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Match Preview: Oldham

10 August 2021

Attention switches away from the league for Tranmere Rovers, as they travel away to Oldham Athletic in the first round of the Carabao Cup.

Micky Mellon’s men won their opening day fixture against Walsall, and will look to make it two from two as they travel to Boundary Park.

Cash tunstiles will be in operation for thos without tickets.

Team News

Micky Mellon could give the players who missed out on Saturday’s win a chance to impress, with the side kicking off their cup campaign.

Chris Merrie will miss out through suspension after seeing red at the weekend,

One to Watch

Davis Keillor-Dunn

The 23-year-old spent time at Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Chesterfield during his youth, before making his professional debut with Ross County.

He went onto make 40 league appearances for the side, before making the move to Wrexham. His time with the club was short, with the 2019/20 season being curtailed.

In October 2020, he made the move to Oldham. In his first season at Boundary Park, he scored 10 times in League Two.

Manager

Keith Curle

Former England international Keith Curle has been the man in charge at Oldham since March 2021, replacing Harry Kewell.

The 57-year-old has had spells in management with Chester City, Torquay United, Notts County and Carlisle United.

Curle won the 2019/20 League Two play-off final with Northampton Town, but was sacked in February 2021 with the Cobblers fighting against relegation.

Match Coverage

TRFC Radio will be in position for the match, providing full match build up and live commentary of the whole 90 minutes.

Audio passes are available for just £2.50 by clicking here. Every pass purchased benefits Tranmere Rovers.

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

Match reaction from Micky Mellon and a player will follow on our website and YouTube channel.


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