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On Sunday, 2nd August 2020

Is there any reason to support a lower league club? Sun 2nd Aug 2020 17:20
Even though I knew it was coming, there was still a real sinking feeling in my stomach when I saw Ian Henderson holding up a Salford City scarf on Wednesday afternoon.

On Friday, 2nd August 2019

Pompey boss has clear aim as new League One season starts at Shrewsbury Fri 2nd Aug 2019 22:08
Eleven weeks after one Pompey promotion bid faded and died, another one begins.
Is this thing on? Preview Fri 2nd Aug 2019 15:32
An entirely revamped Queens Park Rangers side starts its 2019/20 campaign on Saturday at Stoke, a first game in charge for new manager Mark Warburton.
Countdown To Opening Day -1988 West Ham United Fri 2nd Aug 2019 14:40
A look back to opening day 31 years in 1988 when Matthew Le Tissier suddenly started to blossom as the Hammers found out to their cost.
U's Vs Port Vale - Durham's Preview Fri 2nd Aug 2019 10:56
The Super U’s led by JM kick off their fourth successive League Two campaign on Saturday against Port Vale led by coach Dave Kevan. Port Vale have new owners, and this will be their first match in that capacity. Carol and Kevin Shanahan recently took over from Norman Smurthwaite.
Why Saints Should Cut Their Losses And Sell Sofiane Boufal Fri 2nd Aug 2019 10:19
A few weeks ago the news that an agreement has apparently been reached with OGC Nice to buy Sofiane Boufal would have been welcomed by Saints fans, but suddenly many are saying he should stay, but are they right or wrong ?
One year on - History Fri 2nd Aug 2019 09:36
A year on from Marc Bircham's public relations campaign, QPR returned to the Britannia Stadium for a grudge match in December 2005 and, well, things didn't get a lot quieter second time around.
Eltringham in charge at Stoke - Referee Fri 2nd Aug 2019 08:54
QPR kick off the Championship season at Stoke City on Saturday, with Geoff Eltringham first referee up on the block.
Predict Tranmere v Dale Fri 2nd Aug 2019 06:00
The RochdaleAFC.com Prediction League is back for the 2019-20 season, and we want your prediction for the Tranmere v Dale game this weekend.

On Thursday, 2nd August 2018

Notts County Vs U's Predictions Thu 2nd Aug 2018 20:12
Here are the latest predictions for the U's opening game of the season at Notts County. Don't forget to log yours!
Bogey team Preston pose QPR tough opener – History Thu 2nd Aug 2018 19:38
QPR haven’t won in seven attempts against Preston North End, and haven’t won at Deepdale since February 1980, ahead of their trip to Lancashire on Saturday.
England straight back in charge of QPR at Preston - Referee Thu 2nd Aug 2018 19:14
Referee wise, QPR start 2018/19 exactly where they ended 2017/18, with Barnsley official Darren England in charge of their northern away day.
Refwatch: Burton v Dale Thu 2nd Aug 2018 18:00
The familiar figure of Darren Drysdale will take charge of Dale’s opening game of the season at Burton Albion on Saturday.
Saints V Celta Vigo The Verdict Thu 2nd Aug 2018 11:14
Saints came from two goals down at the break to win the game but what can we take from this performance ?
Fans Forum on Thursday Thu 2nd Aug 2018 08:00
The Club and Trust have organised a Fans Forum that will be held at the club on Thursday evening.

On Wednesday, 2nd August 2017

Will it be all change as Pompey try to get it right? Wed 2nd Aug 2017 20:51
Are Pompey planning to use Carl Baker in central midfielder - and move Gareth Evans forward to replace him on the right side?
Le Tissier Says Tide Is Turning In Saints Favour ! Wed 2nd Aug 2017 14:51
It might not seem like it to Saints fans after the latest display of petulance from Virgil Van Dijk, but one Saints legend thinks that the tide is tuning Saints way.
Saints v FC Augsburg Match Preview & Predicted XI Wed 2nd Aug 2017 13:00
Saints take on Bundesliga side FC Augsburg tonight, in the first of 2 home pre season friendlies this week, Arron Sanders takes an in depth look at the game and the side that Saints will put out.
Southampton Consider £12m Bid For Lazio's Wesley Hoedt Wed 2nd Aug 2017 11:00
Southampton have reportably held talks and are considering a £12m bid for Lazio's Wesley Hoedt, Arron Sanders looks at the situation.
In the eye of the beholder - Opposition Profile Wed 2nd Aug 2017 10:51
You wouldn’t have gone in your back garden to watch Reading’s class of 2016/17 but it came within a penalty shoot-out of promotion – can Dutchman Jaap Stam take them one step further this year?
Interview with a Pompey fan Wed 2nd Aug 2017 09:18
We're starting our preparations for the new season by focusing on Saturday's game with Portsmouth and giving one of their supporters a grilling ahead of the game.
Van Dijk Story Takes Another Twist Wed 2nd Aug 2017 09:13
It is stalemate at Staplewood as Virgil Van Dijk remains away from the squad after standing firm on his desire to leave. Nick and Arron look at the latest developments.
So near and yet so far, but is it any good to watch? Interview Wed 2nd Aug 2017 09:08
Three Reading fans for us this season as Simeon Pickup and Dave Harris from The Tilehurst End blog and Jamie Butler who we got off the Twitter look back on last season’s near miss and Jaap Stam’s attritional style.

On Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

Saints Linked With Yet Another Anderlecht Player Tue 2nd Aug 2016 22:08
Saints are being linked with their third Anderlecht player of the summer transfer window according to that ever reliable media sources.
Pompey fans mull over trophy protest options Tue 2nd Aug 2016 21:20
A group of Pompey fans are considering organising a mass walkout during home games in the Football League Trophy.
Langford gets Leeds date - Referee Tue 2nd Aug 2016 18:22
The usually very lenient Oliver Langford is the man with the whistle for QPR's opening match of the 2016/17 season at home to Leeds on Sunday morning.
Monk looks for replacement as Taylor submits a transfer request Tue 2nd Aug 2016 17:53
As we predicted last week, Charlie Taylor will become the latest home-grown youngster to leave the club, and the search for a new left-back has already begun.
Saints Head For Sell Out ! Less Than 900 Tickets Left For Watford Game ! Tue 2nd Aug 2016 14:47
Saints opening game fixture against Watford looks like being a sell out very soon with less than 900 tickets left.
Stoke City Fear That Saints Will Hijack Record Transfer Deal ! Tue 2nd Aug 2016 12:52
Stoke City are getting the jitters as they close in on what would be their record signing, as they fear Saints are lurking.
Why Leicester's Success Was A Blessing And A Curse For Saints ! Tue 2nd Aug 2016 11:55
There weren't too many football fans who did not welcome Leicester City's success last season, but for club's like Saints it now places a weight on their shoulders from their supporters.
No Polter, No Party – Podcast Tue 2nd Aug 2016 10:13
With the start of the new season just a week away, the original QPR Podcast is back on the air with a full preview of the new campaign.
Four In Four Out ! But Saints Still Need To Strengthen ! Tue 2nd Aug 2016 10:08
The quickfire double signing yesterday means that in terms of numbers the Saints squad is back up to speed, but it still needs a bit more quality into the squad before the season starts.
The Ugly Inside Video Channel ! McCarthy And Pied The Lowdown ! Tue 2nd Aug 2016 07:45
Nick and Freddie discuss the two signings that were announced by the club yesterday.
Michael Rose the boat to Morecambe Tue 2nd Aug 2016 06:15
Another of last season's released players have found themselves a new club following the announcement that Michael Rose has signed for Morecambe.

On Sunday, 2nd August 2015

Arsenal Beat Chelsea In Community Shield Sun 2nd Aug 2015 22:06
You know that the new football season is just around the corner when the Community Shield (Charity Shield in old money) takes place at Wembley and this afternoon it was Arsenal who won the trophy after beating Premier League Champions Chelsea.
West Ham And Stoke Lose, Southampton Draw Sun 2nd Aug 2015 21:54
As the pre-season fixtures come to an end there is news of a defeat for West Ham and Stoke but Southampton get a draw as they all close off their pre-season fixtures
Perch arrival eases defensive shortage – signing Sun 2nd Aug 2015 11:53
QPR have completed the signing of James Perch for £700,000 from Wigan Athletic, easing their shortage of defenders and adding a valuable dressing room influence to the squad.
Swansea City 0 Deportivo La Coruna 0 - Short Videos Sun 2nd Aug 2015 10:16
Not quite the match highlights that we have been treated to by the Swans You Tube channel but some short videos shot from the West Stand yesterday afternoon
Swans And West Ham Linked With Mexico Star Sun 2nd Aug 2015 09:18
I know I will be glad when the transfer window shuts because no matter how many times Garry Monk suggests that the Swans have probably completed their transfer business then we are linked with another player.
Robinson: No hard feelings over Pompey exit Sun 2nd Aug 2015 09:10
Paul Robinson says he is gutted at his shock Pompey departure.
Chelsea - Thoughts Ahead Of The First Game Sun 2nd Aug 2015 09:00
Houston Jack makes his blogging debut on Planet Swans with his views ahead of the Premier League season opener at Chelsea next weekend? What do you think of his views? Read on...
Swansea 0 Deportivo 0 - Five Things We Learned Ahead Of Chelsea Sun 2nd Aug 2015 08:55
The Swans pre-season is over and now it is the final countdown for the first league game of the season next Saturday against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. But what did the final game tell us ahead of that fixture?
Saints V Espanyol The Preview Sun 2nd Aug 2015 08:53
When this fixture was arranged it probably was foreseen as a very important part of Saints pre season development, but the Europa League has changed that.
Could Chelsea Play Two Up Front? Sun 2nd Aug 2015 08:00
The Swans open their Premier League campaign against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge next weekend with Jose Mourinho admitting that his side could play two up front at some point breaking away from his traditional one up top tactic.
Still No Decision On Michu Future Sun 2nd Aug 2015 08:00
Three years ago on the opening day of the season it was Michu who surprised the Premier League with a brace in the Swans emphatic 5-0 win over QPR at Loftus Road.
Buy Posh tickets online Sun 2nd Aug 2015 08:00
Tickets are now available to be purchased for our first League game of the season, when we host Peterborough United next Saturday.

On Saturday, 2nd August 2014

Report: Bury 3 Dale XI 3 Sat 2nd Aug 2014 23:43
For the second game on the trot, Keith Hill put out an understrength Dale team, and again they recorded a favourable result and could consider themselves unfortunate not to come away with a win.
Lampard Set To Join City Sat 2nd Aug 2014 18:51
Former Chelsea midfielder is set to join Manchester City on loan.
Charlton bring Pompey's final pre-season test Sat 2nd Aug 2014 00:16
Pompey's final test before the season begins comes when Charlton visit Fratton for a friendly on Saturday afternoon.

On Friday, 2nd August 2013

Happy Harry promises ‘mind blowing’ signings as QPR start campaign – preview Fri 2nd Aug 2013 23:59
Harry Redknapp was in bullish mood this morning as he talked up his side’s chances of success ahead of the opening day of the season fixture at home to Sheffield Wednesday.
Johnson could hold key to Sheff Wed clash - Betting Fri 2nd Aug 2013 23:44
Andy Hillman is back for another season to cast his weathered eye over the betting opportunities at QPR v Sheff Wed, and elsewhere on the weekend coupon.
Buy-Back of Elland Road could be close Fri 2nd Aug 2013 22:41
The Yorkshire Post have reported that GFH are on the verge of securing a major investment that will enable them to exercise the option to buy Elland Road back from the current owners.
Bumper crowd to bring in the new era at Elland Road Fri 2nd Aug 2013 22:00
In the week that Ken Bates was forced to finally sever his ties with the club a new spirit amongst Leeds fans is starting to emerge, and Elland Road is about to witness the biggest opening day crowd since we were in the Premier League.
Join Our ColU Prediction League Fri 2nd Aug 2013 17:00
It's that time again! The first league match of the season kicks off tomorrow and we'd like you to register your predictions in our Prediction League.
Nigel Clough's Top 5 Best & Worst Signings For Derby! Fri 2nd Aug 2013 15:34
With the 2013/14 season about to get underway - I thought it might be a good time to look back on Rams manager Nigel Clough’s five best and worst signings as Derby County boss.
Dale Bar open from 12pm Fri 2nd Aug 2013 13:33
The Dale Bar will be open to both home and away supporters before Saturday's game with Hartlepool with doors opening at midday.
Saints Get Serious Fri 2nd Aug 2013 10:31
Saints go into the penultimate pre season friendly knowing that now is the time to step up the pace as they prepare for the big kick off in a fortnight.
Admission prices for 2013-4 Fri 2nd Aug 2013 09:57
This is how much it's going to cost you to get into League games at Spotland this season.
How's your luck? QPR nab Burnley striker Austin Fri 2nd Aug 2013 00:32
QPR have bolstered their attack by signing prolific Burnley striker Charlie Austin, but after the player’s move to Hull broke down on medical grounds the R’s faithful would be forgiven for sounding a note of caution.

