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Preview: Dale v Peterborough United

24 November 2017

Match Previews

Preview: Dale v Peterborough United

24 November 2017

Dale v Peterborough United: Sky Bet League One, Saturday 25th November, 3pm Kick-Off

Rochdale return to the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday, hosting Peterborough United in the League One fixture. 

The Posh’s midweek win over Portsmouth saw them move to seventh in League One, just one place outside the play-offs, having won eight, drawn four and lost six of their opening 18 league games.


Keith Hill has been on pre-match press duties ahead of the game. He told iFollow: "We've got to be positive about everything we do."

Read the Gaffer's full pre-match interview HERE.

Calvin Andrew has also spoken to iFollow ahead of the match.He says Dale “have to take the positives from Tuesday into Saturday."



As mentioned by Peterborough United on their website earlier, Bradden Inman is ineligible for the game due to the terms of his season-long loan deal from the Posh. 

On Monday, Manager Keith Hill told iFollow that Niall Canavan, Keith Keane, Joe Thompson and M.J. Williams remain on the injury list. 



Supporters can pay on the day on Saturday.

The Main Stand is an ALL TICKET RESERVED SEATING stand. Therefore, there will be no cash turnstiles in operation for the Main Stand. Tickets can be bought from the RAFC Ticket Office before going to the turnstiles.

Supporters can pay cash at the turnstiles in all other areas of the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday.

Click HERE for matchday admission prices.



Referee: Martin Coy

Assistant Referees: Richard Wigglesworth & David Benton

Fourth Official: Chris Isherwood


Club News

Junior Event: Meet Elf On The Shelf Before Peterborough Match!

22 November 2017


Bring the kids along early on Saturday and get them in the Christmas spirit! Youngsters can meet Elf On The Shelf, as well as write their own letter for Santa!

It begins at 2pm in the Carlsberg Lounge. For full details on how to get involved, click HERE.

Meanwhile, the Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Crown Oil Arena car park, open at 12pm on Saturday, with visiting supporters also welcome. Click HERE for full details on opening times.



There is a FREE entertainment event in the Carlsberg Lounge after the match, with a Rod Stewart tribute act performing live!

There will also be 'through the decades' music. Doors are open straight after the full-time whistle and no tickets are required.

Click HERE for full details!



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



Dale were 2-0 winners over Peterborough back in August 2015, when goals from Callum Camps and Reuben Noble-Lazarus sealed an opening day victory at the Crown Oil Arena

Click HERE to view a full flashback of the game, including the match report and highlights from the win.


Club News

TVOS Preview: Peterborough United

23 November 2017


The Voice Of Spotland, Rochdale AFC's matchday programme, returns for Saturday's match.

Joe Bunney is the cover star, and there is a pull-out poster of the full-back inside to collect!

Bunney also discusses how the squad are fighting for each other and working hard to pick up results.

Click HERE for the full preview.



Dale are 7/5 to record victory over The Posh 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.

Click HERE to subscribe to iFollow.

We will be tweeting live updates from the match, and will go behind-the-scenes with our Instagram Story feature. Follow @officiallydale (Twitter and Instagram).

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