Rochdale Football Club is delighted to announce that Joe Dunne has signed his first professional contract.
The 18-year-old Academy graduate has penned a one-year deal, with the option of a further year.
The left-sided defender featured for the first team last season, making his debut in Dale’s Leasing.com Trophy win over Bradford City.
“It feels great to have signed,” said Dunne.
“I have dedicated my life to football, working towards this moment. Getting a pro contract is something that I have worked towards all my life, so I am so thankful for the opportunity.
“It has been a strange few months and it has been a long wait to get to this point, so I’m really happy to be back and I’m looking forward to the season ahead.
“I know that the hard work needs to continue now.”