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Homely feel

Really friendly crowd. Great to talk to whilst having a drink at the club, within a ground. Lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Skipton, United Kingdom
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Away fans down side of the pitch

Strange not to be behind the goal as away fans but nice enough ground. Nothing to complain about at... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Willbutts Lane, Rochdale OL11 5DS, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly crowd. Great to talk to whilst having a drink at the club, within a ground. Lovely bijou, old family ground. One of my favourite football experiences.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gelvisblue
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Well-attended with great support. You have to choose carefully where to sit in the Main Stand as the dugout obscures viewing if sitting low down the terrace. Friendly staff.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mike_from_Staffs
Reviewed 18 November 2018

Dale try and play footy the right way, only a long ball in emergencies, well done Keith Hill stick with it

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Strange not to be behind the goal as away fans but nice enough ground. Nothing to complain about at all. Bar at the ground is good and fans can mix without any aggro. Tidy little stadium with reasonable pies. Not a bad programme either, they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Crazy_Jim_83
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I cannot praise this club enough. A good bar with good beer. A great set of home fans who are always outgoing and friendly. The pies are one of the best in the league and served hot which was great for the cold Tue night...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jamesrJ4091SZ
Reviewed 21 May 2018

A taxi ride from the Best Western town centre hotel got us to the club bar an hour before Kick off where there were more away fans than home. Great atmosphere and very friendly. A good draw helped Rochdale survive in League 1 ...well done...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 8 May 2018

This was my first visit to Spotland as an away supporter. the ground is a little dated, but is a fairly typical ground for a League 1 club. There is a pub on site and both home and away supporters are welcome. Unlike a lot...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 310alana
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Tuesday night visit. Warm welcome, decent stewards, good view and my team won. Easy parking close to the stadium and a decent pint before the game

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stephen_Helen
Reviewed 11 April 2018

We visited Rochdale for a league game on a Tuesday night. My first visit but my 77th ground of the current 92 in the league. As a pleasurable experience this is up there with the best of them, and you are certainly treated better here...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

My first visit to Spotland, a little outside the centre of town, but easy to access and park. Neat and compact with the feel of a traditional football ground. Well organised, friendly stewarding. The seating, whilst it has seen better days, is fine with a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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