Vital Football

Latest Tranmere Rovers News

Passionless First Half

Passionless First Half

Ronnie Moore has admitted that we were very poor against Notts County today in our two nil loss to them at Meadow Lane.

County took an early lead in the game, and Tranmere just couldn't muster enough to get back into the match, and all hopes were dashed about 10 minutes before full time as the Midlands club grabbed their second.

Speaking to the Official Site after he regained his composure the manager admitted it simply wasn't good enough again from the squad, and he felt we were devoid of any passion in the first half, even when we went behind - there just wasn't the reaction from them that he would've expected to see.

'It's an early goal again. They've come out guns blazing like we knew they would, we conceded a goal from a cross again and the second was the same.'

Moore says that County found it too easy to get in behind us, and even though we had a fantastic opportunity to get level again, such is our luck at the moment that we hit the woodwork.

Speaking more about the first half he said the players talk a good game in training, but they just aren't doing enough when it comes to the actual 90 minutes of a game. We basically allowed County to dominate and run us ragged for the first 30 minutes before we even tried to get back into the match.

He even admits that he had a go at them at halftime, but it's something he shouldn't have to be doing every single game and that's how it feels at the moment, it takes until half time and a bit of a rollicking before the players roll their sleeves up and actually perform close to what he knows they are capable of doing.

As again, he thought we were much better in the second half and the killer second goal was against the run of play in his eyes, but it's too little too late again from them.

He'll no doubt be hoping we start our next match differently.



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Saturday September 21 2013
Time: 11:38PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Tranmere Rovers Articles

Special Offer From Vital Football And Titan Bet

Ready for a punt? Here is a special offer from Vital Football in conjunction with Titan Bet...

Vital Football Is TEN!

How time flies, Vital Football is ten today!

Brabin Continues Looking Forward

Manager Gary Brabin has said he continues looking forward following the last two friendlies against Bangor City and Blackburn Rovers.

Grimsby Also On TV

Having announced that our National League game against Welling United would be screened by BT Sport, they have also now confirmed they will show the match against Grimsby Town.

Archived Vital Tranmere Articles

Vital Tranmere articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Tranmere
Write For Vital Tranmere
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Bury MotM
Suggested By: Site Staff
fon Williams10%
Ihiekwe0%
Donacien0%
Dugdale0%
Hill0%
Jennings0%
Power8%
Koumas66%
Hume16%
Donnelly0%
Odejayi0%
Sub - Omotola0%
Sub - Jago0%
Sub - Kirby0%

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Forest Green 31 21 4 6 67 24
2 Cheltenham 30 19 9 2 66 38
3 Grimsby 29 15 10 4 55 36
4 Eastleigh 28 14 8 6 50 11
5 Tranmere 31 14 8 9 50 10
6 Woking 32 14 7 11 49 13
7 Braintree 28 14 7 7 49 12
8 Dover Athletic 30 14 7 9 49 9
9 Gateshead 30 14 6 10 48 -3
10 Macclesfield 32 15 2 15 47 9
11 Lincoln 32 12 9 11 45 3
12 Wrexham 30 13 5 12 44 10
13 Aldershot 31 12 5 14 41 -7
14 Bromley 29 11 5 13 38 -2
15 Southport 30 10 8 12 38 -9
16 Barrow 31 10 8 13 38 -16
17 Chester 31 9 8 14 35 -11
18 Guiseley 30 8 10 12 34 -17
19 FC Halifax 30 7 9 14 30 -19
20 Altrincham 28 8 6 14 30 -20
21 Boreham Wood 29 6 10 13 28 -6
22 Welling United 29 6 7 16 25 -16
23 Torquay 29 4 8 17 20 -27
24 Kidderminster 28 2 8 18 14 -22
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Tranmere Rovers Fixtures (view all)

Feb 6 2016 3:00PM : Southport (H)
Conference National
Feb 13 2016 3:00PM : Aldershot Town (a)
Conference National
Feb 20 2016 3:00PM : Cheltenham Town (H)
Conference National
Feb 28 2016 12:00PM : Chester (a)
Conference National
Mar 5 2016 3:00PM : Gateshead (H)
Conference National
Mar 8 2016 7:45PM : Guiseley (a)
Conference National

Recent Tranmere Rovers Results (view all)