Skip to main content Skip to site footer
Match Previews

Preview | Dale v Doncaster Rovers

12 October 2018

Rochdale v Doncaster Rovers | Crown Oil Arena, Sky Bet League One, Saturday 13th October 2018, 3pm Kick-Off

Dale are back at the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday, as they welcome Doncaster Rovers in Sky Bet League One.

Calvin Andrew’s late leveller at Blackpool last weekend means Dale are currently 15th in the table, whilst Doncaster Rovers are sixth after an impressive September which saw Grant McCann win Manager of the Month and marksman John Marquis pick up Player of the Month.

 

PRE-MATCH INTERVIEW

Manager Keith Hill says he is prepared for the visit of Doncaster on Saturday.

Click HERE to read his pre-match thoughts. iFollow subscribers can watch the Gaffer's interview HERE.

 

ADMISSION DETAILS

It is pay on the day at the Crown Oil Arena on Saturday.

Supporters can pay through the turnstiles for the Pearl Street Stand, the Sandy Lane and the away stand. However, supporters wishing to sit in the Main Stand must purchase a ticket from the RAFC Ticket Office before going to the turnstiles.

Normal league prices apply for the fixture. They can be found HERE.

 

FIRST TIME VISITOR GUIDE

Are you a first-time visitor to the Crown Oil Arena? Click HERE for all of the information you may need in order to plan your visit and make the most of the matchday experience at Rochdale Football Club!

 

AWAY SUPPORTERS’ GUIDE

If you are a Doncaster Rovers fan making your way to the Crown Oil Arena for Saturday’s game, click HERE and have a read of our Visiting Supporters’ Guide which is packed full of useful information!

 

Community

Junior Event | FREE Arts & Crafts Workshop Before Saturday's Game

11 October 2018

PRE-MATCH

Youngsters can get creative at our FREE arts and crafts workshop before Saturday’s game! Click HERE for full details.

Don't forget to give Saturday's mascots a warm reception! Click HERE to view our preview of what the Community Trust have on.

The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Crown Oil Arena car park, are open to both home and away supporters from midday.

 

REF WATCH

Referee | Scott Oldham

Assistant Referees | Geoffrey Liddle & Alix Pashley

Fourth Official | Michael Salisbury

 

HEAD TO HEAD

Dale

Draws

Doncaster Rovers

37

20

54

 

Club News

Flashback | Dale 2-1 Doncaster Rovers

11 October 2018

FLASHBACK

Last season’s encounter between the sides at the Crown Oil Arena saw Dale score two goals in added time to secure a dramatic turnaround against Doncaster.

Dale were trailing to John Marquis’ goal, but Mark Kitching and Steven Davies turned the game on its head to gain a first league win of the season.

Click HERE for the full flashback, including highlights.

 

MATCH ODDS

Sky Bet are offering odds of 6/4 for a Dale win on Saturday.

Click HERE for the full betting preview.

 

MATCHDAY PROGRAMME

Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – is back on Saturday.

The new features for the 2018/19 season return and there is a pull-out caricature poster of Joe Rafferty inside!

Click HERE to read the full TVOS preview.

 

WE’VE GOT IT COVERED

Fans in the UK can listen to match audio commentary on iFollow, whilst overseas supporters can watch the match live! The programme will start at 2.45pm.

Click HERE to subscribe to iFollow.

To access commentary/watch live via your desktop, click on the 'iFollow' tab on our navigation bar. Hover over the 'More' tab and more selections will appear, which is where the 'iFollow' tab is located. Once you’ve clicked through, a link will appear on the left-hand side of the page for you to access the commentary. This will appear on the site around half an hour before kick-off.

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).


Advertisement block