We can confirm that Dale have been awarded a bye in the first round of the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy.
In a change to last season, Keith Hill’s side will compete in the Northern Section (East) during the 2015-16 campaign.
The teams in that section are as follows:
Northern Section (East)
Byes awarded to –
The first round draw will take place live on Soccer AM on Saturday 8th August at around 10.15am.