Wirral outfit Tranmere Rovers got the reward that their great start to the season deserved today as Ronnie Moore and Andy Robinson picked up the npower League 1 Manager and Player of the Month awards for August.

Under Moore's guidance, The Prenton Park residents finished unbeaten in August, with Andy Robinson an undeniably positive influence on their strong start. He scored a sensational hat-trick in a 3-0 win against Carlisle United and has constantly impressed so far this term.

npower Sponsorship Manager Emma Collins said: "We're delighted to present both Ronnie and Andy with their awards as recognition for Tranmere Rovers' impressive start to the season.

"They've had a great start and if they can continue to maintain this form, a shot at promotion beckons."

Speaking on Moore's solid start, panel member Alan Curbishley commented: "It's been a very solid start to the new campaign for Tranmere with their unbeaten record seeing them right amongst the npower League 1 promotion pack at this early stage. Ronnie has done a great job since taking charge in what is his third managerial spell at Prenton Park."

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