On Thursday, 2nd August 2012

Its a Striker Merry Go Round? Thu 2nd Aug 2012 18:16
Mackail-Smith to Leeds...Paynter now off to Donny...McCormack waits on new deal.
Bristol City Not After Davies Thu 2nd Aug 2012 13:47
Bristol City boss Derek McInnes has refuted claims that his club is in talks with Derby County regarding Blues target Steve Davies.
Coppinger Linked Again Thu 2nd Aug 2012 12:56
Town are reported to be renewing their interest in Doncaster Rovers midfielder James Coppinger. Having made an approach for the 31-year-old last summer, Blues boss Paul Jewell said he could make an enquiry regarding the former Exeter man at the end of the season but subsequently decided against a reviving his interest.
Thompson to Tranmere Thu 2nd Aug 2012 12:02
The people at Sky Sports are doing their understanding bit again, and are suggesting that a fee has been agreed to take out of contract Joe Thompson to Tranmere.
Smith Could Face West Ham Thu 2nd Aug 2012 11:06
Blues boss Paul Jewell has confirmed that centre-half Tommy Smith will be in contention for a place in Saturday’s home friendly against West Ham (KO 3pm). The 22-year-old’s New Zealand side exited the Olympics after a 3-0 defeat to Brazil yesterday.
Opening Day Of The Season 1992 - Tottenham Hotspur Thu 2nd Aug 2012 10:57
For the second season running Saints faced Tottenham Hotspur at home on the opening day of the season, this time though it wan't a first division fixture, but the newly formed Prmier League
Pearson signs 12 month deal Thu 2nd Aug 2012 09:59
Following a successful trial spell, Matty Pearson has signed a one year deal with the club.
Trialist let go after scoring Thu 2nd Aug 2012 09:54
Trialist Danny Johnson scored the winning goal for Dale at Marine on Tuesday evening, but it wasn't enough to see him offered a contract at the club.
Friendlies round up Thu 2nd Aug 2012 09:38
Dale have been in pre-season friendly action after the washouts in Accrington and Austria.
Graham Excited By Coming Season Thu 2nd Aug 2012 05:17
Danny Graham says the squad is as excited for their second season in the Premier League as they were for their first

On Tuesday, 2nd August 2011

Town Target Slovenian Defender Tue 2nd Aug 2011 23:37
Town are understood to be hoping to sign Slovenian U21 international right-sided defender Aljaž Struna before this weekend’s season opener at Bristol City. The 20-year-old is believed to have been in England to hold talks with the Blues in the last few days.
Andrews Talks Continue Tue 2nd Aug 2011 22:49
Blackburn’s Republic of Ireland international midfielder Keith Andrews looks set to complete his season-long loan move to Town in the next couple of days. TWTD understands the 30-year-old has already been at Portman Road to talk to manager Paul Jewell with the clubs currently negotiating the terms of the deal.
The Prediction League Is Back - Get Involved! Tue 2nd Aug 2011 22:00
It's that time again! The first match of the season kicks off on Saturday and we'd like you to register your predictions in our 2011/12 Prediction League.
Delaney Confirmed in Irish Squad Tue 2nd Aug 2011 16:56
Defender Damien Delaney has been confirmed in the final 26-man Republic of Ireland squad for their friendly against Croatia in Dublin next Wednesday. The call-up confirms that the 30-year-old, who was named in a larger provisional party a fortnight ago, will miss Town's Carling Cup tie against Northampton the previous night.
No Squad Number for Bullard Tue 2nd Aug 2011 16:27
Former Town loanee Jimmy Bullard has not been allocated a squad number by Hull City for the season ahead. The Blues 2010/11 Player of the Year appears certain to leave the KC Stadium this summer having recently been suspended by the Tigers for an alleged indiscretion during their pre-season trip to Slovenia.
Andrews snubs Leeds in favour of Ipswich Tue 2nd Aug 2011 13:42
Blackburn midfielder Keith Andrews has decided against a loan move to Leeds, due to an “opportunity elsewhere”. The other club who have led him astray are believed to be Ipswich Town.
Clegg: Town Targeting Two Tue 2nd Aug 2011 12:20
Town chief executive Simon Clegg says the Blues are trying to complete the signings of two more players before Saturday’s season opener at Bristol City. The loan signing of Blackburn midfielder Keith Andrews is one of those deals, while the second is likely to be another central defender.
Mixed Results for Town in Price Survey Tue 2nd Aug 2011 11:33
Portman Road is both the second cheapest and most expensive place to watch Championship football, according to a BBC survey released today. The survey claims that at £23 for a matchday ticket, programme, pie and cup of tea, only Watford’s Vicarage Road, at £17.30, is cheaper, while the Blues’ £59 D Block corporate seat is the most expensive in the division.
Andrews Says No to Leeds Tue 2nd Aug 2011 10:52
Keith Andrews’s agent Will Salthouse has confirmed that his player will not be joining Leeds United with another club, believed to be Town, the 30-year-old Blackburn midfielder’s preferred loan destination.
Prediction League Opens ! Tue 2nd Aug 2011 10:47
The Ugly Inside Prediction League is now open for business.
Saints Hopeful Of New Defender For Saturday Tue 2nd Aug 2011 10:37
Saints look set to have at least one new face in the line up for Saturday.
A Look At Our Last Opening Day Away Win ! Tue 2nd Aug 2011 10:11
Also our last win on the opening day of the season to date.
Jewell Impressed With Cresswell Tue 2nd Aug 2011 08:11
Boss Paul Jewell says he’s been impressed with new left-back Aaron Cresswell during pre-season, despite the youngster having stepped up a division after joining from Tranmere and moving out of home. The 21-year-old has been handed the number three shirt and looks set to start Town’s opener at Bristol City.
Town Linked With Loan Move for Andrews Tue 2nd Aug 2011 08:00
Town are being linked with a season-long loan move for Blackburn Rovers midfielder Keith Andrews. The Blues, Leeds, Portsmouth and Nottingham Forest are reportedly amongst a number of Championship clubs believed to be chasing the 30-year-old Republic of Ireland international.
Admission prices for Sheffield Wednesday Tue 2nd Aug 2011 07:00
The wait is almost over and the 2011-12 season is upon us at last.
Monk - Together We Can Do It Tue 2nd Aug 2011 06:26
Garry Monk believes that the Swans need to believe in themselves this season
Fortune Teller…The Championship, 2011-12 Tue 2nd Aug 2011 01:36
I’ve already said that Derby’s chances in the ever-competitive Championship are good for a top-six spot - but what of their opposition for season 2011-12? Here’s Part One (clubs listed alphabetically A-I) of my two-part ‘prospectus’ for you all to argue over!

