MX23RW : Saturday, April 10 19:15:43| >> :600:1743953:1743953:
Mar 14, 2021 at 3pm UK at Wembley Stadium
SunderlandSunderland
1-0
TranmereTranmere Rovers
Gooch (57')
Power (90+2')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Tranmere Rovers see request to reschedule Papa John's Trophy final turned down

The showpiece is set to take place next month.

The English Football League has rejected Tranmere's request to reschedule the Papa John's Trophy final so supporters can attend.

Last year's postponed final between Salford and Portsmouth, and this season's showpiece featuring Tranmere and Sunderland, will take place on March 13 and 14 at Wembley.

Tranmere had hoped their fixture could be pushed back to later in the year after Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed this week that fans will be able to return to sporting arenas from May 17.

But an EFL spokesperson said: "After full and comprehensive consultation with all relevant stakeholders, including the three other clubs involved, it has been determined that the Papa John's Trophy final fixture(s) will remain as scheduled.

"Detailed discussions took place on a number of potential alternatives, including splitting the two finals, changing the future fixture schedule, or moving the fixture(s) away from Wembley Stadium.

"However the logistical, operational and financial challenges meant that on balance those were not viable solutions."

ID:436771: cacheID:436771:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:restore:1727:
Restore Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Barnsley manager Valerien Ismael pictured in October 2020
Read Next:
Valerien Ismael hails Michal Helik following FA Cup win
>
Read more about Tranmere Rovers Football

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Serie A
Bundesliga
Ligue 1
Eredivisie
Primeira Liga
League One
League Two
National League
National League North
National League South
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Scottish League Two
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Greek Superleague
Swiss Super League
Russian Premier League
Ukrainian Premier League
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
NIFL Premiership
League of Ireland Premier
Welsh Premier League
Belarusian Premier League
Segunda Division
Serie B
2.Bundesliga
Ligue 2
Copa Diego Maradona
Liga MX
AFC Champions League
Australian A-League
J1 League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Cheltenham TownCheltenham402191054351972
2Cambridge UnitedCambridge412181261412071
3Bolton WanderersBolton401910115045567
4Tranmere RoversTranmere401811115247565
5Morecambe40189135453163
6Forest Green RoversForest Green401711125146562
7Newport CountyNewport391710124940961
8Exeter CityExeter3916121164442060
9Salford City3915131146321458
10Carlisle UnitedCarlisle39177155546958
11Bradford CityBradford391610134643358
12Leyton Orient40169154441357
13Port Vale41158185352153
14Stevenage411217123636053
15Crawley TownCrawley401411154953-453
16Oldham AthleticOldham41149186468-451
17Harrogate TownHarrogate40147194146-549
18Scunthorpe UnitedScunthorpe39138183847-947
19Mansfield TownMansfield41919134652-646
20Walsall40919124147-646
21Barrow391110184750-343
22Colchester UnitedColchester41817163959-2041
23Southend UnitedSouthend41813202453-2937
24Grimsby Town40713203058-2834

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!