Barrow 0-1 Morecambe

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JACK Redshaw scored the only goal of the game to give Morecambe a second successive pre season victory.

Redshaw scored with a neat finish from close range after some good work from Joe Mwasile down the right hand side after just seven minutes.

It was enough to give the Shrimps victory over a Barrow side that included former Shrimps’ midfielder Garry Hunter and striker Matty Blinkhorn.

After Redshaw’s strike home keeper Hurst was called upon to make good saves from Mwasile and Joe McGee before Barrow had a great chance of levelling when one of their “trialists’’ failed to connect with a header from close range.

Danny Carlton also went close for the Shrimps with a 25 yard effort that dipped just over the bar.

The second half started with Morecambe substitute keeper Ben Woodhead making a smart save low to his right and Blinkhorn scuff a good chance as the home side enjoyed a period on top.

But Morecambe settled back into the game and went close themselves with Carlton forcing an excellent save from Danny Hurst with a close range header.

Andy Fleming was also denied by a smart Hurst save on 68 minutes in the last clear cut chance of the game.

Barrow: Hurst, Flynn, Skelton, Trialist, Trialist, Owen, Rutherford, Trialist, Boyes, Trialist, Trialist. Subs: S Pearson, M Pearson, Baker, Trialist, Hoskins.

Morecambe: Roche (Woodhead 46); Reid, Mawene (Doyle 46), Haining (Burrow 75), Short (Parrish 65); Drummond (Wright 75), McGee (Fleming 65), Williams (McDonald 65); Carlton (Alessandra 72), Mwasile (Parkinson 65), Redshaw (Brodie 63). Sub not used: McCready.

Ref: R Joyce.