On Monday, 2nd August 2010

LFW Match Reports 2006/07 Mon 2nd Aug 2010 22:39
Match report archive from the 2006/07 season when Gary Waddock’s brief reign gave way to revival under John Gregory.
Saints Reserves Win At Eastleigh Mon 2nd Aug 2010 21:55
A very young Saints side despatched Eastleigh at the Silverlake Stadium
TWTD Prediction League 2010/11 Plus Two Fantasy Leagues Mon 2nd Aug 2010 18:03
It’s that time again! The first match of the season kicks off on Saturday and we’d like you to register your predictions on the TWTD Prediction League 2010/11. There are also two TWTD Fantasy Leagues being run this season.
Bristol City Make McAuley Enquiry? Mon 2nd Aug 2010 17:25
Bristol City are reported to have made an enquiry regarding Town central defender Gareth McAuley. The Robins were first linked with a move for the Northern Irishman a week ago.
Town Confirm Ablett Illness Mon 2nd Aug 2010 17:06
Town have confirmed that new coach Gary Ablett is is in hospital receiving treatment for an illness, believed to be Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. Ablett, who recently agreed a one-year deal with the club, was taken ill at the club's Playford Road training ground last week.
Season Preview - The Newbies Mon 2nd Aug 2010 16:52
Part two of the LFW preview of the 2010/11 season focuses on the six new teams that are joining the Championship following promotion or relegation last term.
Keane Expecting Strong Spurs Side Mon 2nd Aug 2010 16:36
Boss Roy Keane expects his team to be taking on a strong Spurs XI at Portman Road on Tuesday evening (KO 7.45pm), despite many of the Premier League side’s senior players being involved in a game against Benfica in Portugal the same night.
French defenders joins the ranks at Edgeley Park Mon 2nd Aug 2010 15:23
County have completed the signing of former Wrexham defender Mansour Assoumani following a successful trial spell at Edgeley Park. The 27-year-old has played in the majority of County's pre-season friendlies and joins County from Wrexham on a free transfer.
Dyer Backing Town Mon 2nd Aug 2010 15:07
Former Blue Kieron Dyer says his old club could have a decent season ahead of them from what he saw while playing for West Ham in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat of the Blues. Dyer was disappointed not to get a look at Connor Wickham, but says he saw why Blues boss Roy Keane has promoted 18-year-old midfielder Luke Hyam to his side.
Saints At Eastleigh The Preview Mon 2nd Aug 2010 14:45
Saints travel to the Silverlake Stadium to face Eastleigh in what is now an annual pre season fixture.
Pre Season Wrap-Up Mon 2nd Aug 2010 14:13
A winning mentality is one of the best assets a club can have going into a new season.  And boy have the Silkmen got it in abundance following one of the best pre season's ever known.
LFW Match Reports 2009/10 Mon 2nd Aug 2010 13:15
Match report archive from the 2009/10 season where QPR worked their way through four different managers in a troubled campaign.
Priskin and Fülöp in Hungary Squad to Face England Mon 2nd Aug 2010 12:48
Striker Tamás Priskin and likely new keeper Márton Fülöp have been named in Hungary’s squad for their friendly with England at Wembley on Wednesday 11th August. The call-ups mean they will be unavailable for the Blues’ Carling Cup tie at Exeter the previous night.
LFW Match Reports 2010/11 Mon 2nd Aug 2010 12:15
Match report archive from QPR’s Championship winning 2010/11 season.
The HattersMatters Predicition League 2010/11 Mon 2nd Aug 2010 12:01
It's that time of the year again! The first match of the brand new season kicks off on Saturday and we'd like you to register your predictions in our brand new Prediction League.
Town Linked With Rochdale Defender Mon 2nd Aug 2010 11:24
Town are amongst a number of Championship clubs being linked with a move for Rochdale central defender Craig Dawson. Burnley are reported to heading the Blues and Middlesbrough in the race to sign the 20-year-old.
The Prediction League Is Up And Running ! Mon 2nd Aug 2010 11:12
It's that time again! The first match of the season kicks off on Saturday
TheSilkWeb Prediction League 2010/11 Mon 2nd Aug 2010 11:11
It's that time again! The first match of the season against Stevenage Boro kicks off on Saturday and we'd like you to register your predictions in our Prediction League.
Fülöp Set for Town Medical Mon 2nd Aug 2010 10:39
Sunderland keeper Márton Fülöp will reportedly undergo a medical at Town tomorrow with a deal regarding his move finally having been reached.
New Home Kit A Success Story Mon 2nd Aug 2010 10:20
Saints have broken all sales records for their new kit.
Former manager diagnosed with cancer Mon 2nd Aug 2010 10:03
Former manager Gary Ablett has been diagnosed with having Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a form of blood cancer, after being taken ill at Ipswich's training ground last week. The 44-year-old has recently agreed a one-year deal with the Portman Road side to join Roy Keane's coaching staff after being relieved of his duties at Edgeley Park in the summer.
Season Preview - The dearly departed Mon 2nd Aug 2010 09:29
In the first instalment of LoftforWords’ annual marathon season preview we look back at the six teams that left the Championship last season – how we thought they would do last August and what actually happened.
Hyam Making His Mark Mon 2nd Aug 2010 09:21
Young midfielder Luke Hyam again impressed manager Roy Keane during Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to West Ham and could make his Championship debut when the Blues travel to Middlesbrough for their Championship opener next weekend.
Keane: Fülöp Saga Almost at an End Mon 2nd Aug 2010 08:52
Boss Roy Keane says the Blues are getting nearer to completing the signing of Sunderland keeper Márton Fülöp. Town are believed to have agreed a £750,000 fee with the Black Cats with negotiations regarding the player’s contract and settling his current Sunderland terms having continued throughout last week.
Five days left for five free games Mon 2nd Aug 2010 08:00
Supporters have got just five days remaining if they wish to take full advantage of the season ticket prices which entitles them to the equivalent of five free matches.
RamsWeek 31 - Get Into The Groove! Mon 2nd Aug 2010 01:02
Derby County’s pre-season programme came to a climax with games against two Premier League teams and other local fixtures, whilst the manager was active in the transfer market.

