TRANMERE have announced the full list of first pre-season fixtures for this summer.

Micky Mellon's side will play home friendlies against Liverpool Football Club, Bury and Fleetwood Town this summer as part of the preparations for next season.

They will host Liverpool in the opening friendly on Wednesday, July 12, starting at 7.45pm.

They face Fleetwood Town on Tuesday July 25, kick-off 7.30pm, while Bury come to Prenton Park three days later on Friday 28th July. Both fixtures kick-off at 7.30pm.

Rovers will also travel to Cammell Laird on Saturday July 15 and Ashton United on Saturday July 22. Both games will start at 3pm.

Andy Parkinson's Under-18 begin their warm-up for the new season when they travel to play Heswall on Saturday July 8, 3pm kick-off.

Ticket details for the above fixtures will be announced in due course.

The 2017/18 National League season starts on Saturday August 5, while the players will return to training at the end of June.

The fixture list for next season will be announced on Wednesday, July 5 at 1pm.

Rovers are holding an open day at the club's Prenton Park ground on Sunday, July 9 July, taking place from 11am-2pm.