Midfielder Ryan Woods joined Blues on a three-year deal in July 2021.
After beginning his youth career with Walsall, Woods signed professional forms with Shrewsbury Town whom he would help guide to League One in 2014/15.
With over 100 appearances at the Meadow to his name, Woods transferred to Brentford on deadline day in 2015. He then helped the Bees consolidate their status as a Championship side and after three seasons playing in West London, he transferred to Stoke City. This period included a loan switch to Millwall where he made 64 appearances.