Rochdale FC celebrate promotion

Rochdale football club celebrate promotion into League One with a civic reception in front of crowds at the town hall.

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Rochdale celebrate promotion with civic reception

Rochdale players celebrate promotion during their League Two match at Spotland Credit: PA Images

The squad of Rochdale football club will gather at the club's Spotland Stadium for a parade this evening to celebrate their promotion into League One.

The team will travel in an open top bus and be given a civic reception in front of crowds at the town hall.

The bus leaves Spotland at 6pm and arrives at the town hall at 6:15pm and the team will appear on the balcony at 6:30pm

Mark Widdup, Director of Economy and Environment, is hoping everyone will come and show the team their support:

"The town is buzzing and we are encouraging as many as possible to come down and watch the team arrive at the town hall to show them our support.

Promotion to League One means a lot to the borough and we're hopeful of a large turnout.

It's been another amazing season for Rochdale Football Club.

The manager, players and everyone connected with the club have worked really hard, so we're delighted to help them celebrate their thoroughly deserved success.

They also want to thank the fans for their support."

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