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Double Honours For Rovers

Posted: Fri 14 Sep 2012
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Awards for Ronnie Moore and Andy Robinson

Tranmere Rovers picked up double honours this morning as Ronnie Moore and Andy Robinson were named the npower League 1 Manager and Player of the Month for August.

Under Moore’s guidance, Rovers finished unbeaten in August, with Andy Robinson an undeniably positive influence on their strong start. He scored a sensational hat-trick in a 3-0 win against Carlisle United and has constantly impressed so far this term. 

An expert panel of Football League associates decide the final outcome of the awards. The panel comprises of former Charlton Athletic manager Alan Curbishley, Wolves legend and Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman, Football League Chief Operating Officer Andy Williamson, BBC Sport’s Mark Clemmit, League Managers Association Deputy CEO Olaf Dixon and npower Sponsorship Manager Emma Collins. 

npower Sponsorship Manager Emma Collins said: “We’re delighted to present both Ronnie and Andy with their awards as recognition for Tranmere Rovers’ impressive start to the season.

“They’ve had a great start and if they can continue to maintain this form, a shot at promotion beckons.”

Speaking on Moore’s solid start, panel member Alan Curbishley commented: “It’s been a very solid start to the new campaign for Tranmere with their unbeaten record seeing them right amongst the npower League 1 promotion pack at this early stage. Ronnie has done a great job since taking charge in what is his third managerial spell at Prenton Park.”

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