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Match Preview: Crawley Town

27 October 2020

Match Previews

Match Preview: Crawley Town

27 October 2020

Tranmere Rovers make the trip to Crawley Town on Tuesday evening as they aim to make it two wins out of the last two.

Crawley currently sit 13th in the league table. Three places and two points above Rovers after eight matches played.

The sides last met in the 2018/19 on the final day of the season with Crawley winning the game 3-1 as Rovers had already turned their attention to the play-offs. Earlier that season, Rovers were 5-1 victors at Prenton Park.

Team news 

James Vaughan came through Saturday’s win unscathed after his first game following an isolation period. Calum Macdonald and Scott Davies also finished the game without any problems.

Corey Blackett-Taylor returned to the bench on Saturday after a spell out with a hamstring injury. Work on his return to full fitness will continue this week.

Manny Monthe may again be a doubt with a knee problem whilst Stefan Payne has been ruled out for three months after surgery on his groin.

Morgan Ferrier is still struggling with a hamstring issue.

Match officials  

Referee: James Oldham

Assistant referees: Aaron Farmer and Conor Farrell

Fourth Official: Alasdair Ross

One to watch 

Striker, Tom Nichols.

The 27 year old has experience of both League One and Two with Exeter City, Peterborough United and Bristol Rovers before signing for Crawley this summer.

The forward has played a career total of 333 games, scoring 73 goals. In his eight appearances so far this season, Nichols has netted on two occasions in wins over Scunthorpe and Oldham.

Match coverage 

With supporters currently unable to attend live games, an iFollow individual match pass can be obtained for £10.  Season ticket holders will not be required to purchase a pass for this weekend’s game as it is a home match. 

The TRFC radio team of Phil Wilkinson and Rob Edwards will be in place down in Sussex to provide live updates on proceedings. 

Individual match passes for every Tranmere Rovers game are priced at just £10. For full information on how to sign up for iFollow is available by CLICKING 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 


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