Colchester release four first-team players due to financial pressure

27 April 2020 05:39
Coronavirus pandemic has affected football financesCaptain Luke Prosser among the players releasedColchester United have become the first club in the EFL to release players due to the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with the chairman, Robbie Cowling, admitting he could not afford to offer them new deals. A club statement on Monday confirmed that captain Luke Prosser, Frank Nouble, Ryan Jackson and Brandon Comley – who had all made more than 20 appearances for John McGreal’s side in League Two this season – will be released from their contracts at the end of June. Related: Liverpool postpone Anfield Road stand expansion owing to Covid-19 Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian