Aug 24 2013 by Nick Hilton, Sat WIR
Tranmere Rovers Youth 1 Morecambe Youth 0: TRANMERE opened the Youth Alliance season with a victory in a tightly-fought encounter with Morecambe at Raby Vale.
A first-half goal from Leo Riley secured the Northwest Conference points for Rovers, who had to defend tenaciously to hold on.
Head of youth Shaun Garnett said: “The performance was a little bit patchy but we defended well from set plays and in general play. That was encouraging because in pre-season, the boys conceded a lot of goals. It was good to get that first win under our belts straight away.”
Tranmere play host to Blackpool in the Youth Alliance at Raby Vale today (kick-off 11am) and visit Burnley on Wednesday (KO 2pm).