Match Report – Harrogate 0, Tranmere 1

Match Report – Harrogate 0, Tranmere 1

1′ 19:00 KICK OFF

1′ Missed attempt Corey Blackett-Taylor (TR) shoots from outside the box – misses the top left corner.

3′ Missed attempt. Brendan Kiernan (HT) shot from the centre of the box goes over.

4′ Foul by Vaughan (TR) on Hall (HT)

4′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Spearing (TR)

5′ Missed attempt. Thomson (HT) shoots long range from an awkward angle – misses to the left.

6′ Foul by Lewis (TR) on Kerry (HT)

8′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by O’Connor (TR)

9′ Foul by Martin (HT) on Clarke (TR)

10′ Foul by Jones (HT) on Lewis (TR)

15′ O’Connor (TR) gets his head to the ball to get it back to Davies (TR)

17′ Tranmere Rovers caught offside. Morris (TR) tries a through ball, but Ridehalgh (TR) is offside.

17′ Tranmere Rovers caught offside. Morris (TR) tries a through ball, but Blackett-Taylor (TR) is offside.

20′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Ridehalgh (TR)

22′ Blocked attempt. Kiernan (HT) shoots from outside the box, but the shot is blocked.

22′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Morris (TR)

24′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by O’Connor (TR)

28′ Foul by Martin (HT) on Spearing (TR)

28′ Foul by Kirby (HT) on Feeney (TR)

29′ Foul by Blackett-Taylor (TR) on Hall (HT)

30′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by O’Connor (TR)

31′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Vaughan (TR)

33′ Foul by Martin (HT) on Clarke (TR)

33′ Blocked attempt. Morris (TR) shoots from outside the box but it is blocked.

34′ The ball falls to Morris (TR) at the edge of the box who volleys first time, it might have been heading in before hitting a Rovers player

35′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Spearing (TR)

36′ Brilliant counter from Rovers. Blackett-Taylor (TR) finds Feeney who cuts it back to Lewis who is inches away from getting his head to it

41′ Foul by Vaughan (TR) on Hall (HT)

41′ Missed attempt. Muldoon (HT) shoots from outside the box but is high and wide to the right.

43′ Foul by Kiernan (HT) on Vaughan (TR)

44′ So close! O’Connor (TR) finds Blackett-Taylor (TR) who drags his shot just past the far post

45+1′ Vaughan (TR) breaks through one on one and hits the post.

45’+2′ Half Time Harrogate Town 0, Tranmere Rovers 0.

Second half kicks off with the score at 0-0

47′ Tranmere Corner. Conceded by Jones (HT)

50′ Attempt saved. Lewis (TR) shoots from the left side of the six yard box but is saved in the bottom left corner.

50′ Tranmere corner. Conceded by Belshaw (HT)

50′ Blocked attempt. Morris (TR) shoots from outside the box but is blocked.

52′ Great start to the half by Tranmere. Morris (TR) cuts inside this time and sees his shot deflected just wide

54′ Tranmere corner. Conceded by Burrell (HT)

56′ Foul by Hall (HT) on Vaughan (TR)

57′ Foul by Blackett-Taylor (TR) on Burrell (HT)

58′ Foul by Kirby (HT) on Morris (TR)

58′ Booking. Kirby (HT) is yellow carded for a bad foul.

60′ Missed attempt. Kiernan (HT) shoots from outside the box but misses to the left.

61′ Foul by Jones (HT) on Vaughan (TR)

63′ Missed attempt. Blackett-Taylor (TR) shoots from outside the box and it is close, but misses to the left.

64′ Missed attempt missed. Vaughan (TR) shoots from outside the box and is close, but misses to the left.

65′ Booking. Monthe (TR) is shown the yellow card for an off the ball incident with Martin (HT)

68′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Lewis (TR)

70′ Substitution. Harrogate Town. Walker replaces Kiernan.

72′ Spearing unleashes a shot from 25 yards which whistles past the post.

74′ Foul by Smith (HT) on Spearing (TR)

75′ Foul by Ridehalgh (TR) on Walker (HT)

75′ Substitution. Tranmere Rovers. Woolery replaces Blackett-Taylor and Khan replaces Morris.

76′ Substitution. Harrogate Town. Stead replaces Martin.

76′ Foul by Lewis (TR) on Hall (HT)

82′ Foul by Stead (HT) on Clarke (TR)

83′ Foul by Thomson (HT) on Lewis (TR)

85′ A break in play as a Harrogate defender receives treatment. The stretcher has been called on, we hope it isn’t very serious.

90′ Smith (HT) is still down injured.

90′ 10 minutes added.

90+4′ Substitution. Harrogate Town. Lokko replaces injured Smith.

90+4′ Harrogate corner. Conceded by Ridehalgh (TR)

90+7′ Foul by Stead (HT) on Monthe (TR)

90+7′ Foul by Hall (HT) on Woolery (TR)

90+10′ Foul by Kerry (HT) on Spearing (TR)

90+11′ Blocked attempt. Muldoon (HT) shoots from the left and is blocked.

90+11′ Attempt saved. Walker (HT) shoots from the right side of the six yard box but the shot is saved in the centre of the goal.

90+12′ Foul by Spearing (TR) on Stead (HT)

90+12′ FINAL WHISTLE: Game ends Harrogate 0, Tranmere 1. Khan’s goal ensured Tranmere secured their first away win of the season. It’s a start! Caretakers Ian Dawes and Andy Parkinson need to keep this going during their time in charge. The fans want more. Talking of managers …

Harrogate Town
1 Belshaw
6 Burrell
5 Smith
20 Hall
3 Jones
7 Thomson
17 Kerry
15 Kirby
14 Kiernan
18 Muldoon
10 Martin

Substitutes
8 Emmett
9 Beck
13 Cracknell
16 Stead
23 Walker
26 Lokko

Tranmere Rovers
1 Davies
2 O’Connor
26 Clarke
6 Monthe
3 Ridehalgh
8 Spearing
22 Lewis
19 Feeney
7 Morris
11 Blackett-Taylor
9 Vaughan

Substitutes
4 Nelson
13 Murphy
14 Woolery
17 Khan
18 MacDonald
28 Banks
29 Smith

Match Officials

Referee – Ross Joyce

Tranmere Rovers F.C.

Harrogate Town

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