassall, Aaron
Kelly, Michael Eamon James
King, Keenan Rakwarne
Konchesky, Paul Martyn
Maddison, Jonathan
Panayiotou, Harrison Andreas
Schwarzer, Mark
Smith-Varnam, Max Presley
Watson, Ryan


Brewitt, Tom
Cleary, Daniel
Marsh, William George
McLaughlin, Ryan
O'Hanlon, Alex Joseph
Polgar, Kristof
Sanchez Diaz, Jose Enrique
Toure, Kolo Abib
Yesil, Samed

Manchester City

Albinson, Charlie
Demichelis, Martin Gaston
Oseni, Nathaniel Adeyomi Andrew
Tattum, Sam
Wright, Richard Ian

Manchester United

Dorrington, George Edward
Powell, Nicholas Edward
Rathbone, Oliver Michael
Valdes Arribas, Victor

Newcastle United

Taylor, Steven Vincent

Norwich City

Awuah, Reiss
Coker, Afolabi
Gafaiti, Adel
Hall-Johnson, Reece
King, Cameron
Loza, Jamar Kasheef
Norman, Cameron
Uade, Obasiarinse Idehaloise


Britt, William David
Davis, Kelvin
Ramirez Pereyra, Gaston Exequiel

Stoke City

Barber, Benjamin Thomas
Dryden, Edward
Moseley, Bobby James
O'Reilly, Ryan
Odemwingie, Peter
Sidwell, Steven James
Skapetis, Petros
Watkins-Clark, Mason Bradley


Agnew, Liam John
Brown, Wesley Michael
Fletcher, Steven Kenneth
Graham, Daniel Anthony William
Harper, Stephen Alan
Mandron, Mikael
Smith, Martin

Swansea City 

Alfei, Daniel Mark
Copp, Kyle Thomas
Demetriou, James Andreas
Fallon, Stephen
Gogic, Alexander
Hanley, Raheem Shaquille Rushan
Jones, Henry Lloyd
Lucas, Lee Paul
Owen, Gareth Thomas

Tottenham Hotspur

Sonupe, Emmanuel Olukolade


Byers, George William
Doherty, Josh
Ekstrand, Lars Hening Joel
Ikpeazu, Karl Anthony Uchechukwu
Johnson, Jorell James
Martin, Mahlando Javion
Mensah Jnr, Bernard Ayitey
Simpson, Luke Thomas
Young, Alfie Mac

West Bromwich Albion

Anichebe, Victor Chinedu
Nabi, Samir
Sessegnon, Stephane

West Ham United

Brown, Jordan Antonio
Chambers, Leo Alexander
Lee, Elliot Robert
Mavila, Nathan
Nasha, Amos Lawrence
O'Brien, Joseph Martin

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