Rochdale v Peterborough United | Crown Oil Arena, Sky Bet League One, Saturday 11th August 2018, 3pm Kick-Off
It’s good to be back!
Dale return to the Crown Oil Arena for the first time this season, as Peterborough United are the visitors in Sky Bet League One.
Both sides started with 2-1 wins on the opening day last weekend. Whilst Bradden Inman’s brace helped Dale to victory over Burton Albion, Steven Evans’ side secured a win at home to Bristol Rovers.
Keith Hill’s pre-match interview is available to watch on iFollow – click HERE to watch.
He speaks about Saturday’s opponents, the togetherness of the squad, and whether or not he will dip into the loan market before the month is out.
To read what the Gaffer had to say, click HERE.
Peterborough boss Steve Evans said ahead of the game: “Keith Hill is someone that I get on with and someone that I admire. They had an excellent win on the opening day and have some good players.
“We will be going to Rochdale to get the three points. That is how we will set up.”
Click HERE to watch his pre-match interview on Peterborough’s official website.
It is pay on the day at the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday.
Supporters can pay through the turnstiles for the Pearl Street Stand, the Sandy Lane and the away end. However, supporters wishing to sit in the Main Stand must purchase a ticket from the RAFC Ticket Office before going to the turnstiles.
Normal league prices apply for the fixture. They can be found HERE.
FIRST TIME VISITOR GUIDE
Are you a first-time visitor to the Crown Oil Arena? Click HERE for all of the information you may need in order to plan your visit and make the most of the matchday experience at Rochdale Football Club!
AWAY SUPPORTERS’ GUIDE
If you are a Peterborough United fan making your way to the Crown Oil Arena for Saturday’s game, click HERE and have a read of our Visiting Supporters’ Guide which is packed full of useful information!
The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Crown Oil Arena car park, are open to both home and away supporters from midday. Full details can be found HERE.
Meanwhile, youngsters can take part in our FREE PS4 FIFA Challenge in the Carlsberg Lounge! Access the event from inside the Smith Metals Family Stand, via the turnstiles, which are open from 2pm. Click HERE for full details.
Referee: Anthony Backhouse
Assistant Referees: Ken Haycock & Danny Gratton
Fourth Official: Barry Gordon
HEAD TO HEAD
Dale were 2-0 winners when Peterborough last visited the Crown Oil Arena, in November last year.
Two goals in three minutes from Calvin Andrew and Callum Camps sealed all three points.
Click HERE for the full flashback, including highlights.
Sky Bet are offering odds of 21/20 for a Dale win on Saturday.
Click HERE for the full betting preview.
Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – is back for Saturday’s League One fixture against Peterborough United.
The new-look programme is once again a 76-page issue and is packed full of new features.
Bradden Inman, who scored twice in Dale’s opening day win at Burton Albion, is the cover star, whilst there is a centre-spread picture which will bring back special memories for all Dale fans!
Click HERE to read the full TVOS preview.
WE’VE GOT IT COVERED
Fans in the UK can listen to match audio commentary on iFollow, whilst overseas supporters can watch the match live! The programme will start at 2.50pm.
Click HERE to subscribe to iFollow.
To access commentary/watch live via your desktop, click on the 'iFollow' tab on our navigation bar. Hover over the 'More' tab and more selections will appear, which is where the 'iFollow' tab is located. Once you’ve clicked through, a link will appear on the left-hand side of the page for you to access the commentary. This will appear on the site around half an hour before kick-off.
We will be tweeting live updates from the match and will go behind-the-scenes with our Instagram Story feature. Follow @officiallydale (Twitter and Instagram).