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Joe Riley

Defender

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Biography

Date of birth

13/10/1991

Height

183 cm

Signed

01/07/2016

Country

England

Riley joined Town from Bury for an undisclosed fee in the summer of 2016, signing a two-year deal.
 
Joe had started his career with Bolton Wanderers as a 7-year-old and rose through the youth ranks before making his league debut in a 5-0 win against Stoke City in the Premier League.
 
Riley found chances hard to come by at Bolton and was eventually released in January 2015, joining Bury, for whom he made 50 appearances in an 18-month spell.

Injury-hit throughout his career, Joe starts this season on the sidelines after suffering significant ankle ligament damage in the final game of the 2016/17 season.

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