Rochdale v Tranmere Rovers preparations, 31/12/2010. Prenton Park, League One. Tranmere Rovers captain John Welsh pictured during training at the club's Raby Mere training ground, as the club prepare for the following day's Npower League 1 fixture away to Rochdale. It was the first league fixture between the teams since March 1989. Rochdale won this latest encounter by three goals to two watched by a crowd of 5,500. Photo by Colin McPherson.