Rochdale vs MK Dons: Match Report

The conditions were like that of the highlands of Scotland but Russell Martin’s men were only as far as Spotland as they enjoyed seven minutes of heaven in the second half to secure a comprehensive win over Brian Barry-Murphy’s young side. Although Will Grigg’s fateful return was the main Dons headline pregame, it was otherContinue reading “Rochdale vs MK Dons: Match Report”

Doncaster Rovers vs Rochdale: Match Report

In a battle of two free-scoring teams, there was just one goal to separate Doncaster Rovers and Rochdale at the Keepmoat Stadium, with Jon Taylor’s 31st minute strike securing all three points for Darren Moore’s side.  Dale had seen 20 goals in their opening three games of 2021 and travelled to Doncaster with just oneContinue reading “Doncaster Rovers vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Charlton Athletic vs Rochdale: Match Report

Charlton Athletic and Rochdale shared eight goals at The Valley on Tuesday night, including some goal of the season contenders but for Brian Barry-Murphy’s side, it was very much a case of two points dropped.  Dale made three changes from the side that started against Crewe Alexandra on Saturday, with Ryan McLaughlin, Jim McNulty andContinue reading “Charlton Athletic vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Rochdale vs Gillingham: Match Report

Rochdale enhanced their reputation as the most inconsistent side in the Football League as they were soundly beaten 4-1 by Gillingham in Saturday’s early kickoff. Brian Barry-Murphy opted to hand 17-year-old Ethan Brierley his first start in the league, in the absence of Matty Lund and Jimmy Ryan, although this might not have been theContinue reading “Rochdale vs Gillingham: Match Report”

Wigan Athletic vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale bounced back superbly from the weekend to earn an incredible 5-0 win against Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium on Tuesday night.  Goals from Kwadwo Baah, Matty Lund, Stephen Dooley and a double from Alex Newby secured the points for Brian Barry-Murphy’s side, in what was a hugely important win against the Latics. ThereContinue reading “Wigan Athletic vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Peterborough United vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale slumped to a disappointing 4-1 defeat against Peterborough United on Saturday afternoon, with Jonson Clarke-Harris’ hat-trick sinking Brian Barry-Murphy’s side.  Injuries to Ryan McLaughlin and Ollie Rathbone meant that Tojali Bola and Jimmy Ryan were re-introduced to the starting eleven. Former Dale loanee Ethan Harrison who did so much keep us up in theContinue reading “Peterborough United vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Rochdale vs Lincoln City: Match Report

Lincoln City ran out comfortable winners against Rochdale at the Crown Oil Arena, thanks to goals from James Jones and Lewis Montsma. The Imps were rarely threatened by a Dale side who were unable to build on their impressive 4-0 win against Plymouth Argyle in midweek and were well-deserving of the three points. It wasContinue reading “Rochdale vs Lincoln City: Match Report”

Plymouth Argyle vs Rochdale: Match Report

Rochdale produced a superb display to emphatically end Plymouth Argyle’s unbeaten home record on Tuesday night.  Home Park has not been a happy hunting ground for the Dale in recent years, with their last triumph coming in 2011 thanks to a solitary Gary Jones goal. However, Brian Barry-Murphy’s side showed no fear in the earlyContinue reading “Plymouth Argyle vs Rochdale: Match Report”

Rochdale vs Northampton Town: Match Report

Rochdale earned a late point against Northampton Town after Stephen Humphrys’ superb free-kick with five minutes remaining.  The home side found themselves behind for much of the game against a Keith Curle side that certainly didn’t show up to play football, although they were able to ensure it wouldn’t be back-to-back home defeats thanks toContinue reading “Rochdale vs Northampton Town: Match Report”

Rochdale vs AFC Wimbledon Match Report

AFC Wimbledon earned a smash-and-grab victory against Rochdale as Ethan Chislett’s late goal earned the visitors the share of the spoils at Spotland.  There was some optimism amongst Rochdale fans ahead of kick-off, as summer signing Stephen Humphrys, as well as Kwadwoh Baah, returned to the bench after a lengthy time on the sidelines. HaydonContinue reading “Rochdale vs AFC Wimbledon Match Report”