Tranmere Rovers v Rochdale | Prenton Park, Sky Bet League One, Saturday 3rd August 2019, 3pm Kick-Off
The wait is over – football is back!
The opening match of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One season sees Dale travel to newly promoted Tranmere Rovers.
Dale manager Brian Barry-Murphy has been reflecting on pre-season and looking forward to his side's season opener.
Micky Mellon was on pre-match duties for Tranmere Rovers.
Click HERE to read what he had to say on Tranmere's official website.
A big thank you to the 718 Dale fans who purchased tickets for Saturday's season opener at Tranmere Rovers directly from the Dale Ticket Office before Friday's 3pm early bird deadline.
Supporters who didn’t purchase a ticket in advance can pay cash through the turnstiles at Prenton Park.
Click HERE for full details.
For an away fan guide to Prenton Park, click HERE to visit Tranmere’s official website.
Sky Bet are offering odds of 23/10 for a Dale victory on Saturday. Click HERE for the full betting preview.
Make sure you select Rochdale as your favourite team on your Sky Bet profile, as Dale will receive 50% of any losing stake!
Referee | Anthony Backhouse
Assistant Referees | Gary Hilton & Wade Smith
Fourth Official | Ollie Williams
Who remembers Gary Jones’ stoppage time equaliser at Prenton Park in a 1-1 draw back in February 2011? Watch below!
HEAD TO HEAD
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 2.45pm.
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We will be tweeting live updates throughout the match on Twitter (@officiallydale)