The ex-Guyana international never did play much for Burnley, and ended up joining Charlton Athletic, where he concluded his career in 2014. He's since scouted for Bolton, and runs his own academy too.
An awful knee injury meant that the Kosovo international never actually played for the Clarets. He went on to star in Australia, and is now plying his trade for Japanese side Sanfrecca Hiroshima.
A regular fixture at right-back for the Clarets, Mears moved on to Preston after the side failed to gain promotion in 2011. He is currently training with Charlton Athletic with an eye to securing a contract.
The Scotsman struggled to hold down a regular first team place for the Clarets, and was sold to Dundee in 2012. He's now back at his boyhood club Hamilton.