The youth team's impressive form continued at the weekend as they hit five past Carlisle United to remain a point clear at the top of the North West Youth Alliance League with just four games left to play.
Dom Reid netted a hat-trick in the victory, while James Hooper netted a brace. It takes their goal tallies so far to 24 and 21, respectively.
Dale XI: Diba, Samuels, Kisimba, Thompson, Schorah, Smalley, Cregg, Hooper, Bell, Pratt, Reid. Subs: Lovett, Hollins, Berry.
The Youth Team are back in action on Saturday as they host Wigan Athletic at Radcliffe Borough. Kick-off is 11am.