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Preview | Portsmouth (H)

22 November 2019

Club News

Preview | Portsmouth (H)

22 November 2019

Rochdale v Portsmouth | Crown Oil Arena, Sky Bet League One, Saturday 22nd November 2019, 3:00pm Kick-Off

Dale are back in league action, contesting a second consecutive home fixture at the Crown Oil Arena.

Kenny Jackett’s side have moved up to 13thin the table and travel up from the south coast on Saturday.



Barry-Murphy says he is keen for his side to produce entertaining football for the supporters, ahead of a “stern test”.

Click HERE to read what he had to say, or iFollow subscribers can watch his full pre-match interview HERE.



Fans can pay on the day at the Crown Oil Arena.

Supporters can pay cash through the turnstiles in the Smith Metals Family Stand and Sandy Lane Stand. Fans wishing to sit in the Main Stand must purchase a ticket before heading to the turnstiles.

Click HERE to read our admission details for the 2019/20 season in full.



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!



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

We wish all Pompey fans a safe journey!



Junior Dale fans can join us in Desmond’s Den, located inside the Carlsberg Lounge, for our Bonfire Night Party! Youngsters can also play plenty of fun games, and play on the PlayStation 4s with the latest FIFA on them.

It is our Christmas Family Fun Day, featuring Elf on the shelf, festive food and drink, traditional Christmas carols and more. Click HERE for details.

Desmond’s Den / Carlsberg Lounge opens at 2.00pm. Click HERE for full details on how to access.

The Ratcliffe Bars, situated on the Club's car park, are open from 12pm.



Extra Time At The Dale returns this Saturday after the match. Back by popular demand, a Neil Diamond tribute act will perform in the Carlsberg Lounge straight after the game.

This event is open for both home and away supporters, completely FREE of charge!

Full details available HERE.



For just £1, you can be in with a chance of winning £1,000 at Saturday’s game!

There will be one guaranteed winner of £100, and the chance to win the Man of the Match's shirt.

Tuesday night saw our fourth winner from the last eight games! Could you be the fifth? Read more HERE.

Get your ticket from one of sellers around the ground or from the Club Shop. Click HERE for full details.



Referee | James Adcock

Assistant Referees | Declan Ford & Natalie Aspinall

Fourth Official | Paul Newhouse



Sky Bet are offering odds of 16/5 for a Dale win on Saturday.

Don’t forget that Sky Bet customers who select Rochdale as their favourite team on their Sky Bet profile, for every losing bet made, 50% of the stake will be passed on to the Club!

So, if you are having a flutter ahead of the match, make sure you do it via Sky Bet and select Rochdale as your favourite team!

Click HERE for the full betting preview.




Dale Draw Pompey
1 2 8



Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – returns for Saturday’s game!

Purchase from the Club Shop and around the ground on matchday for just £3. Click HERE to read the full preview.



Fans in the UK and Ireland, as well as those overseas, can watch the match live!

Purchase your match pass HERE for just £10.

The programme will start at 7.30pm.

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).

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