Gateshead announce retained list

06/05/2010, by Jeff Bowron

Ian BogieGateshead have announced their retained list which includes 15 of the 26 man squad that finished the 2009/10 season.

A total of 11 players have left the club, including loan pair Rikki Bains and Gavin Hurren, with a minimum of seven new signings expected during the close season.

Manager Ian Bogie met the majority of the players offered new deals on Tuesday night to discuss terms for the 2010/11 season.

On loan pair Peter Winn, released by Scunthorpe United, and Paul Heckingbottom have both been offered permanent deals.

Bogie and his new backroom staff meanwhile had talks with chairman Graham Wood and vice-chairman Brian Waites this week.

On the agenda was the identification and recruitment of new players, pre-season friendlies and the transition from a part-time to professional club.

 

GATESHEAD FC - 2010/11

 

Players offered full time contracts:

1. Paul Farman - goalkeeper (Age 20, 41 apps)

2. Craig Baxter - right back (Age 23, 202 apps)

3. Paul Heckingbottom - left back (Age 32, 14 apps)

4. James Curtis - centre back (Age 27, 324 apps)

5. Carl Jones - centre back (Age 23, 74 apps)

6. Martin Brittain - right midfield (Age 25, 6 apps)

7. Kris Gate (C) - centre midfield (Age 25, 135 apps)

8. Andy Ferrell - centre midfield (Age 26, 15 apps)

9. Alex Francis - centre midfield (Age 20, 68 apps)

10. Phil Turnbull - centre midfield (Age 23, 120 apps)

11. Peter Winn - left midfield (Age 21, 27 apps)

12. Graeme Armstrong - forward (Age 26, 144 apps)

13. Daryl Clare - forward (Age 31, 34 apps)

14. Brian Wake - forward (Age 27, 19 apps)

15. Steven Baptist - forward - (Age 19, 1 app)

 

Players released from the club:

1. Jim Provett - goalkeeper (Age 28, 19 apps)

2. Phil Cave - left back (Age 23, 93 apps)

3. Chris Swailes - centre back (Age 39, 28 apps)

4. Wayne Buchanan - centre back (Age 28, 2 apps)

5. James Sinclair - right midfield (Age 23, 7 apps)

6. Andy Parkinson - right midfield (Age 31, 13 apps)

7. Neale McDermott - centre midfield (Age 25, 16 apps)

8. Wayne Phillips - left midfield (Age 24, 140 apps)

9. Steven Richardson - forward (Age 23, 79 apps)

10. Gavin Hurren - midfield (loan) (Age 24, 6 apps) *

11. Rikki Bains - centre back (loan) (Age 22, 5 apps) *

 

* Rikki Bains has been released by Darlington while Gavin Hurren has returned to Tamworth.

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