Clarke started his football career at Huddersfield Town but was sent out on loan to Halifax in order to gain some first team experience in 2008.
The defender played a total of seven games for the Shaymen in his short loan spell.
He joined Preston North End from Huddersfield in 2013 on a free transfer. He has since been an integral part of their defence. He was part of the team that won promotion back to the championship through the league one play-offs in 2014/15.
Defender Shaun Garnett spent the majority of his career at Oldham Athletic but did have a one-year spell with the Shaymen back in 2002/03, he played 41 games during the season, scoring one goal.
He also spent a brief loan spell at Preston from Tranmere Rovers in 1992 where he appeared in 13 matches during his time at Deepdale.
Other notable players:
Vernon Allett, Barry Richardson, Chris Lucketti
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