Both Rochdale and Scunthorpe confirmed their promotion from League Two on Saturday after Fleetwood could only draw at home
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The new Football League season kicks off this weekend.
Sammy McIlroy has been assessing the chances of the north-west's League Two sides.
Rochdale have completed the signing of defender Javan Vidal on non-contract terms following a successful trial with the club.
Vidal, 24, has spent the last three weeks with Dale and has been invited to stay at Spotland by manager Keith Hill.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident involving football fans on their way to a match.
Two Port Vale fans were taken to hospital after they were hit by a car as the waited in a taxi rank outside Rochdale train station.