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SIGNING: Eckersley Signs For Latics

18 September 2015

Interim manager David Dunn has added full back Richard Eckersley to his squad on a three-month contract, subject to international clearance.

Eckersley came through the youth ranks at Manchester United, making two senior appearances before joining Burnley in 2009. 

The 26-year-old enjoyed loan spells with Plymouth Argyle, Bradford City and Bury before joining Toronto FC in 2011. 

In a two year career there, he played over 50 times earning him a move to New York Red Bulls last season.

After nine appearances, Eckersley sighted a return to England to move closer to his family.

He will wear the number 24 shirt during his time with the club. 

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