Coppell releases trio
By Simon Fudge
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
The former Crystal Palace, Brentford and Brighton & Hove Albion manager has started the reshaping of his squad after the Division One side missed out on the play-offs this term by three points.
The trio will need to find pastures new after Coppell opted not to keep them on for the following campaign.
"It's always a difficult time of year for a manager, and it's invariably sad for some people," Coppell told the club's official website.
"There is a budget and it's my responsibility to get the best value from that.
"Sometimes the decisions are based on whether I can get more for my money elsewhere, and what kind of players we need to make that extra leap."
Coppell, however, has decided to offer Jamie Ashdown, Dean Morgan, Ricky Newman and Bas Savage new deals while trainees Louie Soares and Simieon Howell have been handed professional contracts by the club.