MILLWALL have announced their retained list and the headline news is that both Jordan Archer and Ryan Tunnicliffe will leave the club at the end of their contracts.
Lee Gregory, Tom King and Conor McLaughlin had already announced that they would be leaving the club at the end of their contracts but club have also announced that Sid Nelson, Jordan Archer and Ryan Tunnicliffe would not be offered new deals.
Scotland international Archer 26, joined Millwall initially on loan from Tottenham in February 2015 and moved permanently in the summer of 2015. He went on to make 182 appearances for the club and kept 61 clean sheets. The goalkeeper started the season as first choice in goal but twice lost place in the team during the season.
Ryan Tunnicliffe is the biggest surprise in the list of those who will not be offered fresh terms. He joined the club in 2017 after leaving Fulham. After starting the season as second choice he forced his way into Neil Harris’s side over the Christmas period and scored three goals this season. However, after making 58 appearances across two seasons he will leave the club at the end of his contract.
Tom King also joined Millwall in 2015 but made just 11 appearances for the club. He joined AFC Wimbledon on loan at the start of the season but was recalled in January. He didn’t feature for Millwall in 2018/19. The 24 year old announced his departure last week on his twitter account.
The memories this club has provided me with over the last 5 years have been unbelievable from the lows of relegation to the unrivalled joy of promotion 2 years later. From the fans to all the staff I’ve worked with I wish you all every success. See you soon pic.twitter.com/MrLWhTpCy0
— Thomas King (@tomking_) May 8, 2019
Conor Mclaughlin joined Millwall in the summer of 2017 from Fleetwood following promotion to the Championship. He went on to make 33 appearances for the club but ended up losing his place to Mahlon Romeo as the first choice right-back.
Sid Nelson has also been told he will leave the club in the summer. He is currently on loan at Tranmere and will play in the League Two Play-Off Final next weekend. He made 38 appearances for Millwall after coming through the clubs academy. He was famously made captain by Ian Holloway in 2015 for a match against Ipswich Town.