Five former Coventry City players have today been released by Premier League clubs.
Conor Henderson, who spent part of the 2012/2013 season at loan at City has been released by Arsenal. Henderson made one appearance for The Gunners, facing Leyton Orient in the Carling Cup before only making two injuries due to injury at The Ricoh Arena, facing Carlisle United and Oldham Athletic.
Veteran goalkeeper Andy Marshall has been released by Midlands rivals Aston Villa. Marshall joined City from Millwall in 2006, before leaving on a free transfer to Aston Villa in 2009 after being named Player of the Year for the 2006/2007 season.
Centre-back Elliott Ward has been released by Norwich City. Ward joined City from West Ham United after loan spells at Peterborough United, Plymouth Argyle and Bristol Rovers. Ward captained the side under Chris Coleman but was also loaned to Doncaster Rovers and Preston North End, before joining Norwich on a free-transfer after the expiration of his contract in 2010. Ward spent two spells on loan at Championship side Nottingham Forest in the months leading up the to end of his contract with The Canaries.
Reece Brown has been released from Premier League Champions, Manchester United. Brown failed to make a senior appearance for The Red Devils, but had loan spells with Doncaster Rovers, Coventry City and most recently, Ipswich Town. Brown made 10 appearances for the Sky Blues, failing to impress the fans.
Jay Tabb is the final ex-Coventry player to be released by Premier League sides. Tabb leaves Reading, having already signed a pre-contract agreement with Championship side Ipswich Town.