Rochdale vs Swindon Town: Match Report

Rochdale gave their slim survival hopes a boost as they beat fellow strugglers Swindon Town 2-1 at Spotland on Tuesday evening, in what was a first home win in six months for Brian Barry-Murphy’s side.  After a disappointing 1-0 defeat against Fleetwood Town at the weekend, Barry-Murphy made three changes to his starting lineup, withContinue reading “Rochdale vs Swindon Town: Match Report”

Portsmouth vs Rochdale: Match Report

Two first-half goals from a revitalised Portsmouth side were enough to defeat Rochdale, who see their hopes of staying up this season take a blow.  After taking four points from fellow promotion hopefuls Lincoln City and Peterborough United in their last two fixtures, Dale travelled to Fratton Park looking to cause another upset, although theyContinue reading “Portsmouth vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Lincoln City vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale produced one of their best performances of the season as they earned a 2-1 win against promotion-chasing Lincoln City away from home.  Brian Barry-Murphy’s side made the trip to the LNER Stadium on the back of seven games without a goal and no wins in the last nine games, which had seen them dropContinue reading “Lincoln City vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Hull City vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale’s hopeless recent form continued as they were comfortably beaten 2-0 by Hull City on Tuesday night, with the hosts barely needing to break a sweat to earn three points against Brian Barry-Murphy’s side.  A first-half goal from the in-form Malik Wilks gave the hosts the lead, before Gabriel Osho’s own-goal made the three pointsContinue reading “Hull City vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Rochdale vs Plymouth: Match Report

Rochdale and Plymouth played out a 0-0 draw in a game of few chances at the Crown Oil Arena.  Dale made three changes from the side that lost against Blackpool in midweek, with Paul McShane making a rare start in defence, whilst Kwadwo Baah and Jimmy Keohane also came in. The visitors have been inContinue reading “Rochdale vs Plymouth: Match Report”

Blackpool vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale slumped to another defeat on Tuesday evening against Blackpool at Bloomfield Road, with Sullay Kaikai’s first-half goal the difference.  Dale made one change from the starting side that was thrashed by MK Dons last Tuesday, with Jim McNulty coming in for Haydon Roberts at the back, in the hope that the Scottish defender couldContinue reading “Blackpool vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Rochdale vs MK Dons: Match Report

Rochdale’s abysmal home form continued as they were outclassed by MK Dons at the Crown Oil Arena, with the visitors earning a 4-1 victory.  It was impressive that the game was even on due to the heavy snow that had been falling in Rochdale for much of the day, but the players were unable toContinue reading “Rochdale vs MK Dons: Match Report”

Rochdale vs Charlton: Match Report

Rochdale’s dreadful home form continued as they succumbed to a 2-0 defeat against Charlton Athletic, in a game that lacked any real fight, passion, or quality from the home side.  Brian Barry-Murphy made three changes from the side that beat Bristol Rovers last weekend, with Ryan McLaughlin and Kwadwo Baah coming back in, whilst captainContinue reading “Rochdale vs Charlton: Match Report”

Bristol Rovers vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale claimed their first three points of 2021 with a hard-fought win against Bristol Rovers on Saturday afternoon. Brian Barry-Murphy’s side travelled to the Memorial Stadium having conceded heartbreaking late goals in each of their last two fixtures against Oxford United and Gillingham, so needed a result against relegation-threatened Rovers. Dale made one change fromContinue reading “Bristol Rovers vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Rochdale vs Oxford United: Match Report

Rochdale inexplicably threw away what would have been a valuable point at home to Oxford United on Tuesday night, with the visitors claiming a 4-3 win.  There were two changes to Dale’s side from the weekend, when they also conceded a last-minute goal, with Matty Done and Stephen Humphrys returning to the starting eleven. OxfordContinue reading “Rochdale vs Oxford United: Match Report”