Salford City savoured the finest night in the club’s history after the Sky Bet League Two minnows inflicted a Carabao Cup giantkilling act at Championship club Preston North End.
Salford City seized on Walsall’s Emirates FA Cup hangover to post a victory which consolidated their place in the League Two play-off spots.
Salford City recorded a long overdue home victory to climb back into the League Two play-off places.
Salford City’s push for promotion is being impeded by a lack on firepower.
Manager Jim Bentley said it was “written in the stars” that Ian Henderson became Rochdale’s all-time record goalscorer as well as the matchwinner against Salford City.