Despite being watched by an average crowd of just less than 3,500 this season, Rochdale fans have turned out in force as the club prepare to take on top-flight opposition for the first time in 10 years.
Dale travel to the Coral Windows Stadium looking to climb back up the table having been without a victory since their 4-1 triumph over Colchester United in December.
Louis van Gaal’s men, now unbeaten in nine Premier League fixtures, could only wrestle a draw from Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Sunday, despite having confidently dispatched Newcastle United on Boxing Day.
United edged out Mark Hughes’ visitors 2-1 at Old Trafford last night thanks to goals from Marouane Fellaini and Juan Mata.
Van Gaal’s United side face seven games in the next 31 days and a victory in their first, against Stoke City this evening, would see United record four straight wins for only the second time since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013.
Now is YOUR chance to watch City in action as Mancunian Matters have teamed up with the club to offer one lucky fan the opportunity to watch the Blues take on Stoke City this Saturday at 3pm.
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