John Rooney becomes a ShakerJohn Rooney, younger brother of Wayne, has signed a 12 month contract with the Shakers.
John’s career began with Macclesfield Town in 2008, where he made a total of 46 appearances. After rejecting a new deal at the Moss Rose ground, John went on trial at Derby County & Huddersfield Town but eventually elected for a move to the USA where he joined MLS side New York Red Bulls before later moving to Orlando City.
He returned to the UK last season, signing for Championship side Barnsley but left at the end of last season. After a trial spell with the Shakers, John has signed a twelve month deal.