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SUPER VALE AWAY: Tranmere Rovers

28 June 2013

A look at the League One stadiums we will be visiting this season

STADIUM:Prenton Park

HOME OF:Tranmere Rovers

ADRESS:Prenton Road, Birkenhead, CH42 9PY

CAPACITY:16,587 (all seated)

PITCH SIZE:112 x 72 yards

PLANNED DATE OF VISIT:Saturday September 28th

 

LAST VISIT THERE:

The last time we were at Prenton Park was of course the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy match in August 2011 which saw the tragic injury which ultimately ended the career of Lewis Haldane.

The last time we played there in the league was for a League One fixture on a Thursday night in March 2008, but it was not a happy hunting ground that night either as Vale were beaten 2-0 in front of a 6,484 crowd.

Chris Greenacre put the home side in the driving seat after 68 minutes when he beat Joe Anyon from the penalty spot and Ian Thomas-Moore made sure of the three points two minutes from time.

minute to replace Chris Shuker in the Tranmere line-up.thInterestingly, a certain Jennison Myrie-Williams came off the bench in the 59

 

VALE LINE-UP THAT DAY:

Joe Anyon, Krystian Pearce, Jason Talbot, George Pilkington, Paul Harsley, Robin Hulbert, Paul Edwards (Kyle Perry,70), Danny Whitaker, David Howland, Marc Richards, Luke Rodgers (Danny Glover, 82). Unused subs: Mark McGregor, James Lawrie, David Mulligan.


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