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Tranmere Rovers Football Club became one of the first professional football clubs in England to join the growing world of eSports in October 2018.

eSports is a form of competition using video games and Tranmere Rovers currently have two official teams playing FIFA 19, one on the PS4 and one on the Xbox One.

The PS4 team currently competes in the Championship South whilst the Xbox One side play in the XVPG Division One. Both sides are in the second tier of their respective Virtual Pro Gaming (VPG) league systems and are battling for promotion to the Premier League.

The format sees 11 players come together to form a team, each taking their own position on the field of play and competing against other eSports clubs online.

The current group of Tranmere Rovers players are from different areas of the country and across the globe.

Tranmere have also tasted eSports success, with the PS4 team achieving promotion and there is still plenty to come from both sides. Below is a timetable of matches for all three times.

PS4 team

Monday night (8.45pm or 9pm kick-off)

Tuesday night (8.45pm or 9pm kick-off)

Thursday night (8.45pm or 9pm kick-off)

Xbox One team

Tuesday night (Two matches, kicking-off at 8pm and 8.30pm)

Thursday night (Two matches, kicking-off at 8pm and 8.30pm)

All games are streamed live on Twitch with match highlights posted on YouTube.

Watch PS4 games here - https://www.twitch.tv/trfcesports 

Watch Xbox One games here -  https://www.twitch.tv/apexpredator247

You can also follow their progress via their official social media channels.

Twitter - https://twitter.com/TRFCesports

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/trfc.esports

YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWeWE_nkFNLIMA4amV8RGOg

Full match highlights will be added to the YouTube channel within 24 hours of the games taking place.

TRFC eSports team are always looking for new players. To register your interest, get in touch via social media or email trfcesports@gmail.com.