Those cries intensified after Dave Worrall claimed a 54th-minute equaliser and ex-Rovers trainee Mike Jones sidefooted home an 81st-minute winner for League Two Bury.
"The team that we put out probably wasn't our strongest but second half we were fantastic," said Knill.
"We had decent possession first half but we went sideways and it was too slow.
"But second half we got forward quicker and it paid off. We had only three players over 23 and I like the energy and enthusiasm they give us. It was an entertaining game and the Tranmere situation added to it."