Tranmere Rovers's Andy Robinson asks players to show grit

Andy Robinson
Robinson is in his third spell at Tranmere

Tranmere midfielder Andy Robinson says it is up to the Rovers players to turn their season around after a change of manager at the club.

Les Parry was sacked as boss on Sunday and was replaced by former Rotherham manager Ronnie Moore.

Moore's first match on Tuesday saw Rovers draw 1-1 with Notts County.

"We've got a lot of grit and determination in that dressing room and that was proved by our performance," Robinson told BBC Radio Merseyside.

"I've been in the game a while and I've seen managers come and go and it's never nice.

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Robinson proud of Rovers display

"Les Parry wore his heart on his sleeve and he loves this club through and through. He did a terrific job here but the time has come for the new gaffer to come in.

"We're going to roll our sleeves up because we've put ourselves in a bad position.

Tranmere are still in search of their first win of 2012, a run which has stretched 12 matches and sees Rovers just one place above the relegation zone.

"We've got to take a bit of responsibility as well and we won't shy away from that," Robinson added. "We probably let the gaffer [Les Parry] down in certain areas of our game.

"But it's a new start now, even for all the lads that haven't been involved. There are 19 or 20 lads here now fighting for 11 places with the new gaffer, that's only going to bode well for the rest of the season."

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