O'Connell captained the England Under-19 side during their recent European Elite Round qualifiers and featured against Dale in Saturday's friendly at Spotland.
The highly-rated teenager, 19, enjoyed loan spells at Rotherham and York last season.
...so Louis van Gaal really needs to get his thinking cap on. Does he...
After the departures of Diego Costa, Filipe Luis and Thibaut Courtois...
hile the focus is on Liverpool's move for Mario Balotelli, one Man United fan tries...
iverpool definitely don't want Mario Balotelli, and panic stations at Arsenal...
Rochdale have completed the signing of Blackburn Rovers defender Jack O'Connell on a six-month loan deal.
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es, these stats are right. Rio Ferdinand definitely had a better debut than Fernando.
know it's only one game, and Arsenal have got an amazing midfield as is; but seriously, is Arsene Wenger the only person on Earth who doesn't want Cesc at their club?
S - 'Squeezes [English] out of his mouth like it's an elastic band he's found in his lamb bhuna' - bravo. Marvellous stuff
Aaron Ramsey is confident Arsenal will meet the physical challenge presented by Premier League rivals Manchester City and Chelsea.
England's women secured their place in the 2015 World Cup courtesy of an emphatic 4-0 victory over Wales in Cardiff.
Queens Park Rangers have confirmed the signing of Eduardo Vargas from Napoli on a season-long loan deal.