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Tranmere Rovers 1-0 York City

Tranmere climbed to the National League summit, but needed a last-gasp goal to beat strugglers York at Prenton Park.

James Norwood powered in a header at the back post deep into injury time to break the Minstermen's hearts.

The visitors threatened to turn up the books from the outset, Rhys Murphy warming the gloves of Scott Davies from distance.

Tranmere found it hard to assert themselves, though Kyle Letheren also had to be alert to turn aside a Norwood header.

York also threatened after the break when debutant Jon Parkin attempted to lob Davies, but the stopper back-pedalled excellently to tip over.

Despite York's positive efforts, they extended their dismal sequence to 18 matches without a win.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Tranmere

  • 1DaviesBooked at 90mins
  • 12Sutton
  • 2Vaughan
  • 5McNultyBooked at 45mins
  • 6Ihiekwe
  • 20MaynardSubstituted forKirbyat 31'minutes
  • 8HarrisBooked at 88minsSubstituted forDawsonat 90'minutes
  • 18Tollitt
  • 24Hughes
  • 19ManganSubstituted forCookat 64'minutes
  • 10Norwood

Substitutes

  • 9Cook
  • 13Turner
  • 17Kirby
  • 21Dawson
  • 38Wallace

York

  • 28Letheren
  • 2Rooney
  • 33Newton
  • 8Heslop
  • 3WhittleBooked at 64mins
  • 35Holmes
  • 6Fry
  • 10Klukowski
  • 34Moke
  • 36MurphySubstituted forMcDaidat 57'minutes
  • 31Parkin

Substitutes

  • 12Connolly
  • 23Dixon
  • 24Woodland
  • 25Rzonca
  • 32McDaid
Referee:
Wayne Barratt
Attendance:
5,075

Live Text

Match ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, York City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 1, York City 0.

Booking

Scott Davies (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Goal!

Goal! Tranmere Rovers 1, York City 0. James Norwood (Tranmere Rovers).

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Adam Dawson replaces Jay Harris.

Booking

Jay Harris (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Andy Cook replaces Andy Mangan.

Booking

Alex Whittle (York City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, York City. Robbie McDaid replaces Rhys Murphy.

Second Half

Second Half begins Tranmere Rovers 0, York City 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, Tranmere Rovers 0, York City 0.

Booking

Steve McNulty (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Substitution

Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Lois Maynard.

Kick Off

First Half begins.

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Tranmere24155434161850
2Lincoln City23154449222749
3Forest Green23145442212147
4Dag & Red24143734241045
5Barrow22128239192044
6Dover23141849361343
7Chester2499638271136
8Boreham Wood2310672620636
9Aldershot2410682824436
10Eastleigh239863427735
11Gateshead2497838271134
12Macclesfield2110472821734
13Bromley2495103133-232
14Sutton United2385102733-629
15Wrexham237882128-729
16Solihull Moors2375112837-926
17Torquay2374122129-825
18Maidstone United2474132744-1725
19Woking2365123644-823
20Southport2356122548-2321
21Braintree2255122440-1620
22Guiseley2446142740-1318
23North Ferriby United2453161136-2518
24York2438132243-2117
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