Huke leaves Central Coast Mariners for Rushden & Diamonds

Shane Huke has agreed a one-year deal with English Conference National outfit Rushden & Diamonds.

The 24-year old English-born Australian midfielder left A-League club Central Coast Mariners after his contract ended and has now linked up with the Northamptonshire club.

Before moving back to Australia to join the Mariners in 2009, Huke spent a year-and-a-half with Dagenham & Redbridge after beginning his overseas career with Peterborough United in 2003. He undertook a number of loan spells in between then and signing with the Daggers in 2007.