Rochdale have snapped up Liverpool fullback Stephen Darby on-loan.

The defender will remain with the League One club until June 2012.

Darby spent much of last season on loan at Notts County after moving to Meadow Lane in November 2010.

The 22-year-old has made six first-team appearances for Liverpool, with the last coming in the Europa League qualifier against FK Rabotnicki in Macedonia.

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