Previous clubs: Bury, Blackpool, Huddersfield Town, Southend United, Everton.
Very experienced defender with a great reputation in the game. Clarke began his career with Everton during his time there he made nine league appearances and had loan spells with a number of league clubs.
He then joined Blackpool on a permanent basis in 2004, where he also captained the club. He has also captained Southend United, who he joined in 2006, before joining Huddersfield Town in 2009.
He helped the Terriers to win promotion out of League One via the play-offs in 2012.
He returned to Blackpool in July 2014, but was released after the club were relegated from the Championship at the end of the season.
He joined Bury in May 2015. He won the Player of the Season award at Blackpool, Southend, Huddersfield (twice) and Bury in the 2004–05, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11 and 2015–16 seasons respectively.