Rochdale add free agent to their squad on short deal

Picture courtesy of Rochdale Football Club

Days after the January Transfer window slammed shut, Rochdale continued to add their squad with the news that they’ve secured Jimmy Keohane.

The 28-year old was a free agent prior to signing a short-term deal at the Crown Oil Arena until the end of the season, he had been training with the club for a couple of weeks before that as well.

The versatile Keohane, started his journey in football at Wexford Youths, before moving over the England.

He made nearly 100 appearances for Exeter City and has spent the last two seasons at Cork City having joined them from Sligo Rovers.

He was part of the Rebel Army squad that won the League Cup double in 2017.

Speaking to Rochdale’s official website, Keohane said: “I’m looking forward to the challenge ahead and contributing to the team as much as I can.”

“I’ve played for five and a half years in England before, so I’m used to the EFL and it will be a good test in League One.”

“It’s a welcoming group and the training has been good, so I’m really looking forward to my time at the club.”

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