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League Two news roundup: Multiple clubs publish retained lists

Joe Jones

What's been happening in League Two over the last week?

Here is Pride of Nottingham's round-up of the biggest League Two news from the last seven days.

- The regular season is now over, and the last matchday saw Barnet join Chesterfield in the bottom two and out of the Football League.

- Only the final playoff place had to be settled, and Mansfield Town were the unlucky ones as Coventry City and Lincoln City ended up sixth and seventh respectively.

- Scottish Premiership club St Johnstone have signed Drey Wright on a two-year-deal from Colchester United. The 23-year-old will arrive in Perth as a free agent after six years with the League Two club.

- Crewe Alexandra goalkeeper Will Jaaskelainen, the son of former Finland international Jussi Jaaskelainen, has signed a new three-year contract with the Cheshire club.

- Cambridge United goalkeeper David Forde has triggered an extension in his deal to stay for the 2018-19 campaign.

- Goalline technology, specifically Hawkeye, will be available at all 12 of this season's EFL playoff fixtures for the first time ever.

- Colchester United signed Cheltenham Town midfielder Harry Pell on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

- Yeovil Town goalkeeper Stuart Nelson signed a new two-year contract which will keep him at Huish Park until the summer of 2020.

- A number of L2 clubs have released their retained lists, which are as follows (as of 8 May):


Transfer listed: John Akinde

Outs: Craig Ross, Ruben Bover, Jamie Stephens, Justin Amaluzor, Andre Blackman, Charlie Clough, Shane Cojocarel, Tobi Coker, Tom Day, Jordan Nicholson, Ryan Watson.



Outs: Leon Legge, Medy Elito, Piero Mingoia.



Outs: Reggie Lambe, Samir Nabi, John O'Sullivan, Morgan Bacon, Tom Miller, Jamal Campbell-Ryce, Shaun Miller, Cameron Salkeld.



Outs: Doug Loft, Denny Johnstone, Craig Slater, Tommy O'Sullivan.



Outs: Chris Dagnall, Zoumana Bakayogo, Daniel Udoh, Ross Woodcock.



Outs: Keanu Marsh-Brown, Omar Bugiel, Callum Evans, Alex Whittle, Mark Roberts, Sam Russell, Harry Pickering, Tom Anderson, Jon Moran, Olly Mehew, Cameron Belford, Jordan Morris.



Outs: Ben Davies, Nathan Clarke, James Berrett, Tom Sawyer, Jack Keeble, Ben Killip, Scott Vernon, Karleigh Osborne, Gary McSheffrey, Sean McAllister, Zak Mills.



Outs: Michael Rose, Dean Winnard, Rhys Turner, Steven Yawson, Reece Deakin, Patrick Brough, Adam McGurk, Luke Jordan.



Outs: James Bittner, Paul Hayes, Marlon Jackson, Calaum Jahraldo-Martin, Jamie Turley.



Outs: Ryan Boot, Joe Slinn, Kjell Knops, Charlie Walford, Luke Dennis, Harry Middleton, Graham Kelly, Billy Reeves, Anton Forrester, Chris Regis.



Transfer listed: Anton Ferdinand.

Outs: Freddie Ladapo, Jermaine McGlashan, Josh Wright, Anthony Wordsworth.


Ins: James Ball (Stockport, undisclosed)

Transfer listed: Kevin Lokko (fee required), Johnny Goddard (fee required), Joe Martin (free transfer), Jonathan Smith (free transfer).

Outs: Jack King, Fraser Franks, Dale Gorman, Tom Conlon, Chris Whelpdale, Alex Samuel, Jamie Gray.

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