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Rochdale v Peterborough United: Preview

5 August 2016

Dale start their Sky Bet League 1 campaign at the Crown Oil Arena…


Rochdale start their 2016-17 campaign at home to Peterborough United, the third consecutive season that Dale have faced Posh on the opening day.

Keith Hill’s side were 2-0 winners last season, while the visitors were 1-0 victors the year before. 

The Posh will be without the services of striker Lee Angol and summer signing Brad Inman due to long-term injuries.


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

You can read part of the interview HERE


THE OPPOSITION
In charge - Grant McCann 


LAST LEAGUE MEETING 
August 8th 2015: Rochdale 2-0 Peterborough United

Dale started their season in the perfect manner with a 2-0 victory over Peterborough United at Spotland.

Callum Camps poked the ball home in the 18th minute, before Reuben Noble-Lazarus doubled the lead just moments after coming on in the second half to seal all three points.

Dale XI on the day: Lillis, Cannon, Lancashire, McNulty, Kennedy, Allen, Camps, McDermott, Vincenti, Bunney, Henderson. Subs: Diba, Eastham, Andrew, Alessandra, Noble-Lazarus, Tanser, Rose. 

Head over the club's YouTube channel to watch highlights of the game > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBH8XOydpCg


MATCH OFFICIALS
Referee: David Webb
Assistant Referees: Graeme Fyvie & Barry Gordon
Fourth Official: Mark Dwyer


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

Turnstiles open an hour before kick-off. 


PRE-MATCH ENTERTAINMENT
The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the car park, is open to home and away supporters. Doors open at midday.

The Carlsberg Lounge, also on the car park – opposite the five-a-side pitch – is open to home supporters using the Pearl Street Stand. The bar can only be accessed from inside the ground – turnstiles open an hour before kick-off.


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

You can also follow the match via the club’s official Twitter feed - @officiallydale



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