Date of birth
Released by Stoke City in 2010 after five years in their youth and reserve sides, Rod signed for Oldham Athletic and made one appearance before going on loan to Stafford Rangers and Nantwich Town.
After a spell with Colwyn Bay in 2011, he joined Nantwich permanently and spent two years there. A season each at Hereford United and AFC Telford United followed, and he moved back into League football with Northampton Town in 2015.
After two seasons with the Cobblers he joined Coventry in May 2017, and last season made 41 appearances for them in all competitions. He signed for the Dons in August 2018.