On Sunday, 2nd August 2009

Predictions - 12th Sun 2nd Aug 2009 23:06
Six days to go until the start of the season, and we're finally into the top half of the table with our predictions now with time running out. 12th place now, and we've stumped for Bradford City.
QPR The Verdict Sun 2nd Aug 2009 22:40
Saints were comprhensively beaten at QPR, but it would have confirmed a few things for Alan Pardew.
Predictions - 13th Sun 2nd Aug 2009 19:54
Our next tip is for 13th place - the place we often refer to as top of the next page on teletext. For this spot, we've opted for Dagenham and Redbridge.
Predictions - 14th Sun 2nd Aug 2009 17:58
Our predictions continue with a look at who we think will finish in 14th place. This time out, we look at Crewe Alexandra.
Ramsweek 31: Knockin' On Heaven's Door Sun 2nd Aug 2009 12:27
Pre-season preparations at Derby County continued closer to home after their mini-tour of the southwest, with a final flurry of friendly games against Midlands’ opposition.
Bye bye Beeby Sun 2nd Aug 2009 11:28
Dale fans will be heartened to hear of the retirement of a certain referee from the Football League.
Predictions - 15th Sun 2nd Aug 2009 11:24
Our next prediction for the forthcoming season takes a look at who we have down to finish 15th. We've tipped AFC Bournemouth to finish in that position.

On Saturday, 2nd August 2008

QPR continue to struggle as Chievo win comfortably - full match report Sat 2nd Aug 2008 23:36
QPR boss Iain Dowie was left with much to ponder after another below par display produced only one goal, from a retaken penalty, and a third successive summer defeat this time against Chievo Verona.
Predictions 2008-9 - 16th Morecambe Sat 2nd Aug 2008 23:31
Our latest prediction takes a look at fellow Lancastrians Morecambe FC and how we think they'll do during the forthcoming season.
Muirhead appears for Darlington Sat 2nd Aug 2008 22:35
Play Off hero Ben Muirhead has joined the side that he knocked out of the Play Offs on trial, and he featured for them when he made a late substitution appearance on Saturday against St Mirren.
QPR 1 Chievo 2 Sat 2nd Aug 2008 21:53
QPR’s poor pre-season campaign came to an end with a lacklustre 2-1 defeat to Serie A new boys Chievo Verona at Loftus Road
Roberto Happy With West Brom Game Sat 2nd Aug 2008 21:02
Roberto Martinez gives his reaction following the 0-0 draw with West Brom at the Liberty
Swans Hold Premiership New Boys West Brom Sat 2nd Aug 2008 20:26
Swansea City earned a credible draw against Premiership new boys West Brom at the Liberty
Southport 1 Dale 2 Sat 2nd Aug 2008 18:08
A mixed Dale side earned a 2-1 victory away at Southport in what was the final game of the pre-season campaign with goals coming from Chris Dagnall and a returning Lee Thorpe. Report now online.
Predictions 2008-9 - 17th Bournemouth Sat 2nd Aug 2008 17:01
Arguably the team I knew the least about when starting to do the Predictions. Perhaps not that arguable after you've read it. Anyway, here's the prediction for who I think will finish 17th.
Saints V West Ham The Verdict Sat 2nd Aug 2008 10:08
Jan Poortvliet showed that the future could be bright and Orange.
Predictions 2008-9 - 18th Grimsby Town Sat 2nd Aug 2008 10:00
We're storming our way through the predictions now, and this time its the turn of former Dale manager Alan Buckley's side to be featured.
View from the opposition - Grimsby Sat 2nd Aug 2008 09:57
Grimsby Town are next up for our pre-season View from the Opposition, and we've drafted in Grimsby fan Ian Fitzgerald to answer our questions for us.
Match Preview - Southport Sat 2nd Aug 2008 07:50

Rochdale travel to sunny Southport for their final pre-season match thus taking that bit closer to some actual proper soccer!  Chaff's match preview online now.

Enjoy It Kris. The Day Is Yours Sat 2nd Aug 2008 06:09
Irrespective of whether you agree with the principle or not today Kris O'Leary will celebrate his time at Swansea City
Football Needs People Like Kris Sat 2nd Aug 2008 06:04
Swans captain Garry Monk believes that football needs people like Kris O'Leary

