Rochdale boss Brian Barry-Murphy has this message to squad ahead of Sunderland clash

Rochdale boss Brian Barry-Murphy wants to see his players ‘try to have a go’ at Sunderland in the League One game at the Stadium of Light tonight.

Tuesday, 11th February 2020, 11:57 am

Sunderland, fresh from their 1-0 win over Ipswich Town on Saturday, are looking to build on that when Dale head to Wearside.

Ahead of the game, Barry-Murphy told Rochdale’s club website: “It’s a brilliant game for us.

“We can’t wait to go to their stadium and take them on. Our support away from home has been amazing this season.

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Sunderland's Chris Maguire celebrates the win over Ipswich Town.

“They’ve been patient and understanding about what we’re trying to do, which was typified again today.

“It’s a chance for all of us to go there and – have a go is a cliché – but we definitely will try to have a go.”

Rochdale have a virtually fully fit squad to choose from ahead of the League One game at the Stadium of Light.