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Match Preview: Manchester United U21s

4 December 2019

Match Previews

Match Preview: Manchester United U21s

4 December 2019

Setting the scene…

Tranmere Rovers are back at Prenton Park on Wednesday night when they host Manchester United U21s in the Trophy second-round, kick-off 7:45pm.

Micky Mellon’s men will be hoping to make it two wins on the spin after Morgan Ferrier’s hat-trick and Corey Blackett-Taylor’s double defeated Chichester City 5-1 in the Emirates FA Cup second-round on Sunday.

Focus now turns to another cup competition, as Neil Wood brings his young Red Devils to the Wirral.

Team news

Mark Ellis, Evan Gumbs, Ishmael Miller and Ollie Banks all remain out of action for the visit of Manchester United U21s.

Micky Mellon is expected to many a number of changes for this game from the team who played on Sunday against Chichester City.

One to Watch

Welsh youth international Dylan Levitt made his first-team debut in last Thursday’s UEFA Europa League fixture against Astana in Kazakhstan.

Levitt began his career in the youth system at Old Trafford, penning professional terms at the end of the 2018/19 season.

The 19-year-olkd is capped by Wales at U17, U19 and U21 level, and was called up to Ryan Giggs’ senior squad in May.


Come and watch Rovers against Manchester United’s U21s, with tickets just £5 for adults and £1 for children!  

The following stands are open: Bebington End Main Stand, Bebington Paddock, Town End Main Stand, Town Paddock, Cowshed Stand (away supporters).

The Gold and Platinum Lounge will also be open.

Prices are as follows: 

Adults: £5

Senior 65+: £5

Young Person 18-22: £5

Disabled: £5

U18: £1

U12: £1

Carer: FREE

*There will be a £3 increase on the day in store and on the gate, except for U12s. 

Gold Lounge: 

Adult: £10

U18: £6

Platinum Lounge: 

Adult: £25

U18: £11

U12: £11

Matchday Programme: 24-pages, £1.50.

To purchase your Tranmere Rovers vs Manchester United U21s match tickets, please CLICK HERE

Match Coverage

If you can’t make it to Prenton Park on Wednesday, the SWA can watch the game stream lived on iFollow if they sign-up for just £10!

TRFC Radio’s commentary team of Phill Wilkinson, Rob Edwards and Adam Siddorn will provide uninterrupted coverage of our cup tie.

iFollow is the official streaming service of Tranmere Rovers Football Club, allowing the SWA to see live streaming of matches, audio match commentary and behind the scenes content while you can get closer to the Club by watching on any device and in any location around the globe.

Seventy per-cent of revenues from iFollow will go back into Tranmere Rovers Football Club. Exciting content will be coming to iFollow Tranmere throughout the 2019/20 term.

Alternatively, the SWA can follow the action through our social media channels below, with full text coverage during the fixture, followed by a match report.

Twitter: @TranmereRovers

Facebook: @trfcofficial

Instagram: @tranmererovers

Did you know?

Rovers will be competing in the knockout stage of the competition for the first time since its restructure. 

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