The Youth Team go in search of their eighth consecutive victory away to Blackpool on Saturday.
Dale are currently second in the EFL Youth Alliance League, nine points behind leaders Wigan Athletic but with four games in hand.
The two teams met just before Christmas, with Dale running out 2-0 winners at Stalybridge Celtic's Bower Fold, thanks to goals from Joe Renner and Fabio Tavares.
Blackpool have enjoyed a superb run to the FA Youth Cup semi-finals this season. They drew 2-2 with Arsenal in the first-leg of the tie at Bloomfield Road on Tuesday night.
Saturday's match takes place at Myerscough College, St Michael's Road, Bilsborrow, Preston, Lancashire, PR3 0RY. Kick-off is at 11am.