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Preview | Bury (H) - Checkatrade Trophy Northern Group B

4 September 2018

Rochdale v Bury | Crown Oil Arena, Checkatrade Trophy Northern Group B, Tuesday 4th September 2018, 7.45pm Kick-Off

This year’s Checkatrade Trophy competition gets underway on Tuesday night, as Dale face local rivals Bury at the Crown Oil Arena.

It is the first of three group matches, with ties to come against Fleetwood Town and Leicester City Under-21s.

It is the third edition of the competition, with Dale having qualified from their group in the previous two seasons.

 

COMPETITION RULES

If the scores are level after 90 minutes, a penalty shootout will take place to determine who takes the bonus point on offer.

Penalty shootouts also return to the traditional format of ‘ABAB’.

 

ADMISSION DETAILS

Supporters can pay through the turnstiles for Tuesday night’s match.

Adult tickets are just £10, with Juniors (16 and under) at just £5.

The Main Stand is open to home supporters, while the Reside Estate Agency Stand will house visit

 

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 Bury fan making your way to the Crown Oil Arena for the game, click HERE to have a read of our Visiting Supporters’ Guide which is packed full of useful information!

 

PRE-MATCH

The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Crown Oil Arena car park, are open to both home and away supporters from 5pm.

 

REF WATCH

Referee | Carl Boyeson

Assistant Referees | Alix Pashley & Ian Smedley

Fourth Official | Scott Oldham

 

HEAD TO HEAD

Dale

Draws

Bury

19

22

25

 

FLASHBACK

Dale were 4-0 winners at Bury in last season’s Checkatrade Trophy, as Daniel Adshead became Dale’s youngest ever debutant.

Click HERE for the full flashback, including highlights.

 

MATCH ODDS

Sky Bet are offering odds of 3/4 for a Dale win on Tuesday night.

Click HERE for the full betting preview.

 

MATCHDAY PROGRAMME

Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – is back for our two Checkatrade Trophy home games.

It is a 32-page edition which covers both of our home group matches in the competition, against Bury and Leicester City under-21s.

Click HERE to read the full TVOS preview.

 

WE’VE GOT IT COVERED

Supporters can listen to match audio commentary from the game on iFollow. The programme will start at 7.30pm.

Click HERE to subscribe to iFollow.

To access commentary 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).


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