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Joe Skarz

Defender


Biography

Date of birth

13/07/1989

Height

183 cm

Signed

24/01/2015

Country

England

Joe, who started his career at Huddersfield, where he made over 80 appearances, joined Rotherham on loan from Bury at the end of the 2012/13 season, in time to win promotion to League One with the Millers. He was a key member of Steve Evans’ side as Rotherham won promotion to the Championship, where he started almost every game before being injured in late November.

Joe, who plays mainly at left back, never shirks a tackle and is a dependable and consistent player. As well as two promotions under his belt, Skarz was also in the Football League 2 PFA team of the year 2010/11 while with Bury, where he made 145 appearances over just three seasons.

Joe joined Oxford in January 2015 and signed a new three-year contract in May 2015. He made his 100th Oxford appearance in March 2017.