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‘We’ve given ourselves a fighting chance’ – Tranmere boss Micky Mellon

Micky Mellon praised his Tranmere players after they took the play-off race to the final day by beating Oldham 2-0. Rovers saw off the already-relegated Latics with goals from Josh Hawkes and Kane Hemmings and will go into League Two’s last round of games needing to win at Leyton Orient and hope for favours elsewhere to snatch a top-seven finish.
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Tranmere boss Micky Mellon heaps praise on ‘brilliant’ Kane Hemmings

Micky Mellon insisted Kane Hemmings deserved his brilliant brace against below-par Swindon. January signing Hemmings struck his first Rovers goals as the hosts boosted their automatic-promotion hopes by solidifying second place in League Two. Paul Glatzel was also on target as Mellon’s men eased past the Robins 3-0 on Merseyside....

Micky Mellon delighted as Tranmere bounce back to edge Stevenage win

Tranmere boss Micky Mellon was delighted with the way his side bounced back from their heavy defeat by leaders Forest Green with a gutsy 1-0 League Two win against Stevenage. Kieron Morris fired home the only goal to secure Rovers’ ninth win in 11 league games as they responded perfectly to Saturday’s 4-0 home thumping by Forest Green.

Micky Mellon happy to be ‘there to be shot at’ with Tranmere

Boss Micky Mellon hailed a “very good performance and a massive result” after a second-half goal from Jay Spearing gave promotion-chasing Tranmere their eighth win in 10 league games. Spearing settled the issue with a whipped-in free-kick on 65 minutes and Rovers, second in League Two, have now...

Micky Mellon talks up Tranmere match-winner Charlie Jolley

Tranmere boss Micky Mellon was thrilled with Charlie Jolley’s “fantastic” double in a convincing 2-0 win over Rochdale. Jolley netted a first-half brace to put Rovers out of sight in Dale’s first game in four weeks due to Covid-19 issues. Match-winner Jolley capitalised on Joel Coleman’s...

Tranmere showed their promotion credentials – Micky Mellon

Micky Mellon felt Tranmere showed why they are in the Sky Bet League Two promotion race as they fought back for a 1-1 draw at Salford. A howler from Rovers goalkeeper Ross Doohan had gifted Salford striker Remi Oteh a first-half opener before substitute Paul Glatzel headed a deserved second-half equaliser.

Micky Mellon cannot hide delight after Tranmere’s win over Exeter

Tranmere manager Micky Mellon could not hide his delight after watching his side seal a hard-earned 1-0 win at promotion rivals Exeter. Elliott Nevitt scored the only goal of the game on 17 minutes when he drilled home at the far post, while Callum McManaman was sent off in stoppage time for a shocking tackle on Exeter’s Kyle Taylor.

Tranmere’s grit and determination delights Micky Mellon

Tranmere boss Micky Mellon was delighted to see his side bounce back in style with a dramatic 1-0 victory at struggling Oldham. Rovers were thumped 4-0 at Leyton Orient in the FA Cup on Saturday, but they produced an impressive response, with Charlie Jolley slotting home a 90th-minute winner at Boundary Park.

Micky Mellon urges Tranmere to keep battling away

Tranmere boss Micky Mellon ordered his players simply to “keep going” and they did that as they came from behind to beat Bradford 2-1. A first win in six matches was a welcome one for Mellon, who also enjoyed the evening atmosphere at Prenton Park. “It was a really hard-fought...

Micky Mellon pleased with Tranmere’s response at Crawley

Boss Micky Mellon got the reaction he was looking for from his Tranmere side after Callum McManaman’s first-half strike clinched a 1-0 FA Cup win at League Two rivals Crawley. Winger McManaman, who won the FA Cup with Wigan in 2013, settled the issue with a close-range effort to register...