Clarke set for Terriers switch

Published Add your comment

Football News

Southend defender Peter Clarke is on the verge of signing for Huddersfield.

The 27-year-old, who has made 150 appearances for the Shrimpers and was named player of the year last season, is set to put pen to paper on a three-year deal, allowing him to return north.

He told the Southend Echo: "It's been a very hard decision for me but I've been made an offer which I don't think I can turn down."

He continued: "My wife's dad isn't too well at the moment. He's having treatment and moving back to nearer where we're from will enable her to see him a lot more.

"The length of the contract at Huddersfield also gives us some security which is important as I have my little girl to think about now but I'm leaving with a heavy heart.

"It's been good and I have some great memories from my time at Southend."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2009, All Rights Reserved.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Peter Clarke
League One
Huddersfield Town
Southend United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again