Thursday, 16 August 2012

Tranmere Rovers Football Club

Team Circa 1920
Tranmere Rovers Football Club are an English professional association football club founded in 1884, and based in Birkenhead, Wirral. Originally known as Belmont Football Club, they adopted their current name in 1885. They were a founder member of Division Three North in 1921, and have remained a member of the Football League since. Read more on Wikipedia

Lowry refers to the football club in his novel Ultramarine; "Go on sailor, and he'll tell you what the Tranmere Rovers are doing this season." (Pg. 114)

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