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Barrow 2-1 Tranmere Rovers

Jordan Williams' screamer gave Barrow victory over high-flying Tranmere at Holker Street and moved the hosts two points off the National League play-off places.

Midway through the first half Ross Hannah had a chance to put Barrow ahead, but his shot was blocked by Michael Ihiekwe.

Andy Cook's excellent volley from 25 yards out, his 19th league goal of the season for Rovers, broke the deadlock and he almost doubled the advantage just before the break.

Barrow levelled in the 63rd minute when Moussa Diarra attacked the ball from a free-kick that was spilled for Inoh Effiong to tap in moments after coming on.

Six minutes later Akil Wright's interception fed Williams, who stunningly found the top corner from 20 yards.

Match report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Barrow

  • 40Flatt
  • 21RoweSubstituted forWrightat 59'minutes
  • 6Diarra
  • 25Platt
  • 2Beeley
  • 8Harvey
  • 3Wilmer-Anderton
  • 11Williams
  • 10HannahSubstituted forEffiongat 61'minutes
  • 7Tuton
  • 17Turnbull

Substitutes

  • 12Coughlin
  • 14Panayiotou
  • 23Wright
  • 26Effiong

Tranmere

  • 1Davies
  • 2Vaughan
  • 6IhiekweBooked at 89mins
  • 12SuttonSubstituted forManganat 73'minutes
  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 7MekkiBooked at 82minsSubstituted forJenningsat 83'minutes
  • 5McNulty
  • 8HarrisBooked at 78minsSubstituted forStocktonat 90+3'minutes
  • 10Norwood
  • 9Cook
  • 24J Hughes

Substitutes

  • 4Jennings
  • 11Jennings
  • 13Turner
  • 19Mangan
  • 23Stockton
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
1,251

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City34226667323572
2Forest Green34199671422966
3Tranmere34206851312066
4Dag & Red352041159401964
5Dover351861167491860
6Aldershot361611948321659
7Gateshead351610959362358
8Barrow351513752341858
9Macclesfield331651245341153
10Wrexham361410123743-652
11Chester351210135450446
12Bromley36137164256-1446
13Boreham Wood351111133333044
14Solihull Moors35128154549-444
15Eastleigh361013134549-443
16Sutton United33127143643-743
17Guiseley36118174455-1141
18Braintree36118174157-1641
19Maidstone United36117184463-1940
20Woking36107195066-1637
21Torquay3598183950-1135
22North Ferriby United36103232353-3033
23York35614153454-2032
24Southport3587204075-3531
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