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Unsworth released by Huddersfield

David Unsworth
Unsworth has made just five appearances for Town this season

Huddersfield Town have released David Unsworth from his contact and told Chris Lucketti to look for a new club.

Centre-back Lucketti, 37, rejected a loan move to Brighton last week, while full-back Unsworth, 35, has not played for Town since October.

"Chris is not part of my long-term plans for this club," manager Lee 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 veteran defenders were brought to Huddersfield by former manager Stan Ternent but have failed to become regular first-team players since Clark took charge.

Clark has hinted that more could follow them out of the Galpharm Stadium.

He [Chris] has an excellent attitude and is a great example to the younger players on how to look after yourself and carry on playing at an older age

Lee Clark

Clark added: "I've had a chat with Chris and we have an understanding that it's best for both him and the club for him to find somewhere else.

"I have a lot of respect for him, he's a proud man and a very good senior pro. It has all been very amicable.

"He has an excellent attitude and is a great example to the younger players on how to look after yourself and carry on playing at an older age.

"I've told him to look for another club and he understands that but he politely declined Brighton's offer last week."

"There are other players, both out and under contract come the summer, that I've spoken to who will be looking for pastures new too.

"The only constant in football is change and we have to accept that."



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