On Thursday, 2nd August 2007

Match Report (22.04.00) Plymouth 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Tony Ellis scored a controversial goal to finish off a controversial game which saw two players sent off and manager Steve Parkin ordered from the dugout by the referee for what was deemed to be use of industrial language.
Match Report (22.03.00) Stoke 1 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Well there better not be any whining letters to the Ob after this performance. Dale played brilliantly from start to finish, and were very unlucky to be on the losing side. 
Match Report (15.04.00) Shrewsbury 2 Dale 4 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale were outstanding as they hammered struggling Shrewsbury Town by four goals to two, improving their own hopes of promotion to divison two, whilst sending Shrewsbury to the bottom of the league
Match Report (01.04.00) Peterborough 3 Dale 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
What a game! The game, especially the second half was one of the most exciting games I have seen, with Dale coming from behind to lead twice, only for the Posh to come back and equalise each time.
Match Report (25.03.00) Dale 3 Carlisle 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale got their first league win in six matches as they beat troubled Carlisle at Spotland. This brought three very welcome points as Dale recorded a league double over Carlisle for the first time in almost forty years.
Match Report (05.04.00) Dale 1 Torquay 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Well the public of Rochdale have finally declared the season to be over. Despite one of the most exciting games of the season on Saturday against Peterboro, just over 1500 turned up to see this match,.
Match Report (18.04.00) Dale 1 Peterboro 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale crashed to a 2-1 defeat as their Peterboro hoodoo continued for another season. This results leaves Dale with a mountain to climb if they are to reach the play offs.
Match Report (28.03.00) Mansfield 0 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale had the edge over a disappointing Mansfield Town side, but could not produce enough themselves to win the match. It was a game of few chances, but Dale seemed to be content to take a point throughout.
Match Report (18.03.00) Dale 1 Leyton Orient 4 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Disaster strikes as Dale produce their worst performance of the season to allow the East Londoners to hammer Dale at Spotland. In all honesty, Orient were full value for the win, and could well have increased it had they took all of their chances.
Match Report (14.03.00) Dale 1 Stoke 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dreams of a first trip to Wembley in the club's history are fading fast after tonight's disappointing performance. Dale were blitzed in the first twenty minutes of the game when it looked like Stoke might run up a cricket score.
Match Report (08.04.00) Dale 2 Hartlepool 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Well if the people of Rochdale have given up on the season, someone had better tell the players, because on today's performance, there is still an awful lot to play for this season with the play offs firmly on the horizon.
Match Report (24.04.00) Dale 0 Northampton 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale crashed to their heaviest defeat of the season after collapsing 3-0 to a impressive looking Northampton side. The defeat was always on the cards from the opening minutes when Dale conceded a soft goal from a corner. 
Match Report (06.05.00) Dale 1 Barnet 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale's hope of a miracle to ensure that Dale somehow finish in 7th did not happen, and once news of Hartlepool's 3-0 lead over Hull came through, it just became a matter of playing for pride. Tony Ellis grabbed the goal which meant he finished the season as top scorer.
Match Report (29.04.00) Macclesfield 1 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Dale finished off their away program of 99-00 in much the same way as many of the others had finished with a very comfortable away win. This made it ten wins on the road for Dale this season, which must come close to breaking the club's record.
Match Report (11.03.00) - Hull City 2 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 20:08
Gary Jones produced an equaliser deep into injury time to rescue a point for Dale when it looked like they had blown it. Dale gifted Hull with two goals, both courtesy of poor back passes.
Match Report (22.01.00) Dale 2 York City 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Goals from Tony Ellis and Graham Lancashire were enough to give Dale victory in this Lancashire - Yorkshire game after allowing the visitors to take the lead. However, as with so many times this season, Dale forced their way back into the game to take all three points.
Match Report (15.01.00) Southend 3 Dale 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Dale blew a three goal half time lead to leave Southend's ground with just a single point. Dale were cruising at half time after Gary Jones and Graham Lancashire had raced Dale into a three goal lead. However, a controversial penalty brought Southend back into the match.
Match Report (08.01.00) Dale 1 Brighton 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Dale held on to pick up three very valuable points following Graham Lancashire's first half goal. However, the main talking point came from the goal celebration, where the players aped David Beckham by showing off their backsides in a "thong" style after scoring.
Match Report (07.03.00) Carlisle 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Tony Ford MBE played the 1000th game of his professional career this evening, and was man of the match in the process as Dale progressed to Northern Final of this competition. Keith Hill got the winning goal with a header which seemed to come off his ear.
Match Report (25.01.00) Dale 0 Hull 0 (Dale win on pens) Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Dale managed to progress into the next round of the prestigious Auto Windscreen Shield after beating Hull City in a penalty shoot out. Neil Edwards was the Dale hero saving two of the penalties, one after it had gone to sudden death!
Match Report (29.01.00) Exeter 2 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
A trip to the ground that time forgot brought no success for Dale. Dale lost goalkeeper Neil Edwards to an injury just two minutes into the game. Deputy Phil Priestley did alright, but could do nothing after a poor display by his team mates.
Match Report (11.01.00) Dale 3 Macclesfield 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Mark Monington was once again the AWS hero as he scored two precious goals to complete a classic Dale comeback. Dale trailed 2-0 to a Macclesfield side from early in the game. However, Mono scored two goals before Graham Lancashire grabbed the golden goal winner.
Match Report (05.02.00) Dale 2 Chester 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Dale produced a late, late show to rescue all three points to maintain their promotion push. And the winning goal came from the unlikeliest of sources, when defender Dave Bayliss produced a scissor kick to grab the winner.
Match Report (19.02.00) Dale 1 Lincoln 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Dale boss Steve Parkin was hugely disappointed as Dale conceded a late equaliser to let two vital points slip in this game. The result should never have been in doubt as Dale were a class above Lincoln.
Match Report (04.03.00) Darlington 4 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Two crucial offside decisions by the linesman in the opening few minutes handed this game to Darlington on a plate. They were both very debatable, but Darlo scored from both to race into a two goal lead, and from that moment on, Dale were always up against it.
Match Report (12.02.00) Halifax 0 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
Jason Peake produced a stunning overhead kick to secure all three points as Dale got revenge for their home defeat early in the season in this very one sided derby match. The result was never in doubt as Dale produced a throughly professional display at the Shay.
Match Report (26.02.00) Dale 0 Rotherham 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 19:07
An injury hit Dale side saw vital home points lost for the second successive home game as Rotherham sneaked a 1-0 win at Spotland. Jason White got the winner for the Millers, and they managed to hold on to secure their win
Match Report (10.12.99) - Brighton 3 Dale 4 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 13:01
Due to the game being switched to a Friday night,I was unable to attend, but as ever I have still managed to do a report.
Match Report (03.01.00) - Hartlepool 3 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 13:01
This was a fantastic game full of end to end stuff. Either team could have won it, but unfortunately, it wasn't us who did.
Match Report (04.12.99) - Dale 0 Cheltenham 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 13:01
Dale went to their bad old habits today as they drew a blank against League newcomers Cheltenham Town.
Match Report (28.12.99) - Dale 2 Shrewsbury 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 13:01
Dale recorded a 2:1 victory which was far more convincing than the score line suggested that it was.
Match Report (26.12.99) Carlisle 1 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 13:01
Dale came back from trailing at half time to win at Carlisle for the second successive season.
Match Report (27.11.99) - Lincoln 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 13:01
Another case of two points dropped rather than one gained as Dale drew one a piece with Lincoln City at Sincil Bank.
Match Report (30.10.99) Burton 0 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Dale escaped unscathed .
Match Report (06.11.99) - Torquay 1 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
A wicked deflection off Tony Ford saw Dale slump to another defeat.
Match Report (20.11.99) - Wrexham 2 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Steve Parkin was obviously disappointed after Dale crashed out of the FA Cup
Match Report (11.09.99) - Dale 0 Darlington 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Manager Steve Parkin saw his new team again drop vital points at home against a team who are bound to be up there at the end of the season. Dale held on for a point, despite having Keith Hill sent off just before half time.
Match Report (03.09.99) - Dale 0 Halifax 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Despite the biggest crowd of the season turning up, this was not a good night for Dale. A 1-0 reversal against local rivals Halifax and two of the season's main players both going off injured.
Match Report (19.10.99) - Dale 0 Macclesfield 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Tonight's game was a disaster. A poor crowd, and another blank in front of goal.
Match Report (23.11.99) - Leyton Orient 0 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Despite a Graham Lancashire cameo, Dale were left with just a point at Orient.
Match Report (02.11.99) - Dale 0 Hull 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Dale failed to trouble the scorers for the seventh home match on the trot.
Match Report (25.09.99) - Dale 0 Swansea 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
It took a late great save from Neil Edwards (left) to ensure that Dale took a share of the points, but more worryingly, this was the fourth game on the trot at Spotland where Dale have failed to score.
Match Report (21.08.99) - York City 0 Dale 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Graham Lancashire (left) continued his fine start to the season, as Dale produced an outstanding display to win comfortably over their Yorkshire rivals.
Match Report (16.09.99) - Dale 0 Plymouth 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Another home match, and another scoreless match.

