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Match Preview: Oldham Athletic (Papa John's Trophy)

9 November 2021

Rovers are in Papa John’s action on Tuesday night against Oldham Athletic at Prenton Park, 7pm kick off.

Micky Mellon’s men are already through to the knockout stages of the competition following wins over Salford and Leeds U21s.

Oldham do have something to play for as they currently sit second in the group but defeat by more than two goals would see them exit the trophy.

Match tickets for this game can be bought online here or in TRFC Store

Team News

Josh Hawkes and Scott Davies are out with injuries whiislt Lee O'Connor is away on international duty.

Chris Merrier will also be unavailable due to suspension after picking up two yellow cards in the opening two games.

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

This fixture will be available to stream live on iFollow for both UK and international supporters.

Match passes are £10 and can be purchased by clicking here.

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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