Hartlepool’s relegation rivals Tranmere Rovers part company with Micky Adams

Hartlepool United were beaten 3-0 at Luton Town on Saturday
Hartlepool United were beaten 3-0 at Luton Town on Saturday

HARTLEPOOL United’s relegation rivals Tranmere Rovers have today parted company with manager Micky Adams.

Rovers, beaten 3-0 at home by Oxford United on Saturday, are bottom of Sky Bet League Two with 39 points with two games to go.

Pools are third-bottom, two points above Rovers and a point ahead of Cheltenham Town.

Ronnie Moore’s side were beaten 3-0 away at Luton Town, to make it five league matches without a win ahead of the run-in.

Rovers have put assistant manager Alan Rogers and academy manager Shaun Garnett in temporary charge of first team affairs.

A club statement said: “Micky Adams has left his position as manager of Tranmere Rovers by mutual consent.

“Assistant Manager Alan Rogers and Academy Manager Shaun Garnett will take temporary charge of first team affairs.

“We thank Micky for his work at Tranmere Rovers having taken over the club at a difficult time and wish him all the best for the future.

“The focus of the first team and everybody at the club is now on the fight to the finish with a game at Plymouth Argyle on Saturday 25th April when three points could lift them above both Hartlepool United and Cheltenham Town.”