Youngster Commits To Tranmere

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Twenty-year-old Mitchell Duggan has signed a new one-year contract to remain with Vanarama National League club Tranmere Rovers.

The youngster, who came through the club’s academy system, has spent the majority of his two seasons as a professional gaining valuable experience on loan with Marine AFC, Trafford and this season at Warrington Town, playing more than sixty games at senior level.

He also made five appearances for the Tranmere first-team during the 2016/17 season in both defence and midfield.

He made his first start for the club against Gateshead and also appeared in Micky Mellon’s first game as Tranmere manager – a 2-0 win over Wrexham.

Rovers` manager Micky Mellon said: “I’m pleased that Mitch is remaining with us.

“We send young players out on loan so they can develop and gain knowledge of how to compete in men’s football so they’ve got a better idea of what to expect when they get a chance in our first team.

“Mitch has progressed in his time at Warrington this season and the experiences he has gained there will stand him in good stead for the future”.

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Former Swansea City and Kettering Town defender who has been managing the likes of Kettering Town u18s, Rothwell Town, Desborough Town and Wellingborough Town for 33 years as well as being technical director at AFC Rushden & Diamonds. Began in non-League journalism as editor of Team Talk magazine back in the early 1990s and then as editor of Non-League Daily, joining Pitchero to set up Pitchero Non-League in January 2011. Also works for the National League.

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