Although not confirmed yet it is widely expected we'll be kicking off next year in England's third tier aka League 1. What comes with this is a massive loss in revenue (£5 million) and thus an inability to hand out new contracts to all but the cheapest players: The young ones
Mark Davies, Jay Spearing, Liam Feeney have all been told to move along with the same expected for the likes of David Wheater.
A couple have impressed on loan and a couple have impressed here, so with a complete revamp of the squad needed, how much could we draw from our own talent pool? Following on from Rob's 'Will they stay or will they go, looking at the players who could/should depart Wanderers at the end of the season, I have a look at how next years squad could look.
GK: Ben Amos, 25
I'm almost certain we'll get offers for him this summer and we should really accept due to our lack of players who could command a fee. If he is still here however, I'll be more than happy with him between the sticks. Sure he's had his suspect moments this year, but for League 1 he'd be more than adequate.
RB: Hayden White, 20 *
The pacey, strong right back has really impressed out on loan at Blackpool. Our own Liam O'Meara recently watched him play against Bradford City and had this to say: