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Preview: Tranmere Rovers vs Southport

Posted: Sat 22 Apr 2017

A look ahead to Saturday's derby game at Prenton Park

Vanarama National League 
Tranmere Rovers v Southport
Saturday 22 April 2017, kick-off 3:00pm at Prenton Park.
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Tranmere Rovers play their final home game of the regular league season on Saturday afternoon with a local derby against Southport at Prenton Park.
The visitors were confirmed as relegated into the National League North last weekend but showed how dangerous a side they can be with a 2-0 victory over Forest Green Rovers on Bank Holiday Monday.
Rovers come into the game off the back of a 2-1 win away at Guiseley on Easter Monday with James Norwood and Andy Cook on the scoresheet.
Micky Mellon confirmed that Lois Maynard will again miss out with a calf injury. The midfielder missed Monday's win at Guiseley but should return to training early next week.
Long term absentees Ben Tollitt, Jake Kirby, Jay Harris and Darren Stephenson remain absent, while Ritchie Sutton and Steven Jennings will also miss out through injury.
If you can't make the match, we've got full live commentary on Tranmere Player in conjunction with BBC Radio Merseyside - click here for details. Subscribers can listen to games either through Tranmere Player online or through the FLi Player iOS or Android app.
We'll also have updates throughout the game on the Club's Twitter account @tranmererovers and, while we'll have matchday updates throughout the day on all of our social media channels including Snapchat, Instagram and Periscope.
In this edition, we hear from Micky Mellon, Scott Davies and the Chairman. Plus there's pages for junior supporters, a look at the Futsal team, nostalgia, a community update, plenty of match photography and guest columnists. Priced at just £3, it is available throughout the ground and from the Club Shop.
*Fan Park - Open from 12:00pm, enjoy the pre-match atmosphere in the Fan Park based in the Marquee. There will a wide selection of food and drink available and live football on the big screen. The Fan Park reopens after the match.
*Aldo's (situated at the back of the Kop Stand) - free access to all supporters before the game and after the final whistle. At half time, supporters situated in the Kop have access to Aldo's.
*Dixie's (situated at the back of the Kop Stand) - Kids Zone with face painting, games, lunch boxes, music and plenty more fun for the children!
*Bunny Bell Bar - free access to supporters seated in the Main Stand Town End and Town Paddock. 
For our younger supporters:
*The Junior Superwhites Matchday Club runs at all Saturday home games - more details here
*Guess the gate competition in the Club Shop.

To all spectators coming to Prenton Park, please note that all bags will be searched upon entry to the stadium which may cause additional queues at the turnstiles.