Manager: Ronnie Moore
Position last season: 12th
Ground: Prenton Park
Players in: Danny Harrison (Rotherham, free), Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro (Rochdale, free), James Wallace (Everton, undisclosed), Jason Mooney (Wycombe, free), Liam Palmer (Sheffield Wednesday, six-month loan), Paul Black (Oldham, free), Jake Cassidy (Wolves, six-month loan), Joe Thompson (Rochdale, undisclosed)
Players out: John Welsh (Preston, free), David Buchanan (Preston, free), Robbie Weir (Burton, free), Enoch Showunmi (Notts County, free), Joss Labadie (Notts County, free), Mustafa Tiryaki (1461 Trabzon, free), David Raven (Inverness, free), Andy Coughlin (Wrexham, free) Martin Devaney (released), Lucas Akins (Stevenage, undisclosed), Ben Burgess (retired)
Key man: Andy Robinson - The versatile midfielder has great technique and can split defences with his passing ability.
Chances: Moore returned to Prenton Park in a blaze of glory to banish relegation worries last term, but the loss of captain Welsh and player-of-the-season Buchanan have made it a difficult summer on the Wirral.