Rochdale cling to future hope as their 102-year stay in EFL comes to end

07 May 2023 07:00
Club fall out of the league after more than a century but a hostile takeover has been resisted in favour of fan ownershipDriving into Rochdale, a sign reads “birthplace of co-operation”, a reference to the town’s history where the modern cooperative movement was founded in 1844. The football club are in the midst of their own turning point where coming together will help them – and the community – thrive.One hundred and two years in the Football League will end for Rochdale at Harrogate on Monday afternoon. Being a Dale fan has never been a rollercoaster ride: the journey to non-league has taken three promotions and five relegations in more than a century. Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian