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Seemed to go downhill quite quickly. I can see them struggling to keep up in League Two if I'm being honest. Whenever I've seen them they've looked absolutely shite.

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Shame. Was brought up just down the road from Prenton Park. Used to enjoy going to them games.

 

Remember the days they were pushing for promotion to the premiership year after year.

 

Guess they've felt the Peter Johnson effect.

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Shame. Was brought up just down the road from Prenton Park. Used to enjoy going to them games.

 

Remember the days they were pushing for promotion to the premiership year after year.

 

Guess they've felt the Peter Johnson effect.

me too. had 2 season tickets there when my folks couldnt afford an Everton one. Went with my best mate. Will never forget the 4-4 comeback in the cup, nor the torn-allegiance for the 0-3 cup game!

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me too. had 2 season tickets there when my folks couldnt afford an Everton one. Went with my best mate. Will never forget the 4-4 comeback in the cup, nor the torn-allegiance for the 0-3 cup game!

Yeah? Where abouts? I was Wilmer Road, just next to Birkenhead library.

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If they go out of the league I reckon they'll go out of existence.

 

I know very little about Tranmere but I don't think there's much difference these days between League two and the Conference, which is effectively "league three".

 

More than half the teams there have played in the league and many that go down bounce back up pretty quickly. Can't think of any who've completely folded as a result of going down; why do you think Tranmere might?

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I know very little about Tranmere but I don't think there's much difference these days between League two and the Conference, which is effectively "league three".

 

More than half the teams there have played in the league and many that go down bounce back up pretty quickly. Can't think of any who've completely folded as a result of going down; why do you think Tranmere might?

It's a dying club, Mike. One of my mates says there's just nothing any more, fans who have stuck by them are giving up on them and only still going because it's routine. It's him that said to me he doesn't think they'll be around long if they go out of the league.

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That's the impression I get too. Prenton Park will be a housing development. No different to the old college and theatre.

 

I remember the Friday night games. Three quid to get in. It's a shame the Football League ignored the request.

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It's a dying club, Mike. One of my mates says there's just nothing any more, fans who have stuck by them are giving up on them and only still going because it's routine. It's him that said to me he doesn't think they'll be around long if they go out of the league.

 

 

That's the impression I get too. Prenton Park will be a housing development. No different to the old college and theatre.

 

I remember the Friday night games. Three quid to get in. It's a shame the Football League ignored the request.

 

Great shame that; I've mentioned (probably many times) before that my local team went bust in 1974 and the ground is now a housing estate. Was there for the last ever game as a fourteen year old; cracking ground it was too for non-league.

 

Shame when history is a secondary consideration.

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Sad times but probably inevitable once they failed to get through the Championship playoffs in the mid 90s. From there its just been a slippery slope and to be honest, I'm amazed they've lasted this long if I'm honest.

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I know very little about Tranmere but I don't think there's much difference these days between League two and the Conference, which is effectively "league three".

 

More than half the teams there have played in the league and many that go down bounce back up pretty quickly. Can't think of any who've completely folded as a result of going down; why do you think Tranmere might?

 

I make it 13 clubs in the Conference who have played in the Football League. That includes Southport who used to play in the old third division north. I also remember when New Brighton played in the third division north!

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Sat chatting to Jim Harvey this morning at golf club and he watches the rovers a lot.

 

He said Green has loads of ability, loads, but he was played left and right yesterday and he said central is his best position. He said Green would need a pacey over lapping full back to play out wide.

 

He said Green is a fiery lad, proper narky. He said all sorts went on at the game, fans throwing season tickets at the dug out the lot.

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Jim Harvey is a name I haven't heard in years. Former captain who played for (or manage) Morecambe, I think.

 

Two of Hartlepool (41), Cheltenham (40) and Tranmere (39) will go down.

 

If Hartlepool win one of their next two games, it's over for Tranmere.

