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Rhyl 3-1 Tranmere

Rhyl 3-1 Tranmere

A youngish Tranmere Rovers side continued our pre season preparations with a defeat to Rhyl at the Corbett Sports Stadium.

Manager Rob Edwards gave a few more youngsters than usual a run out, and our goalkeeper and back four on the night didn't have any league experience between them, so it would have been good run out for them and an interesting lesson alongside some of our seniors.

Striker Eliot Richards gave us the first chance of the night as he hit a 20 yarder after five minutes that brought a decent save from their keeper, but they settled and progressed quicker in the game and took the lead on 23 minutes, and it was two nil only ten minutes.

Tranmere did wake up at this stage and chances fell to Kayode Odejayi and Jake Kirby but their efforts were blocked, but even at this stage Rhyl were still creating opportunities of their own.

Just before the half time break, they made it three nil.

The second half was similar really and chances continued to fall our way but we didn't make the most of them, until Cole Stockton converted our consolation on 74 minutes.

Tranmere:

Ramsbottom, Gumbs (Holmes 59), Shaw (Ihiekwe 59), Boland (Holness 59), Dodd (Ridehalgh 59), Kirby (Bruna 59), Power (Laird 59), Woodards (Gill 48), Rowe (Duggan 59), Richards (Jago 59), Odejayi (Stockton 59).

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday July 18 2014
Time: 11:32PM

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C Cheltenham 45 29 11 5 98 55
2 Forest Green 45 25 11 9 86 26
3 Grimsby 45 22 14 9 80 38
4 Dover Athletic 45 23 11 11 80 23
5 Braintree 45 22 12 11 78 15
6 Tranmere 45 21 12 12 75 16
7 Eastleigh 45 21 12 12 75 12
8 Wrexham 45 20 9 16 69 17
9 Gateshead 45 19 10 16 67 -9
10 Macclesfield 45 19 8 18 65 12
11 Barrow 45 16 14 15 62 -9
12 Lincoln 45 16 13 16 61 3
13 Bromley 45 17 9 19 60 -3
14 Woking 45 16 10 19 58 2
15 Southport 45 14 13 18 55 -12
16 Aldershot 45 15 8 22 53 -20
17 Chester 45 13 12 20 51 -6
18 Torquay 45 13 12 20 51 -21
19 Boreham Wood 45 11 14 20 47 -8
20 FC Halifax 45 12 11 22 47 -27
21 Guiseley 45 10 16 19 46 -24
22 Altrincham 45 10 14 21 44 -22
R Kidderminster 45 8 13 24 37 -23
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