Oliver Rathbone (born 31 October 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a attacking midfielder for Rochdale.
A central midfielder who’s on an U17 Academy Educational Scholarship. He’s technically sound but due to his small stature he spent much of the 2013/14 season playing with the Manchester United Under-16 side.
Was released from Man Utd in 2016.
Went on trial for Walsall reserves in April 2016.
Joined Rochdale on a 1 year deal in June 2016.
Made his Rochdale debut in October 2016 in the EFL Trophy against Notts County.
Played his first league game in home win against Southend United 4 days later.
Signed a new two-year contract in August 2017,
Marcus has represented England at Under-16 and Under-18 level.
Son of former Blackburn Rovers full back Mick Rathbone