Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – is back for Saturday’s League Two fixture against Mansfield Town.
We start with a poppy-adorned front cover image of Tyrese Sinclair, who joined Dale after being released by Saturday’s visitors in the summer.
Manager Jim Bentley looks back at Tuesday’s game against Salford and pays his own personal tribute to the club’s new record goalscorer, Ian Henderson, after which we have a host of features, including:
FANTASY 5-A-SIDE TEAM – Ben Nelson picks the best 5-a-side team he would love to manage.
GROUND FORCE – ten grounds that have figured prominently in the career of Toumani Diagouraga
THROUGH THE YEARS – what were Dale doing at this time 5, 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 years ago?
BEYOND THE HEADLINE – looking in detail at a record-breaking game against Mansfield
THE KIT CORNER – two classic kits worn by Saturday’s opponents
ON THIS DAY – previous games and Dale events on 12th November
ASK STATTO – our statistician answers more Dale-related trivia
Traveller’s Tales reports on the trip to Northampton Town, while our regular Half-Time Quiz page will get you scratching your heads.
Visitors Mansfield Town get eight pages of coverage, which includes five players who had a major impact on this fixture in the past.
Scrutator looks at some new football entries into the Oxford English Dictionary and Brian Quigley discusses musicians wearing football shirts, while action photos appear from the games against Colchester and Doncaster.
All this and much, much more will be in Saturday’s The Voice of Spotland, on sale in the Club Shop and around the ground, priced £3.00.