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Tranmere 1-0 Accrington

Chris Shuker
Shuker's second-half strike was his fifth goal of the season

Chris Shuker's second-half strike ensured Tranmere saw off Accrington in their FA Cup replay and set up a second-round clash with Peterborough.

Both teams struggled to create chances in what was a tentative first half.

The home side broke the deadlock when Shuker, put through by Steven Jennings, curled the ball beyond Kenny Arthur for his fifth goal of the season.

A minute prior to the midfielder's goal Accrington had hit the post via a James Ryan free-kick.


Tranmere: Coyne, Shotton, Chorley, Kay, Taylor, Moore, Edds (Sonko 46), Jennings, Barnett, Shuker (Greenacre 73), Savage.
Subs Not Used: Achterberg, Antwi, Holmes, Cresswell, Henry.

Booked: Kay, Jennings.

Goals: Shuker 69.

Accrington Stanley: Arthur, Williams (Murdock 8), Edwards, Charnock, King, Ryan, John Mullin, Procter, Griffiths, Miles (Richardson 66), Paul Mullin, Murdock (Smith 82).
Subs Not Used: Speare, Burey, Bell, Turner.

Booked: John Mullin.

Att: 2,560

Ref: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire).



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Accrington 0-0 Tranmere
08 Nov 08 |  FA Cup


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