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English League Two’s Tranmere Rovers books EFL Trophy final

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Jakarta   /   Wed, February 17, 2021   /  11:05 pm
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A souvenir shop of England's Tranmere Rovers soccer club at Prenton Park stadium in Birkenhead, the United Kingdom.(tranmererovers.co.uk/-)

Tranmere Rovers, an English soccer club partly owned by a group of Indonesian tycoons, and currently playing in the English Football League's (EFL) third-division League Two, has booked its place at Wembley Stadium for the EFL Trophy final following a 2-0 win over League One side Oxford United. Kaiyne Woolery’s first-half strike and Keiron Morris’s half-volley shot in Tuesday’s match secured Rovers a fourth visit to Wembley in five years, the team said on its official website, tranmererovers.co.uk, on Wednesday. Rovers will face either Lincoln City or Sunderland in the final round of the tournament, also known as the Papa John’s Trophy, which is set to be held on March 14. In a post-match interview, full-back Calum MacDonald said that Tranmere Rovers could keep up their momentum after reaching the final. “As the competition has gone on, it ha...