Burton Albion deals for Lee Bell, Phil Edwards and Dean Lyness

Lee Bell (right) is challenged by Southend's Michael Timlin during the League Two play-off semi-final at Roots Hall

Burton Albion captain Lee Bell is one of eight players who have followed Shane Cansdell-Sherriff in agreeing a new contract with the League Two club.

Midfielders Bell, 30, Joe Doyle, 19, and defenders Phil Edwards, 28, Chris Hussey, 25, and Liam Slade, 19, have all agreed one-year contracts.

Striker Dominic Knowles, 22, goalkeeper Dean Lyness, 22, and midfielder Marcus Harness, 18 have agreed two-year deals.

Marcus Holness, Damien McCrory and Robbie Weir, all 25, are in talks.

Cansdell-Sherriff signed a two-year deal with League Two play-off finalists after his Preston contract expired.

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