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Kelly and Motherwell part company

Published: Monday 14 January 2002, 16.34CET
Motherwell FC have confirmed the contract for David Kelly has been terminated by mutual consent.
Published: Monday 14 January 2002, 16.34CET

Kelly and Motherwell part company

Motherwell FC have confirmed the contract for David Kelly has been terminated by mutual consent.

Motherwell FC have confirmed the contract for striker David Kelly has been terminated by mutual consent.

Disciplinary hearing
The former Republic of Ireland international was involved in an alleged bust-up with manager Eric Black and his assistant Terry Butcher after the Scottish Cup defeat at Dunfermline Athletic FC. But, prior to a disciplinary hearing on Monday, both parties agreed on a contract termination.

'Compromise agreement'
"A compromise agreement has resulted from a meeting held today prior to the convening of a disciplinary hearing," a club statement read. "Mr David Kelly's contract as a player with Motherwell Football Club has been terminated by mutual consent."

One-year contract
The 36-year-old joined the club in the summer on a one-year contract after a career with Walsall FC, West Ham United FC, Leicester City FC, Newcastle United FC, Wolverhampton Wanderers FC, Sunderland AFC, Tranmere Rovers FC and Sheffield United FC.

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