Tranmere forward Kaiyne Woolery has today signed a new contract with the club, extended until the end of the season.

The pacey 26-year-old has scored three times for Tranmere, and featured in last night's Papa John's Trophy win against Leicester City.

He was well known to Tranmere supporters before arriving at Prenton Park in September, having scored twice for Forest Green against Rovers in the National League play-off final at Wembley in 2017.

Speaking about Kaiyne's new contract at Prenton Park, manager Keith Hill said: “I’m really pleased. When I first came to the club it was something that I wanted to do earlier.

“Thank you to the chairman, board of directors and Kaiyne himself for getting it done. I think he can be a key component our planning for the 26 games we’ve got left.

“I see him as a major threat to any opposition, especially in League Two. He’s a player I’ve chased down at previous clubs I’ve managed and now that I’ve got him, I wanted to keep him.”

Speaking at an online press conference today, Woolery said: "I'm delighted to finally get it sorted out. Hopefully we can just push on now and go for promotion.

"I've enjoyed it here a lot. All the boys have been brilliant, the facilities have been brilliant. The results haven't always gone our way but hopefully things are starting to change.

Woolery came on as a second half substitute in Tranmere's impressive Papa John's Trophy victory against Leicester City U21s last night. 

He is available for selection against Stevenage on Saturday but with current Covid and injuries problems, knows that he will need to be adaptable if called upon, having seen midfielders Keiron Morris and Otis Khan fill in at fullback against the Foxes.

"I could be asked to go in goal next week," he quipped.

Rovers' victory last night moved them into the quarterfinal stage of the EFL trophy. The draw for the next round will be made on Saturday, January 23.