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Title triumph extra special for Lancaster City skipper Mercer

Captain Ricky Mercer has been there and done that when it comes to winning promotion but says Lancaster City’s title triumph is the best of the lot.

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Jim Bentley.

Morecambe boss Bentley hails “magnificent achievement”

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley says securing League Two status after a tumultuous year is a “magnificent achievement”.

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Craig Carney celebrates scoring Lancaster City's fourth goal against Glossop.

Lancaster City boss hails resolve as his side come out on top in title race

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown praised his side’s will to win as they got over the line in the Evo-Stik First Division North title race.

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A tribute to Neil Marshall in the Lancaster City dressing room at Glossop.

Lancaster City boss hails title triumph as ‘fitting tribute’ to Neil Marshall

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown believes his side paid a “fitting tribute” to Neil Marshall as they sealed the Evo-Stik First Division North title.
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Phil Brown, right, and his coaching staff with the trophy.

Lancaster City seal title triumph with five-star display at Glossop

Lancaster City romped to the Evo-Stik First Division North title with a thumping 5-2 final-day win at Glossop North End.
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Kevin Ellison.

Exeter City 3-1 Morecambe

Two Injury-time goals saw the Shrimps suffer a controversial defeat at St James’s Park.
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Aaron Wildig suffered a tight hamstring on Easter Monday

Difficult finish does not put off Bentley

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley admits he does not mind having a tough end to the League Two season.

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Phil Brown, right, and Dave McCann look on as Josh Earl breaks down the wing against Kendal. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City boss backs side to thrive in title decider

Lancaster City boss Phil Brown is confident his side will thrive under pressure in their title decider.

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Morecambe U18s' Kyle Hawley.

Morecambe U18s 1-2 Walsall U18s

Morecambe under 18s lost 2-1 to Walsall at Kendal Town Football Club at the weekend.

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Morecambe celebrate Michael Rose's equaliser against Colchester.

Morecambe boss Bentley fires warning over pre-season plans

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley has one simple message for the people determining the club’s future; do it as soon as possible.

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Lee Molyneux goes for goal against Stevenage.

Molyneux misses out with foot injury

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley is hopeful Lee Molyneux will be able to stake his claim for a starting spot when the Shrimps head to Exeter City on Saturday.

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Garstang claimed three points with a comprehensive victory at Eagley on Easter Monday

Slyne denied Easter Monday win by late equaliser

Slyne-with-Hest saw a late goal deny them all three points at Lostock St Gerards on Easter Monday.

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Antony Evans won Morecambe's penalty on Easter Monday

Morecambe 1 Colchester United 1: Five things we learned

Michael Rose’s late goal means Morecambe’s League Two status is effectively secured for another season barring a strange run of results in the last three games; what were the other talking points from Monday’s draw against Colchester United?

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Jordan Connerton is congratulated on one of his three goals. Picture: Tony North

Lancaster City 3-0 Kendal: Dolly Blues one win from title triumph

Lancaster City are just one win away from claiming the NPL First Division North title after the latest drama-filled day in the title race.

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Goalscorer Michael Rose

Morecambe 1 Colchester United 1

Michael Rose’s late penalty earned Morecambe a point just as they seemed set for another home defeat.

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Lee Molyneux netted Morecambes winner at Stevenage on Good Friday

Straight talking does the job for Bentley

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley hopes his players have finally got the message as they hope to preserve League Two status for another year this afternoon.

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Skerton Council School pose for another photograph with John (Jack) Tyson Bleasdale bottom left hands clasped round his knees leaning against the wall.

Lancaster nostalgia: football in Skerton

Local historian Terry Ainsworth looks back on the footballing days in Skerton.

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Lee Molyneux

Molyneux delivers Bentley a vital win

Stevenage 0 Morecambe 1

A superb strike from Lee Molyneux earned Morecambe a vital three points at the Lamex Stadium.

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Morecambe were beaten at home by Stevenage in October

Bentley eyes return to winning formula

Morecambe boss Jim Bentley is targeting a good Easter after watching his side end their seven-game losing run.

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