Wednesday 16th May 2018

MANAGER Stevie Aitken started contract talks with players at the C&G Systems Stadium tonight and as result some members of the 2017/2018 squad have been released.

Leaving the club with our best wishes are David Smith, Kyle Prior, David Wilson, Grant Gallagher, Dougie Hill, Chris Johnston, Dimitris Froxylias

Long serving ‘keeper Jamie Ewings is also released as a player but will be joining the backroom staff as goalkeeping coach.

Players offered terms for the new campaign are Calum Gallagher, Scott Gallacher
Andy Dowie, Stuart Carswell, Kyle Hutton, Danny Handling

Discussions are ongoing with Chris McLaughlin, subject to fitness.

In discussion : Iain Russell has indicated he’d like to join up for pre-season training and he’ll be offered facilities for this.

Stevie said: “I’d like to thank all the players, including those who were on loan, for their contribution during their time at Dumbarton.

“We wish them all the very best for the future.

“We are actively seeking additions to the playing staff for the new season and over the weeks ahead, the squad will take shape.”

Meanwhile, negotiations are ongoing with existing squad members who could not attend tonight’s meeting, and news of contract agreements will be reported as soon as we are able.

Alan Findlay

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