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Match report: Morecambe 1 Blackburn Rovers 2

First-half goals from Danny Graham and Elliott Bennett made it back-to-back friendly defeats for Morecambe at the Globe Arena this week.

Morecambe keeper Barry Roche has had a knee operation

Shrimps’ boss bemoans Roche absence

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley expects to be without keeper Barry Roche for around a month after he underwent a knee operation.

Jim Bentley and his assistant Ken McKenna.

Battle to bring in defender goes on for Morecambe boss Bentley

Jim Bentley’s says it’s as hard as ever bringing players to Morecambe as his search for a central defender goes on.

Phil Brown looks on as Patrick Brough and Andy Haworth battle for the ball on Saturday.

Lancaster City boss pleased with pre-season progress

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is delighted with his side’s progress in the early part of pre-season.

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Jim Bentley.

Bentley looks to work ahead after Morecambe’s defeat to Preston

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley knows there is plenty of work to be done on and off the field after his side’s 2-0 pre-season defeat to Preston North End on Tuesday night.

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Ryan Winder scored Lancaster Citys winner against Nelson.

Nelson 0-1 Lancaster City

Lancaster City continued their preparations for the new season with a win at Nelson on Tuesday night.

Former Shrimps star Tom Barkhuizen fires in Preston's opener at the Globe Arena.

Morecambe 0-2 Preston North End

Tom Barkhuizen scored against his former club as Morecambe were beaten by Preston North End at the Globe Arena.
Scott McTominay, left, came up against Luke Mulholland during Manchester United's game against Real Salt Lake.

Man United star McTominay comes up against ex-Lancaster man Mulholland

Scott McTominay came up against another player with Lancaster connections as he made his first appearance on Manchester United’s pre-season tour of America.

One of Morecambe's summer signings Adam Campbell battles with Lancaster City's Ryan Winder.

Morecambe boss Bentley targets ‘three or four’ signings

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley admits his pre-season shopping hasn’t ended yet after bringing five players to the Globe Arena so far this summer.

Barry Roche limped out of the warm-up on Saturday    Picture: Clean Sheet Media

Morecambe camp awaits Roche news

Shrimps’ boss Jim Bentley is hoping for the best after watching Barry Roche limp out of Saturday’s game against Lancaster City.

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley and Lancaster City boss Phil Brown

Match report: Morecambe 1 Lancaster City 0

Andy Fleming’s late goal gave Morecambe victory in the Bay Trophy just as their second pre-season friendly seemed set to end goalless.

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley and his Lancaster City counterpart Phil Brown.

Morecambe and Lancaster City ready for return of friendly

Morecambe and Lancaster City hope their first meeting in eight years will be the start of a lasting relationship between the two clubs.

Luke Jordan appeared for Morecambe in the first half at Bamber Bridge

Morecambe boss Bentley buoyed by Bamber Bridge test

Shrimps’ boss Jim Bentley hailed Tuesday’s pre-season opener at Bamber Bridge as a good examination of his players.

Lancaster City celebrate their title triumph. Picture: Steve Dyson

Lancaster City’s 2017-2018 Premier Division fixtures revealed

First Division North champions Lancaster City will kick off the new season at Buxton.

Graham Hodgson and Rod Taylor pictured at The Visitor Sunshine Awards in 2012.

New sponsors for Morecambe FC function room

The main function room at Morecambe Football Club has a new sponsor.

Garry Thompson, right, celebrates his winning goal.  Picture: Clean Sheet Media

Match report: Bamber Bridge 1 Morecambe 2

Garry Thompson’s first Morecambe goal in more than nine years saw Jim Bentley’s side emerge victorious in their first pre-season match ahead of the new season.

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Morecambe get their pre-season friendlies underway at Bamber Bridge tonight. Picture: Matt Rushton

Morecambe ready for action at Bamber Bridge

Morecambe start their on-field preparations for the new season at Bamber Bridge tonight hoping it will be the prelude to a less stressful campaign this time around.

The boys in their new PNE strips

Youl goes back to his roots and starts Congo fan club

Youl Mawene admits he is still “on a high” after returning from his first pilgrimage to Africa in search of his roots.

Luke Conlan, Garry Thompson, Alex Kenyon, Michael Rose and Barry Roche model Morecambe's kits for the 2017-2018 season. Picture: Matt Rushton.

Morecambe all kitted out for new season

Morecambe unveiled their kits for the new season at their annual gala evening.

Scott McTominay.

Lancaster’s McTominay picked for Man United’s US tour

Halton’s rising Manchester United star has been handed a place on their pre-season tour to the United States.

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