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Bristol Rovers are expected to outline later today further plans for next season in the light of their relegation from the football league. Although manager Darrell Clarke will stay, 12 players have been released and one put on the transfer list - see our website for details.
The following players have been released – Fabian Broghammer, David Clarkson, Seanan Clucas, Steven Gillespie, Jordan Goddard, Conor Gough, Mitch Harding, Pat Keary, Jim Paterson, Eliot Richards, Josh Southway, Danny Woodards.
Bristol Rovers have published their retained list for next season following their relegation to the Conference.
A total of 12 players will leave the club, including Fabian Broghammer, David Clarkson, Seanan Clucas and Steven Gillespie
Alan Gow has been offered the chance to earn a new contract by proving his fitness during the summer.
Ellis Harrison has been placed on the transfer list by the club.
A statement posted on the Bristol Rovers website by chairman Nick Higgs confirmed that Rovers would continue to employ a full time playing and back room set up, retaining one of the best budgets in the Conference.
He went on to say there would be a number of announcements over the coming weeks but no 'knee jerk' decisions.
In a statement released on the Bristol Rovers website. Chairman Nick Higgs has said:
The Bristol Rovers board are meeting in private today to discuss the club's budgets, players, contracts and staffing. It follows the club's relegation to the Conference after defeat to Mansfield over the weekend.
Six people have been arrested following disorder at today’s match between Bristol Rovers and Mansfield Town at the Memorial Stadium, which saw Rovers relegated from the Football League.
Bristol Rovers captain Mark McChrystal admits his side haven't been good enough over the course of the season and apologises to the supporters:
Bristol Rovers chairman Nick Higgs says the club will bounce back from being relegated from the Football League: