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Preview: Dale v Fleetwood Town

4 September 2012

JPT Round 1: Rochdale v Fleetwood Town
Spotland, Tuesday 4th September, 7.300m kick-off

Rochdale take on League Two newcomers Fleetwood Town on Tuesday night in the first round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.

Both sides head into the fixture at Spotland following comfortable wins in their respective league matches at the weekend.

Dale secured their first three points of the 2012/13 season with a 2-0 victory over Barnet, while the Cod Army romped to a 4-1 win against Aldershot.

Tuesday night’s encounter marks Fleetwood Town’s debut in the JPT as they enter the competition for the first time.

Rochdale exited the competition at the third round stage last season following a 4-2 penalty shoot out defeat against Preston North End at Spotland.


Match Officials
Referee – Darren Bond
Assistant referess – Ben Toner and Nigel Smith
Fourth official – Matthew Bristow

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