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Jim Harvey is a name I haven't heard in years. Former captain who played for (or manage) Morecambe, I think.

 

Two of Hartlepool (41), Cheltenham (40) and Tranmere (39) will go down.

 

If Hartlepool win one of their next two games, it's over for Tranmere.

 

And ironically they're now managed by Ronnie Moore who they got rid of.

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Jim Harvey is a name I haven't heard in years. Former captain who played for (or manage) Morecambe, I think.

 

Two of Hartlepool (41), Cheltenham (40) and Tranmere (39) will go down.

 

If Hartlepool win one of their next two games, it's over for Tranmere.

 

I actually got to know him by not knowing who he was. Play a weekly "turn up and throw a couple of quid in the pot stableford over 9 holes and beers after"

 

It was only after I was talking to him that someone told me who he was. A crackin fella to be honest - proper gent, very very good golfer. I think he's one of those blokes who would be good at anything he takes up.

 

I never really seen much of him as a player but he played under his level from what I was told. Venables had Gazza man mark him - which he laughs about. But he was an understudy to Liam Brady at Arsenal which says alot about his pedigree.

 

I think he would be a great fit for Tranmere and I think he would jump at the chance to manage the club. He has managed in the conference so he knows the score there.

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Quite happy their down personally

Why? Because they beat a shite disinterested Everton team 3-0 in the fa cup? I was on a corporate gig that day and was embarrassed by how awful we were.

 

Tranmere are synonymous with our history. We got Dixie Dean from them, Derek Mountfield.

 

A good little club who have become victims of the premier league era.

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I used to quite like Tranmere Even went to a few Friday night games. But after the last few frendlies against them there has been plenty of agro . It's quite clear they hate Everton so now I hate them right back

 

Forgot about that element - yes they do have a fair few naughty fans who like a scrap.

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The first leg of the promotion playoffs is tonight. Tranmere take on Aldershot away.

Three matches away from being back in the Football League. I hope they can do it.

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My brother's going to be there tomorrow, as a Forest Green fan. He's only been to a few games but they're local to him since he moved back to the UK, he's not expecting a win.

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Can't not see them winning through. If they don't, they will be coming down here to Maidenhead next season.

 

Fans currently looking for Maidenhead on Google Maps; 3-1 to Forest Green at HT. Sounds a great match

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Well done to Forest Green. Apparently, they play in a town with just 3,000 people.

 

Pretty unique club as well, don't go there expecting a meat pie!

 

http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/health-and-families/forest-green-rovers-why-i-turned-my-football-club-vegan-dale-vince-a7537286.html

 

Also..

 

"In June 2011, the club began work on making the stadium environmentally friendly following the arrival of new owner and green energy entrepreneur Dale Vince. This included developing an entirely organic pitch. In December 2011, 180 solar panels were installed on the roof of the EESI stand, helping the club generate 10% of the electricity needed to run the stadium. In April 2012, Forest Green introduced the first robot lawn mower to be used by a British football club on to its playing surface. This followed a previous robot mower that had been in service at the club's former ground. The Etesia robot mower – known as a 'mow bot' – uses GPS technology to guide it round the pitch without the need for human intervention and gathers power from the solar panels at the stadium. In December 2012, the club beat 200 other nominees to first prize in the Institute of Groundsmanship awards in the sustainability and environmental category for its organic pitch and the environmental aspects at The New Lawn.
On 3 November 2016, the club announced the winning design for a proposed 5,000 seat new stadium to be built within the Eco Park complex beside Junction 13 of the M5 in Gloucestershire. The design is for a stadium made almost entirely of wood, including the roof cantilevers. It will be able to be increased in size to 10,000 capacity depending on the club's success."

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2 hours ago, Louis said:

They won 4-2 today in the play-off semi-final. They will play at Wembley next week against the winner of Sutton United vs Boreham Wood.

wish them well, it was not long ago they were nearly in the top flight.

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