Rochdale AFC’s matchday programme – The Voice of Spotland – is back for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two fixture against Newport County AFC.
The programme took a break during the behind closed doors 2020/21 campaign, but has returned this season with 76 jam-packed pages to keep readers completely informed and entertained.
The new-look TVOS starts with a front cover image of on-loan striker Josh Andrews, who has scored league goals against Stevenage and Hartlepool in recent weeks.
Manager Robbie Stockdale reviews the last week’s game at Bristol Rovers, while Countdown to Kick-Off analyses top-flight managers moaning about the festive schedule.
After that we have a host of features, including:
SHIRT NUMBERS, HEAVEN & HELL – A feature looking at players who did and some who didn’t look right in shirt number 12
COVER STAR – Looking at when a former Dale player appeared on the front cover of another club’s programme. This time it’s one a player who was disguised as Santa some 40 years ago.
ON THIS DAY – What were Dale doing in the past on 18th December?
100 YEARS IN THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE – Part 9 of a comprehensive feature looking back at Dale’s debut season in the Football League 100 years ago.
DALES OF THE UNEXPECTED – A tale about when Easter Eggs and Easter Bunnies adorned a Christmas programme
We have our regular League Two round-up and opinion columns from Brian Quigley and Scrutator.
Action photos appear from the games against Bolton and Notts County, while Ryan Bradley and Nicola McCormack bring readers news from the Rochdale AFC Community Trust.
Eoghan O’Connell reveals who is the best opponent he has played against and Anorak’s Corner looks at Dale’s 0-0 away draws in league football.
All this and much, much more in the latest edition of The Voice of Spotland.