Kris Faulds, Martin Grehan and Josh Watt are among the high-profile casualties of Brown Ferguson’s squad changes at Stenhousemuir.
After securing their League One status Ferguson moved to secure a deal for ex-boss Davie Irons in the dugout before moving on to address the playing staff.
Staying for 2015-16 will be young goalkeeper Dean Shaw, and player-coach Colin McMenamin, who were already confirmed, but Ross Meechan, young player of the year Ciaran Summers and Kieran Miller have also penned new deals to remain Warriors.
Terms have also been offered to goalkeeper and player of the year Greg Fleming, Alan Lithgow and Ferguson’s first signing Anthony Marenghi.
However there are a number of players seeking other clubs.
In total nine will be free agents with Stewart Greacen retiring due to a knee injury. They are; Gregor Fotheringham, Kris Faulds, PJ Sludden, Martin Grehan, Robbie Duncan, Lee Gallacher, Craig Sutherland, Joshua Watt and Ryan Miller,
Talks are still to be held with Pedro Moutinho and Hampden goal hero Jamie McCormack whose winner in the play-off proved pivotal against Queen’s Park.
Paul McMullan has already moved back to Celtic after his loan and played in the Little Big Shot Youth Cup Final win over Rangers.
Bryan Hodge has agreed a move to fellow League One club Forfar while Chris Smith and captain Ross McMillan are re-joining Martyn Corrigan and Sean Dickson at Stirling Albion.