James joined the Tigers in February 2015 after being released from Bury at the start of the season prior to a spell at Brighouse Town. Burke is a product of the Huddersfield Town academy, going out on loan to Radcliffe Borough in December 2012. After finding places limited at Huddersfield, he was released just before the end of 2013 before joining Bury, where he made his debut in the 3-0 win over Hartlepool United at Victoria Park on New Year’s Day 2014. James has become a regular in the Hyde first team. One of many players to be retained from last season.