🎉🏟 – MIKE DEAN AND TRANMERE ARE HEADING TO WEMBLEY!
The Premier League referee cannot hide his excitement at The New Lawn as his side secure their place in the play-off final! 🔥 pic.twitter.com/ZCrOur7xbn
— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) May 13, 2019
English top-flight referee Mike Dean has been seen on live Sky Sports coverage of a League Two play-off semi-final.
He was wildly celebrating Tranmere’s win in the away end at Forest Green’s The New Lawn ground on Monday night.
Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you, Mike Dean. pic.twitter.com/fPzwTJBasr
— Adam (@adam_major1) May 13, 2019
Tranmere Rovers were able to net a crucial equaliser after the home side opened the scoring early on.
They held on to secure a 2-1 win on aggregate following a 1-0 victory in the first leg.
— Lance Harris (@CMassPolitics) May 13, 2019
A keen supporter of the club, celebrity ref Mike Dean was in the thick of the travelling support.
Yes – that is Mike Dean celebrating Tranmere’s win at Forest Green pic.twitter.com/W2xHQmM33E
— George Elek (@GeorgeElek) May 13, 2019
He was originally observed with nervous excitement, cheering on the lads.
Someone come grab Mike Dean ffs 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/PtFE2HmfVx
— Adam Beckett (@AdamBeckettBCFC) May 13, 2019
By the end of the game, though, he had climbed up onto one of the barriers separating fans on the terraces.