Heffernan to Huddersfield

The Central Coast Mariners have today agreed to release left fullback Dean Heffernan to English League One side Huddersfield for the remainder of the 2009/10 season.

The Central Coast Mariners have today agreed to release left fullback Dean Heffernan to English League One side Huddersfield for the remainder of the 2009/10 season.

"Whilst wishing Dean all the best, we are now fully focused on the immediate goal of qualifying for the Hyundai A-League finals series," said Mariners Executive Chairman Lyall Gorman.

Heffernan became the 13th player to represent the Mariners after coming on as a substitute in the club-s second ever competitive match, a 4-nil victory over Adelaide United in the 2005 Club World Championship.

The 29-year-old went on to play 83 competitive matches for the club, 65 of those in the Hyundai A-League, scoring 10 goals.

The Mariners- final home match of the Hyundai A-League 2009/10 season will be against Newcastle Jets Saturday, 6 February. Kick-off is at 6:00pm. Tickets are available online here or by phoning 132 849.