Paul Bernard Jones (born 13 May 1953 in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire) is a former professional footballer who played as a defender in the Football League for Bolton Wanderers, where he spent most of his career at Huddersfield Town, Oldham Athletic, Blackpool, Rochdale and Stockport County. Paul also made the Full England Squad in 1977 but did not make an appearance.
After his playing career ended he spent time scouting for former club Bolton Wanderers, Hull City and Crystal Palace and in 2009 completed a spell coaching in Hunan Province, China
Ward started his career in the Bradford City youth setup before he was snapped up by West Yorkshire rivals Leeds United, but he turned down a new deal at Leeds to join Premier League side Bolton Wanderers. Leeds received compensation as a result of Ward leaving. Danny made his senior debut for Bolton as a substitute in the club's 0–1 home Premier League defeat to Sunderland on 15 August 2009.
On 26 November 2009, he signed for Swindon Town on a one-month loan deal and on 28 December 2009 he scored his first professional goal for Swindon Town in the 46th minute in a 3–1 home win over Yeovil Town.
On 7 September 2010, Ward signed a new three year contract with Bolton and three days later signed on a three month loan deal with Coventry City. He made his debut for them in the home game against Leicester City the day after. The loan was cut short on 15 October as Ward returned to Bolton for an operation on his groin which kept him out of the game until the following March.
After recovering from his injury, Ward was sent on loan to Football League One side Huddersfield Town on 15 March 2011, for the remainder of the season. He made his debut as a substitute in the 1–0 win over Brentford at Griffin Park on the same day. He scored his first goal, which was the winner to make it 3–2, for Huddersfield against Brighton & Hove Albion on 30 April 2011, which also happened to be the last goal scored at the Withdean Stadium, before going on to score twice in the final league game of the season in the 4–4 home draw with Brentford. Ward scored in the League One play-off semi-final second-leg against A.F.C. Bournemouth. The match was 3–3 after 120 minutes, but Huddersfield won on penalties 4–2, which included Ward scoring his, qualifying Huddersfield for the final at Old Trafford where they just came short of promotion losing 3–0 in the final against Peterborough United.
On 11 July 2011, Ward signed a three-year contract at Huddersfield Town. The fee was around £1 million. He made his second début for the Terriers in their 1–1 draw against Bury, at the Galpharm Stadium, on 6 August 2011. He scored his first goal the week after in the 2–2 away draw to Rochdale. Ward finished the season with 47 appearances in all competitions scoring five times (four league goals), he also made 39 appearances in the league as Huddersfield finished the season as Play-off champions winning promotion to the Championship after beating Sheffield United 8–7 on penalties in the Wembley final.
Ward started his first game of the 2012–13 season in Huddersfield's 1–0 away defeat at Preston North End in the Football League Cup when he was substituted in the 46th minute. His first league game came in Huddersfield's first home game of the season coming on as an 81st minute substitute in Huddersfield's 1–1 home draw with Nottingham Forest on 21 August 2012. Ward's first league start didn't come until 1 September in a 2–2 away draw at Ipswich Town, his first goal came in the next match at home to Derby County when he scored the only goal of the 1–0 game after just 47 seconds on 15 September 2012.
David Ian Burke (born August 6, 1960 in Liverpool) is an English former professional footballer. He played as a left-back.
Burke began his career at Bolton Wanderers in 1977, making his league debut as an 18-year-old on September 2, 1978, in a 2-2 draw at Birmingham. He remained at Burnden Park for four years, making 69 league appearances and scoring one goal.
In 1981 he moved across the Pennines to join Huddersfield Town. He went on to make almost 200 appearances for the West Yorkshire club.
He signed for Steve Coppell's Crystal Palace in 1987. He won promotion via the play-offs to the top flight with Palace in 1988-89 but did not make the squad for the 1990 FA Cup Final, which Palace lost to Manchester United after a replay.
Burke returned to his first club, Bolton, later in 1990 and made over 100 further appearances for the club, including winning promotion to Division One (formerly the Second Division) in 1993.
In 1994 he joined Blackpool, who had just appointed Sam Allardyce as their manager. Allardyce was a former teammate of Burke's in his first spell at Bolton in the late 1970s.
After two years with the Seasiders, Burke retired as a player.
Others who played for both sides include - Benik Afobe, Sam Allardyce, Jermaine Beckford, Graham Bell, Wayne Burnett, Simon Charlton, Neil Danns, Delroy Facey, Alan Gowling, Jim (Seamus) McDonagh, Terry Poole, Peter Valentine and Frank Worthington.