Aug 24 2013 by Nick Hilton, Sat WIR
Oldham Athletic Reserves 3 Tranmere Rovers Reserves 1: TRANMERE Reserves were beaten by a Danny Philliskirk hat-trick at Chapel Road.
Rovers fielded seven professionals in their starting line-up and gave Jason Koumas a a full 90 minute outing to build up his fitness and sharpness.
The visitors went behind on ten minutes when Philliskirk notched his first. Danny Holmes equalised for Shaun Garnett’s team on 23 minutes when he headed in from a Koumas corner.
Philliskirk restored Oldham’s lead on 68 minutes when he converted a cross from Glenn Belezika and he completed his hat-trick, and the win, six minutes later.
TRANMERE RESERVES: Mooney, Holmes, Phillips, Smith, Maher, Riley, Koumas, Rowe, Kirby, Stockton, Baggie. Unused: Ramsbottom, Gumbs, Shackleton, Duggan.