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12 May 2021

Club News


12 May 2021

Nine Bantams are set to depart the Utilita Energy Stadium - upon the expiry of their contracts - next month. 

The following players have not been offered new contracts ahead of the 2021/22 season - and will be released:

- Anthony O’Connor

- Billy Clarke

- Clayton Donaldson

- Connor Shanks 

- Connor Wood

- Harry Pritchard

- Lee Novak

- Will Huffer

- Zeli Ismail

The following players remain under contract ahead of the 2021/22 season - and will be retained: 

- Callum Cooke

- Charles Vernam 

- Elliot Watt

- Finn Cousin-Dawson

- Gareth Evans 

- Levi Sutton

- Niall Canavan 

- Ollie Crankshaw

- Paudie O’Connor

- Reece Staunton

- Richard O’Donnell

The club can confirm Jorge Sikora, Kian Scales, Matty Foulds and Sam Hornby have all been offered new contracts. 

Meanwhile, loanees Andy Cook, Jordan Stevens and Rumarn Burrell have returned to their respective parent clubs - Mansfield Town, Leeds United and Middlesbrough - following the expiry of short-term agreements.

Injured trio Harry Pritchard, Will Huffer and Zeli Ismail will continue to receive treatment at City’s Woodhouse Grove training base until the end of their respective rehabilitation programmes. 

The club would like to take this opportunity to thank all released players for their efforts while at Bradford City AFC - and wish them the very best for the future. 

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