A TOUGH League Two clash with promotion contenders MK Dons is in prospect for Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park on Saturday.

Micky Mellon's side has lost just two of their last 10 league games are fifth on the fourth-tier, four points off Paul Tisdale's Dons, who make the journey to Wirral in third position, the final automatic promotion place.

In an interview on the club's website this afternoon, Mellon said he believed Saturday' game was an occasion that should be enjoyed by all associated with the club.

Looking forward to the fixture - the first of the final five this season - he continued: "Like I've said before, they are all big games now.

"We are enjoying being in this situation.

"We have worked hard to get into this situation because we believe that this is where teams who are good teams operate.

"We are enjoying it, we are taking every game as it comes, every day as it comes and we'll get them prepared properly and we are really, really looking forward to it, everything is positive.

"We're both at the right end of the table and in the shake up for the prizes that we would have all loved to have gone for at the start of the season so it's a big, big game.

"MK Dons are going slightly better than us at the minute as they are higher in the table, so we know it will be a tough game but one we are excited about and we will look forward to.

"We have just got keep our attention on us and keep care of what we do every day in training, not look too far ahead and make sure we prepare properly for what should be an exciting afternoon on Saturday.

"The Wirral is a place that loves its sport and its football team, so that's why we try and work very hard to represent them all the time.

"We know if you give them something worth supporting then they will turn up in massive numbers so that's fantastic that that's happening but we still have to concentrate on what we do and deliver, make sure we go and perform."