Championship: Gary Cahill, Sam Johnstone among players to be released after 2021/22 season

Gary Cahill and Sam Johnstone among players to be released at the end of June; Reading announce John Swift has been officially released despite ongoing dialogue; four clubs are yet to publish their retained lists, including Championship play-off finalists Huddersfield and Nottingham Forest

A comprehensive list of the players who will be released by Sky Bet Championship clubs after their contracts expire on June 30.

Barnsley

Aapo Halme
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Aapo Halme, Connor Hodgson, Daniel Jinadu, Tomas Kalinauskas, George Miller.

Birmingham City

Kristian Pedersen
Image: Kristian Pedersen

Jeremie Bela, Renedi Masampu, Archie Matthews, Kristian Pedersen, Oriol Soldevila, Kane Thompson-Sommers, Connal Trueman, Yoane Zohore.

Blackburn Rovers

Luke Brennan, Harry Chapman, Jacob Davenport, Sam Durrant, Bradley Johnson, Connor McBride, Joe Nolan.

Blackpool

Grant Ward
Image: Grant Ward

Cameron Antwi, Ryan Grant, Johnny Johnston, Matthew Liptrott, Charlie Monks, Ethan Robson, Sky Sinclair, Grant Ward.

Bournemouth

Image: Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill, Brennan Camp, Ryan Glover, Connor Kurran-Browne, Luke Nippard.

Bristol City

Callum O'Dowda
Image: Callum O'Dowda

Khari Allen, Louis Britton, Callum O'Dowda, Barney Soady, Nathaniel Williams.

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Cardiff City

To follow...

Coventry City

Coventry's Jodi Jones
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Jodi Jones, Josh Pask.

Derby County

To follow...

Fulham

Jean Michael Seri
Image: Jean Michael Seri

Timmy Abraham, Jacob Adams, Eric Ameyaw, Xavier Benjamin, Tyler Caton, Cyrus Christie, Fabri, Michael Hector, Alfie Mawson, Jean Michaël Seri, Jerome Opoku, Jonathon Page, Julian Schwarzer, Jaylan Wildbore.

Huddersfield Town

Image: Fraizer Campbell

Alex Vallejo, Jamal Blackman, Reece Brown, Fraizer Campbell, Carel Eiting, Naby Sarr.

Hull City

Hull's Tom Huddlestone
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Tom Eaves, Tom Huddlestone, Richie Smallwood.

Luton Town

TQ Addy, Sam Beckwith, Elliott Lee, Corey Panter, Jake Peck.

Middlesbrough

Image: Sol Bamba

Sol Bamba, Lee Peltier, Neil Taylor.

Millwall

Alex Pearce
Image: Alex Pearce

Jayden Davis, Kai Garande, Connor Mahoney, Dan Moss, Sean O'Brien, Alex Pearce, Junior Tiensia.

Nottingham Forest

To follow...

Peterborough United

Kyle Barker, Dai Cornell, Serhat Tasdemir.

Preston North End

Preston's Scott Sinclair
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Tom Barkhuizen, Jack Baxter, Izzy Brown, Jacob Holland-Wilkinson, Mathew Hudson, Paul Huntington, Oliver Lombard, Joe Rafferty, Connor Ripley, Joe Rodwell-Grant, Scott Sinclair, Jamie Thomas, Ethan Walker.

QPR

Queens Park Rangers' Charlie Austin (left) celebrates scoring their side's first goal of the game with team-mate Sam McCallum
Image: Charlie Austin

Charlie Austin, Dom Ball, Yoann Barbet, Dillon Barnes, David Marshall, Lee Wallace, Kieren Westwood.

Reading

Image: John Swift

Jordan Addo-Antoine, Felipe Araruna, Brandon Barker, Ethan Bristow, Alen Halilovic, Junior Hoilett, James Holden, Marc McNulty, Michael Morrison, Orjan Nyland, Lynford Sackey, John Swift, Malachi Talent-Aryeetey, Terell Thomas.

Sheffield United

David McGoldrick
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Luke Freeman, David McGoldrick, Lys Mousset.

Stoke City

Steven Fletcher
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James Chester, Steven Fletcher, Tom Ince, Tommy Smith.

Swansea City

Yan Dhanda was sent racist abuse online in February earlier this year
Image: Yan Dhanda

Nico Defreitas-Hansen, Yan Dhanda, Josh Gould, Ben Hamer, Jamie Searle, Korey Smith.

West Brom

Image: Andy Carroll

Andy Carroll, Mark Chidi, Zak Delaney, Sam Johnstone, Kevin Joshua, MacKenzie Lamb, Leon MacHisa, Daniel Ngoma, Romaine Sawyers, Jamie Soule, Aurio Teixeira, Owen Windsor.

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