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Interviewing the cult heroes and nearly men of Tranmere's past

Interviewing the cult heroes and nearly men of Tranmere's past


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Interviewing the cult heroes and nearly men of Tranmere's past






11: Wembley Special 2019

Tranmere returned to League One this weekend by beating Newport 1-0 in the play-off final. Hear what James Norwood, Mark Palios, Connor Jennings, Scott Davies and Liam Ridehalgh had to say afterwards


10: Chris Shuker

Chris Shuker had two spells at Tranmere - one when they were pushing for promotion to the Championship, and another as they battled against relegation from the Football League. In our latest podcast, the former winger reveals how that knee injury he picked up against Carlisle affected his career and tells us a quite remarkable story about team selection when Micky Adams was manager


9: Iain Hume

Iain Hume was one of the most exciting players to break through Tranmere's academy when he made his debut at the turn of the century - and he would play a key role in the club reaching the FA Cup quarter-finals and play-offs under Brian Little. He joined Matt and Rich to talk through those famous goals against Swansea and Bolton - and discuss his ill-fated second spell at Prenton Park, when the club were relegated from the Football League


8: Ian Sharps

Former Tranmere defender Ian Sharps joined Matt and Rich to lift the lid on how he dealt with missing the crucial penalty as Rovers suffered play-off semi-final heartbreak against Hartlepool in 2005 - and discusses how he found out he had left the club


7: Carl Tremarco

Full-back Carl Tremarco joins Matt and Rich to talk about his time at Tranmere and his career since leaving Prenton Park.


6: Graham Allen

Graham Allen made nearly 250 appearances for Tranmere between 1998 and 2004. He joined Matt and Rich to talk about his three runs to the FA Cup quarter-finals, reaching the League Cup final and playing under John Aldridge


5: Steven Jennings

In one of the most enlightening interviews we've done on A Trip To The Moon, former Tranmere captain Steve Jennings joined us to honestly and candidly discuss his three spells with the club. The midfielder reveals that he played for free for a couple of months after returning under Ronnie Moore in 2013 - and his frustrating at some of his teammates not pulling their weight during the relegation from League Two


4: Jason Price

Jason Price spent nearly two years at Tranmere and enjoyed one of the most prolific spells of his career as he netted 15 goals between November 2001 and July 2003. He joined Matt and Rich to discuss why moving to Prenton Park was the making of him, but also how he was left disgusted by their offer of a new contract


3: Georges Santos

He may have only spent a couple of years at Prenton Park, but Georges Santos quickly made himself a cult hero at Tranmere. The Cape Verde international joined Rovers in 1998 after a successful trial period and became a firm fan favourite, perhaps because of his no nonsense tackling as well as his stylish way of defending. He joined Matt and Rich to talk about life on the Wirral, how much he loved representing the club, but also how he suddenly found himself on the transfer list - and still...


2: Alex Hay

Alex Hay lived the dream by rising through the Tranmere Centre of Excellence and going on to score for the first team in front of the Kop. As a boyhood Rovers fan, he loved nearly every minute of his time at Prenton Park - but reveals to Rich and Matt how he was left in tears of Brian Little released him and discusses the struggles he has had with mental health, both during and after his playing days


1: Paul Hall

Paul Hall only spent just over a year at Tranmere - but he certainly made his mark in helping Brian Little's Rovers side finish third in League One and reach the play-off semi-finals. He joined Matt and Rich to look back on his time at Prenton Park.


12: Danny Harrison

Former Tranmere midfielder Danny Harrison has some great memories from his time at Prenton Park, including the run to the FA Cup quarter-finals in 2004 and losing in the play-offs to Hartlepool a year later. He joined Matt and Rich to talk about that - and seeing Theo Whitmore in goal away to Hull


11: Wembley Special

In a one off A Trip To The Moon special, we bring you a collection of interviews in the aftermath of Tranmere's heroic 2-1 play-off final win against Boreham Wood. Hear the thoughts of: Mark Palios, Mike Jackson, Eric Nixon, Jay Harris, James Norwood, Larnell Cole and Jeff Hughes on what it means for them and the club


10: Mark Hughes

In a Wembley special ahead of the play-off final, we catch up with Tranmere legend Mark Hughes. He has some great stories to tell about the play-off final win over Bolton, playing at the National Stadium and scoring against Aston Villa in the League Cup.


9: Andy Taylor

Tranmere have had a succession of fine left-backs, and Andy Taylor is no different. The defender arrived at Prenton Park from Blackburn and quickly became a fan favourite before making the deal permanent. Here, he speaks to Matt and Rich about his time on the Wirral, the heartbreaking draw with Scunthorpe that cost Rovers a place in the play-offs and a hilarious story about Antony Kay headbutting a windscreen


8: Stuart Barlow

Stuart Barlow scored arguably the most famous goal in Tranmere's history. He joined Matt and Rich to recall THAT win over Southampton, including Aldo's half time team talk, as well as playing under Dave Watson and scoring two hat-tricks in a week


7: Abdulai Baggie

Former Tranmere winger Abdulai Baggie shares his memories of that promotion push under Ronnie Moore in 2012/13, as well as the heartbreak of getting relegated a year later


6: Antony Kay

Antony Kay was Tranmere's leading scorer in the 2008/09 season as they came so close to reaching the League One play-offs. Here, he joins Rich and Matt to share his memories of that heartbreaking draw with Scunthorpe, as well as some of those brilliant wins under Ronnie Moore


5: Nicky Henry

Ex-Tranmere midfielder was part of the Rovers side who reached the League Cup final in 2000, scoring a screamer in front of the Kop against Bolton in the semis. He enjoyed three years at Prenton Park as John Aldridge's side caused plenty of cup upsets but were also relegation from Division One. Here, the former midfielder shares his memories of that time with Rich and Matt


4: Chris Greenacre

He is one of the best goalscorers Tranmere have had in the last couple of decades, and someone who loved the Super White Army as much as they loved him. Here, Chris Greenacre shares some fascinating stories from his four years at Prenton Park, including how he was dropped when on 19 goals for the season to avoid the club having to pay a bonus