Quantcast
The Non-League Football Paper

Missed us? Buy The NLP here!

Subscribers login | Free sample

Newsletter

Get our weekly Football email

National League champion John Rooney switches to Stockport County

john rooney stockport county

National League champion and National Game Awards winner John Rooney is staying in Non-League’s top flight to start running the show and scoring goals for Stockport County.

Barrow’s National League winning captain was unveiled on Monday, pictured, as manager Jim Gannon’s most impressive signing of the summer so far when he joined the Hatters on a three-year deal.

The 29-year-old’s arrival at Edgeley Park follows the recruitment of defender Mark Kitching from Hartlepool United and brothers Connor and James Jennings from Tranmere Rovers and Wrexham respectively.

The former New York Red Bull, Orlando City, Chester, Guiseley and Wrexham attacking midfielder was honoured in June at The NLP’s 2019-20 Virtual National Game Awards as the Mark Harrod Player of the Year.

Gannon told fans he was delighted to sign the award-winning title winner in a club statement after tweeting his satisfaction.

“We are all delighted John has joined us at County,” he said. “I think this signing is a real statement of intent on behalf of Stockport County. In my recent squad update I had highlighted a strong desire to add goals, creativity and quality to our front line.

“In that regard Simon Wilson has been working tirelessly behind the scenes to attract players, that can be regarded as amongst the best in the league. As a team we needed to add a player with both creativity and attack intent from midfield.

“John Rooney is the stand-out player in the National League for goals from midfield. His record last season was exceptional. Its not just the number of goals, assists and set play quality that makes John a stand out player in this league.”

Gannon added: “He also brings a level of football involvement and leadership that helps a team play to a high standard.”

Non-League NLP National League

OUT NOW: Sunday’s NLP!

Make sure you get your copy of The Non-League Paper from the weekend for the latest news as Non-League comes out of lockdown and the results of our ‘return to football’ survey in partnership with the Football Supporters Association!

In print and online 24/7 as a full digital replica since midnight on Saturday, The NLP’s news pages are the only place to stay informed and entertained while getting the big picture from across Non-League in one place.

Get ahead of the game with our free weekly newsletter and never take a chance on missing your paper on a Sunday or Monday again!

Subscribe today to have the printed edition delivered to your doorstep or enjoy the full digital edition from the comfort of your own home or wherever you are when it pops up on your mobile or device!

The only national paper devoted to Non-League football, as a digital edition The NLP is available whenever and wherever you want it.

Try a free sample of a recent edition today if you’re staying home or on the run by clicking here. You’ll save cash as a one off or regular digital reader and the pages still rustle like the printed paper too!

Images courtesy of The Non-League Paper & @StockportCounty/Twitter

This article was brought to you by The Non-League Paper, the UK's best-selling football title on the newsstand, on-sale every Sunday.
To subscribe to The Non-League Paper CLICK HERE

Tagged , ,

Liked this story? Share it!

PinIt

Related Posts


betting sites in the UK

[snack_ad id="6539132" type="1by1"]