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Rochdale 0-0 Oldham Athletic

Joe Rafferty
Joe Rafferty's penalty was saved by Johny Placide

A fan had to be restrained by players after coming on to the pitch to remonstrate with the referee in Rochdale's goalless League One draw against neighbours Oldham.

The supporter charged towards official Peter Bankes after he awarded a first-half penalty to hosts Rochdale, before being led away by Oldham defender Anthony Gerrard and stewards.

But visiting goalkeeper Johny Placide saved Joe Rafferty's spot-kick after Gerrard, cousin of ex-Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard, brought down Joe Thompson in the box.

"I saw the end of it. I saw someone slip into Gerrard," said Oldham boss Richie Wellens.

"If he's a fan running on the pitch he's picking on the wrong lad in Gerrard because I've seen him box.

"For any fan to come onto the pitch is not right. There are loads of fans here who were brilliant and behaved."

Dale had a goal ruled out in the second half when Calvin Andrew was deemed to have fouled Placide while putting the ball in the net.

The result leaves Rochdale 21st in the table, one point from safety, with Oldham just above them in 20th.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 1Lillis
  • 6McGahey
  • 4McNulty
  • 21Delaney
  • 2RaffertySubstituted forWisemanat 87'minutes
  • 15ThompsonBooked at 55minsSubstituted forHumphrysat 69'minutes
  • 10Camps
  • 14Rathbone
  • 16Done
  • 9Andrew
  • 17Inman

Substitutes

  • 3Ntlhe
  • 7Humphrys
  • 12Wiseman
  • 22Moore
  • 25Adshead
  • 32Kitching
  • 36Gillam

Oldham

  • 19Placide
  • 34HaymerBooked at 76mins
  • 5Gerrard
  • 15EdmundsonBooked at 57mins
  • 23HuntBooked at 55mins
  • 6GardnerBooked at 80mins
  • 24FaneBooked at 38mins
  • 12NazonSubstituted forObadeyiat 78'minutes
  • 29ByrneSubstituted forHollowayat 66'minutes
  • 18PringleSubstituted forMcEleneyat 59'minutes
  • 13Doyle

Substitutes

  • 1de la Paz
  • 7Benyu
  • 10Holloway
  • 16McEleney
  • 27Nepomuceno
  • 30Obadeyi
  • 32Benteke
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
6,261

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamOldham
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home11
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away0
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Rochdale 0, Oldham Athletic 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rochdale 0, Oldham Athletic 0.

Attempt missed. Eoin Doyle (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Ryan Delaney.

Attempt missed. Bradden Inman (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Johny Placide.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Scott Wiseman replaces Joseph Rafferty.

Bradden Inman (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic).

Bradden Inman (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt missed. Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Foul by Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale).

Ousmane Fane (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Callum Camps (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Tope Obadeyi replaces Duckens Nazon.

Booking

Thomas Haymer (Oldham Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Thomas Haymer (Oldham Athletic).

Foul by Stephen Humphrys (Rochdale).

Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

(Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Stephen Humphrys replaces Joe Thompson.

Attempt missed. Patrick McEleney (Oldham Athletic) left footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses the top left corner.

Foul by Calvin Andrew (Rochdale).

George Edmundson (Oldham Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Oldham Athletic. Aaron Holloway replaces Jack Byrne.

Bradden Inman (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dan Gardner (Oldham Athletic).

Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Duckens Nazon (Oldham Athletic).

Attempt blocked. Rob Hunt (Oldham Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Oldham Athletic. Conceded by Jimmy McNulty.

Attempt saved. Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Dan Gardner.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan42279682275590
2Blackburn422512576373987
3Shrewsbury422410855352082
4Rotherham432271469511873
5Charlton431811145650665
6Scunthorpe4216161059491064
7Plymouth411810135348564
8Portsmouth43196185554163
9Peterborough4216131364521261
10Bradford41176185262-1057
11Blackpool431414155653356
12Bristol Rovers42168185862-456
13Doncaster411315135249354
14Fleetwood43159195762-554
15Southend421411174962-1353
16Gillingham431216154449-552
17Oxford Utd431311195763-650
18Wimbledon421310194253-1149
19Walsall421212185162-1148
20Oldham421114175468-1447
21Rochdale421016164553-846
22Northampton431110223974-3543
23MK Dons421012204261-1942
24Bury43710263768-3131
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