2019/20 Opposition Guide: Tranmere Rovers

Ahead of the 2019/20 Sky Bet League One campaign, bwfc.co.uk will profile each of Wanderers' opponents.

In our latest article, we have Tranmere Rovers...

Nickname: Super Whites, Rovers

Founded: 1884

Stadium: Prenton Park

Capacity: 16, 567

2018/19 Finish: 6th in League Two (promoted)

2018/19 Top Scorer: James Norwood, 32 goals in all competitions

Manager: Micky Mellon

Distance From The University Of Bolton Stadium: 35 miles

Getting To The Ground

By Car: Prenton Park is located within the area of Prenton, Wirral. The stadium is approximately one mile from Birkenhead town centre, and five miles from Liverpool city centre. General access is by crossing the River Mersey.

From the M6 at junction 26, take the M58 exit towards Skelmersdale/Southport.

Merge onto the A59 and follow it down to Netherton Way/A5038 and stay on this road for approximately four miles.

After this point, turn left onto Stanley Road/A567 and exit onto the Birkenhead Tunnel, following signs for Prenton Park.

By Train 

The main line access is via Liverpool Lime Street or Chester.

Train times and prices using main line trains can be found at: www.nationalrail.co.uk

From either of these, connections are with Merseyrail Underground (Wirral Line). Train times and prices using the Merseyrail Underground can be found at:


Club Address:
Prenton Park

Prenton Road West,

CH42 9PY

Head to Head: Wanderers and Tranmere have met 36 times, with the first meeting taking place in 1971.

In the Whites last game against Rovers in 2013, it finished as a 1-1 draw at Prenton Park in the second round of the League Cup, with the home side going through to the next round on penalties.

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