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Academy retained list confirmed

23 June 2020

Sheffield Wednesday can confirm those retained and released from the club’s academy following the conclusion of the 2019/20 season at youth level.

From the Under-23s, goalkeeper Josh Render and midfielder Ben Hughes have had options of a further year activated.


Meanwhile Republic of Ireland youth international Ciaran Brennan, who gained senior experience with Gainsborough Trinity this season, has agreed a new contract at Hillsborough.

The following players will leave the club; Omar Damba, Jordan O’Brien, Fraser Preston, Jack Stobbs, Jack Lee, Connor Kirby, Joe West and Preslav Borukov.

From the Under-18s, the following players have agreed professional contracts and will step up into the Owls Under-23 squad; Luke Jackson, Luke Cox, Lewis Farmer, Charlie Reaney, Declan Thompson and Charles Hagan.

Toby Kenyon, Elliott Vasalo, L’Varn Brandy, Sam Oliver and Michael Ellery have been released.

Sheffield Wednesday would like to place on record its thanks to all those leaving the club and wish them all the best for the future.

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