The Youth Team travel to Preston North End on Saturday in the EFL Youth Alliance Cup.
Dale have won one and lost one of their opening two Group 5 matches, currently sitting third in the group which also contains Bradford City and Notts County.
The winner of each of the five groups progress, along with the three best runners-up.
The game will take place at UCLan Sports Arena, Tom Benson Way, Cottam, Preston, PR2 1SG. Kick-off is at 10.30am.