Conor Grant signs contract with Rochdale AFC

Date published: 01 February 2021

Rochdale AFC has announced that midfielder Conor Grant has joined the club on a permanent deal from Sheffield Wednesday.

The Irishman is Brian Barry-Murphy’s second acquisition on transfer deadline day and has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal.

Grant joined Sheffield Wednesday as a scholar in 2017, following spells as a youngster at Irish sides Malahide United and Shamrock Rovers.

The 19-year-old signed a professional contract with Wednesday in December 2018, making his only appearance for the club against Dale in the second round of the Carabao Cup in September 2020.

“I’m excited to get going,” said Grant.

“My agent said to me a couple of weeks ago that Sheffield Wednesday were talking about a loan, but the gaffer here wanted a permanent deal, which I was all for. I’m really looking forward to working with him.”

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