Free agent market: The League One players out of contract this season that Shrewsbury Town could consider

It is not just at Shrewsbury Town where there could be significant change this summer.

League One players out of contract at the end of June include former Town players Bryn Morris (Portsmouth), top left, Craig MacGillivray (also Portsmouth), top right, Sullay Kaikai (Blackpool), bottom left, and Toto Nsiala (Ipswich), bottom right, (AMA)
League One players out of contract at the end of June include former Town players Bryn Morris (Portsmouth), top left, Craig MacGillivray (also Portsmouth), top right, Sullay Kaikai (Blackpool), bottom left, and Toto Nsiala (Ipswich), bottom right, (AMA)

More than a dozen members of Town's first-team squad see their Montgomery Waters Meadow deals expire on June 30, with Steve Cotterill likely to put his stamp on the club.

But, as the transfer market continues to recover from the ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic, a number of clubs in Shrewsbury's League One find themselves in a similar position this summer.

It looks likely that the free agent market could play as big a role as ever. Could there be some gems to unearth from League One outfits this year?

Here, we look at all of the players whose deals are set to expire at most of Salop's third tier rivals.

Portsmouth

11 players and four loans

Jordy Hiwula

Tom Naylor

Andy Cannon (club option)

Bryn Morris

Craig MacGillivray

Jack Whatmough

Ben Close (club option)

Ryan Williams

Haji Mnoga (club option)

Charlie Daniels

Duncan Turnbull (club option - but leaving)

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George Byers (on loan - Swansea)

Harvey White (on loan - Spurs)

Rasmus Nicolaisen (on loan - Midtjylland)

Lewis Ward (on loan - Exeter)

Blackpool

Eight players plus 4 loans

Alex Fojticek (option)

Ollie Turton

James Husband (option)

Luke Garbutt

Nathan Shaw (option)

Grant Ward (option)

Sullay Kaikai (option)

Gary Madine

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Dan Ballard (on loan)

Jordan Gabriel (on loan)

Elliot Embleton (on loan)

Ellis Simms (on loan)

Peterborough

Six players and two loans

Dan Butler (club option)

Louis Reed

Siriki Dembele (club option)

Nathan Thompson (club option)

Frazer Blake-Tracy (club option)

Sam Cartwright (club option)

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Reece Brown (on loan - Huddersfield)

Josef Bursik (on loan - Stoke)

Oxford United

13 players and six loans

Josh Ruffels

Anthony Forde

Rob Hall

Fabio Lopes

Kyran Lofthouse

Michael Elechi

Alex Gorrin (option)

James Henry (option)

Mark Sykes (option)

John Mousinho (option)

Nico Jones (option)

Dylan Asonganyi (option)

Slavi Spasov (option)

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Marcus McGuane (on loan)

Brandon Barker (on loan)

Elliot Lee (on loan)

Mide Shodipo (on loan)

Liam Kelly (on loan)

Joe Grayson (on loan)

Charlton

13 players and five loans

Ben Amos

Adam Matthews

Deji Oshilaja

Jason Pearce

Jake Forster-Caskey

Erhun Oztumer

Darren Pratley

Ben Watson (option)

Marcus Maddison (option)

Chuks Aneke

James Vennings

Ben Dempsey

Andrew Shinnie

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Jayden Stockley (on loan)

Liam Millar (on loan)

Ian Maatsen (on loan)

Akin Famewo (on loan)

Matt Smith (on loan)

Burton

14 players and five loans

Ben Garratt

Michael Bostwick

Neal Eardley

Colin Daniel

Reece Hutchinson

John-Joe O'Toole

Michael Mancienne

Danny Rowe

Ryan Edwards

Stephen Quinn

Ben Fox

Lucas Akins

Luke Varney

Mike Fondop

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Hayden Carter (on loan)

Josh Earl (on loan)

Sean Clare (on loan)

Dillon Barnes (on loan)

Ryan Broom (on loan)

Ipswich

20 players and five loans

Luke Chambers

Cole Skuse (option)

Stephen Ward (option)

James Wilson (option)

Freddie Sears (option)

Kayden Jackson (option)

Teddy Bishop (option)

Toto Nsiala (option)

Gwion Edwards

Janoi Donacien (option)

Alan Judge (already been announced he is leaving)

Emyr Huws (option)

Aaron Drinan (option)

Tristan Nydam (option)

Idris El Mizouni (option)

Ben Morris (option)

Bailey Clements (option)

Liam Gibbs (option)

Levi Andoh (option)

Tommy Hughes (option)

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Mark McGuinness (on loan)

Keanan Bennetts (on loan)

Josh Harrop (on loan)

Troy Parrott (on loan)

Luke Matheson (on loan)

Luke Thomas (on loan)

Shrewsbury

13 players and three loans

Dave Edwards (considering retirement)

Scott Golbourne

Ro-Shaun Williams

Sean Goss

Shaun Whalley

Leon Clarke

Ryan Sears

Donald Love

Brad Walker

Curtis Main

Daniel Udoh

David Davis

Ryan Barnett

James Rowland

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Matija Sarkic (on loan - Wolves)

