Exeter City release 12 squad members

Twelve members of Exeter City's squad are leaving the League One club, including goalkeeper Paul Jones and frontman Jake Thomson.

Jones, 24, made 22 appearances for the Grecians this season before joining Peterborough on loan in January.

Thomson, who only made one start for the side during the campaign, came off the bench on 15 occasions

The club has also confirmed that Bertie Cozic, Rob Edwards and manager Paul Tisdale are retiring as players.

Meanwhile, first-team regulars Matt Taylor, Daniel Nardiello, Jamie Cureton and David Noble have all been offered new contracts to stay at St James Park, which they are yet to sign.

Exeter City departures: James Wood, Matt Armstrong Ford, Jake Thomson, Paul Jones, James Norwood, Ben Watson, Dan Western, Noah Keats, Joe Heath, Ethan Phillips, Paul Gibbins, Josh Searle.