Joseph Rafferty

Joe Rafferty is a former Republic of Ireland international defender who plays for Preston North End. Born in Liverpool on 6th October 1993, right-sided centre-half or full-back Rafferty has only represented Rochdale at senior level having come through the youth academy at Liverpool. A former captain of Liverpool’s junior sides, he made it as far as the Reds’ reserve team before signing for Rochdale on a free transfer in July 2012. Having featured regularly during his first season at Spotland, the youngster played 31 of 46 league matches to help the club seal a third-place finish and promotion from League Two in 2013/14.

 Position:
Full Back
  Country:
Republic of Ireland
  Age:
26
 Position:
Full Back
  Country:
Republic of Ireland
  Age:
26

Joe Rafferty is a former Republic of Ireland international defender who plays for Preston North End. Born in Liverpool on 6th October 1993, right-sided centre-half or full-back Rafferty has only represented Rochdale at senior level having come through the youth academy at Liverpool. A former captain of Liverpool’s junior sides, he made it as far as the Reds’ reserve team before signing for Rochdale on a free transfer in July 2012. Having featured regularly during his first season at Spotland, the youngster played 31 of 46 league matches to help the club seal a third-place finish and promotion from League Two in 2013/14.