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Flashback | Rochdale 4-0 Shrewsbury Town (December 2009)

28 March 2018

Ahead of Good Friday’s game against Shrewsbury Town, we take a look back at a previous meeting between the two sides at the Crown Oil Arena.

On December 19th 2009, Dale were 4-0 winners over the Shrews in League Two, thanks to Craig Dawson and Chris O’Grady braces.

Dawson put Dale ahead eight minutes into the game, smashing the ball home from a corner. O’Grady doubled Rochdale’s advantage before the break when he struck into the bottom corner of the net from the edge of the area.

Shortly after the interval, Dawson made it 3-0, again from a corner, but this time he left the goalkeeper with no chance, as he sent a bullet header beyond him. And O’Grady added a fourth on 67 minutes. A Tom Kennedy free-kick, which was parried away, fell kindly to the forward, who finished first time.

Dale XI: Heaton, Wiseman, Stainton, Dawson, T Kennedy, J Kennedy, Thompson, Atkinson, Taylor, Dagnall, O'Grady. Subs: Taberner, McArdle, Flynn, Toner, Jones, Glover, Higginbotham. 

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