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AFC Fylde 2-1 Morecambe

Morecambe lost out to National League side AFC Fylde in their penultimate game of pre-season.

Charlie Bailey. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 1-2 Barrow

In their latest pre-season test Lancaster City put in a competitive performance in a close affair with Barrow at Giant Axe.

Tom Woods in action during his Lancaster City days.

Slyne sign former Morecambe and Lancaster City striker

Slyne-with-Hest have completed the signing of a former Morecambe and Lancaster City striker.

Reece Deakin takes on Lancaster City's Ben Hudson during the friendly at the Globe Arena.

Morecambe new boy Deakin ready to stake claim for regular starting spot

Reece Deakin hopes to stake his claim for a regular starting spot after becoming Morecambe’s sixth summer signing.

Paul Dugdale congratulates Billy Akrigg on scoring Lancaster City's third goal. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 7-3 Isle of Man XI

A 10-goal pre-season thriller was played out at Giant Axe as Lancaster City got the better of an Isle of Man XI on Saturday.

Scott McTominay.

Lancaster’s Man United star plays against Real Madrid

Lancaster’s Manchester United star Scott McTominay got his latest taste of Red Devils first-team action in their friendly win over Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Reece Deakin in action during Morecambes friendly against Bamber Bridge.

Deakin is Morecambe’s sixth summer signing

Morecambe have signed promising forward Reece Deakin on a one-year deal.

Rhys Turner scored Morecambe's goal

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.

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