Match Report (09.10.99) - Barnet 1 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Well Dale's hopes of making it six away wins on the trot without conceding a goal were all over as Dale lost to a first half Ken Charlery goal.
Match Report (09.11.99) - Dale 3 Burton 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Crisis over my friends. The goal drought is no more. 
Match Report (14.11.99) - Dale 2 Mansfield 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Dale recorded a much needed victory against Steve Parkin's former team.
Match Report (18.09.99) - Rotherham 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Despite having Mark Monington sent off at Milmoor for the second successive season, Dale produced a stunning 94th minute to maintain their 100% away form this season.
Match Report (30.08.99) - Chester 0 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
New manager Steve Parkin must be pleased with the way his team have started the season with four wins out of five in the league so far.
Match Report (14.08.99) - Dale 2 Southend 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Dale held on to win their first home league game of the season, despite having midfielder Dave Flitcroft sent off at the beginning of the second half.
Match Report (02.10.99) - Northampton 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Former Dale keeper Keith Welch (pictured left) was on top form as he prevented Dale running away with this game. The only injustice in today's game was that it was not all over at half time.
Match Report (22.10.99) Swansea 1 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Dale conceded a late goal to crash to another defeat.
Match Report (28.08.99) - Dale 0 Exeter 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
A rare slip up by Neil Edwards in the second half cost Dale, after the Welshman had one of his clearances forced down, with the rebound taking the ball into his net.
Match Report (24.08.99) - Chesterfield 2 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:12
Dale crashed out of the Worthington Cup 4-2 on aggregate, despite a fine display at Saltergate.
QPR v Fulham - Match Preview Thu 2nd Aug 2007 12:06
Rangers return to Loftus Road for their final public friendly of the summer as preparations continue for the opening day of the season next week. Lee Cook may well feature for the first time at his new club against his old one.
Match Report (07.08.99) - Cheltenham 0 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 11:11
With the eyes of the World's media on this game to see new boys Cheltenham playe their first game, Dale didn't disappoint by spoiling the party to inflict a convincing victory over the Robins at their own ground.
Match Report (10.08.99) - Dale 1 Chesterfield 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 11:11
Dale threw away a half time lead to leave them facing an uphill battle in the second leg of the first round Worthington Cup tie. Keith Hill got the winner for the Spireites when he put through his own net minutes into the second half.
Spotland Guide Thu 2nd Aug 2007 10:10
All you could ever wish to ever know about Spotland
Match Report (02.02.99) - Stoke 1 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Although technically the home side, Dale won away at high flying Second Division side Stoke City, to reach the third round of the prestigious AutoWindscreen Shield.  
Match Report (13.04.99) - Cambridge 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Against all the odds, Dale came very close to snatching all three points away from promotion chasing Cambridge. The form book was turned completely upside down, and Dale were only denied a win by a late goal which looked suspiciously offside.
Match Report (30.03.99) Dale 1 Southend 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Three points for Dale at last helped ease the relegation worries, but other than that, it was the same old story, with fans staying away, and hostilities amongst those present. The win has done little to ease the pressure on manager Barrow.
Match Report (27.04.99) - Dale 0 Cambridge 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Spotland hosted a promotion party tonight, though as expected it wasn't the Rochdale supporters doing the celebrating. Congratulations to Cambridge on their promotion to Division 2, and good luck for next season.
Match Report (27.02.99) Dale 1 Cardiff 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
League leaders Cardiff City were today's visitors and the game ended in Stalemate. Dale took a first half lead through a Jason Peake goal following a goal mouth scramble. 
Match Report (06.02.99) Shrewsbury 3 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Shrewsbury Town and Dale played out a five goal thriller, with a larger than usual number of Dale fans making the pleasant journey down the A49 bouyed on by victories.
Match Report (20.03.99) - Dale 0 Barnet 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
There was plenty of frustration off the pitch today, as fans became increasingly disgruntled with the displays on offer on the field.
Match Report (05.04.99) - Halifax 0 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Dale failed to score again despite facing a Halifax team which had a Keeper with a broken finger for the first half and a midfielder taking his place in the second half.
Match Report (12.02.99) Dale 3 Hull City 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Dale eased to a comfortable 3-0 victory in front of Dale's biggest crowd of the season, and the many more watching at home due the live TV coverage.
Match Report (24.04.99) - Exeter 2 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
The South West has never been the happiest of hunting grounds for Dale, with Exeter's antique St.James Park proving to be one of the worst. 
Match Report (26.03.99) - Scarboro 1 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
A dismal result leaves Dale fans checking the bottom half of the table instead of the top half, as this win puts Dale within seven points of the dreaded drop zone.
Match Report (06.03.99) Leyton Orient 3 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Another trip to Brisbane, another defeat, another blank scoreline. Why is it that season after season, Dale visit Orient and get nothing for their efforts.  
Match Report (17.04.99) - Dale 3 Chester 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Much maligned Dale striker Andy Morris proved everybody wrong when he came up with a superb hat trick to wrap up the points for Dale.
Match Report (30.01.99) - Dale 0 Hartlepool 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Once, again Dale could not convert possession into goals, as visitors Hartlepool reversed the scoreline seen at the Victoria Ground just a few weeks ago.
Match Report (8.03.99) - Dale 0 Wigan 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Hopes of a first ever visit to Wembley for Rochdale faded tonight, as they fell 2-0 to a more experienced Wigan side. Dale battled well, but in the end the difference in quality was there for all to see.
Match Report (23.03.99) Halifax 1 Dale 2 aet Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Dale progressed through to the Northern Semi-Final of the AutoWindscreen Shield, following Mark Monington's "Golden Goal" winner four minutes into extra time.
Match Report (20.02.99) Scunthorpe 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
