Antony Kay and Michael Tonge among nine released by Port Vale
Port Vale have released nine players following the end of the League Two season.
Antony Kay, Theo Vassell, Mike Calveley, Michael Tonge, Luke Hannant, Harry Benns, Danny Elliott, Dan Turner and Dior Angus are all leaving Vale Park following the end of their contracts.
That leaves the Valiants, who finished 20th, with just 10 senior players but Connell Rawlinson, Leon Legge, David Worrall and Manny Oyeleke all have options with the club whileSam Hornby has been offered another deal.
Veteran midfielder Danny Pugh, meanwhile, is in discussions over a future role with the club.