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Tranmere Vice-Chairman Expects Town Game to Go Ahead
Wednesday, 15th Jan 2020 15:54

Tranmere vice-chairman Nicola Palios says she expects Town’s game against Rovers on Saturday to go ahead despite the current state of the Prenton Park pitch.

The condition of the waterlogged surface emerged last night in the wake of the postponement of Tranmere’s FA Cup replay against Watford.

Coupled with further rain being anticipated between now and Saturday, the Blues’ visit to Birkenhead appeared to be in significant jeopardy.

However, asked about the likelihood of the game taking place by a Town fan on Twitter, Palios was bullish about its chances of survival.

Speaking after last night’s match at Oxford, Blues boss Paul Lambert called for an early decision to be taken regarding the game so Town fans don’t have to make an unnecessary long trip.

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Bert added 17:35 - Jan 15
We beat Leicester in the snow a few years back and got a point in a monsoon so sand and mud looks fine to me !
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Linkboy13 added 17:49 - Jan 15
Duck worth Lewis might come into affect.
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Robert_Garrett added 18:06 - Jan 15
Then ist a case of w3ho can swin the best? Downsies flop in the Oxford practice was a 5.)!
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Suffolkboy added 19:08 - Jan 15
NO DOUBT then ?
There must be guidelines for EFL and Refs ,but exceptional weather justifies exceptional use of common sense ( but that’s a rare commodity !)
We shall have to wait and see !
COYB
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geminimustang added 19:45 - Jan 15
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dirtydingusmagee added 19:50 - Jan 15
anotherb pun session in chatroom coming up lol
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IpswichT62OldBoy added 10:31 - Jan 16
Please, no more fish....
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DurhamTownFan added 13:10 - Jan 16
Reading the Huws interview, apparently Norwood is open about their pitch being absolutely terrible, so maybe it will go ahead but just be awful.

Where’s Mick when you need him?!
(Totally that’s a joke-I do not mean that for one second)
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roystevensonsrocket added 13:38 - Jan 16
The game will be not so great leveller not to say a lottery . Played on a decent pitch we would win easily at the moment .played on that pitch it’s anybodies .
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FreddySteady added 18:31 - Jan 16
Anyone know if we’ll be able to get in on the door on the day?
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dirtydingusmagee added 19:16 - Jan 16
all our lads got their swimming badges Tuesday ,we'll be ok .
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ShropshireBluenago09 added 09:24 - Jan 17
Good - looking forward to it. My nearest away game.
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