Summer transfer window 2021: Key in and outs at every League One club

Wigan have signed Portsmouth captain Tom Naylor on a free transfer. Photo: Wigan Athletic 

Wigan have signed Portsmouth captain Tom Naylor on a free transfer. Photo: Wigan Athletic - Credit: Wigan Athletic

The 2021 summer transfer window opened on June 9. Here are all the key ins and outs that have happened at League One clubs so far. 


IN: N/A 

OUT: Callum Reilly, Shane McLoughlin, Luke O’Neill (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Sam Walker, Darnell Johnson, George Dobson, Ryan Longman, Jaako Oksanen. 



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IN: Harry Pell (Colchester, free), John O'Sullivan (Morecambe, free). 

OUT: Mark Hughes (Bristol Rovers, free), Joe Maguire (released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Nathan Baxter, Paul Smyth, Jon Russell, Ryan Cassidy, Tariq Uwakwe, Adam Phillips. 

CONTRACT TALKS: Ben Barclay, Harvey Rodgers.  


IN: Dapo Afolayan (West Ham, free), Josh Sheehan (Newport, free), George Johnston (Feyenoord, undisclosed), Declan John (Swansea, free), Will Aimson (Plymouth, free).

OUT: Shaun Miller, Arthur Gnahoua, Jamie Mascoll (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Billy Crellin, Declan John, Ben Jackson and Zack Elbouzedi. 



IN: Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (Oldham, free), Omari Patrick (Carlisle, free), Deji Oshilaja (Charlton, free), Bryn Morris (Portsmouth, free), Louis Moult (Preston, free).

OUT: Stephen Quinn (Mansfield, free), Arthur Gnahoua (Morecambe, free), Colin Daniel, John-Joe O'Toole, Owen Gallacher, Neal Eardley, Mike Fondop, Ben Fox (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Hayden Carter, Sean Clare, Ryan Broom, Josh Earl. 

Cambridge United's Paul Mullin (left) and Wes Hoolahan celebrate after the Sky Bet League Two match

Cambridge United hot-shot Paul Mullin (left) is now out of contract. Photo: PA


IN: Lloyd Jones (Northampton, free), James Brophy (Leyton Orient, free), Shilow Tracey (Tottenham, free).

OUT: Kyle Knoyle (Doncaster, free), Luke Hannant (Colchester, free), Callum Burton (released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Paul Mullin, Luke Hannant, Andy Dallas. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Jubril Okedina, Declan Drysdale, Hiram Boateng. 

Charlton Athletic's Chuks Aneke (left) in action during the Sky Bet League One match at The Valley,

Chuks Aneke (left) is out of contract at Charlton and has Championship interest. Photo: PA - Credit: PA


IN: Jayden Stockley (Preston, undisc).

OUT: Deji Oshilaja (Burton, free), Darren Pratley (Leyton Orient, free), Marcus Maddison (Spalding Utd, free), Andrew Shinnie, Erhun Oztumer (both released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Ben Amos, Chuks Aneke, Jake Forster-Caskey, Adam Matthews, Jason Pearce, Ben Watson. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Akin Famewo, Ian Maatsen, Matt Smith, Liam Millar. 


IN: N/A 

OUT: Alex Addai (released). 


LOANS EXPIRED: Finn Azaz, Josh Griffiths, Sam Smith, Indiana Vassilev, Callum Wright. 


IN: Chris Long (Motherwell, free) 

OUT: Olly Lancashire (released), Omar Beckles (Leyton Orient, free).

CONTRACT TALKS: Callum Ainley. 


LOANS EXPIRED: Stephen Walker, Antony Evans, Nathan Wood. 


IN: Ben Close (Portsmouth, free), Kyle Knoyle (Cambridge Utd, free). 

OUT: James Coppinger (retired), Reece James (Blackpool, free), Brad Halliday (Fleetwood, free), Danny Amos, Madger Gomes, Joe Wright (all released).  

CONTRACT TALKS: Jason Lokilo, Lirak Hasani. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Matt Smith, Taylor Richards, Tyreece John-Jules, Josh Sims, Ellery Balcombe, Scott Robertson, Elliot Simoes. 


IN: Ryan Edmondson (Leeds, loan), Brad Halliday (Doncaster, free), Tom Clarke (Salford, free), Harry Wright (Ipswich, free), Max Clark (Hull, free).

OUT: Wes Burns (Ipswich, undisc), Sam Finley (Bristol Rovers, free), Paul Coutts (Bristol Rovers, free), Mark Duffy, Josh Morris, Harvey Saunders, Glenn Whelan (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Callum Connolly, Janoi Donacien, Barrie McKay, Charlie Mulgrew, Kyle Vassell. 

Gillingham's Connor Ogilvie celebrates scoring their second goal during the Sky Bet League One match

Left-back Connor Ogilvie has rejected a new deal at GIllingham. Photo: PA - Credit: PA


IN: Max Ehmer (Bristol Rovers, free), Olly Lee (Hearts, free), Ben Reeves (Plymouth, free) 

OUT: Jack Bonham, Connor Ogilvie, Jordan Graham (all rejected new deals), Dominic Samuel, Matty Willock (both released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Robbie Cundy, Tommy O’Connor. 

