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  • Date:29 Dec 2013
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:Spotland Stadium
  • Attendance:2,576
Goal!

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93:41 +3.41

Ian Henderson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ellis Harrison.

93:23 +3.23

Michael Rose takes the free kick.

The final whistle is blown by the referee.

93:12 +3.12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Graham Cummins by Tom Parkes.

90:51 +0.51

Ian Henderson takes the free kick.

90:11 +0.11

Eliot Richards challenges Graham Cummins unfairly and gives away a free kick.

89:09

Michael Rose takes a brilliant shot. Steve Mildenhall catches the ball.

87:56

The ball is delivered by Ellis Harrison.

87:12

Graham Cummins takes a shot.

85:52

Ellis Harrison takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.

83:38

The assistant referee flags for offside against Ian Henderson.

82:37

David Clarkson leaves the field to be replaced by Ellis Harrison.

81:34

The ball is swung over by Joe Rafferty.

78:32

Clearance by Michael Smith.

78:21

Corner taken by Peter Cavanagh from the right by-line.

77:27

Corner taken by Ian Henderson from the right by-line.

74:45

Foul by Matthew Lund on Eliot Richards, free kick awarded.

74:21

Shot by Eliot Richards went wide left of the target.

73:44

John-Joe O'Toole has an effort at goal. Josh Lillis catches the ball.

72:55

Oliver Norburn leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Beardsley.

70:42

The referee blows for offside.

68:16

Matt Harrold gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oliver Lancashire.

68:05

Free kick crossed by Lee Brown.

67:52

Foul by Peter Vincenti on Oliver Norburn, free kick awarded.

66:18

Centre by Michael Rose.

65:22

Ian Henderson takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.

65:05

Josh Lillis takes the free kick.

62:46

Scott Hogan challenges Ollie Clarke unfairly and gives away a free kick.

61:57

Eliot Richards on for Alefe Santos.

61:04

Graham Cummins slots the ball right footed into the goal. Rochdale 2-0 Bristol Rovers.

58:45

The assistant referee signals for offside against Matt Harrold.

57:21

Scott Hogan scores with a right foot finish. Rochdale 1-0 Bristol Rovers.Assist by Matthew Lund.

55:20

Free kick taken by Josh Lillis.

54:58

Matt Harrold is adjudged to have handled the ball.

51:14

Corner taken by Michael Rose.

50:59

The ball is crossed by Ian Henderson.

49:22

Shot by Ian Henderson cleared the target.

47:00

Lee Brown sends in a cross.

46:09

Michael Smith restarts play with the free kick.

The second half begins.

It is the end of the first-half.

46:06 +1.06

Corner from the left by-line taken by Lee Brown.

45:49

Ollie Clarke fouled by Ian Henderson, the ref awards a free kick.

44:50

Michael Rose sends in a cross.

43:38

The ball is sent over by Alefe Santos.

41:40

Centre by Joe Rafferty.

38:31

Joe Rafferty takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the net.

36:48

Corner from the left by-line taken by Lee Brown.

36:28

The ball is crossed by Michael Smith.

34:42

Corner taken by Lee Brown from the right by-line.

33:01

A cross is delivered by Joe Rafferty.

31:40

Matthew Lund takes the free kick.

31:33

Scott Hogan fouled by Oliver Norburn, the ref awards a free kick.

31:25

The ball is delivered by Matt Harrold.

29:42

Matthew Lund produces a cross.

28:08

Lee Brown takes the free kick.

27:27

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Clarkson by Peter Cavanagh.

26:47

Scott Hogan takes a shot and went wide left of the net.

26:14

Free kick crossed by Ian Henderson.

25:45

Free kick awarded for a foul by Oliver Norburn on Matthew Lund.

25:18

Corner taken by Lee Brown.

24:57

Lee Brown has an effort at goal. Josh Lillis parries the effort to safety.

22:08

Free kick crossed by Lee Brown.

21:37

Unfair challenge on Oliver Norburn by Matthew Lund results in a free kick.

21:00

Alefe Santos crosses the ball.

18:37

Lee Brown restarts play with the free kick.

18:05

Jack O'Connell gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Harrold.

