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Preview: Rochdale v Bury

25 August 2017

Match Previews

Preview: Rochdale v Bury

25 August 2017

Dale v Bury: Sky Bet League One, Saturday 26th August, 3pm Kick-Off

It’s Derby Day at the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday, as Rochdale welcome local rivals Bury.

Dale head into the game on the back of Wednesday night's trip to Stoke City in the second round of the Carabao Cup, while the Shakers had a free midweek after a first round defeat to Sunderland. 

On Derby Day, Rochdale have won each of the last five league meetings between the two sides at the Crown Oil Arena.



Manager Keith Hill was on pre-match press duties. Read his interview here >

Watch the full intervew on iFollow. 



Supporters can pay on the day through the turnstiles. However, where possible, we ask fans to buy tickets in advance to reduce queues on matchday.

Visit to purchase yours online, or pop into to the Ticket Office in person. Click HERE for Ticket Office opening times.

Click HERE for matchday admission prices.



Referee: John Brooks

Assistant Referees: Wayne Grunnill & Steven Rushton

Fourth Official: Nicholas Barnard



The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Crown Oil Arena car park, opens at 11am on Saturday, with visiting supporters also welcome. Click HERE for full details on opening times.

Youngster can meet Chase from Paw Patrol before the match! Visit the Carlsberg Lounge from inside the Pearl Street Stand from 2pm onwards. Click HERE for more details.



Coming to the Crown Oil Arena for the first time? View our first time visitor guide HERE



Dale completed the derby day double over Bury last season, with a 2-0 win at the Crown Oil Arena and a 1-0 victory at Gigg Lane.

A penalty from Ian Henderson before half-time, and a second half goal from Nathaniel Mendez-Laing secured a fifth consecutive home league victory over The Shakers, who finished the game with nine men.




Dale are EVENS to record victory over Bury tomorrow.

Click HERE for full match odds.



Fans in the UK can listen to match audio commentary on iFollow, whilst overseas fans can WATCH the match live! The programme will start at 2.55pm.

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We will also be tweeting live updates from the match.


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