Match Preview – Tranmere Rovers v Barrow

Match Preview - Tranmere Rovers v Barrow

All you need to know ahead of our visit to Tranmere Rovers in the Vanarama National League.

Tranmere Rovers v Barrow
Saturday 9th September
Prenton Park

Recent Form:


The Bluebirds picked up their second win of the season last Saturday against Boreham Wood.

Goals from Bedsente Gomis and Jack Barthram were enough for Barrow who went down to 10 men just before the break, Alex Harvey shown a straight red card.

We sit in 16th place with 10 points after 8 games.

Tranmere Rovers:

Tranmere lost 1-0 to Dover in front of the BT Sport cameras at Prenton Park last weekend.

Like Barrow, they have won only twice this season. Their two victories came at home to Woking and away to Solihull Moors back in August.

They sit in 18th place with 9 points after 8 games.


Live match coverage will be available on BBC Radio Cumbria and Radio Lonsdale.

You can listen to Radio Cumbria online here:

You can also listen to BBC Radio Cumbria online on 837AM

You can listen to Radio Lonsdale online here:

(Simply click on “Sport Zone” on the right hand side when coverage starts at 2:50pm)

You can also listen to Radio Lonsdale via Cando FM on 106.3FM.

Live Updates:

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It’s Women in Football Day at Tranmere Rovers for this fixture, and as part of this promotion, admission prices for all Under-18 in standard seats is reduced to just £2, including cash at the turnstiles.

You can save money by purchasing your tickets in advance for tomorrow’s game and you can do this up right up until kick-off.

Details here:

Match Officials:
Referee: Karl Evans
Assistant Referee: Mark Billingham
Assistant Referee: David Hunt
Fourth Official: Daniel Bruce