Rochdale hand chance to defender

25 March 2010 07:09
League Two leaders Rochdale have signed former Manchester United youth defender Michael Lea.The 21-year-old has joined Keith Hill's side on non-contract terms until the end of the season. [LNB]He was released after one year as a professional at Manchester United and went on to have spells with Scunthorpe and Chester City. [LNB]Lea was left without a club after Chester were wound up in the high court earlier this month. [LNB]He told the Rochdale website: "I'm hopeful this move will be the one that takes me forward. [LNB]"You could say my moves so far haven't been good ones in terms of progressing my career but I'm determined."

Source: BBC_Sport