Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – is back for Saturday’s League Two fixture against Newport County AFC.
We start with a front cover image of midfielder James Ball, who scored the only goal of the game when Dale won at Newport in October.
Manager Jim Bentley looks back at the Christmas and New Year fixtures, after which we have a host of features, including:
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 controversial defeat for Dale away to Newport almost 50 years ago.
THE KIT CORNER – two classic kits worn by Saturday’s opponents.
ON THIS DAY – previous games and Dale events on 7th January.
ASK STATTO – our statistician answers two more Dale-related trivia questions.
Traveller’s Tales reports on the trip to Bristol Rovers, while our regular Half-Time Quiz page will get you scratching your heads.
Visitors Newport County AFC get eight pages of coverage, which includes five players who had a major impact on this fixture in the past.
Scrutator comments on the sad passing of a long-time Dale fan and Brian Quigley looks at footballing links to the word ‘Jump’, while action photos appear from the games against Bristol Rovers, Salford and Mansfield.
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.