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Doncaster News and Features: HUME SHOWN THE DOOR

Popular defender/striker, Mark Hume who is currently serving a loan spell with Unibond outfit Barrow has had his contract cancelled, and he leaves the club by 'mutual consent'.

Hume was one of current boss Ian Snodin's first signings when he arrived at the start of the 98/99 season from Barnsley, after failing to break into the first team at Oakwell. He went on to score his first Conference goal to salvage a draw in the last minute against Rushden & Diamonds.

Although he was originally signed as a central defender, Mark was used mostly as a striker during his time at Belle Vue, with great effect, as his 10 goal haul last season will testify. This made him a favourite with the fans, but he sometimes appeared lazy and disinterested. He notched two goals from 9 games played this season.

Mark was sent off 3 times last season, and was repremanded several times for his apparent in-discipline. Signed an extended contract at the end of the 98/99 season, but found himself left out a lot, when new signings were made in defence and attack.

No longer part of boss Snodin's plans, Hume joined Gainsbrough Trinity on a months loan in October last year, and then Barrow on a 3 month loan in November.

Hume has signed non-contract terms at Barrow, and he is said to be enjoying playing for the club. He will continue to play for them until a more permanent deal can be signed, at Holker Street or elsewhere.

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