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Match Preview: Dale v Northampton Town

17 October 2017

Match Previews

Match Preview: Dale v Northampton Town

17 October 2017

Dale v Northampton Town: Sky Bet League One, Tuesday 17th October, Kick-Off

Rochdale are back in action at the Crown Oil Arena on Tuesday night, as they welcome Northampton Town.

The Cobblers currently sit second bottom of Sky Bet League One, after a 1-0 defeat at home to Bristol Rovers at the weekend.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink took over at the beginning of September and guided Northampton to wins in his first two matches, but they have since gone seven games without a win.



Supporters can pay on the night for Tuesday’s game.

Don’t forget, the Main Stand is now operating an ALL TICKET RESERVED SEATING policy. 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 Tuesday night.

Tickets can also be bought in advance. Visit to purchase yours online, or pop into to the Ticket Office in person.

Click HERE for matchday admission prices.



Referee: Darren Drysdale

Assistant Referees: Duncan Street & Danny Gratton

Fourth Official: Mark Heywood



The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Crown Oil Arena car park, open at 5pm on Tuesday, with visiting supporters also welcome.

Click HERE for full details on opening times.



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



Dale were 3-2 winners over Northampton in a memorable match from October 2013. Trailing 2-1 heading into injury time, goals from Michael Rose and George Donnelly turned the game on its head and sent Dale top of the League Two table.

Click HERE for a full flashback.



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

Josh Lillis is the cover star, and there is a pull-out poster of the Dale stopper inside to collect!

TVOS will be on sale around the ground and at the Club Shop, priced at £3.

Click HERE for the full preview.



Dale are odds on favourites at 7/10 to record victory over Northampton Town.

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 7.40pm.

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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