Latics grabbed a point at home to local rivals Oldham and in the process guaranteed their League One safety.
Peter Clarke headed a second-half equaliser after Rochdale had gone ahead earlier in the game through Callum Camp. It was a thrilling game with both sides needing points for different reasons Oldham for League survival and Rochdale to keep theior promotion play off hopes alive. .
Both goalkeepers were tested throughout the game and both sides should have added to their goal tally. In the end derby honours ended even which was a fair reflection of the play, a vital survival point for latics and a promotion play off point for Rochdale.