Departures galore at Oakwell!

Last updated : 09 May 2007 By Alastair Limb (tykesmad)
Seven players are set to leave the club in the summer after none of their contracts will be renewed by Simon Davey.

Reds veterans Antony Kay and Neil Austin are to leave the club along with Marc Richards, Nathan Jarman, Dale Tonge, Stefan Holt and Ryan Laight. All players bar striker Marc Richards have been with the Reds since schoolboy level.

Marc Richards has played 46 games for the Reds and has notched 17 goals in that time including a real purple patch last January. He is rumored to join League One Port Vale.

Antony Kay has been an integral part of the Reds success over the last couple of seasons. Kay made 154 Reds appearances over the past 7 years, scoring 12 goals. Kay has been linked with joining Andy Ritchie at Huddersfield

Neil Austin made 127 Reds appearances and failed to notch a single goal whilst he spent 5 years at Oakwell.

Stefan Holt did not make one first team appearance but Nathan Jarman made 14 sub appearances and Ryan Laight made one substitute appearance and the two latter players have spent time on loan at other clubs.