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Schofield completes Yeovil switch

Danny Schofield
Schofield's flexibility appealed to Yeovil boss Russell Slade

Midfielder Danny Schofield has completed his move from Huddersfield to Yeovil Town.

The 28-year-old was out of contract with the Terriers and has signed a two-year deal at Huish Park after agreeing the move in May.

Schofield told Yeovil's website: "After nine years at Huddersfield I felt the time was right for a change.

"When I spoke to Russell Slade [Yeovil manager] he soon convinced me that Yeovil was the play to come."

Schofield had been a long-term transfer target for Slade, who said: "This ends the search to replace Arron Davies as Danny is extremely versatile as he can play on the left and right wing and down the middle.

"He can get a goal so we are delighted that he is coming down to Yeovil."

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Schofield asked to leave the Terriers in February and played the last of his 289 games for Huddersfield against Luton on 3 May.

He spent 10 seasons at the Galpharm Stadium after signing from non-league side Brodsworth Miners Welfare in August 1998, scoring 46 goals.

Meanwhile, seven out-of-contract players have been released by Yeovil, including first-teamers Anthony Barry and Mark Lynch.

Youngsters Jerahl Hughes, Ishmael Welsh, Stephen Maher, Darryl Knights and Wilfried Domoraud have also left.




see also
Nott'm Forest 3-2 Yeovil
05 May 08 |  League One
Fry criticises transfer systems
01 May 08 |  Yeovil
Emotional Slade blasts doubters
21 Apr 08 |  Yeovil
Schofield asks to leave Terriers
28 Feb 08 |  Huddersfield


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