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Team News: Rochdale v Rovers

2 October 2018

Darrell Clarke makes five changes to the side that drew at Bradford City on Saturday, ahead his side's second game in four days at Rochdale.

Tom Broadbent comes in for skipper Tom Lockyer who suffered a head injury on the weekend, meaning Ollie Clarke takes the armband. 

Liam Sercombe makes his first start since breaking down against Southend United in August, with Chris Lines also joining him in midfield.

Stefan Payne is also restored up front, with Kyle Bennett also back on the wing from the off.

Rovers XI: Jack Bonham (GK), Joe Partington, James Clarke, Tom Broadbent, Tony Craig, Chris Lines, Ollie Clarke (c), Liam Sercombe, Kyle Bennett, Stuart Sinclair, Stefan Payne.

Subs: Adam Smith (GK), Daniel Leadbitter, Rollin Menayese, Joe Martin, Ed Upson, Alex Jakubiak, Gavin Reilly.

Rochdale XI: Magnus Norman (GK), Joseph Rafferty, Jimmy McNulty, Harrison McGahey, MJ Williams, Oliver Rathbone, David Perkins, Bradden Inman, Sam Hart, Matthew Gillam, Ian Henderson (c).

Subs: Joshua Lillis (GK), Ryan Delaney, Calvin Andrew, Jordan Williams, Zach Clough, Andrew Cannon, Aaron Morley.

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