Everton have extended contracts for Courtney Duffus, Gethin Jones and Calum Dyson for at least another 12 months.
This comes in a addition to the two-year contract extension announced for Under-23s goalkeeper Mateuz Hewelt.
Few who have played for the victorious Premier League 2 Champions are likely ot be released, with David Unsworth saying he has eyes on a couple of incoming players to boost his options.
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1 Posted 24/05/2017 at 21:54:27
I've been fairly impressed with Jones, though whether a Premier League career develops is debatable. Both Duffus and Dyson, who spent time on loan at Grimsby will have to improve immensely to make the first-team squad.
2 Posted 25/05/2017 at 09:35:28
I remember four or five years ago seeing a young lad, Tom Molyneux, captain of the youth team, was MotM for me in an FA Youth Cup match, he was released at the end of that season. I didn't know the lad, but made inquiries through The Echo, the kid was devastated, loved Everton. I followed his career through the papers, he played for a couple of non-league teams then I lost track of his career; he looked a decent player to me but maybe gave up.
The clubs don't always do enough to help players once they are released and often they do not have skills they can turn to. The bottom line often is: If you are are good, you are in demand; if not, you can do one.
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