Stadium of Light. Sunderland. Picture by FRANK REIDStadium of Light. Sunderland. Picture by FRANK REID
Stadium of Light. Sunderland. Picture by FRANK REID

Former Sunderland, West Brom and Everton stars headline League One releases as Sheffield Wednesday and Portsmouth reveal their 'retained lists'

League One clubs up and down the division are beginning to cement their plans for next season.

At the end of every season, clubs release their ‘retained lists’ of players that will stay at the club and those that will leave at the end of their contract.

Sunderland’s participation in the play-offs means their retained list is still to be released, however, plenty of teams in the division have already started to shape their squads ahead of next campaign.

The Black Cats will be playing Championship football next season, however, seeing how other clubs are beginning their preparations for the new season does offer a window into how they want to approach matters and have a successful season next year.

Wes Hoolahan, Ben Watson and Oumar Niasse headlined the early League One releases, but what other moves have already been made?

Here, we take a look at the very latest ‘retained lists’ that have been released by League One clubs: