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Peterborough United: Preview

7 August 2015

The wait is almost over… as Dale get set to kick-off their 2015-16 League One campaign at Spotland.


Peterborough United are the visitors for the season opener (kick-off is 3pm), which is a repeat of last year’s opening day fixture.

Dale head into the game on the back of a successful pre-season programme, which included wins over Blackburn Rovers, Huddersfield Town and MK Dons, as well as a hard-working week in Tenerife.

Rhys Bennett (arm) and Matty Lund (knee) will miss the match through injury, while Joe Rafferty is suspended as he serves a one match ban following his sending off on the final day of last season. 

The visitors are expected to be without defender Jack Baldwin.

PRE-MATCH
Manager Keith Hill was on pre-match press duties. The interview is available to view on Dale Player. 

You can read part of the interview HERE


THE OPPOSITION
In charge – Dave Robertson
League finish last season – 9th on 63 points


MATCH OFFICIALS
REFEREE: Mr A Haines
ASSISTANT REFEREES: Mr W Grunnill and Mr A Pashley
FOURTH OFFICIAL: Mr B Cropp


TICKET INFORMATION
Supporters can pay on the day. You can find admission prices HERE.


FIRST TIME VISITOR?
Click HERE for to view our guide. It’s packed with information.


FANCY A FLUTTER? 
The latest Sky Bet matchday odds can be found HERE


MATCH COVERAGE
Live commentary coverage of the game will be available on Dale Player, with the programme getting underway at around 2.50pm. Not got Dale Player? You can sign up HERE.



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