SIGNED | Cole Stockton Joins On-loan From Tranmere Rovers

Macclesfield Town
Posted:Mon 07 Jan 2019

Key Facts

  • Cole Stockton has joined Wrexham on loan from League Two Tranmere Rovers
  • Cole’s loan will run until the end of the 2018-19 season
  • Wrexham AFC have submitted a request for International Clearance

Wrexham AFC are delighted to announce the signing of striker Cole Stockton on-loan from League Two side Tranmere Rovers until the end of the 2018-19 season.

A Merseyside native, the 24-year-old striker came through the youth system at Tranmere spending time on-loan at Southport in the National League and Vauxhall Motors in the National League North before breaking in to the first team.

2016-17 saw him score 13 goals in 23 appearances for Tranmere and 10 goals in 26 appearances after switching to League Two club Morecambe.

This form caught the eye of SPL side Heart of Midlothian, where he spent the first half of the 2017-18 season before a switch to Carlisle United of League Two.

He made the leap back to Tranmere at the begining of this season and has made four League Two appearances. 

Cole put pen to paper on the loan move at the Racecourse this morning after completing a medical. The club have submitted the necessary paperwork and applied for international clearance with a view of him being available for our game at Bromley on tomorrow night.

Manager Graham Barrow commented: “Cole is a different type of striker to Jason Oswell who signed on Saturday so that gives us more options in that department now.

“Cole did very well in this division for Tranmere in his last spell there and he knows exactly what is required to challenge at the top end of the table. I’m delighted he’s here. Hopefully he’ll be available to play on Tuesday.”

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