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Review: The Longest Winter – A Season with England’s Worst Ever Football Team by Mark Hodkinson

Mark Hodkinson returns to the familiar territory of his previous books with the story of Rochdale’s worst ever season. This time he contextualises the football club’s struggles with the economic and social turmoil of the early 1970’s. In 1973/74 Rochdale … Continue reading

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Fast and furious fixture leaves Latics frustrated – Rochdale 3 Wigan Athletic 3

Wigan Athletic missed an opportunity to move out of the bottom four in League One when they were held to a 3-3 draw by 10-men Rochdale. In a fast and furious opening to the game Rochdale went ahead on seven … Continue reading

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Five-Star Dale give Latics a drubbing – Wigan Athletic 0 Rochdale 5

After the recent highs of victories against Sunderland and Accrington Latics came crashing back to earth with their worst performance of season. The visitors were ahead after only four minutes when 17-year-old Kwadwo Baah unleashed an unstoppable drive from the … Continue reading

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Can’t believe it’s not Scholes…

It was sad to see the Latics fans’ favourite David Perkins leave this week after three years with the club. The 35-year-old has joined Rochdale on a two-year deal after getting limited game time this season. The diminutive terrier goes … Continue reading

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Latics are back on top – Rochdale 1 Wigan Athletic 4

Wigan Athletic moved back to the top of the League One table with an impressive 4-1 hammering of relegation strugglers Rochdale. In an end-to-end first half Latics went ahead in the 17th minute when Max Power’s corner was headed towards … Continue reading

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12th Man – Just a blip or something more serious?

Latics slipped to third place in the League One table after a disappointing 2-1 defeat at Portsmouth on Easter Monday. Despite the poor conditions and some debatable refereeing decisions, which went against Latics, it was still a below par performance … Continue reading

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Important win keeps Latics in the hunt for two trophies – Wigan Athletic 1 Rochdale 0

This week’s FA Cup heroes Wigan Athletic and Rochdale went head-to-head at the DW Stadium with the Latics coming out on top. Latics went ahead after only 12 minutes when Michael Jacobs’ precise finish from the edge of the area … Continue reading

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Latics up the pressure – Wigan Athletic 1 Rochdale 0

Second placed Wigan increased the pressure on leaders Burton with a 1-0 victory over in-form Rochdale at the DW Stadium. Burton lost their fixture 2-0 at Millwall and the gap between the Brewers and Latics is now only one point … Continue reading

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12th Man – New loan signing’s class is making a big difference

New loan signing Stephen Warnock has made a big impact in his first two games for Latics against Colchester United and Bradford City. Warnock made an impressive debut at Colchester and went on to produce a man-of-the-match performance in the … Continue reading

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Past Hill and Dale – Rochdale 0 Wigan Athletic 2

Prior to the match, Rochdale manager Keith Hill assessed Wigan’s promotion chances when he said: “They’ll be in the top two. There’s no question in my mind that at the end of the season they’ll be in the top two”. … Continue reading

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