15:40

The ball is crossed by Ian Henderson.

14:07

Corner from the right by-line taken by Lee Brown.

13:49

Michael Smith takes the chance to get an effort at goal.

12:29

Free kick crossed by Lee Brown.

11:47

Michael Rose concedes a free kick for a foul on Alefe Santos.

10:53

Oliver Norburn restarts play with the free kick.

10:47

Oliver Norburn fouled by Matthew Lund, the ref awards a free kick.

10:28

Centre by Alefe Santos.

9:18

Matthew Lund makes a clearance.

9:14

Lee Brown crosses the ball in from the free kick.

6:55

Oliver Lancashire challenges Matt Harrold unfairly and gives away a free kick.

6:07

The assistant referee signals for offside against Graham Cummins.

1:52

Corner from the left by-line taken by Michael Rose.

0:17

The offside flag is raised against Graham Cummins.

The game kicks-off.

Match Preview

Lillis keen to feature Rochdale goalkeeper Josh Lillis is hoping to recover from illness in time to return against Bristol Rovers. Robbie Thomson made his Dale debut in the absence of Lillis in the 3-0 win against Mansfield and could be rewarded with another appearance after keeping a clean sheet. Midfielder Peter Cavanagh, fit again following a long-term Achilles injury, is expected to continue after making his first start since August against Mansfield. Striker George Donnelly (ankle) remains a long-term absentee so Graham Cummins is hoping to resume up front alongside Scott Hogan, who scored his ninth and 10th goals of the season on Boxing Day. Bristol Rovers centre-back Mark McChrystal will be available for the clash despite nursing a head injury. McChrystal needed stitches after clashing heads with Torquay midfielder Damien Mozika in the 1-1 draw at Plainmoor on Boxing Day but has shown no ill-effects. The Boxing Day fixture was just McChrystal's second game back after a three-month lay-off and Pirates boss John Ward could decide to rest his defender for his side's second game in four days, which would mean a recall for Tom Lockyer. Ellis Harrison and Preston loanee Chris Beardsley are among the players in contention should Ward decide to go for fresh legs at Spotland.

Formation:4231Manager: Keith Hill

Rochdale

Formation: 433Manager: John Ward

Bristol Rovers

  • Josh Lillis
  • Joe Rafferty
  • Oliver Lancashire
  • Jack O'Connell
  • Michael Rose
  • Peter Cavanagh
  • Matthew Lund
  • Peter Vincenti
  • Scott Hogan
  • Ian Henderson
  • Graham Cummins
  • SUBS
  • Rhys Bennett
  • Ashley Eastham
  • George Donnelly
  • Bastien Hery
  • Matt Done
  • Robbie Thomson
  • Jamie Allen

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Match Report

Form Guide

    WLDLDW
  • Rochdale
  • VS
  • Bristol Rovers
  • LDWLWD

Last Meetings

  • Bristol Rovers
  • 2 - 1
  • Rochdale
  • 16/03/2013
  • Rochdale
  • 2 - 1
  • Bristol Rovers
  • 17/11/2012
  • Rochdale
  • 0 - 1
  • Bristol Rovers
  • 13/01/2007
  • Bristol Rovers
  • 0 - 0
  • Rochdale
  • 09/09/2006
  • Rochdale
  • 2 - 0
  • Bristol Rovers
  • 29/04/2006
  • Bristol Rovers
  • 1 - 2
  • Rochdale
  • 12/11/2005

Top Scorers

Rochdale

  • S Hogan 9
  • I Henderson 5
  • M Rose 3
  • M Lund 3
  • G Cummins 2
  • J Allen 2
  • G Dicker 1
  • P Vincenti 1
  • G Donnelly 1
  • A Tutte 1
  • B Hery 1
  • J Bunney 1

Bristol Rovers

  • D Clarkson 4
  • J O'Toole 4
  • M Harrold 3
  • E Richards 1
  • A Henshall 1
  • O Clarke 1
  • T Lockyer 1
  • T Parkes 1
  • AD Santos 1

Goals

Rochdale

    • Total goals 61
    • Goals per game 33
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 4 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Bristol Rovers

    • Total goals 48
    • Goals per game 20
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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