Harry Chapman (on loan - Blackburn)

Matthew Pennington (on loan - Everton)

Northampton

Nine players and five loans

Lloyd Jones

Alex Jones

Alan Sheehan

Steve Arnold

Ryan Watson

Cian Bolger (option)

Shaun McWilliams

Mark Marshall

Ricky Korboa (option)

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Jonathan Mitchell (on loan)

Bryn Morris (on loan)

Mickel Miller (on loan)

Peter Kioso (on loan)

Ryan Edmondson (on loan)

Jonny Leighfield (Swindon)

18 players and five loans

Swindon

Lee Camp

Dion Conroy

Tom Broadbent

Akin Odimayo (club option)

Jonathan Grounds

Paul Caddis

Christopher Missilou

Matty Palmer

Anthony Grant

Scott Twine (contract offered)

Joel Grant

Brett Pitman (club option)

Hallam Hope

Harry Parsons

Archie Matthews

Anthony Cheshire

Luke Haines

Massimo Giamattei

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Tyrese Omotoye (on loan - Norwich City)

Jordon Garrick (on loan - Swansea City)

Tyler Smith (on loan - Sheffield United)

Dominic Thompson (on loan - Brentford)

Conor Masterson (on loan - QPR)

Wigan

17 players and two loans

Zach Clough

Tendayi Darikwa

Joe Dodoo

Owen Evans

Lee Evans

Dan Gardner

George Johnston

Jamie Jones

Kyle Joseph

Will Keane

Gavin Massey

Chris Merrie

Alex Perry

Jamie Proctor

Viv Solomon-Otabor

Corey Whelan

Scott Wootton

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Curtis Tilt (on loan - Rotherham)

Funso Ojo (on loan - Aberdeen)

Sunderland

17 players and three loans

Remi Matthews

Lee Burge

Grant Leadbitter

Aiden McGeady

Max Power

Oliver Younger

Josh Scowen

Anthony Patterson (option)

Benji Kimpioka (option)

Charlie Wyke

Chris Maguire

Conor McLaughlin

Jordan Willis

Callum McFadzean

Denver Hume

Luke O'Nien

George Dobson

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Dion Sanderson (on loan)

Jordan Jones (on loan)

Jake Vokins (on loan)

Doncaster

12 players and seven loans

James Coppinger (retiring)

Joe Wright

Reece James

Brad Halliday

Madger Gomes

Jason Lokilo

Branden Horton

AJ Greaves

Charlie Seaman

Ian Lawlor

Danny Amos

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Taylor Richards (on loan)

Matt Smith (on loan)

Josh Sims (on loan)

Ellery Balcombe (on loan)

Tyreece John-Jules (on loan)

Scott Robertson (on loan)

Elliot Simoes (on loan)

MK Dons

11 players and four loans

Lee Nicholls

Laurie Walker

Matthew Sorinola

Josh McEachran

Jordan Houghton

Ben Gladwin

Andrew Surman

Kieran Agard

Joe Mason

Cameron Jerome

Jay Bird

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Lasse Sorensen (on loan - Stoke)

Ethan Laird (on loan - Manchester United)

Louis Thompson (on loan - Norwich)

Will Grigg (on loan - Sunderland)

Bristol Rovers

11 players and three loans

Josh Hare

Mark Little

Luke Leahy

Alex Rodman

Tom Davies

Kyle Bennett

Ed Upson

Abu Ogogo

Michael Kelly

Jordi van Stappershoef

Pablo Martinez (club option)

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Erhun Oztumer (on loan)

Luke McCormick (on loan)

Joe Day (on loan)

Lincoln

Four players and five loans

Ethan Ross

Zack Elbouzedi (believe he has club option)

Harry Anderson (club option)

Theo Archibald

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Alex Palmer (on loan)

TJ Eyoma (on loan)

Morgan Rogers (on loan)

Brennan Johnson (on loan)

Callum Morton (on loan)

Gillingham

Nine players and 5 loans

Jack Bonham

Sacha Bastien

Connor Ogilvie

Stuart O’Keefe

Matty Willock

Henry Woods

Tyreke Johnson

Jordan Graham

Toby Bancroft

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Robbie Cundy (on loan)

Thomas O’Connor (on loan)

Olly Lee (on loan)

Callum Slattery (on loan)

James Morton (on loan)

Plymouth

12 players and 5 loans

Will Aimson

Joe Edwards

Ryan Law

Klaidi Lolos

Lewis Macleod

Danny Mayor

Luke McCormick

Byron Moore

Frank Nouble

Ben Reeves

Jack Ruddy

Scott Wootton

Conor Grant

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Tyrese Fornah (on loan - Nottingham Forest

Adam Lewis (on loan - Liverpool)

Jerome Opoku (on loan - Fulham)

Kell Watts (on loan - Newcastle United)

Sam Woods (on loan - Crystal Palace)

Hull

Six players and three loans

Reece Burke (option)

Jordy De Wijs (option)

Brandon Fleming (option)

Alfie Jones (option)

George Long (option)

Josh Magennis (option)

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Regan Slater (on loan)

Dan Crowley (on loan)

Gavin Whyte (on loan)

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