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Daniel Rooney




Date of birth



182 cm



Daniel is from Torpoint; the brother of former professional Louis.

In his early years he played for Looe Town FC, he attended Torpoint Community College and joined the Academy in 2007. Daniel represented Northern Ireland Under 17s in the Syrenka Cup International Football Tournament in Poland in 2015 and last year was selected for the Northern Ireland Under 19s UEFA Championship qualifying rounds in Poland. 

Dan initially broke into the Argyle Under 18s in the 2014-15 season, showing good promise with some assured performances; being comfortable when in possession he contributed to the cause creating goals. Daniel also shows versatility as an attacking or holding midfielder.

He played a significant part in winning the Youth Alliance League and promotion to the Peninsula Premier League in 2015-16.  Last year he again produced some assured performances in the Youth Alliance League, Merit League and in the Peninsula Fixtures. After completing his two-year apprenticeship, manager Derek Adams awarded Daniel a professional development contract.  

Dan is sponsored by the Plymouth Argyle Supporters Club, Plymouth Branch.