Hartlepool United release six players including Evan Horwood

John Hughes on the sidelines during the game against Brentford. Picture by FRANK REID
John Hughes on the sidelines during the game against Brentford. Picture by FRANK REID

POOLS have confirmed their retained list for next season’s campaign in League Two.

Those released are:

• Nathan Buddle

• Evan Horwood

• Paul Johnson

• Nathan Luscombe

• Adam McHugh

• Colin Nish

Club bosses have exercised the option on the contracts to keep Neil Austin, Lewis Hawkins and James Poole.

A statement on Hartlepool United’s website about the players released said: “The chairman and everyone at the club would like to thank all of the players for their services and commitment to the club and wish them all the very best for the future.”

The club statement added: “Discussions are continuing with other remaining first team players and more information will be made available in due course.”

• Read more about the retained list in Wednesday’s Hartlepool Mail.