Adshead set to become Dale's youngest
Monday, 18th Sep 2017 08:00
Sixteen year old Daniel Adshead could become Dale's youngester ever player if he is handed his Dale debut when we travel to Gigg Lane on Tuesday night - thirty years to the very day that the record was last broken.
The current holder of this record is Zac Hughes who made his Dale debut back on 19th September 1987 when we took on Exeter. Hughes was 16 years and 105 days on that day.
If Adshead makes his debut at Gigg Lane, he will be 16 years and 17 days. Keith Hill has previously indicated that Adshead is likely to be given a runout in the Checkatrade Trophy, similiar to how Aaron Morley and Matty Gillam were last season.
The top ten youngest debutants for Dale are:
Zac Hughes, 16 years 105 days v Exeter (a), Sep 1987
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