Salford City might not be giving their neighbours over in Manchester a run for their money yet, but things are certainly looking promising for the club as it makes its Football League debut.
Stockport County move into pole position in the National League North with a win at Boston United, whilst several playoff places are still up for grabs.
Wigan will be looking to continue their gradual rise up the table when they travel to Port Vale on Saturday in Skybet League One, as they hope to build on last week’s impressive comeback win at Chesterfield.
Rochdale AFC manager Keith Hill has called for greater maturity from his side next season after their faint playoff hopes slipped away with a 3-2 defeat to MK Dons at Spotland on Saturday.
With Rochdale still in contention for the final League One playoff position, Keith Hill believes his players can focus on enjoying their football given they have a game in hand.
Calvin Andrew’s header pinched a 1-0 victory for Rochdale at Spotland on Monday afternoon, consigning Port Vale to their sixth straight defeat and elevating the home side to just four points off the playoffs with a game in hand.
Goals from Rhys Bennett and Jack O’Connell gave Rochdale a 2-1 victory over Yeovil Town on Saturday to put Keith Hill’s men sixth in League One with a game in hand on their closest rivals, only increasing the expectation of promotion surrounding the club.
Two goals from Adebayo Akinfenwa and a Matt Tubbs effort cancelled out Danny Mayor’s strike and a Ryan Lowe penalty to shunt Bury down to third
Call him the Pink Pants-er: Hill inspires Rochdale fans to embrace ‘Pink Pants day’ for crunch Newport trip
Rochdale are chasing their first-ever silverware in their 107-year history on Saturday and can wrap up the League Two title if they better leaders Chesterfield’s result. To mark the occasion they are sporting pink pants in homage to manager Keith Hill.
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Peter Vincenti and Ian Henderson sealed a 2-0 victory over Cheltenham Town to clinch Dale’s place in League One
Keith Hill says Rochdale have achieved their aims as they welcome promotion rivals Oxford.