Date:Tuesday March 31 2009
Former England International and Burnley defender,David Unsworth has been released early from his contract by Huddersfield Town
Unsworth was signed by the Clarets in August 2007 on a one-year contract after being released by Wigan.
In his one season with the Clarets he had two gaffers after Steve Cotterill was replaced by Owen Coyle in November 2007.
Coyle offered Unsworth another deal at the end of the season this time as player-coach.
It was clear however that Unsworth still wanted to play regular football and did not feel he would see enough first-team action if he stayed at Turf Moor. He therefore rejected the deal and left the club in June 2008.
Former Clarets gaffer, Stan Ternent then newly appointed in charge at Huddersfield was impressed with the defender during pre-season games and signed him on a one year deal in August 2008.
Sadly for Stan his new manager's job at the Galpharm Stadium would not be successful and in November of that year he left by mutual consent leaving the club 16th in League One, having won only four of 15 league games despite signing 11 players in the summer including David Unsworth.
Assistant manager Ronnie Jepson and first-team coach Mick Docherty also left the club, along with vice-chairman Andrew Watson, who played a key role in Ternent's appointment.
Astute Clarets fans will realise that all the names so far have had connections with Burnley FC in the past, so it was perhaps no surprise that eventually David Unsworth would also fall victim to the clear out of all things Claret.
Unsworth failed to become a regular first-team player after new Terriers gaffer Lee Clark took charge.
Clark told BBC Radio Leeds.
'The club have come to a financial agreement with David to terminate his contract early, so he now leaves us.'
The defender, now 35 made just four appearances for the Terriers and he must now surely be wondering if he made the right decision to turn down Coyle's offer.
Date:Tuesday March 31 2009
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