Former Rochdale defender Joe Bunney breaks ribs and collarbone in collision

Date published: 09 September 2019

Former Rochdale defender Joe Bunney has broken his ribs and collarbone in a traffic collision.

Bunney, 25, previously played for Rochdale between 2013 and 2018, making almost 150 appearances during a near five-year stay. He returned to Rochdale AFC on loan from Northampton Town earlier this year.

He signed a 12-month contract with Bolton Wanderers on 2 September after former Dale manager Keith Hill took the reins at Bolton.

In a statement released on Monday (9 September), Bolton Wanders said: “We can confirm that Joe Bunney has been involved in a road traffic accident.

“He will remain in hospital for the next 48 hours as a precautionary measure.

“Everybody at Bolton Wanderers wishes Joe a quick recovery.”

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