2008–09 Rochdale A.F.C. season

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2008–09 season
Chairman Chris Dunphy
Manager Keith Hill
League Two 6th
FA Cup Second Round
League Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League:
Adam Le Fondre (17)
Adam Le Fondre (20)
Highest home attendance 5,786 vs Oldham Athletic, League Cup (12 August 2008)
Lowest home attendance 1,608 vs Carlisle United, Football League Trophy (7 October 2008)

The 2008–09 Rochdale A.F.C. season was the club's 88th season in the Football League, and the 35th consecutive season in the bottom division of the League. Rochdale finished the season in sixth place in Football League Two, but missed out on promotion to League One after losing in the play-off semi-final against Gillingham. Adam Le Fondre finished as the club's top goal scorer with twenty goals in all competitions.



Player From Fee Date Notes
Northern Ireland Ciaran Toner Grimsby Town Free 30-06-2008 [1]
England Clark Keltie Darlington Free 02-07-2008 [2]
England Scott Wiseman Darlington Free 02-07-2008 [2]
England Jon Shaw Halifax Town Undisclosed 05-07-2008 [3]
England Lee McEvilly Cambridge United Undisclosed 05-01-2009 [4]
England Craig Dawson Radcliffe Borough Undisclosed 23-02-2009 [5]


  1. ^ "Midfielder agrees terms". 2008-06-27. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  2. ^ a b "Dale make double swoop". 2008-07-02. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  3. ^ "Rochdale bag Halifax striker Shaw". BBC Sport. 2008-07-05. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  4. ^ "McEvilly completes Rochdale move". BBC Sport. 2009-01-05. Retrieved 2015-01-18. 
  5. ^ "Dale sign local lad". 2009-02-23. Retrieved 2010-08-07.