Lee Evans signs for Ipswich Town

Lee Evans has been reunited with Paul Cook at Ipswich Town. Photo: ITFC - Credit: ITFC


IN: Wes Burns (Fleetwood, undisc), Lee Evans (Wigan, free) 

OUT: Andre Dozzell (QPR, £1m), Luke Chambers (Colchester, free), Gwion Edwards (Wigan, free), Cole Skuse (Colchester, free), James Wilson (Plymouth, free), David Cornell (contract terminated), Freddie Sears, Alan Judge, Stephen Ward, Emyr Huws (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Mark McGuinness, Luke Matheson, Josh Harrop, Keanan Bennetts, Luke Thomas, Troy Parrott. 

Lincoln City's Brennan Johnson (centre) battles for the ball with Blackpool's James Husband (left),

Brennan Johnson (centre) returns to parent club Nottingham Forest following an impressive season on loan at Lincoln. Photo: PA - Credit: PA


IN: N/A 

OUT: Harry Anderson (released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Alex Palmer, Brennan Johnson, Callum Morton, Morgan Rogers, TJ Eyoma. 


IN: Scott Twine (Swindon, compensation fee TBC), Franco Ravizzoli (Eastbourne Borough, undisc).

OUT: Lee Nicholls, Jordan Houghton, Kieran Agard, Joe Mason (released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Ben Gladwin, Cameron Jerome, Josh McEachran, Matthew Sorinola, Andrew Surman. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Will Grigg, Ethan Laird, Lasse Sorensen, Louis Thompson. 


IN: Callum Jones (Hull, loan), Arthur Gnahoua (Bolton, free)

OUT: Nat Knight-Percival (Tranmere, free), John O'Sullivan (Accrington, free), Harry Davis, Mark Halstead, Alex Kenyon, Stephen Hendrie, Liam McAlinden, Ben Pringle, Jordan Slew (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Ryan Cooney, Brad Lyons. 


IN: Ryan Williams (Portsmouth, free)

OUT: Josh Ruffels (Huddersfield, free)

CONTRACT TALKS: Antony Forde, John Mousinho. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Marcus McGuane, Liam Kelly, Olamide Shodipo, Brandon Barker, Elliot Lee. 


IN: James Wilson (Ipswich, free), Dan Scarr (Walsall, free), Macaulay Gillesphey (Brisbane Roar, undisc).

OUT: Ben Reeves (Gillingham, free), Will Aimson (Bolton, free), Lewis Macleod, Byron Moore, Frank Nouble, Ben Reeves, Scott Wootton (all released). 

LOANS EXPIRED: Tyrese Fornah, Adam Lewis, Jerome Opoku, Kell Watts, Sam Woods. 


IN: Liam Vincent (Bromley, undisc) 

OUT: Tom Naylor (Wigan, free), Jack Whatmough (Wigan, free), Ben Close (Doncaster, free), Ryan Williams (Oxford Utd, free), Bryn Morris (Burton, free), Andy Cannon (Hull City, free), Charlie Daniels, Jordy Hiwula (both released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Craig MacGillivray. 

LOANS EXPIRED: George Byers, Rasmus Nicolaisen, Harvey White. 


IN: N/A 

OUT: Billy Jones, Shaun MacDonald, Clark Robertson, Kyle Vassell (all released). 


LOANS EXPIRED: Lewis Wing, George Hirst, Jamal Blackman, Ryan Giles, Florian Jozefzoon. 


IN: N/A 

OUT: Jordan Rhodes (Huddersfield, free), Liam Shaw (Celtic, free), Joost van Aken, Kadeem Harris, Elias Kachunga, Tom Lees, Matt Penney, Moses Odubajo, Joey Pelupessy, Adam Reach, Keiren Westwood (all released). 

CONTRACT REJECTED: Osaze Urhoghide.  

LOANS EXPIRED: Izzy Brown, Jack Marriott. 


IN: Matt Pennington (Everton, free), Luke Leahy (Bristol R, free), Ryan Bowman (Exeter, undisc), Elliott Bennett (Blackburn, free).

OUT: Curtis Main (St Mirren, free), Brad Walker (Port Vale, free), Scott Golbourne, David Edwards, Ro-Shaun Williams, Sean Goss, Donald Love, David Davis, Leon Clarke. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Matija Sarkic, Harry Chapman. 

Sunderland's Max Power gestures to referee Anthony Backhouse (centre) during the Sky Bet League One

Max Power re-joined Wigan following his release by Sunderland. Photo: PA - Credit: PA


IN: N/A 

OUT: Max Power (Wigan, free), Callum McFadzean, Chris Maguire, Conor McLaughlin, Grant Leadbitter, Josh Scowen, Remi Matthews (all released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Denver Hume, Luke O’Nien, Aiden McGeady, Charlie Wyke. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Dion Sanderson, Jordan Jones. 


IN: Jordan Cousins (Stoke, free), Tom Naylor (Portsmouth, free), Gwion Edwards (Ipswich, free), Max Power (Sunderland, free), Jack Whatmough (Portsmouth, free) 

OUT: Lee Evans (Ipswich, free), Kyle Joseph (Swansea, £500k), Chris Merrie (Tranmere, undisc), Zach Clough, Dan Gardner, Alex Perry (all released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Tendayi Darikwa, Joe Dodoo, Kyle Joseph, Chris Merrie, Viv Solomon-Otabor. 

LOANS EXPIRED: George Johnston, Funso Ojo, Jamie Proctor, Curtis Tilt, Scott Wootton.  


IN: N/A 

OUT: Fred Onyedinma (Luton, undisc), Alex Pattison (Harrogate, free), Darius Charles, Ryan Allsop (both released). 

CONTRACT TALKS: Adebayo Akinfenwa. 

LOANS EXPIRED: Dennis Adeniran, Josh Knight, Admiral Muskwe. 

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