Date of birth
Born: Sheffield, 13th August 2000
Sam is a central defender who joined Dale on a free transfer from Sheffield United in July 2021, putting pen-to-paper on a two-year deal at the Crown Oil Arena.
The 20-year-old came through the youth ranks at Bramall Lane, before signing professional terms in 2017.
Since then, he has enjoyed loan spells at FC Halifax Town, Oldham Athletic and Notts County, as well as with Australian A-League side Central Coast Mariners.