Some more Moore magic will go down a real treat

WHAT do Tranmere have to do to get taken seriously by bookmakers?

Rovers are five points clear at the top of League One with +21 goal difference - only two other teams have reached double figures - but they're still not being given enough credit for their superb early-season form.

They've got quite a few injuries but that hasn't stopped them from winning three in a row on the road. Okay, the opposition wasn't as high-class as MK Dons, but confidence is high at Prenton Park and I'm all over Rovers.

Ronnie Moore's working his magic again and if the experienced gaffer reckons this is the best set of players he's ever worked with then I'm not going to question him.

I'm hoping MK Dons are too distracted by their forthcoming cup tie with Wimbledon to get focused for this game. The fact that I'm referring to Wimbledon as Wimbledon - none of this AFC nonsense - tells you where I stand on this long-running argument. I'd be happy to see Karl Robinson's side renamed MK.

I reckon some enterprising politician should lobby for a vote on whether MK get to keep the name Dons and all their trophies, or if Wimbledon get them.

It's not like we've got more important stuff to worry about and I think taking this issue seriously is the kind of thing that could win elections.
Incidentally, if you're interested to know where I stand politically, I reckon Ronnie Moore should be Prime Minister.

Voters are more fickle than football fans though, and I'll be calling for his head if Rovers flop.

Match in Focus

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Fulham v Charlton

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Charlton have drawn four of their six away league matches this season
Expert verdict
Fulham are finally finding their feet after an awful start to the season, winning four of their last six matches, and the Cottagers can win this London derby. Charlton impressed early on in the campaign but they are starting to go backwards and the blistering start may have been a bit of a false dawn.

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