Rovers to be live on TV

By Matthew Jones
Last updated : 10 November 2008
Tranmere Rovers' F.A. Cup first round replay against Accrington Stanley is to be shown live on Setanta Sports this week on Thursday 13th November.

The match, originally set to take place on Tuesday 18th November, has been brought forward to allow the game to be shown on TV, bringing each side some much need money.

When the sides met on Saturday at the Crown Ground, the game finished in a dull 0-0 draw, although Tranmere should have won the game as they had the better chances, with Shuker and Edds guilty of missing when they would have been expected to score.

The last time Tranmere played a match live on television, they lost 2-0 after putting in an awful display on a Friday night away at Gillingham in January 2007, a performance they will be hoping they can beat this time around.

The winners of the replay will go through to a second round match at London Road against Peterborough United, who knocked out Hornchuch 1-0 yesterday (Sunday).

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