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Dale At Home On Opening Day For Fifth Consecutive Season

22 June 2016

For a fifth consecutive season, Dale will begin their season at Spotland.


The EFL fixtures, which were revealed on Wednesday, have thrown up an opening day fixture against Peterborough United.

It’s the third season in a row that Dale will kick-off their campaign against the Posh at Spotland.

Rochdale were 2-0 winners over the Posh last season, thanks to goals from Callum Camps and Reuben Noble-Lazarus, while the visitors claimed the three points with a 1-0 victory the year before.

You can relive the highlights on the club’s YouTube channel:

Rochdale 2-0 Peterborough United > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBH8XOydpCg

Rochdale 0-1 Peterborough United > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CseHbwLunaw

Dale have won two, lost one and drawn one of their last four opening day games.

Last four opening day fixtures:

2012-13 - Rochdale 0-0 Northampton Town
2013-14 – Rochdale 3-0 Hartlepool United
2014-15 – Rochdale 0-1 Peterborough United
2015-16 - Rochdale 2-0 Peterborough United

See the full list of Dale's fixtures for the 2016-17 campaign here > http://www.rochdaleafc.co.uk/fixtures-results/fixtures-list/


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