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Prenton Park (ATT 4,592) 24th August 2013 - Kick off 15:00 Ref: J Simpson

Tranmere Tranmere Rovers vs Peterborough United Peterboro

Tranmere 0

A Jones (S/O 38)

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Peterboro 5

T Rowe (14)
T Barnett (34)
G McCann (pen 38)
B Assombalonga (59)
M Little (68)

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Last Updated: 23/08/13 1:59pm

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Danny Holmes: Serving suspension

Danny Holmes: Serving suspension

Team news for Saturday's League One clash between Tranmere Rovers and Peterborough at Prenton Park.

Full-back Danny Holmes will be suspended as the Rovers bid to kick-start their season this weekend.

Rovers have picked up one point from three games, conceding eight goals in the process, and will be without Holmes for one game following his sending off in the 2-1 defeat to Crewe.

Loanee Andrai Jones filled in when Holmes was dismissed and is likely to slot in from the start but fellow defender Ian Goodison (ankle) and striker Akpo Sodje (knock) will again miss out.

Midfielders Andy Robinson and Joe Thompson missed training on Thursday due to knocks while ex-Wales international Jason Koumas (groin) is again likely to be deployed as a substitute.

Darren Ferguson is contemplating changes to his team as the Posh look to win their first four league matches of the season for the first time since 1961.

Despite a 2-1 home win over Oldham last Saturday, Posh boss Ferguson described the performance of many of his players as "below par".

Jack Payne, Mark Little, Danny Swanson and Nathaniel Knight-Percival are in Ferguson's thoughts for the game at Prenton Park while teenage striker Jaanai Gordon will return to the squad following injury after scoring for the reserves this week.

With Payne, Little, Swanson and Knight-Percival the players coming into contention it suggests defender Kgosi Ntlhe and midfielder Daniel Kearns are the ones whose places in the starting line-up are under threat.

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2 Preston North End 43 83
3 Milton Keynes Dons 42 79
4 Swindon Town 41 76
5 Sheffield United 43 68
6 Chesterfield 43 67
7 Rochdale 42 60
8 Fleetwood Town 43 59
9 Barnsley 43 58
10 Peterborough United 43 58
11 Bradford City 42 57
12 Doncaster Rovers 42 57
13 Gillingham 43 56
14 Oldham Athletic 43 55
15 Walsall 42 54
16 Port Vale 44 51
17 Coventry City 43 51
18 Scunthorpe United 42 51
19 Crewe Alexandra 43 48
20 Leyton Orient 42 47
21 Notts County 42 47
22 Crawley Town 43 47
23 Colchester United 42 44
24 Yeovil Town 43 37