Vital Football

Latest Rochdale AFC News

August Player of the Month

August Player of the Month
It`s hump day on a dry news day that`s being ruined by the deluge coming down from the sky; a good a time as any to give out the Vital Rochdale Player of the Month Award for August.

It`s a tough call this time out; it`s always hard to pick a winner when the team are losing. With that in mind the win against QPR, the only win this season, seems to be a good place to find somebody who hasn`t been below par.

It could well be Gary Jones, but then it could well be Gary Jones every month he`s ever played; Mr Consistent who studied consistency at Constant University. His chip against QPR showed his undoubted class , and how lucky we are that he`s nobody from the Championship has ever bothered watching any video of his outside of his time at Barnsley.

Joe Widdowson has been solid so far, no mean feat in a defence that wouldn`t look out of place in an Arsenal shirt at times. The fact he can`t be singled out for blame for any goals conceded makes the best defender this month, and also shows a sad state of affairs. His performances wouldn`t be too hard to replicate by those around him.

However, Vital Rochdale love it when a player takes a chance and Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro has certainly done that. A less than super sub under Keith Hill, the Frenchman has taken his chance and started to score goals. 3 in 8 might not be prolific but if he can keep that form up and end the season with 20 goals it might be the edge that keeps us up.

Congratlations Jean-Louis. Agree or disagree with our assessment? Get commenting below.

Writer:Lewis
Date:Wednesday September 7 2011
Time: 1:15PM

Comments

0
I reckon Gary Jones, but like you said, it could be him any time, so in the interest of fairness I think you might be right
deaduncleted
08/09/2011 08:41:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Rochdale Articles

Rochdale v Millwall - Teamsheets!

Rochdale are at Spotland with Millwall the visitors for the latest league match. This is a 3pm kick-off and the line ups have been confirmed.

L1 - Rochdale v Millwall

The League 1 season continues for Rochdale against Millwall at Spotland on Saturday.

Match Day Officials v Millwall

The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game against Millwall this weekend.

L1 - Crewe 2-0 Rochdale

Rochdale's League 1 season continued with a two-nil defeat against Crewe at Gresty Road on Saturday.

Archived Vital Dale Articles

Vital Dale articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Dale
Write For Vital Dale
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Millwall MotM
Suggested By:
Lillis0%
Cannon0%
Lancashire0%
Eastham0%
McNulty0%
Rafferty0%
Bunney0%
Camps0%
Allen0%
Andrew0%
Henderson0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Burton 30 20 3 7 63 17
2 Walsall 29 16 8 5 56 17
3 Wigan 30 15 10 5 55 21
4 Gillingham 30 16 7 7 55 19
5 Coventry 30 13 10 7 49 16
6 Millwall 29 14 5 10 47 9
7 Southend 29 13 8 8 47 6
8 Peterborough 29 13 5 11 44 13
9 Port Vale 31 12 8 11 44 -1
10 Barnsley 29 13 3 13 42 6
11 Sheff Utd 29 11 9 9 42 4
12 Bradford 28 11 8 9 41 -3
13 Scunthorpe 28 11 5 12 38 -4
14 Rochdale 28 10 7 11 37 -2
15 Bury 28 10 7 11 37 -7
16 Doncaster 29 9 9 11 36 -4
17 Swindon 30 10 6 14 36 -5
18 Blackpool 29 9 6 14 33 -7
19 Chesterfield 30 9 3 18 30 -12
20 Shrewsbury 30 8 6 16 30 -15
21 Fleetwood 28 7 8 13 29 -3
22 Crewe 29 6 8 15 26 -20
23 Oldham 27 4 12 11 24 -13
24 Colchester 29 5 7 17 22 -32
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Rochdale Fixtures (view all)

Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Millwall (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 16 2016 7:45PM : Crewe Alexandra (H)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Bradford City (a)
Sky Bet League One
Feb 27 2016 3:00PM : Sheffield United (H)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 1 2016 7:45PM : Shrewsbury Town (a)
Sky Bet League One
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Coventry City (a)
Sky Bet League One

Recent Rochdale Results (view all)