Dunfermline Athletic

Two depart for Ireland

Thursday, 31st Jan 2008

Aaron Labonte and Jamie Harris leave Dunfermline for the Eircom Premier Division

Aaron LabonteJamie Harris

Aaron Labonte is leaving East End Park to join Donegal club, Finn Harps.  He is keen to get back playing following injury and is signing for them until the end of June.

The twenty four year old centre back who was one season at Newcastle United before joining Dunfermline in May 2003. He made a great start to his career at Dunfermline, initially impressing in the Under 21s but later making a claim for a first team place.

Aaron played in the 2004 Cup Final starting line up. He was given the most difficult of all tasks when asked to mark Henrik Larssen in the 2004 Scottish Cup Final after appendicitis ruled Scott Wilson out of the team.

Jamie Harris has signed for St Patricks Athletic.  A nominal fee was received.  The 28 year old Welshman spent three seasons at Shelbourne before coming to Scotland in January 2007. Born in Swansea, the 6' 4" central defender started his football life as a centre forward with Swansea City.

He made his Swansea debut at the age of 18 but only played seven matches for the Welsh side, all from the bench, before crossing the Irish Sea to play for Bohemians. He then went to St Patricks Athletic prior to joining Shels in August 2003.  Jamie made eleven appearances for Dunfermline.

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