The nation, it seems, remains gripped by talk and paranoia over the possibility of a striking crisis. Are they referring to the petrol tanker drivers, or the fact that Stevenage are without a number of their front men for the trip to Tranmere. We know which is more important to national security and in the public interest; sadly, it isn’t Chris Beardsley’s hamstring.
If we’ve got this right, and we – for once – believe we have, then Jordan Slew gives G-Smiffy a much-needed additional option up top at Prenton Park. Otherwise, it’ll be just Reidy and Dave. Those who feast from the club’s weekly email buffet are now fully aware of how busy Paul Dando has been recently. Particularly with those tasked with scoring goals.
So, we think it’ll be a Reid/Slew tag-team making all that is Good on this Friday adventure.
The simple numbers. There are seven games left, three of which are away. There are points up for grabs and a playoff place within touching distance – ish. But you don’t need us to say how important it is to break this run of draws with a win. It’s in there somewhere – now we coax it out with promises of riches, grandeur and a saucer of milk. It’s either motivated by greed or hedgehog instincts. Cover all bases.
Aside from the strikers, not much needs to change you’d favour. Team Tarot: