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Match Previews

Match Preview: Doncaster Rovers

3 February 2020

Match Previews

Match Preview: Doncaster Rovers

3 February 2020

Setting the scene…

Tranmere Rovers return to Prenton Park on Tuesday night for a Sky Bet League One fixture against Doncaster Rovers, kick-off 7:45pm.

Micky Mellon’s men were beaten 2-0 away to Bolton Wanderers last Saturday afternoon and will be aiming for a response.

Darren Moore’s South Yorkshire outfit, who find themselves four places and six-points from the Play-Offs, lost 2-1 at Fleetwood Town in their last outing.

Team news

Forward Andy Cook is eligible for selection this Tuesday after he signed on loan from Mansfield Town on Deadline Day.

Manny Monthe is also in contention to return having served his one-match suspension.

Corey Blackett-Taylor will be assessed ahead of the game.

Ollie Banks, Mark Ellis and Evan Gumbs are all out of action while Peter Clarke and Liam Ridehalgh remain doubtful.

One to watch

Midfielder Kieran Sadlier has impressed for Doncaster so far this campaign, leading their goal charts with ten.

Sadlier, capped by the Republic of Ireland at U17, U19 and U21 level, turned professional with West Ham United in 2013, going on to spend two years in the Hammers’ set-up.

After leaving West Ham permanently, spells at St Mirren, Peterborough United and Halifax Town followed before he moved across to Ireland in 2016.

Sadlier spent a season playing for Sligo Rovers prior to switching to Cork City.

In December 2018, Sadlier, 25, signed for Doncaster and has been a key player in Moore’s squad.

Match officials

Referee: Lee Doughty

Assistant referees: Wade Smith and Conor Brown
Fourth Official: Jon Kenny


Come down to Prenton Park on Tuesday and back Micky and the lads against Doncaster.

We are calling on the SWA to Pack the Park again to show their support for the players.

Tickets start from the below prices:

Adult: £19

Senior (65+): £12

Young Persons (18-22): £12

U18s: £6

U12s accompanied: £2

Past meetings

Tranmere’s record against Doncaster is currently won 19, drawn 20 and lost 36.

Match coverage

If you can’t make it to Prenton Park this Wednesday when Tranmere Rovers welcome Doncaster Rovers in Sky Bet League One, then you can watch the game with an iFollow match pass for just £10!

TRFC Radio’s commentary team of Phill Wilkinson, Rob Edwards and Club legend Dave Higgins will keep you updated on all of the action.

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. More exciting content will be coming to iFollow Tranmere throughout the 2019/20 term, so don’t miss out.

iFollow operates five separate packages including audio season pass, audio monthly pass, video match pass, audio match pass and a basic pass.

To sign-up, CLICK HERE. To find out more about the available packages, CLICK HERE.

Alternatively, you 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

TikTok: @tranmererovers

Did you know?

Chris Greenacre’s strike separated the two sides in TRFC’s last win over Tuesday night’s opponents back in February 2007, in a 1-0 triumph at Prenton Park. 

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