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📝 Match Preview: Rochdale (A)

City back on the road this weekend

26 November 2021

Match Previews

📝 Match Preview: Rochdale (A)

City back on the road this weekend

26 November 2021

Exeter City will look to begin an unbeaten run as they travel to the Crown Oil Arena to take on Rochdale this Saturday.

Having seen their 20 match unbeaten run ended at the hands of Colchester United on Tuesday following a 3-1 defeat, Matt Taylor's men are keen to make amends and begin another good spell of form. 

The Dale are unbeaten in seven in the league and go into Saturday's match on the back of a 2-2 draw with Stevenage on their own patch. 

Matt Taylor's Thoughts

Matt has said that after their 3-1 defeat in Essex in midweek, the group remained positive and are keen to put things right. 

"It was a real moment, because it was great to hear voices after that defeat. Sometimes players wait to hear their manager's voice, or the captain's, but the fact they said the right things at the right time shows we have leaders in this squad," he said. 

"We go now and face a Rochdale side who are an interesting side to prepare for. They are a side who have outstanding players at this level. They score goals, especially at home, and they score early. 

"They've been in League One recently, so we have to understand the type of side we are up against."

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We have been allocated 405 seated tickets for the Reside Estate Agency Stand and prices are as follows:

  • Adults £22
  • Seniors (65+) £17
  • Young Person (12-21) £14
  • Junior (under 11) £7

We have also been allocated six pairs of wheelchair and carer tickets. Wheelchair users and ambulant disabled are charged their relevant age with an accompanied free carer, if needed. 

The Crown Oil Arena is now operating a barcoded entrance. There are no cash turnstiles.

Any supporter in possession of a concession ticket is recommended to bring proof of their qualification. Any ticket holder who is believed not to qualify will be directed to the ticket office to upgrade to the full adult price. 

Tickets will go off sale at 3pm on Friday 26 November. 

Grecian Travel

Grecian Travel, run by the Supporters' Club is available for City's trip to Rochdale.

  • The coach will depart from Arena nightclub, Summerland Street at 7.30am for a fare of £43 for adults and £38 for under-16s

Other pick-up points include: Honiton Road park and ride (by Miller and Carter Steakhouse), junction 28 (Cullompton services), junction 27 (Tiverton) and junction 25 (Taunton) All other pick-ups by prior arrangement.

PLEASE NOTE: Face coverings are required to travel on Grecian Travel. This does not apply if you are exempt.

How to buy

Currently Grecian Travel can only be booked directly.

For more information or to book please contact John Bishop on 07904 036334 or by email at: (after 6pm) or Christopher Woolcott on 07803246593 or email:

How to Follow

Live audio commentary of the match is available in the UK on iFollow, those overseas are able to tune in to a live stream. Click here to purchase.

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You can keep up to date with all the action by following us on social media. After the match we will bring you reaction from manager Matt Taylor and a player.

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Rochdale's Last Match

Rochdale 2 Stevenage 2 | 23/11/21 | Sky Bet League Two

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