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Huddersfield 1-2 Tranmere

Ryan Shotton grabbed the winner as Tranmere beat Huddersfield to earn their first away win in the league since February.

Huddersfield had gone ahead when striker Liam Dickinson curled a superb free-kick past Danny Coyne

Nathan Clarke went close for the home side when he had a point-blank header tipped onto the crossbar before Edrissa Sonko volleyed in an equaliser.

Shotton then stole in unmarked to head home Andy Taylor's inviting free-kick.


Tranmere Rovers manager Ronnie Moore told BBC Radio Merseyside:

"I thought we deserved it, we rode our luck a bit early on but we were competitive.

"We've given away another sloppy goal from a free-kick, with the wall not being organised in the right position.

"After that I think we were the better side, we took the chances when they came and looked dangerous from set-plays."


Huddersfield: Glennon, Holdsworth, Lucketti, Nathan Clarke, Unsworth (Williams 53), Flynn, Collins, Craney (Cadamarteri 53), Roberts, Dickinson, Parker (Worthington 59).
Subs Not Used: Goodwin, Beckett.

Booked: Worthington.

Goals: Dickinson 16.

Tranmere: Coyne, Shotton, Chorley, Goodison, Taylor, Greenacre (Curran 80), Kay, Jennings, Sonko, Savage, Moore.
Subs Not Used: Achterberg, O'Callaghan, Waterfall, Shuker.

Booked: Goodison, Sonko.

Goals: Sonko 39, Shotton 49.

Att: 12,128

Ref: Graham Laws (Tyne & Wear).




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