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Who is Tranmere Rovers FC manager Micky Mellon?
Micky Mellon was born on 18 March 1972 in Paisley, Scotland and is 47 years old. He is the current manager of Tranmere Rovers FC and has been in the job since 2016. He was formerly a footballer playing in midfield for English clubs such as West Bromwich Albion, Blackpool, Burnley, Bristol City and Tranmere Rovers.
As a player, Micky Mellon racked up 490 competitive appearances scoring only 35 goals throughout his long career which spanned from 1989 to 2006. Throughout his career, he commanded four huge transfer fees which were £75,000 from Bristol City to West Bromwich Albion, £50,000 from West Bromwich Albion to Blackpool, £300,000 from Blackpool to Tranmere Rovers and then £350,000 from Tranmere Rovers to Burnley.
Mellon started his managerial career at Lancaster City in June 2006 where he was appointed assistant manager before moving to Burnley as a youth team coach. His first manager job came at Fleetwood Town where he had a hugely successful reign winning the Conference North playoff final in 2009-10 and then winning the Conference Premier in the 2010-11 season.
Barnsley gave Micky Mellon the caretaker job for a short space of time, but after an unsuccessful spell at the Championship club, Barnsley sacked Mellon in March 2014. However, in May 2014 where Micky Mellon was appointed Shrewsbury Town manager. In his first season at Shrewsbury Town Mellon successfully guided the club to a second place finish and therefore sealing their League One status for the following season. He also had a very successful FA Cup run in the 2015-16 season as the club knocked out clubs such as Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday to reach the fifth round.
Micky Mellon was appointed National League side Tranmere Rovers manager in 2016 after leaving Shrewsbury Town. In the 2017-18 season, Mellon guided Tranmere Rovers to the EFL League Two after winning the playoff final against Boreham Wood. He then made it back to back promotions the following season after beating Newport County 1-0 in the League Two playoff final to reach the EFL League One for the 2019-20 season.
This season, Tranmere Rovers fans will be hoping for more of the same under hugely popular manager Micky Mellon. A realistic target will be a mid table finish but anything is possible and promotion may not be as unlikely as it seems for Tranmere Rovers.