posted on May, 21 2004 @ 11:52 AM
Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy will not be renewing the contracts of Jason McAteer, Joachim Bjorklund and Phil Babb.
McCarthy has also told Paul Thirlwell, Michael Reddy and youngsters Mark Rossiter, Simon Ramsden and Patrick Collins they do not feature in his
But the former Republic of Ireland boss is still in talks with Jeff Whitley, Tommy Smith, Darren Byfield, John Oster, Richie Ryan and Neil Teggart
about renewing their deals, which expire next month.