The news was delivered last night by Hill after deciding it was a natural choice to select Lancashire who had already gained sound experience as a skipper.
‘Dale take on Fleetwood Town
Rochdale travel to Rotherham’s New York stadium
Rochdale travel to Bootham Crescent tonight
It’s my job to get players hungry for success: Keith Hill challenges Rochdale squad to show some desire
Dale face Wycombe Wanderers tomorrow
The Dale face struggling Barnet on Saturday
New signings Ritchie Jones and Michael Rose are in the squad
Dale are winless in last five matches
The Dale are back in 12th place in League Two.
Rochdale’s John Coleman demands defensive improvement after Burton Albion defeat dents play-off push
Fourth time Dale have conceded four goals this month.
Goals from Andrew Tutte and Bobby Grant enough for win.