Gateshead FC: James Curtis one of nine players released by National League side
National League club Gateshead have released nine players, including long-serving defender James Curtis.
Curtis, 34, made 596 appearances for the Heed after joining from Northern League side Washington FC in 2003.
South Africa international and former Newcastle player Matty Pattison, 29, has also been released.
Forward Danny Johnson, 23, winger Josh Gillies, 25, and midfielders Gus Mafuta, 20, and Paddy McLaughlin, 25, have been offered new contracts.