With usual reporter Col away, Warren Brierely steps in to bring you his report of Dale's victory away at Scunthorpe United. Wins at Glanford Park do not come easy for Dale and should always be appreciated.
Match Report (10.04.99) - Dale 0 Rotherham 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Another Saturday, another day of disappointment. A goalless draw at home to the Millers has done nothing to halt the campaign against manager Graham Barrow.
Match Report (03.04.99) - Dale 0 Peterborough 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
This result leaves manager Graham Barrow's future on a knife edge. A dismal display led to protests outside the main offices at Spotland.
Match Report (01.05.99) - Dale 0 Swansea 3 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
The end is surely nigh for manager Graham Barrow following one of the most dismal performances seen at Spotland in the last few years.
Match Report (13.03.99) Mansfield 3 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 09:09
Silly errors in the Dale defence cost Dale dear as they slipped up against Steve Parkin's Mansfield side. They were always up against it after conceding an excellent early goal.
Match Report (20.10.98) - Rotherham 2 Dale 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale produced one of the displays of the season to take a well earned point from Milmoor against high flying Rotherham United.
Match Report (08.09.98) - Hull 2 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Despite equalising through a magnificent Keith Hill header at the start of the second half, Dale failed to capitalise on this, and found themselves heading for yet another defeat
Match Report (14.11.98) - Scarboro 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
This cup tie ended all square meaning that Dale will have to play Scarboro again at Spotland Tuesday week.  
Match Report (12.09.98) - Dale 2 Scunthorpe 2 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale came from behind to take the lead for the first time in almost two years, and for a while it looked like that would be enough to secure Dale's second home win on the trot.
Match Report (21.11.98) - Chester 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Another poor showing against equally poor opposition brought loud protests against the management during the second half.
Match Report (03.10.98) - Southend 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale made the long trip to the South East coast and got a precious point for their troubles. However, it should really have been all three as Dale let their first half lead slip.
Match Report (24.11.98) - Dale 2 Scarboro 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
In the third and final part of the Dale vs Scarboro trilogy, Dale finally got the win against their East Yorkshire rivals.
Match Report (12.12.98) - Swansea 1 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Another fine display by Dale in dreadful conditions saw Dale return North with a vital point, despite being reduced to ten men during the second half.
Match Report (23.01.99) - Dale 2 Brentford 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
High flying Brentford were today's visitors and despite all the money spent on assembling that side by manager/owner Ron Noades, they were no match for Dale.    
Match Report (17.10.98) - Peterboro 2 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale lost again on their travels as they failed to deal and capitalise on a ferocious wind. Dale conceded two first half goals, and struggled to get back into the match.
Match Report (09.01.99) - Dale 1 Plymouth 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
The return home of former Dale heroes Reg Jenkins and Stan Milburn were among the few highlights of an otherwise disappointing afternoon.
Match Report (10.11.98) - Dale 1 Exeter 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Despite Neil Edwards saving his third penalty of the season, Dale could not hold onto their one goal lead and conceded a late equaliser to give Exeter a share of the spoils that they did not deserve.
Match Report (05.12.98) - Dale 0 Rotherham 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
This will now have to go to a replay after both teams played out a scrappy 0-0 draw. The biggest incident was the non-appearance of goalkeeper Neil Edwards
Match Report (19.12.98) - Dale 2 Brighton 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale won this game having come from behind to win a match for the first time since September 1996.  
Match Report (26.09.98) - Dale 2 Leyton Orient 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
A Win at last! And in true Dale style, they made things very difficult for themselves in doing so.
Match Report (31.10.98) - Barnet 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale recorded only their second ever win in London as they picked up three very valuable points against Barnet.
Match Report (02.01.99) Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Hopes of an improved 1999 soon faded away as Dale were comprehensively beaten by a well organised Darlo side.
Match Report (17.11.98) - Dale 0 Scarboro 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale took on Scarboro for the second time in a matter of days, and produced a very poor performance. Dale got exactly what they deserved out of this poor showing in a game more suited to non league than Division Three.
Match Report (11.10.98) - Dale 1 Halifax 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
It was a return to the traditional Lancashire vs Yorkshire derby today, as Dale took on Halifax Town at Spotland.
Match Report (26.12.98) - Dale 1 Carlisle 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale came closing to securing all three points against their Cumbrian Rivals,
Match Report (28.12.98) - Hartlepool 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale picked up only their third away win of the season when they won 1-0 away at Hartlepool. The win came courtesy of a Michael Holt goal.
Match Report (07.11.98) - Dale 1 Mansfield 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Another win for the Dale. We could get used to this. Dale picked up the three points in a game of little incident. 
Match Report (15.12.98) - Rotherham 4 Dale 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale crashed out of the FA Cup in this second round replay in South Yorkshire, after being reduced to ten men yet again.
Match Report (22.08.98) - Carlisle 0 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
Dale produced a last gasp win to record their first away win of the season.
Match Report (16.01.99) - Torquay 2 Dale 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 08:08
It wasn't Michael Holt's day as he had one penalty saved and had another crash off the crossbar as Dale missed the chance to put one over on Torquay.
Match Report (05.09.98) - Dale 1 Shrewsbury 0 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 07:07
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Trundle's Open Letter Thu 2nd Aug 2007 00:00
Trundle's Open Letter To Swans Fans
"I Was In Comfort Zone" Thu 2nd Aug 2007 00:00
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Telstar 2 Swansea 1 Thu 2nd Aug 2007 00:00
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On Tuesday, 2nd August 2005

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