Go Away: Rochdale

Go Away: Rochdale

Situated in the dale of the River Roch, it’s not known how Rochdale came by its name. The settlement’s history begins with an entry in the Domesday Book under Recedham Manor, and according to local records weekly markets were initially held in Rochdale from 1250, but they soon found they were missing valuable morning trade and so nowadays they’re held from about 0900.

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Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Rochdale: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Rochdale: 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers have been criticised in some quarters in recent weeks for the amount of goals they have conceded in the dying minutes of matches. In this FA Cup fixture against Rochdale, Rovers were the team desperately throwing everyone forward to try to grab an equaliser at the death, but unfortunately, it wasn’t to be. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 0-1 Rochdale: 250 word match report”

Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale; 250 word match report

Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale; 250 word match report

As fixtures go, this tends to be one of those used as a precautionary tale to scare higher league footballers of the horrors of relegation. However, given Rovers good form there was a buzz of anticipation and optimism, despite the bitterly chilly afternoon prompting the season’s inaugural outing of The Big Coat. Continue reading “Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Rochdale; 250 word match report”