Hamer signs

Latics young defender Tom Hamer has signed his first professional contract on a two year deal. After progressing through the youth system he has impressed in the first team, especially at Rochdale, and was awarded the man of the match in the 3-0 reverse against Southend.

He said, “I’m delighted to sign my first professional contract. It’s a proud moment for myself and my family. I’m now looking forward to working hard between now, the rest of the season and beyond to ensure we maintain our League One status.”