A number of Aston Villa fans have been reacting to the club’s retained and released list from their academy on social media.
Villa’s youth side recorded a memorable FA Youth Cup triumph last season, defeating Liverpool in the final in front of fans at Villa Park. It was the first time since 2002 that Villa won the competition and the club confirmed that every member of the FA Youth Cup-winning team has been retained.
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The likes of Jack Clarke, who has been on loan at Chesterfield, Callum Rowe and Brad Burton were three of those who have been let go, whereas Brad Young, Mamadou Sylla and Tyreik Wright were among those who are on.
Villa fans react
The club shared the news on their official Twitter page on Friday afternoon and here is what these Villa supporters had to say in reply.
“I thought the first list was released and was so confused”
“I thought the first bunch of names were released I almost lost my head then”
“Wow, a couple of players from the Liverpool FA Cup game being released. Good luck to them for the future.”
“Callum Rowe is a bit of a surprise I thought he really impressed against Liverpool”
“Thought Callum Rowe had looked good”
“Hope they all prove us wrong!”
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