Monthly Archives: October 2012 on tour: The Proact Stadium

Being our second visit to the home of Chesterfield FC we are beginning to think on tour is a bit of a jinx for the Derbyshire side! Be it the B2Net or now the Proact, change the name and the Spireites still seem to under perform in our presence. Our first visit was 2 years ago as Chesterfield were tearing up League Two, free scoring especially at home they were destined to go up. They did, but we witnessed a 2-0 home defeat by Morecombe in the Karen South stand with barely a decent effort of note on Barry… Read more »

Guest Blog: A guide to Spotland

Rochdale fan and aspiring football writer Bryan Cowin gives us his insight into Spotland, the home of the Dale. The home of Rochdale A.F.C. is located 12.5miles out of Manchester city centre. It has been the home of The Dale since 1907, when it was known as ST Clements Playing Fields after a previous Rochdale Town went out of business. Spotland is shared by Rochdale Hornets Rugby League Club. Spotland has been selected as a venue for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. Spotland will host the vital clash Fiji v Ireland. This will be the first Rochdale has staged… Read more »