2022-23: Retained list confirmed

Sunderland AFC today confirmed its retained list for the 2022-23 season.

Following promotion to the Sky Bet Championship, Bailey Wright, Lynden Gooch and Patrick Roberts have been offered new contracts at the Stadium of Light.

Winger Aiden McGeady will depart the club after five years, while Arbenit Xhemajli, Jordan Willis and Lee Burge will also leave when their respective contracts expire on 30 June 2022.

Callum Doyle, Jack Clarke, Nathan Broadhead and Ron-Thorben Hoffmann have also returned to their parent clubs.

Everyone at Sunderland AFC would like to thank the players for their professionalism and commitment during their time at the club and wish them well for the future.


Adam Richardson
Alex Pritchard
Anthony Patterson
Cameron Jessup
Carl Winchester
Corry Evans
Dan Neil
Danny Batth
Dennis Cirkin
Elliot Embleton
Ellis Taylor
Ethan Kachosa
Harrison Sohna
Jack Diamond
Jacob Carney
Jay Matete
Leon Dajaku
Luke O'Nien
Nathan Newall
Niall Huggins
Ross Stewart
Thomas Scott
Trai Hume

Contract To Be Offered

The club are in discussions with the following players regarding signing a new contract at the club:

Bailey Wright
Lynden Gooch
Patrick Roberts

Out Of Contract and Released

Aiden McGeady
Arbenit Xhemajli
Cieran Dunne
Jack McIntyre
Jordan Willis
Kenton Richardson
Lee Burge
Nicky Gyimah-Bio
Patrick Almond
Sam Wilding
Stephen Wearne
Tyrese Dyce
Ugonna Emenike
Vinnie Steels
Will Grigg
Will Harris

Loan Players

The following players will return to their parent clubs following the expiration of their loan deals:

Callum Doyle
Jack Clarke
Nathan Broadhead
Ron-Thorben Hoffmann

Youth Players Offered Professional Contracts

Caden Kelly
Harrison Bond
Harry Gardiner

Second-Year Scholars Released At The End Of Their Scholarship

Lakhraj Singh Lohia
Luke Chapman
Samuel Irons





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