The sun sets on seven-year relationship with League One

In AD 64, the great city of Rome burned while the Emperor Nero sat in his quarters and played the fiddle. Okay, so historians have since pointed out that the fiddle would not be invented for another millennium and Nero was actually out of town that night, but, while the legend may not have stood…More

Chris Dunphy set for Rochdale AFC return?

Former Rochdale AFC chairman Chris Dunphy has unveiled plans to make a sensational return to the role in a bid to “save this great club”. Dunphy stepped down as chairman in 2018, and left the board altogether, leaving majority shareholder Andrew Kilpatrick to fill the position. Kilpatrick announced his own decision to abdicate the role…More

Rochdale AFC – Who owns the club?

Many fans have been wondering about the structure of Rochdale AFC. This is a breakdown of the club’s formal ownership. RAFC Ltd has 343 shareholders. Many hold from a handful to a few hundred shares – too many to list below. Most shares were bought at a price of between £1 and £2 each. The…More


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About Me

Chris Fitzgerald is a freelance sports writer who has written two books on his hometown club Rochdale AFC. He has worked in the media since 2002 and is a Scottish Press Awards Sports News Writer of the Year nominee