Rochdale host in-form Oxford United who have not been beaten in their last eight matches. Oxford will be hoping for a sixth win on the trot, while Rochdale are winless in six, conceding 17 goals in the process. It’s getting very congested down at the bottom of League One, with three points between 23rd and 17th. A win would edge Rochdale the right way up the table.

Wigan Athletic welcome a Blackpool side who have not won away in their last four games with two draws and two losses. On the other hand, Wigan last won at home in December, nine home games ago. A loss for Blackpool could see them get sucked into the League One dogfight, with four draws and one win in their last five games, Wigan will be hoping for the three points.

In League Two, Oldham Athletic will be looking to gain back-to-back wins over out of form Cheltenham Town. The home side may be buoyed by their performance in the FA Cup defeat to Manchester City at weekend, however Harry Kewell will be seeing this as an oppurtunity to close the gap to the play-off places.

Bolton Wanderers travel to Mansfield Town for the first time since 1993. Ian Evatt will face a Mansfield team bang in form with five wins on the trot. With the Trotters looking for a first win of 2021 and having only picked up three points out of a possible 15 in the last five matches; the pressure seems to be building on Evatt. A win is a must.

Salford City host top of the league Cambridge United and will be looking to prolong a fantastic unbeaten home streak going back to February last year. Richie Wellens will be looking for a win that could see the Ammies jump into the promotion places. However, Salford have only won once in the last five matches, drawing two and losing two.

In the National League, Stockport County travel to 19th placed King’s Lynn Town, as they look to continue their current unbeaten form. A new manager is yet to be annouced for the Hatters, following the departure of Jim Gannon last week. Altrincham host mid-table Wealdstone, with one win in five and having lost the last three matches, Altrincham will be looking to further cement their play-off place.


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